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Morehead City Pictures In NC – Downtown Waterfront, Events, Public Landmarks, And More

Morehead City pictures archives of events and businesses along the downtown waterfront, parks and recreation, public landmarks, government offices, and other venues. These pictures are not to be considered professional, they are here to give a reader just enough imagery to get interested and finding places in our town.

We encourage you to send us your pictures from Morehead City NC and to use the form at the bottom to subscribe to and discuss the various places we document in this archive.

Additionally, we hope that you will consider sharing these pictures on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter so that others can learn more about the local area.

This database is spread out over many pages so be sure to scroll or view to the bottom to see more. More photos will be added every few days. If you have unique photography from our town, please contact us and we will be happy to add your picture to this database with credit and links.

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Shevans Park – Offers a fort-like kids playground, covered grilling areas, tennis courts, public restrooms, vending machine, and sitting areas for a great 1/2 day of relaxing and enjoying watching the kids play.

Kids park in Morehead City

Tennis courts at Swinson Park

Martin Luther King, Jr City Park – Offers a kids playground, public restrooms, sitting areas, and dog walking area. Just a few blocks from the downtown and waterfront.
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Kids playground on Arendell St

Martin Luther King Park downtown

Morehead City Docks – Public docks, local history, and great place to sit in swings and watch boats pass along the waterfront. This is a great place for shorebird watching and people enjoying Carrot Island. Just across the street from Bask Hotel and next to Olympus Dive Shop.

City docks on Carrot Island

Jacks Bar – The largest nightclub and bar in Morehead City NC and a great place for live music and dancing. This is a multi-story facility so you can get great views for pictures and professional photography along the waterfront.

Jacks Bar waterfront

The Ordinary Restaurant – Very unique local restaurant for the family on vacation. Just across the street from Jacks Bar.

The Ordinary restaurant

Olympus Dive Shop – Located on the waterfront, The Olympus Dive Shop offers training and guided tours of the waters off our coast.

Olympus dive shop lighthouse

Fishing Charter Boats – Morehead City NC is one of the largest fishing destinations in the world, and with that comes world class charter fishing. Whether you want to go offshore or stay closer inshore, these Captains offer 1/2 and full day excursions. These pictures were taken in downtown Morehead.

Charter boats ready for fishing

Off The Hook Restaurant and Bar – Off The Hook is a bar, restaurant, and great place to view live music on your visit to our town. Offers outdoor seating.

Off the hook restaurant downtown

Southern Salt Seafood Restaurant – Offers outdoor deck seating along the waterfront with a great view of the waterway and charter fishing boats. Great selection for seafood and offers live music occasionally.

Souther Salt seafood restaurant

Big Rock Landing and Fishing Tournament – As one of the largest blue marlin fishing tournaments in the world, this venue attracts world class fishermen from around the world for a week of fishing action in the warm gulf stream waters just offshore. The tournament takes place in June annually.

Monument water fountain Big Rock

Pictures and photography Big Rock

Landing at Big Rock

Big Rock store and administrative

Redfish Grill – The Redfish Grill and restaurant is a popular venue for vacationers to our town. Offers outdoor seating and live music occasionally.

Red Fish grill and restaurant across from landing

Old City Hall and Police Department – Former location of government offices containing city hall and the local police department.

Historical old city hall and police station

Webb Memorial Library – The Webb Memorial Library is the oldest and most historic library in Morehead City NC. This great venue offers books about our local culture and ecosystem along with artwork and pictures from the local area.

Oldest library in downtown Morehead

Calico Creek and Crab Point – Calico Creek and Crab Point is located just North on 20th street and offers a great place to take pictures of our local ecosystem, wildlife viewing, or taking a walk along the boardwalk to get some exercise.

Boardwalk pictures from Crab Point

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Marsh land wildlife viewing

Wildlife refuge 20th street

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Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

One thought on “Morehead City Pictures In NC – Downtown Waterfront, Events, Public Landmarks, And More

  • June 13, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Good thinking on getting local pictures now just before the Interstate 42 boom which will likely see major changes that will alter the old landscape significantly. Which, is a shame because I am one of those that feels that the lure of Morehead City is it’s old time feel quaintness.


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