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City of Wilmington, North Carolina

The RiverLights™ community acts as the gateway to historic downtown Wilmington, which stands proud and dignified as one of the most unique and diverse towns along the Carolina coastline.

Filled with spirit, heritage, Hollywood stars, and an undeniable sense of community, Wilmington is a beautifully diverse place where the Antebellum South collides with modern attractions. From history museums to live concerts, water sports to beer fests, this creatively dynamic town is unlike any other in the region. With events, and attractions for all ages; Wilmington charms visitors and locals alike.  

Spend the afternoon shopping at the numerous stores, which range from funky to highly fashionable. Choose from any of the incredible local restaurants staffed by a variety of nationally famous chefs — ones that make Wilmington a famous destination for foodies. Navigate your way to the USS North Carolina Battleship, where the distinguished service and sacrifices of sailors are honored 70 years after World War II. 

Enjoy a relaxing, perfect post-dinner stroll along the Wilmington Riverwalk, exquisitely draped in live oaks and a glimmering aura. Jam out to a headliner tour, or grab a partner for a little dancing along to a local band at the pub. Cap off the perfect day with a cocktail at the club, and watch Wilmington welcome the bustling nightlife crowd.

Close proximity to history, recreation, beaches, and arts is possible when you embrace a life less ordinary in RiverLights — the premier place to live and play in Wilmington.