2 Best Performing Arts Venues in The North Carolina Coast, North Carolina

North Carolina Jazz Festival


Since 1979, the North Carolina Jazz Festival has heated up a chilly early February weekend with nightly sets in the Hotel Ballast on the riverfront (special overnight rates for festival attendees). World-famous musicians perform in a variety of styles, including swing and Dixieland.

Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts


A restored opera house in continuous use since 1858, Thalian Hall hosts dozens of theater, dance, stand-up comedy, cinema society, and musical performances each year.