The Friends host a Viewing Party beginning at 5:30 in the Watercraft Center. The decorated boats can be seen at 5:30 p.m., on the Morehead City waterfront and at 6:15 p.m., on the Beaufort waterfront. The party is for Friends members only. This event is rain or moonshine.
Tickets are non-refundable as these proceeds are in support of the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort.