Special Events

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July 4, 2019, 2-9 p.m. @ Onslow Pines Park 

Onslow County Parks and Recreation will celebrate its 36th Annual Freedom Festival on July 4th, 2019. Come out for a day of fun activities for children, listen to music on two stages, browse and shop vendor booths, and enjoy tasty treats from a variety of food vendors. The event will culminate with the much-anticipated fireworks at 9 p.m.

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Battle at the Pines Car and Bike Show 2019

Battle at The Pines Car & Bike Show

July 26-27, 2019

Onslow County Parks & Recreation Department and Jacksonville Sports Commission present Battle at the Pines Car and Bike Show. 

Come out to Onslow Pines Park for a day of the baddest cars, bikes, and trucks in NC on July 26-27.  This show is like no other and is open to all car, bike, and truck enthusiasts. Opportunities for the whole family include a variety of vendors to eat and shop arts and crafts.  Children can enjoy the FREE kid's zone with face painting, activities, games, and inflatables. Door prizes are given throughout the day.  Local radio personality, Big Mike from 101.9 Kiss FM, will MC Battle at the Pines Car and Bike Show.  “Baddest in show (car)” will take home a cash prize of $500. “Best is show (bike)” will receive $200.