Crystal Coast North Carolina Venues for Families


North Carolina venues in Crystal Coast offer families unique experiences when celebrating a reunion packed with history and scenic backdrops

Beaufort, Newport and Harkers Island welcome family groups celebrating their reunions with North Carolina venues that afford unexpected views and experiences. Private events at a world-class golf club provide a sophisticated occasion while an unbelievable lush oasis and greenhouse space offers a one-of-a-kind reunion. No matter what style or size venue your group seeks, Beaufort and surrounding beach towns have numerous and unique choices.

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Beaufort Historic Site (Beaufort)

Located in the heart of historic Beaufort-by-the-Sea is one of the most historic North Carolina venues. Beaufort Historic Site is a charming and picturesque landscape and coastal seaport that offers a spacious outdoor expanse for your reunion. The two-acre site provides a beautiful backdrop for your event, whether under the shade of magnolia trees or classic white tents. In addition, groups can host their celebration inside the Carteret County Courthouse, built in 1796, for a historical experience. Groups can explore the third-oldest town in North Carolina on a walking tour and view sites like Leffers Cottage & Garden, c.1778, the Carteret County Courthouse, c.1796 and the Apothecary & Doctor’s Office, c.1859.

Soak up coastal NC history on a Beaufort Historic Site tour

Beaufort Club (Beaufort)

Beaufort Club

The Beaufort Club is a beautiful North Carolina venue, perfect for hosting your next family reunion.

One of the most superb North Carolina venues, the Beaufort Club is an 18-hole semi-private world-class championship golf course and is also a perfect location for your family reunion. This full-service venue boasts a full bar, patio and dining room surrounded by scenic views. Private events and half-day packages are available for affordable variety. Every event includes tables and chairs, a customized setup, glassware, flatware, a personal coordinator, a personalized menu and beverage options. Guests can enjoy a brand-new clubhouse, nature trails, and a resort-style pool during their stay. The Blue Heron restaurant serves fresh greens like Peach Salad with walnuts and feta, various wraps and burgers for lunch. Dinner includes flavorful pork, lamb, flounder, steak, shrimp and pasta creations. One-of-a-kind views and amenities make this a great place to host your family reunion.

Come play at Beaufort Club with your family for a memorable experience

Beaufort Hotel (Beaufort)

Another one of the North Carolina venues holding deep history is the Beaufort Hotel, a boutique 133-room hotel and waterfront venue on 10 acres. In fact, it is one of the only premier luxury event locations in Eastern North Carolina. The hotel can accommodate celebrations from 50 to 500 guests with its indoor or outdoor space and its staff will treat your reunion as an exclusive event. The Rachel Carson Ballroom is a 4,378-square-foot meeting space offering room for 300 people seated and 500 people for a reception. The airy Outdoor Pavilion on the banks of Taylor’s Creek has a fire pit and plenty of room to spread out. The 1,100-square-foot gathering spot affords uninterrupted views of the Rachel Carson Preserve, home to over 30 wild horses.

Beaufort Hotel provides many beautiful event spaces for your reunion group

Carolina Home and Garden (Newport)

Various beautiful plants and vintage décor reside throughout this five-acre North Carolina venue along with water features. The newly constructed climate-controlled Sun Room is filled with exquisite green plants growing wild and jungle-like, giving it a beautiful and natural vibe. This room can fit 250 people and is perfect for any reunion or family gathering. A stunning outdoor space provides room for 200 guests around a sparkling koi pond and butterfly garden. The Green Room is a lovely greenhouse that can host up to 40 people for an intimate gathering in a tropical garden setting.

Host a memorable reunion among lush tropical greenery and colorful blooms

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum (Harkers Island)

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum

North Carolina venues include the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum where groups can ascertain the longstanding waterfowl hunting tradition.

This museum welcomes reunions of all kinds and loves sharing its facility and grounds with families who want to add a “taste of Down East” to their event. Groups can rent the entire museum with indoor and outdoor seating. Core Sound can accommodate up to 350 people theater style or 250 banquet style in its Community Hall area with kitchen facilities available. Reunion attendees can reminisce on the expansive oak-covered grounds and covered porches. Visit the two-story museum full of exhibits showcasing the life of waterfowl hunters and tools such as handcrafted decoys and the Lookout Tower where breathtaking views go on for miles. Located right next door, groups can explore the unspoiled seascape of Cape Lookout National Seashore for one-of-a-kind experiences.

Experiences for the whole family at Core Sound Waterfowl Museum

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