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Celebration On The Sound

Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
February 20, 2024 – May 15, 2022

Event Description

Join us for the Celebration on the Sound carnival and concert series being held at the Carteret Community College in Morehead City, NC!

Bring the entire family and enjoy four days of fun at the carnival taking place May 12th through May 15th. All-You-Can-Ride carnival wristbands will be available for purchase on Thursday, 5/12, and Saturday, 5/14. Visit on May 13th and 14th and enjoy two days of stellar performances from Avery Anna, Parmalee, Shy Carter and Randy Houser!

2022 Celebration On The Sound Schedule

Thursday, May 12, 2022

  • 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Carnival – Day 1

Friday, May 13, 2022

  • 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Carnival – Day 2
  • 6:30 p.m. | Concert Gates Open
  • 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. | Avery Anna Concert
  • 8:30 p.m. | Fireworks Show
  • 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Parmalee Concert

Saturday, May 14, 2022

  • 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Local Arts & Craft Vendors
  • 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Community Stage
  • 1 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Carnival – Day 3
  • 6:30 p.m. | Concert Gates Open
  • 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. | Shy Carter Concert
  • 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Rand Houser Concert

Sunday, May 15, 2022

  • 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Carnival – Day 4
Celebration on the Sound in Morehead City, NC

Celebration On The Sound Ticket Information

While the Carnival will be taking place from Thursday through Sunday, All-You-Can-Ride Carnival Wristbands can be purchased on Thursday and Saturday only.

  • Thursday, May 12 (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.): $20
  • Saturday, May 14 (1 p.m. – 5 p.m.): $25


Concert Tickets:

Choose from General Admission or VIP tickets for both days. VIP guests will have access to the new Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center and its amenities including the restrooms, the patio, a separate concession stand/beer garden, and one complimentary drink.

  • Friday, May 13 – Avery Anna & Parmalee
    • General Admission: $30
    • VIP: $125
  • Saturday, May 14 – Shy Carter & Randy Houser
    • General Admission: $40
    • VIP: $125

To purchase tickets by phone, call (252) 222-6268.

Celebration On The Sound Location

Celebration on the Sound will take place on Carteret Community College’s campus, which lies on the shores of the beautiful Bogue Sound. Enjoy listening to Randy Houser, Parmalee, Avery Anna and Shy Carter at our outdoor venue behind the new Hospitality & Culinary Arts Center.

The carnival rides, food vendors and arts and craft vendors will be located throughout campus.



Shuttle Park and Ride: $10 per car (CASH ONLY)
Park at the old KMart building (4915 Arendell Street) and ride the shuttle to campus. The shuttle will be available beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Parking on Campus: $30 per car (PRE-SALE ONLY)
Parking will be available on campus all weekend. However, beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, parking will cost $20 per car.

VIP Parking: $30 per car (PRE-SALE ONLY)
When you purchase a VIP ticket, you will have the opportunity to purchase a VIP parking pass. After you purchase your VIP ticket, you will receive an email with a link to purchase a VIP parking pass. SPACES WILL BE VERY LIMITED.

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