Save the Date for the 2019 Downtown Economic Series Luncheon featuring Governor Roy Cooper.

Join WDI for our annual Economic Series Luncheon on Tuesday, March 26th.  Visit this link for information.  

Downtown Sundown Concert Series Seeks Help to Select Charity Partners


As a way to involve local residents and help support other community organizations, Wilmington Downtown Incorporated (WDI) partners with area nonprofits to split the proceeds from wristbands sold each week during the Downtown Sundown Concert series.  To help select charities to participate in the upcoming concert season, WDI is asking for community input to help pick the groups.  Use this link to vote for your favorite.  

The Madness is Back!  Downtown Restaurant Madness Returns!

The march to the Chompionship continues this week as the Elite Ate battle it out for your vote. The Sweet 16 lived up to the hype. Over 800 votes were cast and the the largest margin of victory among the match-ups was 20 votes.  Voting ends on Sunday, March 17.  Use this link to cast your vote. 

Downtown Trolley Route

Ride WAVE Transit's FREE Downtown Trolley on the new permanent route.  Click here for details.  Use this link to view a brochure about the trolley.  

Wilmington, NC

Downtown Wilmington is the economic and social hub for the region. With boundaries spanning from the Cape Fear River to the west, the Isabel Holmes Bridge to the north, to the Memorial Bridge to the south and 5th Avenue to the east,

Downtown is home to about 880 businesses, 10,800 workers, and 2,100 residents. As a hospitality and tourism center, Wilmington also boasts an amazing 1.75-mile long riverwalk, hotels, convention and meeting space, museums, cultural facilities and one of the largest historic districts in the County.

WDI has been a part of the civic infrastructure since 1977. The organization’s visionary and thoughtful approach, ability to forge key alliances and collaborations and responsiveness to constituent needs have all contributed to the growth and development of Downtown Wilmington since WDI’s inception. 

Upcoming Events

Fourth Friday Gallery Walk
Fri, Jan 22 - Fri, Dec 27

Full Moon Cruise
Wed, Mar 20 - Sat, Sep 14
at Wilmington Water Tours

Pizza Putt
Saturday, March 23
at The Children's Museum of Wilmington

Downtown Economic Series Luncheon
Tuesday, March 26
at Wilmington Convention Center

Fri, Mar 29 - Sat, Mar 30
at Coastline Conference & Event Center

Historic Wilmington Foundation's Azalea Festival Home Tour
Sat, Apr 6 - Sun, Apr 7