Save the Date for the 2019 Downtown Economic Series Luncheon

Join WDI for our annual Economic Series Luncheon on Friday, March 15.  Visit this link for information.  

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.  

Giving Tuesday:  The OverFlo Campaign Raises Over $121,000 for Hurricane Recovery

As part of “Giving Tuesday” local business owners and supporters gathered to announce that the OverFlo campaign has collected over $121,182 in hurricane recovery donations, with a few more pledges expected to boost the total even higher.   Visit this link to learn more about Giving Tuesday for Overflo.   

 

Holly Jolly Holidays

Eat, Shop and Play Downtown during the holiday season.   For more information about Holly Jolly Holidays, visit this link.  

Downtown
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 21

Job Searching with NCWorks Online
Wed, Aug 22 - Wed, Dec 26
at New Hanover County Library

STOMP
Tue, Apr 30 - Wed, May 1
at Wilson Humanities and Fine Arts Center

Cape Fear Blues Jam
Tue, Jun 3 - Tue, Aug 6
at Rusty Nail Saloon

History Walking Tours
Fri, Mar 6 - Wed, Apr 30

A Taste of Downtown Wilmington with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
Sat, Jan 28 - Sat, Nov 28
at 101 S. Water