The ShellThe Shell

A waterfront venue perfect for weddings, live music and events.



There's Something New
on the Water

The Shell will offer an unforgettable experience perched on the water located in the Port City Marina. With a breathtaking waterfront location, The Shell will host concerts and private events, while being surrounded by water on three sides and is within walking distance of the beautiful city park.

From intimate cocktail parties and corporate luncheons to lavish wedding receptions and concerts under the stars, The Shell's experienced staff will help you create a distinctive, unforgettable event. With unparalleled service, an incomparable location and large open-air seating, banquet and dancing space, your next event is a guaranteed success.

The Shell can be completely enclosed for a more private setting and a fully-equipped sound stage – ideal for musical performances.


Home to Events
You Won't Want to Miss

The Shell offers a striking concert venue with a covered area, and can accommodate over 4,000 people. With our upcoming summer country concert series, and recent Shamrock & Roll, The Shell will become your new go-to spot for outdoor fun.

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Upcoming Events


Dwight Yoakam
Saturday, October 28

- Tickets starting at $49
- Doors open at 6pm

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>Dwight Yoakam | Saturday, October 28

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Looking for more information about The Shell? Email us at info@theshellwilmington.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Shell
10 Harnett St
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Looking for a job with a fun loving, hardworking crew? We're hiring qualified individuals for our upcoming season. Email info@theshellwilmington.com for more information.

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