This event is sold out.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

The Children's Museum of Wilmington is thrilled to present our 3rd Annual Character Event in the beautiful gazebo gardens of Long Leaf Park.

Join us for a morning of enchantment and imagination with your favorite superheroes, princesses, and storybook characters. Collect autograph cards and photos of your favorite characters, seek and find hidden treasures with the Enchanted Scavenger Hunt, and so much more!

In accordance with COVID-19 regulations, we will implement safe, social distancing practices throughout the event. Face coverings will be required for each attendee and temperatures will be taken upon arrival at the event. Each adult in the group will be asked to review and acknowledge a health waiver.


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Thank you to our sponsors!

Carolina Pediatrics of Wilmington, Crumbl Cookies, Memory Lane Comic, Molly Maids,

Dimock, Weinberg & Cherry, DDS, AXIS Fitness & Training, Atlanta Bread Company,  Wilmington Marine Center

Lunch provided by

Character Sponsors:

Email sponsor form to Event Coordinator, Patti Erkes at

or reach her at 910-254-3534 ext. 104 for more information

Date, Time & Location

Saturday, March 20th

10:30AM - 12PM

Long Leaf Park

314 Pine Grove Drive

Wilmington, NC 28409

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  • Stroll the garden pathways and meet superheroes, princesses and storybook characters

  • Collect autograph cards and photos of your favorite characters

  • Seek & find hidden treasures with the Enchanted Scavenger Hunt

  • Enjoy a pre-packaged picnic lunch on the park grounds (pack your blanket!)

  • Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite character

  • Individually packaged craft bags will be available to work on during the event or to take home

Participating member of the North Carolina Science Network Collaborative

Participating member of the Association of Children's Museums Reciprocal Network 

Encore Best of 2019 

Best Museum Finalist

      Hours of Operation

      Tuesday through Saturday

       9:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

       Closed 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm for sanitation



      1:00 pm - 5:00 pm





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