Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach, Cape Fear, Federal Point, Harnett, Masonboro, Bayshore, Castle Hayne, Hightsville, Kings Grant, Kirkland, Murraysville, Myrtle Grove, Ogden, Sea Breeze, Seagate, Silver Lake, Skippers Corner, Wrightsboro, Monkey Junction
The city supports a very active calendar with its showcase theater, Thalian Hall, hosting about 250 events annually. The complex has been in continuous operation since it opened in 1858 and houses three performance venues, the Main Stage, the Grand Ballroom, and the Studio Theater.
Wilmington, otherwise known as Hollywood East, is home to EUE/Screen Gems Studios. Popular televisions series' like Sleepy Hollow, Dawson's Creek, One Tree Hill, SIX, Good Behavior, Eastbound and Down and Under The Dome used the stages, and multiple locations throughout the city, as well as popular movies like Iron Man 3, We're the Millers, The Longest Ride and The Choice.