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The only docks that are currently open are the I docks behind the Hilton and Conlon Pier.  The other docks remain closed due to storm damage.  We will keep you updated about progress.   Questions?  Call 341.7855. 


Wilmington City Docks
Jonathan Batts, Dockmaster
Phone: 910.520.6875  (TDD 341.7873/TTY 711)
Channel 16 VHF   City Docking Brochure

The Wilmington City Docks are located along the Cape Fear River (approximately 15 miles from the ICW) within walking distance to:

  • hotels, dining and shopping
  • attractions and nightlife
  • post office, banks and supplies

Area Event Information

Docking Fees

  • Short Term Docking
    • 14 day maximum stay
    • $1.25 per foot per day
  • Part Day Docking
    • up to 6 hours
    • $5.00 flat fee
  • Electric
    • 30 amp - $3.00 per day
    • 50 amp - $5.00 per day
  • Sewage Pump Out   $5.00

Festival & 4th of July Reservation Policy

  • Reservations will be taken two months prior to the Friday of any festival weekend and two months prior to the 4th of July holiday beginning at 9:00 am. Calls or voicemail messages received prior to 9:00 am will not be honored.
  • There is a two night minimum on festival weekends only (excluding the 4th of July).
  • Reservations may only be made by phone and are taken on a first come first served basis based on the order that your call or voice message is received (all calls and voicemail messages are time stamped). 
  • Only one reservation per person/caller.
  • When all available dock space is filled, names will be added to a waiting list on a first come first served basis.

This reservation policy is in effect for the following dates:

  • Azalea Festival weekend: April 2019
  • Fourth of July: July 4, 2019 
  • Riverfest weekend: October 2019

Market Street Landing Docks

  • 200' of floating dock space
  • 30 amp & 50 amp available

Coastline Docks

  • 11 slips; floating dock
  • 30 amp available

Hilton Docks

  • 450' of floating dock space
  • 30 amp & 50 amp available

 Contact the City Docks at (910) 520-6875 for reservations and assistance.