Things To Do

Located on the famous Wilmington Riverwalk, the Hilton is an easy walk to restaurants, shopping, historic sites, festivals, nightlife and the famous attractions of Wilmington, including the USS North Carolina BattleshipCotton Exchange and Cape Fear Museum of History & Science

Join us for the Symposium and then stay for the Wilmington Wine and Food Festival (May 18-20) or travel to one of the area's many beaches for a weekend of relaxation!

There are some fantastic restaurants in downtown Wilmington. Here are a few of our favorites!


Bespoke (coffee only)
The Basics
Port City Java
Dixie Grill


The German Café
Paddy's Hollow
The Basics
Copper Penny
Beer Barrio
Black Sea Grill

Dinner (casual)

Copper Penny
Front Street Brewery
The Basics
Slice of Life
Fork n' Cork
Yosake Sushi

Dinner (upscale)

The District Kitchen & Cocktails