Contributing Participants

2022's Celebration included an amazing lineup of the following community participants and groups

Jim McKee - Brunswick Town/Ft Andersen Historical Storytelling

Proclamation Ceremony

With Wilmington City Council's Mayor Saffo and Mayor Pro-Tem Margaret Haynes

Color Guard Ceremony with Lower Cape Fear SAR, Pledge with the Stamp Defiance DAR

Star Spangled Banner sung by Snow Productions' acclaimed Gospel Choir

Short Reading of " A Tribute to The Constitution"

David Garrigus Film Productions will be showing SNEAK PREVIEW excerpts from his documentary, 1787 The American Constitution at the Burgwin Wright House from 12:30-4pm (every 20 minutes on the hour) as part of our Constitution Day Wilmington Event & Celebration. Check out their website at A four page replica of the Constitution and other Constitution Era movie props will be on display at the Burgwin Wright House.

Head up Market Street to the Burgwin Wright House to catch SNEAK PREVIEWS from the soon to be released nationwide documentary, 1787 the American Constitution.

Join us at Water Street Park at the foot of Market Street to learn of a special discount to the Burgwin Wright House Tours, available only to Constitution Day Wilmington Guests. Witness Constitution Era history right in your backyard at the Burgwin Wright House.

Register to Vote on-site. Pick up voter information resources.


Participants and leaders amongst our community responded to

"Which freedom in the Constitution do you cherish the most?"


"What aspect of the Constitution is the most significant to you?"

Responses were displayed and have been preserved for future use should anyone be interested.



*circa 1787 Quilting Circle on site*

Limited opportunities to contribute to the Quilt with a phrase or quote written as a tribute to the Constitution and our freedoms. Watch it be crafted into the community masterpiece. The finished quilt will travel to different locations around town as a remembrance of our community responding to the Founding Document that enshrined our American freedoms.



Families, please join us for a kid friendly scavenger hunt featuring downtown locations/businesses with an some basic Constitution Trivia. Prize for successful completion.



Be on the lookout!!!

Characters will be walking Front Street and the Riverwalk distributing flags & "Fun Facts about the Constitution". Thank you to Nellie the Suffragist, the Lower Cape Fear SAR and DAR for helping to make this event memorable and impressionable by bringing history alive!