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Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier


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Yes.  When you purchase a walk out pass, we will stamp your hand so that you can come and go all day long and enjoy the pier and all that it offers.

Only service animals are allowed on pier.

There is pay parking located at the pier and along the side streets at Wrightsville Beach.  Parking is $5 an hour or $25.00 for the day.  Paid parking is enforced from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm seven days a week.  Metered parking is in effect from March 1st through October 31st. (add link to Wrightsville Beach parking page for info)

Our gift shop, conveniently located in the pier house, offers a wide variety of sun screens, towels, chairs, bathing suits for men, women, and children, hats, games, floats, boogie boards, skim boards, clothing, souvenirs, and more, all at great prices.  Be sure to check us out.

No.  The pier has a blanket license that covers all who fish there. 

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Per NC Governor Cooper’s order, all businesses must close between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am.  We hope to go back to 24 hours soon.

Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier

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23 E Salisbury Street Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


Phone: (910) 256-2743​

our hours

Open Daily 6 am – 10 pm
 Grill closed until Spring