Taste of the Beach

The annual Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Weekend is becoming a signature event for seafood fans and dedicated foodies from all across the Eastern United States and beyond. This four-day event, which shines a spotlight on the eclectic and diverse Outer Banks dining scene, is the perfect venue for sampling a veritable taste of everything the Outer Banks has to offer. Featuring more than 50 restaurants that will offer special menus from Thursday, March 19th through Sunday, March 22nd, attendees will enjoy a wide variety of special multi-course meals, brewery tours, tapas crawls, cook-offs, dine-arounds, and much more. The heart of the event is The Taste of the Beach Grand Tasting, held on March 22nd, which will feature decadent samples provided by about 25 acclaimed area restaurants. Fine wines and brews will also be on hand to cleanse the palate, and participating Outer Banks Restaurant Association vendors are sure to present their best as they compete for the coveted title of Best in Show, Best Outer Banks Catch, People's Choice, and other brag-worthy awards. Tickets for the Spring Taste of the Beach can be purchased online at http://www.obxtasteofthebeach.com/ starting in early December, and potential attendees are encouraged to sign up quickly, as this series of events tend to fill up fast. As the Outer Banks' premier celebration of all things food and drink, the annual Taste of the Beach lives up to its name as one of the most flavorful and simply indulgent festivals on the OBX.