This Week's Highlights

This Week

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, June 25th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, June 28th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Avon Art Show

  • Thursday, June 28th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Avon

Come see art pieces created by premier Outer Banks artists and artisans. Located at the Hatteras Realty Avon Office. 10am - 4pm with Friday rain dates.

Week of July 2, 2018 - July 8, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, July 2nd 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 3rd - Wednesday, July 4th
Ocracoke

Head to the tiny coastal village of Ocracoke for a big Independence Day celebration that includes fireworks, a parade, and plenty of family fun.

Island Art Show

  • Thursday, July 5th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rodanthe

Discover a wealth of local talents from the southern Outer Banks region at the Island Art Show. Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the town of Rodanthe, this indoor / outdoor event that is held rain or shine features more than 20 artists on display who represent a wide variety of mediums. Visitors will find a collection of handmade and artful cutting boards, T-shirts, phone cases, puzzles, jewelry, recycled artworks, specialty crafted hula hoops, magnets, textiles, photography, and so much more.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, July 5th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, July 6th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Manteo

Manteo’s vibrant downtown scene is on full display during this monthly event that highlights the area’s businesses, restaurants and galleries that makes this central Outer Banks community so unique. The First Friday in Manteo is held every month on the initial Friday of the month, and is a street festival that will make any new visitor fall in love with this charming coastal community.

Week of July 9, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, July 9th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, July 12th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of July 16, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, July 16th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, July 19th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Avon Art Show

  • Thursday, July 19th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Avon

Come see art pieces created by premier Outer Banks artists and artisans. Located at the Hatteras Realty Avon Office. 10am - 4pm with Friday rain dates.

Week of July 23, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, July 23rd 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, July 26th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of July 30, 2018 - August 5, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, July 30th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

  • Wednesday, August 1st 10:00 AM
Nags Head

Celebrate summer with Kitty Hawk Kites and support the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the annual OBX Watermelon Festival. This beloved local celebration that’s held at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head features a wealth of activities for visitors of all ages, and is the perfect way to toast the peak of the summer season on the Outer Banks.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, August 2nd 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, August 3rd 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Manteo

Manteo’s vibrant downtown scene is on full display during this monthly event that highlights the area’s businesses, restaurants and galleries that makes this central Outer Banks community so unique. The First Friday in Manteo is held every month on the initial Friday of the month, and is a street festival that will make any new visitor fall in love with this charming coastal community.

Week of August 6, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, August 6th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, August 9th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Outer Banks Photography Tour

  • Friday, August 10th - Sunday, August 12th
Nags Head

Amateur and professional photographers alike who want to head to the most scenic spots that the islands have to offer will want to sign up for this unique and multiple-day tour where the local landscape always steals the scene. The Outer Banks Photography Tour is an in-depth, summertime excursion that uncovers some of the most beautiful spots for photography along the beach and miles beyond, and is a great exploration for anyone who wants to capture a few gorgeous photos, and equally stunning views.

Week of August 13, 2018 - August 19, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, August 13th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, August 16th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Island Art Show

  • Friday, August 17th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rodanthe

Discover a wealth of local talents from the southern Outer Banks region at the Island Art Show. Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the town of Rodanthe, this indoor / outdoor event that is held rain or shine features more than 20 artists on display who represent a wide variety of mediums. Visitors will find a collection of handmade and artful cutting boards, T-shirts, phone cases, puzzles, jewelry, recycled artworks, specialty crafted hula hoops, magnets, textiles, photography, and so much more.

Ocracoke Fig Festival

  • Friday, August 17th - Saturday, August 18th
Ocracoke

Take a stroll along any shaded street in Ocracoke village and you’ll naturally notice the town’s love of all-things fig. Fig trees are everywhere in this coastal town, and during this annual celebration, visitors and locals alike can celebrate the fig through a myriad of  music, dancing, history, activities, and of course, plenty of fig goodies.

Week of August 20, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, August 20th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Thursday, August 23rd 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of August 27, 2018 - September 2, 2018

Brew and Arts

  • Monday, August 27th 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

Discover just how tempting the combination of beer and arts can be with this special event at the Outer Banks Brewing Station that will entice brew lovers, shoppers, and art fans alike. The summertime Brew and Arts gathering features a myriad of unique works that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as plenty of refreshing drinks available on tap to keep the summer heat at bay.

Island Art Show

  • Thursday, August 30th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rodanthe

Discover a wealth of local talents from the southern Outer Banks region at the Island Art Show. Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the town of Rodanthe, this indoor / outdoor event that is held rain or shine features more than 20 artists on display who represent a wide variety of mediums. Visitors will find a collection of handmade and artful cutting boards, T-shirts, phone cases, puzzles, jewelry, recycled artworks, specialty crafted hula hoops, magnets, textiles, photography, and so much more.

Week of September 3, 2018 - September 9, 2018

OBX Arts & Crafts Festival

  • Wednesday, September 5th - Thursday, September 6th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Kitty Hawk

Check out the OBX Arts & Crafts Festival in early September at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk with 25 local artists featuring painting, pottery, jewelry, photography, glasswork, fiber and textile arts, collage, metalwork and more.

OBX Arts & Craft Festival

  • Wednesday, September 5th - Thursday, September 6th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Kitty Hawk

Come discover the many talented artisans and craftsmen that call the Outer Banks home at this annual event that brings a world of gorgeous artworks and gifts to one central locale. The OBX Arts & Craft Festival is an annual show that highlights a superb variety of creations from local Outer Banks artists, and which raises awareness for two important charities in the coastal region.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, September 7th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Manteo

Manteo’s vibrant downtown scene is on full display during this monthly event that highlights the area’s businesses, restaurants and galleries that makes this central Outer Banks community so unique. The First Friday in Manteo is held every month on the initial Friday of the month, and is a street festival that will make any new visitor fall in love with this charming coastal community.

Week of September 10, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Currituck Heritage Festival

  • Saturday, September 15th 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Powells Point

Embark on an adventure off the Outer Banks shoreline for this fun annual event that’s held in the heart of the Currituck Mainland. The Currituck Heritage Festival is a veritable celebration of All Things Inner Banks, with a wealth of activities, fun and games for kids, and a famous BBQ competition that will have all attendees ready to dive into this North Carolina staple.

Week of September 17, 2018 - September 23, 2018

Pridefest

  • Friday, September 21st - Sunday, September 23rd
Nags Head

Head to the cool and relaxed Outer Banks in late September to join in the fun of one of the region’s most distinctive and popular area festivals. Pridefest is a three-day gay pride festival that is full of activities, food, music, and ample beach time, and which is open to all LGBTQ folks and their supporters and friends.

Week of October 1, 2018 - October 7, 2018

Island Art Show

  • Thursday, October 4th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rodanthe

Discover a wealth of local talents from the southern Outer Banks region at the Island Art Show. Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the town of Rodanthe, this indoor / outdoor event that is held rain or shine features more than 20 artists on display who represent a wide variety of mediums. Visitors will find a collection of handmade and artful cutting boards, T-shirts, phone cases, puzzles, jewelry, recycled artworks, specialty crafted hula hoops, magnets, textiles, photography, and so much more.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, October 5th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Manteo

Manteo’s vibrant downtown scene is on full display during this monthly event that highlights the area’s businesses, restaurants and galleries that makes this central Outer Banks community so unique. The First Friday in Manteo is held every month on the initial Friday of the month, and is a street festival that will make any new visitor fall in love with this charming coastal community.

Week of October 29, 2018 - November 4, 2018

OBX Veterans Week

  • Thursday, November 1st - Sunday, November 11th
Manteo

Through arts, music, and miles of fun, the Outer Banks celebrates visiting and local veterans alike through this special event that has a wealth of ways to stay entertained while discovering the heart of the islands’ cultural scene. OBX Veterans Week is an annual event which honors veterans and their families through live concerts, cool activities and arts in downtown Manteo, and so much more.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, November 2nd 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Manteo

Manteo’s vibrant downtown scene is on full display during this monthly event that highlights the area’s businesses, restaurants and galleries that makes this central Outer Banks community so unique. The First Friday in Manteo is held every month on the initial Friday of the month, and is a street festival that will make any new visitor fall in love with this charming coastal community.

Week of November 5, 2018 - November 11, 2018

OBX Veterans Week

  • Thursday, November 1st - Sunday, November 11th
Manteo

Through arts, music, and miles of fun, the Outer Banks celebrates visiting and local veterans alike through this special event that has a wealth of ways to stay entertained while discovering the heart of the islands’ cultural scene. OBX Veterans Week is an annual event which honors veterans and their families through live concerts, cool activities and arts in downtown Manteo, and so much more.

Festival Latino de Ocracoke

  • Saturday, November 10th 11:00 AM
Ocracoke

Celebrate the vibrant Latino community on Ocracoke Island which has been growing and thriving in the past 20 years with this special festival that features a wealth of tempting foods, arts and crafts, music, activities for kids, and much more. Held at the Ocracoke School during the day and the Ocracoke Community Center at night, this festival deliciously combines education and effortless fun to present a day that visitors of all tastes will adore.

Week of November 19, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Hatteras Island Arts and Craft Guild Holiday Show

  • Friday, November 23rd - Saturday, November 24th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Buxton

Get into the holiday spirit while perusing a far-reaching range of arts and crafts that are delightfully one-of-a-kind with this seasonal event that always attracts locals and visiting shoppers alike. The Hatteras Island Arts and Craft Guild Holiday Show showcases a wide variety of talented regional artists and craftsmen, and is a favorite destination for holiday shoppers of all tastes who love to find those perfect coastal gifts and treasures.

Week of December 3, 2018 - December 9, 2018

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, December 7th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Manteo

Manteo’s vibrant downtown scene is on full display during this monthly event that highlights the area’s businesses, restaurants and galleries that makes this central Outer Banks community so unique. The First Friday in Manteo is held every month on the initial Friday of the month, and is a street festival that will make any new visitor fall in love with this charming coastal community.

Week of December 31, 2018 - January 6, 2019

New Year in The New World

  • Monday, December 31st 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Manteo

Ring in the New Year in the spot where the New World began at this fun and family-friendly celebration that takes place in the heart of Downtown Manteo. The New Year in The New World is a perfect destination for a family-oriented New Year’s Eve that visitors won’t soon forget, and it features a wealth of activities, attractions, and other fun to start 2019 off with a bang.

Week of January 14, 2019 - January 20, 2019

Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo

  • Saturday, January 19th - Sunday, January 20th
Kill Devil Hills

Couples who have always dreamed about a romantic wedding on the Outer Banks will want to attend this special off-season expo that shines a spotlight on all the different wedding vendors that this scenic coastline has to offer. Sponsored by the Outer Banks Wedding Association, this two-day event has become the go-to festival for visitors from all over the country who want to discover how magical it can be to get married on the OBX.