This Week

Holiday Tour of Homes

  • Saturday, December 3rd 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Manteo

Discover the beauty and heritage of Manteo while enjoying a dose of holiday spirit with the 15th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes, which is hosted by the Manteo Preservation Trust. During this seasonal tour, visitors will be treated to an inside look of some of this town’s most charming and historically relevant homes while sampling light refreshments and exploring the heart of Manteo.

Week of December 5, 2022 - December 11, 2022

Dowdy Park Holiday Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, December 6th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nags Head

The summertime farmer’s market at Dowdy Park in Nags Head makes a seasonal and holiday-themed return with this unique market that’s a perfect destination for folks to get a jump start on their Christmas shopping and preparations. The Dowdy Park Holiday Farmers Market is a fun and festive destination for folks of all tastes, thanks to an assortment of local goodies from the Outer Banks and beyond.

Ugly Sweater Party

  • Saturday, December 10th 8:00 PM
Avon

Get an early start to the holiday season with this special fall event that will have everyone digging through their closets for clothing of holidays past. The Ugly Sweater Party at Pangea Tavern on Hatteras Island is a celebration of the tacky, and is a great opportunity to enjoy food, drinks, and plenty of laughs with local friends.

Week of February 27, 2023 - March 5, 2023

Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo

  • Saturday, March 4th - Sunday, March 5th
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.

Week of March 6, 2023 - March 12, 2023

Annual Outer Banks Beer Mile

  • Saturday, March 11th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kitty Hawk

Join the crew of The Brewing Station – a beloved destination for beer lovers – for this annual, active celebration that will give attendees a jump start on their St. Patrick’s Day festivities. The Annual Outer Banks Beer Mile is becoming a favorite tradition for locals and spring vacationers alike, and is a great chance to get in a little run while enjoying some of the tastiest brews that the OBX has to offer.

Week of April 24, 2023 - April 30, 2023

Outer Banks Bike Week

  • Wednesday, April 26th - Saturday, April 29th
Harbinger

For a beach bike week that's big on hospitality but also provides ample room to roam, head to the Outer Banks. With miles of new terrain, incredible views, and lots of bike-friendly businesses welcoming two-wheel guests, it's no surprise that the Outer Banks is gaining recognition as one of the East Coast's best destinations for a fun beach bike week.

Week of May 1, 2023 - May 7, 2023

OBX Rod And Custom Festival

  • Friday, May 5th - Saturday, May 6th
Kill Devil Hills

Automobile enthusiasts can meet and greet with fellow aficionados while exploring some of the most stunning coastlines that North Carolina has to offer at this two-day festival that features a wide array of ways to have fun. The OBX Rod And Custom Festival is a special celebration of vintage and antique cars that will boast a host of family-friendly activities, from local food, to cruise-ins, to displays that will impress car fans of all tastes and ages.

Week of May 22, 2023 - May 28, 2023

Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen's Ball

  • Saturday, May 27th 4:00 PM
Ocracoke

The annual Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen's Ball has become a tradition for longtime Memorial Day visitors and locals alike, and newcomers are welcome to join in the fun of this special event that celebrates the island’s inherent sense of community.

Week of June 26, 2023 - July 2, 2023

Independence Beer Mile

  • Sunday, July 2nd 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kill Devil Hills

Join the Outer Banks Brewing Station in a fun Independence Day weekend run that presents plenty of reason to celebrate. This adult 21 and over celebration starts with a refreshing brew before an easy-going, mile-long jog, walk or run around the heart of the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills.

Week of July 31, 2023 - August 6, 2023

Ocracoke Fig Festival

  • Friday, August 4th - Saturday, August 5th
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.