Week of July 22, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, July 23rd 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

Alligator River Guided Canoe Tours

  • Wednesday, July 24th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Manns Harbor

Take a guided trek through one of the most naturally wild regions of the Outer Banks with this special excursion that cuts through the heart of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.

Hatteras Fish Fry

  • Saturday, July 27th 5:00 PM
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Hatteras

Discover the coastal flavors of the southern Outer Banks with this local fish fry that puts fresh catches and plenty of tasty sides in the spotlight. The weekly Hatteras Fish Fry has become a tradition for long-time vacationers and locals alike, and is a delicious opportunity to sample the great coastal fare that this barrier island shoreline is renowned for.

Week of July 29, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, July 30th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

Alligator River Guided Canoe Tours

  • Wednesday, July 31st 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Manns Harbor

Take a guided trek through one of the most naturally wild regions of the Outer Banks with this special excursion that cuts through the heart of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.

Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

  • Thursday, 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.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, August 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.

Hatteras Fish Fry

  • Saturday, August 3rd 5:00 PM
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Hatteras

Discover the coastal flavors of the southern Outer Banks with this local fish fry that puts fresh catches and plenty of tasty sides in the spotlight. The weekly Hatteras Fish Fry has become a tradition for long-time vacationers and locals alike, and is a delicious opportunity to sample the great coastal fare that this barrier island shoreline is renowned for.

Week of August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, August 6th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

Alligator River Guided Canoe Tours

  • Wednesday, August 7th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Manns Harbor

Take a guided trek through one of the most naturally wild regions of the Outer Banks with this special excursion that cuts through the heart of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.

Hatteras Fish Fry

  • Saturday, August 10th 5:00 PM
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Hatteras

Discover the coastal flavors of the southern Outer Banks with this local fish fry that puts fresh catches and plenty of tasty sides in the spotlight. The weekly Hatteras Fish Fry has become a tradition for long-time vacationers and locals alike, and is a delicious opportunity to sample the great coastal fare that this barrier island shoreline is renowned for.

Week of August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, August 13th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

Alligator River Guided Canoe Tours

  • Wednesday, August 14th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Manns Harbor

Take a guided trek through one of the most naturally wild regions of the Outer Banks with this special excursion that cuts through the heart of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.

Ocracoke Fig Festival

  • Friday, August 16th - Saturday, August 17th
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.

Hatteras Fish Fry

  • Saturday, August 17th 5:00 PM
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Hatteras

Discover the coastal flavors of the southern Outer Banks with this local fish fry that puts fresh catches and plenty of tasty sides in the spotlight. The weekly Hatteras Fish Fry has become a tradition for long-time vacationers and locals alike, and is a delicious opportunity to sample the great coastal fare that this barrier island shoreline is renowned for.

Virginia Dare's Birthday

  • Sunday, August 18th 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Manteo

The Elizabethan Gardens celebrates the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the New World, with special discounted rates on admission to the gardens, as well as a wealth of activities that will delight young and old visitors alike. On Virginia Dare's Birthday, the rate to enter the gardens will drop with $2 off admission to commemorate Virginia's 431st birthday in 2019. 

Week of August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, August 20th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

Hatteras Fish Fry

  • Saturday, August 24th 5:00 PM
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Hatteras

Discover the coastal flavors of the southern Outer Banks with this local fish fry that puts fresh catches and plenty of tasty sides in the spotlight. The weekly Hatteras Fish Fry has become a tradition for long-time vacationers and locals alike, and is a delicious opportunity to sample the great coastal fare that this barrier island shoreline is renowned for.

Week of August 26, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, August 27th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

Hatteras Fish Fry

  • Saturday, August 31st 5:00 PM
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Hatteras

Discover the coastal flavors of the southern Outer Banks with this local fish fry that puts fresh catches and plenty of tasty sides in the spotlight. The weekly Hatteras Fish Fry has become a tradition for long-time vacationers and locals alike, and is a delicious opportunity to sample the great coastal fare that this barrier island shoreline is renowned for.

Week of September 2, 2019 - September 8, 2019

Avon Farmers Market

  • Tuesday, September 3rd 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Avon

Enjoy an opportunity to load up on arms of fresh produce and some distinctively unique crafts with a visit to this sunny farmers market in the heart of Hatteras Island. The Avon’s Farmer’s Market features several dozen visitors from around the area that specialize in homemade goodies, and is a unique addition to the summer landscape that will attract visitors of all good tastes.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, September 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.

Outer Banks Annual Food Truck Showdown

  • Sunday, September 8th 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nags Head

Hungry visitors will want to make sure they attend the Outer Banks Annual Food Truck Showdown – a new-in-2018 event on the OBX that is already garnering plenty of attention and anticipation. Featuring a wide array of food trucks, area eateries, breweries, entertainment, and so much more, this filling festival is sure to be a crowd-pleaser with any visitors who have an appetite for fresh, local, and ultimately delicious Outer Banks fare.

Week of September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Day at the Docks

  • Friday, September 13th - Saturday, September 14th
Hatteras

Come celebrate the history and culture of Hatteras Island’s working watermen at this annual event in the heart of Hatteras Village that has become a tradition for fall visitors and locals alike. Day at the Dock takes place along the waterfront that’s adjacent to the village marinas, and is a delightful combination of fresh seafood and good eats, live demonstrations, working commercial fishing boats, live music, kids activities, and more, and is a true and authentic sample of what life on Hatteras Island is all about.

OBX Pridefest

  • Friday, September 13th - Sunday, September 15th
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.

HICF Chowder Cookoff

  • Saturday, September 14th
Hatteras

Bring an appetite and a love of fresh coastal fare to this event which corresponds with the annual Day at the Docks Festival, and which is a favorite celebration of the incredible flavors of Hatteras Island. The HICF Chowder Cook-off has been a highly anticipated contest for roughly 10 years that pits area chefs against each other for the title of “Best Chowder on the Island.” Best of all, the event also allows visitors to taste a variety of fresh samples that are sure to satisfy any craving for local flavor.

Adult Lemonade Stand at Jack Brown's in Kill Devil Hills

  • Saturday, September 14th 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kill Devil Hills

Join us during Hunger Action Month to support the Beach Food Pantry and have fun while doing good! There will be alcoholic and non-alcoholic lemonades available. A family-friendly movie will be shown in the backyard from 7p-9p, so bring a blanket or your lawn chairs. Jack Brown’s famous burgers and fries will be available for purchase and a percentage of the sales will benefit the pantry.

Week of September 23, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Outer Banks Jeep Jam

  • Friday, September 27th - Sunday, September 29th
Nags Head

Jeep fans can head to the Outer Banks for one of the biggest regional events of the year for Jeep lovers – the Outer Banks Jeep Jam. Taking place over the course of a cool September weekend, this grand event features live music, kids activities, raffles and giveaways, food and drink, and an endless number of ways to meet and greet with fellow Jeep lovers.

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival

  • Saturday, September 28th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Manteo

Food, drink, and history are all deliciously combined at The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival – a unique afternoon event that features plenty of decadent tastes and fun for foodies of all varieties.

Week of September 30, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Fall Restaurant Week

  • Friday, October 4th - Saturday, October 12th
Nags Head

The demand and popularity of the Spring Restaurant Week on the Outer Banks has led to the inaugural Fall Restaurant Week, a full seven days of fresh fish and gourmet delicacy heaven, beginning right after those Thanksgiving leftovers have been cleared out of the fridge. Area restaurants will be offering special menus, tastings, and even samples for attendees during the event, and patrons are advised to save their appetites and enjoy the realm of fresh fare that has made the Outer Banks famous. With fixed-price tasting menus available for lunch and / or dinner at a wide range of establishments, all a vacationer has to do is grab a fork and knife, and dig in to the incredible cuisine that the Outer Banks is known for.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, October 4th 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.

Oink N' Oyster Roast

  • Saturday, October 5th 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kitty Hawk

Saddle Up to a hearty plate of Eastern North Carolina's favorite fare at the annual Oink N' Oyster Roast. Held at the Longboards Island Grill in Kitty Hawk, and sponsored by the First Flight Rotary Club, this annual feast is a delicious way to support a range of non-profit organizations while filling an amorous appetite for local seafood.

Week of October 7, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Fall Restaurant Week

  • Friday, October 4th - Saturday, October 12th
Nags Head

The demand and popularity of the Spring Restaurant Week on the Outer Banks has led to the inaugural Fall Restaurant Week, a full seven days of fresh fish and gourmet delicacy heaven, beginning right after those Thanksgiving leftovers have been cleared out of the fridge. Area restaurants will be offering special menus, tastings, and even samples for attendees during the event, and patrons are advised to save their appetites and enjoy the realm of fresh fare that has made the Outer Banks famous. With fixed-price tasting menus available for lunch and / or dinner at a wide range of establishments, all a vacationer has to do is grab a fork and knife, and dig in to the incredible cuisine that the Outer Banks is known for.

Week of October 14, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

  • Saturday, October 19th
Nags Head

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is rapidly becoming one of the highlights of the fall season, with plenty of fresh seafood, storytelling, and activities to keep everyone fully entertained. This all-day event takes place at the waterfront Event Site in Nags Head, and is a family-friendly outing that will make anyone fall in love with this staple of the Outer Banks’ culinary cuisine.

Week of October 21, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Outer Banks Brewtag

  • Saturday, October 26th 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Nags Head

A celebration of flight and beer, OBX Brewtag is modeled after the whimsical and entertaining Red Bull Flutag, translated to “flying day” in German. With OBX Brewtag, the general premise is the same, although rather than human-powered flying machines, Brewtag contestants will be competing to see who can launch and fly an empty 1/6 keg barrel the furthest.

The cost to compete at OBX Brewtag in 2019 is only $50 and the sky is the limit as to how creative your homemade flying contraption can be! Individuals and teams are welcome.

Admission to the event is FREE to the general public. A rather crafty selection of local and regional beer and food will be available for purchase that day. This family-friendly event will also feature plenty of activities for the kiddos!

Week of October 28, 2019 - November 3, 2019

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, November 1st 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.

Currituck Heritage Festival

  • Saturday, November 2nd 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 November 11, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Beach Food Pantry’s 6th Annual Holiday Chefs’ Challenge

  • Thursday, November 14th 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Manteo

Outer Banks Chefs will compete for the title of "Crown Prince or Princess of Canned Goods." Each chef has 60 minutes to cook a dish using item(s) that the Beach Food Pantry would normally keep in stock for clients. Attendees and a three-judge panel vote for their favorite dishes.

Week of November 25, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile

  • Wednesday, November 27th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kill Devil Hills

Get your Thanksgiving off to a fun and active start with this event that combines a little fitness with a world of exceptional brews. The Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile is a great Wednesday precursor to the Thanksgiving Day feast, and it entails a drink-and-run course that beer lovers and runners alike will enjoy to the fullest.

Garden To Hearth; Heritage Cooking And Food Preservation

  • Friday, November 29th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Manteo

Cap off a delicious Thanksgiving holiday on the beach with this special two-day event that is held at one of the Outer Banks’ favorite historic attractions. The “Garden To Hearth; Heritage Cooking And Food Preservation” event focuses on food, family, and history with a myriad of activities and cooking-related traditions that will make a visit to the Island Farm even more special, and more memorable.

Week of December 2, 2019 - December 8, 2019

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, December 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 December 30, 2019 - January 5, 2020

New Year in The New World

  • Tuesday, 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 2020 off with a bang.