Week of April 22, 2024 - April 28, 2024

  • Saturday, April 27th 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Southern Shores

The owners of 14 historic flat tops in Southern Shores are inviting you to their 6th Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Tour on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Rain or Shine. One ticket will entitle tourgoers to see the interiors and exteriors of all 14 homes. Proceeds will again benefit the Flat Top Preservation Fund of the Outer Banks Community Foundation. $10 tickets will be available online beginning in March and on the day of the tour from 10 AM - 1:30 PM at our box office tent at Southern Shores Crossing Shopping Center parking lot at 1 Ocean Blvd. Online ticket purchasers may use credit or debit cards but In-Person purchases are Cash or Check only. There will be 1,000 tickets available. Please stop by our Tent between10 AM and 1:30 PM to pick up your (1) Ticket (2) Map, and (3) Cottage Histories. Tour information is available at seatide2@gmail.com or (804)399-8342 and https://southernshoreshistoricflattops.com.

Week of April 29, 2024 - May 5, 2024

  • Friday, May 3rd - Saturday, May 4th
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 6, 2024 - May 12, 2024

  • Friday, May 10th
Ocracoke

Visitors can pay tribute to the fallen heroes of Ocracoke’s past at this special and inspired ceremony that pays homage to the heroes who lost their lives off the island’s coast. Orchestrated by the Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, the Ocracoke community, the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary 16-04, the National Park Service, and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the annual British Cemetery Ceremony is a historic and landmark event that honors Ocracoke’s tumultuous past.

  • Friday, May 10th
Buxton

In mid-May, representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Navy, British Royal Navy, and National Park Service come together at the British Cemeteries on Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island to honor the 63 foreign sailors who perished while protecting our coast.

Week of May 27, 2024 - June 2, 2024

  • Thursday, May 30th 7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Manteo

Toast the beginning of the 2024 season for one of the country’s most acclaimed outdoor dramas, The Lost Colony, with this special opening performance at the famed Waterside Theater in the heart of Downtown Manteo. The Lost Colony is the longest-running outdoor drama in America, and is an acclaimed production that tells the story of the first colonists to arrive from England to the “New World,” eventually creating a settlement just steps away from where the performance takes place.

Week of July 1, 2024 - July 7, 2024

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

Take a step back in time to the Outer Banks of the mid-1800s, and celebrate Independence Day in a historical fashion, with a visit to The Island Farm. Located in the heart of Manteo, The Island Farm is a unique attraction that takes visitors on a tour of what life was like for island residents more than 150 years ago. Featuring a wealth of historic homes with period artifacts, live farm animals, and costumed interpreters who explain what life was like for these original locals, The Island Farm is both an educational and utterly fascinating attraction for visitors of all ages.

Week of July 15, 2024 - July 21, 2024

  • Friday, July 19th - Saturday, July 20th
Kill Devil Hills

Now celebrating its 46th year, the Wright Kite Festival is a celebration of aviation that takes place where flight began – the Wright Brothers Memorial. Walk through the sprawling grounds of the museum and gain a little knowledge of the birthplace of aviation and then put this knowledge to the test outside with Kitty Hawk Kites. Large kites will be on display throughout the weekend, joining in the sky with the Wright Memorial!

Week of July 29, 2024 - August 4, 2024

  • Friday, August 2nd - Saturday, August 3rd
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 5, 2024 - August 11, 2024

  • Wednesday, August 7th - Thursday, August 8th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nags Head

Get ready for a pirate invasion on the Outer Banks, courtesy of the two-day Outer Banks Pirate Festival. This festival that will be held next to Jockey’s Ridge State Park in the central Outer Banks town of Nags Head promises plenty of swashbuckling good times and activities, and will be a memorable event for young and old salty visitors alike.

Week of August 12, 2024 - August 18, 2024

  • Friday, August 16th
Rodanthe

Come celebrate one of the most important events in Life-Saving local history with this special day at the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site in the heart of Rodanthe. The rescue of the Mirlo was one of the most legendary rescues that was ever conducted by the US Life-Saving Service, and during this special day, visitors will dive deeper into this story courtesy of a wealth of activities that will fascinate visitors of all ages.

Week of August 19, 2024 - August 25, 2024

  • Monday, August 19th
Kill Devil Hills

First proclaimed on August 19, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, National Aviation Day is a celebration of Orville Wright’s birth date, and is a fun-filled event at the Wright Brothers National Memorial that visitors of all ages will enjoy.

 

Week of December 16, 2024 - December 22, 2024

  • Tuesday, December 17th
Kill Devil Hills

Enjoy an uplifting experience at the exact location where aviation was born at the annual Celebration of the Wright Brothers First Flight at the impossible-to-miss Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. This day-long celebration honors the birthplace of flight, with a commemoration that coincides with the precise time that the first successful launch took place, and a wealth of activities throughout the day that will delight aviation fans of all ages.

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