This Week's Highlights

This Week

Week of June 25, 2018 - July 1, 2018

Week of July 2, 2018 - July 8, 2018

Independence Day 1850 At Island Farm

  • Wednesday, July 4th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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 9, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Week of July 16, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Week of July 23, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Week of July 30, 2018 - August 5, 2018

Fisherman’s Camp

  • Monday, July 30th - Friday, August 3rd 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Young visitors can enjoy a full week of fishing at some of the hottest spots in the central Outer Banks at this day camp that’s designed for budding anglers. The Fisherman’s Camp, which is orchestrated by the North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island, will feature a full week of fishing from local piers, the surf, and the sound waters, and will hopefully result in plenty of great “fish stories” for everyone involved.

Week of August 6, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Week of August 13, 2018 - August 19, 2018

Virginia Dare Faire

  • Saturday, August 18th 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join The Lost Colony and the National Park Service for a family-friendly special event that celebrates the birthday of one of the most famous residents in the Outer Banks – Virginia Dare.

Week of August 20, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Week of October 29, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Roanoke Island Maritime Museum Haunted House

  • Wednesday, October 31st 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of history, mystery, and a few spooky surprises along the way at this Halloween-themed event that takes place at the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, and which will be a wonderfully scary and engaging event for “kids” of all ages.

Week of November 26, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Holiday Tour of Homes

  • Saturday, December 1st 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Discover the beauty and heritage of Manteo while enjoying a dose of holiday spirit with the 14th 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.