This Week's Highlights

Week of February 25, 2019 - March 3, 2019

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, March 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.

A Night At The Speakeasy

  • Saturday, March 2nd 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kitty Hawk

Food, drinks, music, and a taste of the 1920s all combine at this special event that raises funds for several beloved landmarks and festivities on the Outer Banks. A Night At The Speakeasy is sure to be a rowdy good time for anyone who wants to toast the era of Gatsby, flappers, and absolute decadence, with an evening that will glitter with glamour from start to finish.

Week of March 25, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Week of April 1, 2019 - April 7, 2019

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, April 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 April 22, 2019 - April 28, 2019

OBX Bike Rally

  • Thursday, April 25th - Saturday, April 27th
Manns Harbor

Get into the spirit of the Outer Banks Bike Week with a series of events that literally provide miles of fun and exploring for riders of all varieties. With a home base at Vertigo Tattoo in the town of Manns Harbor, this multiple-day event features a range of activities and competitions, as well as enticing cash prices, to encourage everyone to come to the beach and enjoy the ride.

Week of April 29, 2019 - May 5, 2019

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, May 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 May 13, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Mustang Spring Jam

  • Saturday, May 18th - Sunday, May 19th
Corolla

The 8th annual Mustang Spring Jam is landing on the Outer Banks in mid-May, 2019, with a collection of fantastic bands that will have all attendees dancing. This year’s line-up is a fun mix of funk, rock & roll, and blues, and features a number performing bands to provide one of the biggest and most entertaining shows yet, while supporting a fantastic local cause. 

Week of May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen's Ball

  • Saturday, May 25th 7:00 PM - 11:00 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 May 27, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Triple-S Invitational

  • Saturday, June 1st - Friday, June 7th
Waves

Known as the crown jewel of wakestyle kiteboarding competition all around the world, the Triple-S Invitational is one of the best opportunities for Outer Banks visitors to see the world’s best boarders compete in one of the most heated and spectacular competitions on the beach. Held over the course of 7 days on Hatteras Island – which is renowned as one of the top kiteboarding destinations in the world – the Triple-S tournament pits the most famous kiteboarders on the planet against each other in a high-stakes event that promises plenty of aerial acrobatics and amazing displays of skills and agility.

 

Week of June 3, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Triple-S Invitational

  • Saturday, June 1st - Friday, June 7th
Waves

Known as the crown jewel of wakestyle kiteboarding competition all around the world, the Triple-S Invitational is one of the best opportunities for Outer Banks visitors to see the world’s best boarders compete in one of the most heated and spectacular competitions on the beach. Held over the course of 7 days on Hatteras Island – which is renowned as one of the top kiteboarding destinations in the world – the Triple-S tournament pits the most famous kiteboarders on the planet against each other in a high-stakes event that promises plenty of aerial acrobatics and amazing displays of skills and agility.

 

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, June 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 June 10, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, June 10th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, June 17th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, June 24th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of July 1, 2019 - July 7, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, July 1st 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

208th Army Band Concert

  • Thursday, July 4th 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Manteo

Enjoy the fireworks display with a rousing roster of patriotic music with a special performance by the 208th Army Band. The concert is free to the public, and visitors will enjoy fantastic music in addition to amazing fireworks over the water when the skies get dark.

4th of July Celebration at Avon Pier

  • Thursday, July 4th 9:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Avon

Celebrate your Independence Day with a bang at the Avon Pier and Avon Beach Klub on Hatteras Island. The 4th of July celebration will feature a collection of events which includes corresponding radio shows on the island's local station, Radio Hatteras FM 101.5 and 99.9, and an incredible front row view of the fireworks display from the pristine Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches.

Annual Festival of Fireworks

  • Thursday, July 4th 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Corolla

Celebrate the birth of America with live music, a wealth of summertime foods and games, and an incredible fireworks display over the Currituck Sound at the 26th Annual Festival of Fireworks.

Town Of Nags Head Fireworks Spectacular

  • Thursday, July 4th 9:25 PM - 10:00 PM
Nags Head

Head to the heart of Nags head for this special 4th of July fireworks display over the Atlantic Ocean that will leave all beach-goers breathless. The Town Of Nags Head Fireworks Spectacular will be held on the evening of Independence Day, and is sure to be a show-stopping aspect of any Outer Banks vacation.

First Friday in Manteo

  • Friday, July 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 July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, July 8th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of July 15, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, July 15th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of July 22, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, July 22nd 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Light Up The Night

  • Thursday, July 25th 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Rodanthe

Make a calm and quiet Hatteras Island evening a little brighter with this special event along the waterfront in Rodanthe. Light up the Night, which is hosted by the soundfront Kitty Hawk Kites Store, will feature a collection of activities, games, and even an outdoor movie under the stars, and will shine a spotlight on how cool Hatteras Island can be after hours.

Week of July 29, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, July 29th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows 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.

Week of August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, August 5th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, August 12th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, August 19th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of August 26, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays

  • Monday, August 26th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nags Head

Make the most out of Monday evenings and celebrate your inner mermaid with this unique summertime festival that features lots of ways to have a ball. The Sunset Festival Mermaid Mondays event is held weekly in the summer months on the edge of Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and features ample opportunities to shop, dine, and enjoy one of the best natural outdoor shows on the Outer Banks.

Week of September 2, 2019 - September 8, 2019

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.

Week of September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019

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.

Week of September 30, 2019 - October 6, 2019

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.

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.

OBX Veterans Week

  • Friday, November 1st - Sunday, November 10th
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.

Week of November 4, 2019 - November 10, 2019

OBX Veterans Week

  • Friday, November 1st - Sunday, November 10th
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.

Week of November 25, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Poulos Family Christmas

  • Thursday, November 28th - Tuesday, December 31st
Kill Devil Hills

Follow a couple wooded roads to the heart of Kill Devil Hills to take in one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in coastal North Carolina. The annual “Poulos Family Christmas” lights display has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for many Outer Banks locals, and everyone is welcome to discover this expansive holiday display in person to see what all the fuss is about.

Hangin' With Santa & Kites With Lights

  • Friday, November 29th 4:00 PM
Nags Head

Ignite your holiday spirit with this special annual event that combines the natural beauty of the Outer Banks with twinkling Christmas lights for an unforgettable display and seasonal experience. The Hangin' With Santa & Kites With Lights event is hosted by the flagship Kitty Hawk Kites store that’s just across the street from Jockey’s Ridge State Park, and the beautiful landscape of twinkling kites with the iconic massive sand dunes of the park in the background will be a sight that spectators won’t soon forget.

Week of December 2, 2019 - December 8, 2019

Poulos Family Christmas

  • Thursday, November 28th - Tuesday, December 31st
Kill Devil Hills

Follow a couple wooded roads to the heart of Kill Devil Hills to take in one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in coastal North Carolina. The annual “Poulos Family Christmas” lights display has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for many Outer Banks locals, and everyone is welcome to discover this expansive holiday display in person to see what all the fuss is about.

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 9, 2019 - December 15, 2019

Poulos Family Christmas

  • Thursday, November 28th - Tuesday, December 31st
Kill Devil Hills

Follow a couple wooded roads to the heart of Kill Devil Hills to take in one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in coastal North Carolina. The annual “Poulos Family Christmas” lights display has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for many Outer Banks locals, and everyone is welcome to discover this expansive holiday display in person to see what all the fuss is about.

Week of December 16, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Poulos Family Christmas

  • Thursday, November 28th - Tuesday, December 31st
Kill Devil Hills

Follow a couple wooded roads to the heart of Kill Devil Hills to take in one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in coastal North Carolina. The annual “Poulos Family Christmas” lights display has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for many Outer Banks locals, and everyone is welcome to discover this expansive holiday display in person to see what all the fuss is about.

Week of December 23, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Poulos Family Christmas

  • Thursday, November 28th - Tuesday, December 31st
Kill Devil Hills

Follow a couple wooded roads to the heart of Kill Devil Hills to take in one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in coastal North Carolina. The annual “Poulos Family Christmas” lights display has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for many Outer Banks locals, and everyone is welcome to discover this expansive holiday display in person to see what all the fuss is about.

Week of December 30, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Poulos Family Christmas

  • Thursday, November 28th - Tuesday, December 31st
Kill Devil Hills

Follow a couple wooded roads to the heart of Kill Devil Hills to take in one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in coastal North Carolina. The annual “Poulos Family Christmas” lights display has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for many Outer Banks locals, and everyone is welcome to discover this expansive holiday display in person to see what all the fuss is about.

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.