Week of April 24, 2023 - April 30, 2023

Scallywag 5K/10K/half-marathon

  • Saturday, April 29th - Sunday, April 30th
Ocracoke

Put on your best eyepatch and get ready for a fun and engaging race that traces the steps of some of piracy’s most notable characters. The Ocracoke Island Scallywag 5K/10K/half-marathon is an annual running event on Ocracoke Island that attracts fitness fans of all ages and abilities, and which takes the village by storm via a fun and engaging course that’s close to the shoreline.

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 May 29, 2023 - June 4, 2023

Ocrafolk Festival

  • Friday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 4th
Ocracoke

Get your toes tapping with an island celebration of musicians, storytellers, artisans, local food, and so much more by joining in the community-wide fun of the Ocrafolk Festival. This full weekend event is held in the heart of Ocracoke Village, with multiple performances and activities happening around virtually every corner of Silver Lake Harbor.

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.

Barrier Island Station
Holiday Inn Express Nags Head