• Monday, November 20th - Saturday, November 25th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ring in the holiday season with a little local color at this special holiday event that will appeal to flora and fauna fans everywhere. Poinsettia Week serves as a fantastic opportunity for visitors and locals alike to get a jump start on their holiday season by purchasing special gifts, adding a little color to their holiday décor, and just enjoying the bright flowers that are a hallmark of the holidays.

Poinsettia Week coincides with the week of Thanksgiving, and is held at the Elizabethan Gardens, which is located in the town of Manteo on Roanoke Island, and which is easy to reach for visitors staying throughout the central Outer Banks. During the week, garden visitors and shoppers can discover a wide variety of colorful seasonal poinsettias that are on full display, and can pick up their favorites to take home as gifts, or to serve as décor for the upcoming holidays. In addition, the Elizabethan Gardens’ gift shop will have a wealth of other goodies for holiday shoppers, and the gardens themselves will feature an array of seasonal blooms that still shine and brighten the area landscape, even in the winter months. Fun for all ages, this cool shopping event is a great way to kick off the holidays with colorful style.