• Monday, June 10th - Friday, June 14th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Jockey’s Ridge Crossing will be hosting the Annual Sunset Festival this year running from June 10th to September 1st. The nightly Sunset Festival takes place from Monday through Friday at Jockey’s Ridge, and features a spectacular front row seat to one of the best sunset-watching vantage points along the North Carolina coastline. After taking in the magical outdoor display, attendees can wander over to the Kitty Hawk Kites flagship store to indulge in ice cream and beach fare, enjoy crafty activities like hair wraps and sand art projects, pick up a kite to fly along the sand dunes, or just relax and explore everything this beloved landmark has to offer. Tuesdays offer a great way to unwind with the musical stylings of Kim Kalman. With lots of ways to enjoy the scene, the Sunset Festival and Tuesday Tunes is a fun summer event that can’t be missed.

Mermaid Mondays

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.

Tuesday Tunes

Enjoy the lovely vocal and acoustic performance from OBX local, Kim Kalman while watching the sun set over the sand dunes. Copies of her CD will be available for purchase! Sunset Festival Tuesday Tunes 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.

Windy Wednesday Kite Making

Free kite making for the whole family! Come make a kite with us, then fly it on the dunes at Jockey’s Ridge State Park! Bring your completed kite into the store for a special coupon at check out. Sunset Festival Windy Wednesday 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.

Twist and Shout Thursdays

The only thing better than David Andrews’ hair is his voice! Kitty Hawk Kites is the place to be on Thursday evenings for live music and fun for the whole family. Sunset Festival Twist and Shout Thursday 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.

Family Fun Fridays

Come enjoy family fun on the lawn! Cornhole, BULZiBUCKET, Tiki Toss and more! Kitty Hawk Kites is the place to be on Friday evenings for family game fun and shopping. Sunset Festival Family Fun Friday 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.