This Week's Highlights

Week of April 8, 2019 - April 14, 2019

OBX Wind

  • Saturday, April 13th - Saturday, April 20th
Avon

Head to Hatteras Island for one of the biggest windsurfing events in the country with the annual OBX-Wind Competition. Held on multiple days during one of the prime local seasons for wind-based watersports, this incredible series of events will entice windsurfers of all skill levels to meet and mingle with their colleagues, have some fun on the water, and enjoy a race or two that is truly challenging, engaging, and which can only be found on the Outer Banks.

Week of April 15, 2019 - April 21, 2019

OBX Wind

  • Saturday, April 13th - Saturday, April 20th
Avon

Head to Hatteras Island for one of the biggest windsurfing events in the country with the annual OBX-Wind Competition. Held on multiple days during one of the prime local seasons for wind-based watersports, this incredible series of events will entice windsurfers of all skill levels to meet and mingle with their colleagues, have some fun on the water, and enjoy a race or two that is truly challenging, engaging, and which can only be found on the Outer Banks.

Week of April 22, 2019 - April 28, 2019

PASA Kiteboarding Instructor Certification

  • Monday, April 22nd - Monday, April 29th
Rodanthe

Hatteras Island is renowned as one of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, so what better destination to take your skills – and your career – to the next level? The five-day PASA Kiteboarding Instructor Certification is an opportunity for current and potential kiteboarding instructors to expand their education through in-depth training at the Waves Village Watersports Resort.

Week of April 29, 2019 - May 5, 2019

PASA Kiteboarding Instructor Certification

  • Monday, April 22nd - Monday, April 29th
Rodanthe

Hatteras Island is renowned as one of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, so what better destination to take your skills – and your career – to the next level? The five-day PASA Kiteboarding Instructor Certification is an opportunity for current and potential kiteboarding instructors to expand their education through in-depth training at the Waves Village Watersports Resort.

ESA Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championship

  • Friday, May 3rd - Sunday, May 5th
Nags Head

Head to the beach to catch an incredible live show that’s unlike any other on the Outer Banks with the ESA Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championship. Known as a qualifier for the big USA Surfing’s Prime events and USA Surfing Championships that are held in California in June, this event attracts talented surfers from all across the region and well beyond to the heart of the Outer Banks for a truly spectacular competition.

Week of May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019

OBX Paddle Palooza

  • Saturday, May 25th
Avon

Whether you are a newcomer or a SUP champ, the OBX Paddle Palooza has a little something for everyone in the family, with a celebration of the fun, healthy, and family-oriented activity that has taken the Outer Banks by storm – stand-up paddle boarding. Held on the shores of Avon on Hatteras Island, this event features a ton of activities and events for paddlers of all ages and skill levels, and is a great way to explore the gorgeous shorelines of the Outer Banks while enjoying a little exercise, and while having a ball.

Week of May 27, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, May 29th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

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.

 

Dare Day Festival

  • Saturday, June 1st 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Manteo

Enjoy one of the most scenic corners of the Outer Banks while joining in the fun of one of the longest running festivals in Manteo by attending the 44th annual Dare Day Festival. This full-day event is held along the downtown waterfront, and features a wide array of activities and attractions that shine a spotlight on the local Manteo culture. Live music will kick off at around 11:00 a.m., with the original Rhondels – a famed soul and beach music band - on the Downtown stage. Throughout the day, there will also be a number of events designed for water and OBX lovers of all ages, including the now famous Hogway Speedway Racing Pigs, the locally beloved “Anything that Floats but a Boat” Race, the Raingutter Regatta, a Kids Zone, and the annual competition for the best cake and pie in Dare County with a coveted blue ribbon prize.

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.

 

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, June 5th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Week of June 10, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, June 12th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Week of June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Monthly Kayak Fishing Clinic

  • Tuesday, June 18th
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Nags Head

Fishermen and watersports fans alike will appreciate this opportunity to learn the basics of one of the Outer Banks’ fastest growing sports – kayak fishing – via a free session that covers all the essentials and beyond. Hosted by the Kitty Hawk Kites Store on the edge of the Nags Head / Manteo Causeway, these summertime Monthly Kayak Clinics will inspire anyone to paddle out and join in the fishing fun.

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, June 19th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, June 21st 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Summer Slam Kayak Fishing Tournament

  • Saturday, June 22nd
Nags Head

Explore the famed fishing scene of the Outer Banks at this area-wide tournament with plenty of potential big catches – and big prizes – to go around. The Summer Slam Kayak Fishing Tournament is celebrating its inaugural year in 2019, and the Kitty Hawk Surf Co. event is sure to be a hit with new and seasoned kayak fishermen alike.

Week of June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, June 26th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, June 28th 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Week of July 1, 2019 - July 7, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, July 3rd
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, July 5th 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Week of July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, July 10th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, July 12th 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Week of July 15, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Monthly Kayak Fishing Clinic

  • Tuesday, July 16th
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Nags Head

Fishermen and watersports fans alike will appreciate this opportunity to learn the basics of one of the Outer Banks’ fastest growing sports – kayak fishing – via a free session that covers all the essentials and beyond. Hosted by the Kitty Hawk Kites Store on the edge of the Nags Head / Manteo Causeway, these summertime Monthly Kayak Clinics will inspire anyone to paddle out and join in the fishing fun.

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, July 17th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, July 19th 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Outer Banks Skim Jam

  • Saturday, July 20th - Sunday, July 21st 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Nags Head

Spectators and active watersports fans alike are welcome to head out to the beach near Jennette’s Pier to catch a spectacular on-the-water show by some of the best skimboarders on the East Coast.

Hands Across the Border Surf Competition

  • Sunday, July 21st - Monday, July 22nd 7:30 AM
Buxton

Head to the Old Lighthouse Site in the heart of Buxton for an opportunity to see some of the best local and regional surfers show off their skills at this special event that’s sponsored by the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA.) The ESA has long been heralded as the top organization for East Coast surfing tournaments, and during this late July competition, spectators can see the best of the best compete on the local waves of Hatteras Island.

Week of July 22, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Hands Across the Border Surf Competition

  • Sunday, July 21st - Monday, July 22nd 7:30 AM
Buxton

Head to the Old Lighthouse Site in the heart of Buxton for an opportunity to see some of the best local and regional surfers show off their skills at this special event that’s sponsored by the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA.) The ESA has long been heralded as the top organization for East Coast surfing tournaments, and during this late July competition, spectators can see the best of the best compete on the local waves of Hatteras Island.

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, July 24th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

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.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, July 26th 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Annual One-Design Regatta

  • Saturday, July 27th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Manteo

The town of Manteo has a rich history that’s connected to sailing and life on the water, and competitive sailors and spectators alike can celebrate this heritage with the Annual One-Design Regatta.

Week of July 29, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, July 31st
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Summer Youth Sailing Camp

  • Friday, August 2nd 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Manteo

The Outer Banks has a rich sailing culture that seemingly begins and ends in Manteo, and young visitors who want to join in the fun, and who want to get their toes wet in a new sport, can sign up for the weekly Summer Youth Sailing Camp which is held every Friday all summer long.

Week of August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, August 7th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Week of August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, August 14th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Week of August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Monthly Kayak Fishing Clinic

  • Tuesday, August 20th
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Nags Head

Fishermen and watersports fans alike will appreciate this opportunity to learn the basics of one of the Outer Banks’ fastest growing sports – kayak fishing – via a free session that covers all the essentials and beyond. Hosted by the Kitty Hawk Kites Store on the edge of the Nags Head / Manteo Causeway, these summertime Monthly Kayak Clinics will inspire anyone to paddle out and join in the fishing fun.

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, August 21st
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

Week of August 26, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Kiteboarding Demo Days

  • Wednesday, August 28th
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Rodanthe

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene.

WRV Outer Banks Pro Surf Contest

  • Wednesday, August 28th - Sunday, September 1st 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nags Head

Known as one of the most highly anticipated surf contests on the Outer Banks as well as the East Coast, the WRV Outer Banks Pro Surf Contest is a thrill for participants and spectators alike, thanks to a stellar location in the town of Nags Head, and a world of talented riders competing for the title of OBX champ.

Week of September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament

  • Friday, September 13th - Saturday, September 14th
Nags Head

Get a taste of the exceptional fall fishing on the Outer Banks from a new and on-the-water perspective at this September event that will appeal to experienced anglers and kayaking newcomers alike. The annual Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament shines a spotlight on the sport of kayak fishing through a host of great prizes, exceptional fishing conditions, and plenty of fun enjoying the relaxed atmosphere and cool weather of autumn in the Outer Banks.

ESA Easterns Surfing Championships

  • Sunday, September 15th - Saturday, September 21st
Nags Head

Enjoy a rare opportunity to see the best surfers on the East Coast go head to head at this “grand finale” event that is renowned as one of the best surfing competitions on the Eastern Seaboard.

Week of September 16, 2019 - September 22, 2019

ESA Easterns Surfing Championships

  • Sunday, September 15th - Saturday, September 21st
Nags Head

Enjoy a rare opportunity to see the best surfers on the East Coast go head to head at this “grand finale” event that is renowned as one of the best surfing competitions on the Eastern Seaboard.

Monthly Kayak Fishing Clinic

  • Tuesday, September 17th
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Nags Head

Fishermen and watersports fans alike will appreciate this opportunity to learn the basics of one of the Outer Banks’ fastest growing sports – kayak fishing – via a free session that covers all the essentials and beyond. Hosted by the Kitty Hawk Kites Store on the edge of the Nags Head / Manteo Causeway, these summertime Monthly Kayak Clinics will inspire anyone to paddle out and join in the fishing fun.

Surfalorus Film Festival

  • Thursday, September 19th - Saturday, September 21st
Manteo

Surfers, filmmakers, movie buffs, nature fans, and curious visitors alike can all come together for an incredible film festival that celebrates all things aquatic. Presented by Cucalorus and the Dare County Arts Council, this three-day celebration of coastal North Carolina marine culture is sure to impress movie fans of all varieties, with an array of local and regional films that highlight life by the coastal waters.

Week of October 21, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Roanoke Island Maritime Museum Wooden Boat Show

  • Saturday, October 26th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Manteo

Enjoy a day at the Manteo waterfront and see wooden boats displayed in the water and on the grounds of the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum at this special event that pays homage to the region’s deep ties to maritime history and culture.

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