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December 2018

Outer Banks Chorus presents Gloria

December 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
St. Andrew’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church, 4212 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks events - OBX Chorus concert - Gloria

The Outer Banks Chorus presents Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and other holiday carols featuring a chamber orchestra and guest musicians. Admission by donation. December 15, 2018 (Saturday) @ 6:00pm St. Andrew’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church 4212 S. Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC 27959 December 16, 2018 (Sunday) @ 3:00pm Holy Redeemer By-The-Sea Catholic Church 301 West Kitty Hawk Road Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

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Basnight’s Brunch with Santa

December 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe, 7623 S Virginia Dare Trl
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks holiday events - Brunch with Santa - Lone Cedar Cafe

Join us for Brunch with Santa! From 11am-2:30pm on Sunday, December 16th, Kids Meals will be Half Price at Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe. Santa will be sitting in front of our 17 foot Christmas Tree for photos (don’t forget your camera), and will be handing out treats to all the good boys and girls! No Charge!

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Outer Banks Chorus presents Gloria

December 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Holy Redeemer By-The-Sea Catholic Church, 301 West Kitty Hawk Road
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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Outer Banks events - OBX Chorus concert - Gloria

The Outer Banks Chorus presents Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and other holiday carols featuring a chamber orchestra and guest musicians. Admission by donation. December 15, 2018 (Saturday) @ 6:00pm St. Andrew’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church 4212 S. Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC 27959 December 16, 2018 (Sunday) @ 3:00pm Holy Redeemer By-The-Sea Catholic Church 301 West Kitty Hawk Road Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

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New Year in the New World NYE Celebration

December 31, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Manteo, NC Manteo, NC 27954 United States + Google Map
Outer Banks New Years Eve event - 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 2019 off with a bang. The event is sponsored and hosted by area businesses and attractions throughout…

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OBBS NYE Bash with Zack Mexico

December 31, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, 600 South Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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$10
Outer Banks events - New Years Eve - Zack Mexico - Brewing Station

Join the Outer Banks Brewing Station for the biggest balloon drop on the Outer Banks and a free champagne toast to ring in the new year! The Carrots will open the show followed by Zack Mexico, who will be performing live music to ring in the New Year! Cover is $10.

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February 2019

Love on the Run Valentine’s Vineyard Run

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sanctuary Vineyards, 7005 Caratoke Highway
Jarvisburg, NC 27947 United States
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Outer Banks races - OBX Running Company - Love on the Run 5k

Sanctuary Vineyards brings you a Valentine’s Day Holiday 5k! The 3rd Annual Love on the Run 5k Run/Walk is Saturday, February 9th at Sanctuary Vineyards. Start your day with your Sweetheart, or maybe find one on the course, then  start your scenic trail run/walk through the vineyard, under the trees, by the sound and back to the winery for the post-race wine, cheese and chocolate tasting party including Sanctuary souvenir swag. Register Online Now

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Hearts & Arts Show

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Secret Island Restaurant, 504 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks art shows - Valentines Day - crafts gifts collectibles - Secret Island Restaurant

Whether you are celebrating your sweetheart in preparation for Valentine's Day, healing a broken heart, announcing a fresh start, or standing proudly apart, the inaugural Outer Banks Hearts and Arts Show at Secret Island Restaurant has something for everyone. The event will feature handmade crafts, original and hard to find gifts, collectibles and more by an assortment of local and visiting vendors! Secret Island will be offering drink specials for singles and couples alike all day, and there will be…

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March 2019

Fat Tuesday Party

March 5 @ 10:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, 600 South Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks events - Fat Tuesday - OB Brewing Station - Kill Devil Rum

Come out to the Outer Banks Brewing Station for their Fat Tuesday Party presented by RAVRA and hosted by Kill Devil Rum. DJ AL Key will be mixing all your favorite tunes for you to dance to. Beads & masks will be given away with door prize giveaways most of the night. Don't miss this fun-filled night that you don't have to go to Louisiana for.

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Running of the Leprechauns 5K & 10K

March 16 @ 8:00 am
OBX Soccer Complex, 227 W Satterfield Landing Rd
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks races - Running of the Leprechauns 5k 10k

Come join Outer Banks Sporting Events for the Running of the Leprechauns on Saturday, March 16th. OBSE is excited to add this 5K & 10K race to their line-up of amazing race events. Each finisher will receive a finishers medal and an event shirt. There will be awards for the top 3 male & female finishers in each of the two distances. Enjoy an Irish-themed after party and the "Get Lucky" Costume Contest! The after-party at OBSE will have Sweet…

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St. Patrick’s Day Beer Mile

March 16 @ 2:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, 600 South Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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$33
Outer Banks race - St Patricks Day Beer Mile - Outer Banks Brewing Station

Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Party Join the Outer Banks Brewing Station crew for a Leprechaun themed 1 mile beer run. Backyard party, chip timing, and t-shirt included. This is an adult 21 and over only social run limited to 100 participants. Prizes to the fastest male and female overall. Wear your holiday finest, costume contest judging for most creative. Late registration and Check-in from 1:00 - 1:45 PM. This is a Mass start event at 2:00 PM. Beverages…

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30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17 @ 1:00 pm
Kelly’s Outer Banks Catering, 2316 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks St. Patrick's Day Parade

This annual parade is one of the largest St. Patrick’s parades in North Carolina and a true Outer Banks tradition for the whole family! The 30th Annual Kelly's St. Patrick's Day Parade starts at 1 pm at MP 11.5, at the intersection of Bladen St. and Virginia Dare Trail (Beach Road) and continues north to Driftwood St. An esteemed panel of judges will score entrants on the use of the parade theme in the following categories: Best Overall; Best Float;…

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April 2019

Dare County Parks & Rec Easter EGGstravaganza

April 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dare County Family Recreational Park, 602 Mustian Street
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Free
Outer Banks Easter egg hunt

The Dare County Parks and Recreation annual Easter EGGstravaganza will be held Saturday, April 6th at the Dare County Family Recreation Park in Kill Devil Hills from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Activities include: face painting, egg-spoon races, egg toss, sack races, bean bag toss, ring toss, sidewalk decorating and crafts. All FREE! Pictures with the Easter Bunny: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Egg Dashes (3 age groups):  0-3 yrs old - 12:00 pm | 4-6 yrs old - 12:15…

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Spring Scare Fair

April 19 - April 20
Secret Island Restaurant, 504 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Free
Outer Banks events - Spring Scare Fair - Secret Island Restaurant

The first ever Outer Banks Spring Scare Fair is coming to Secret Island (formerly Port O' Call) in Kill Devil Hills, April 19th and 20th from 3-8 pm, featuring two days of spooky treats, creepy curiosities, monster photo ops, and more fun for all ages from a curated collection of local and visiting vendors, presented by OBX Entertainment! The Halfway to Halloween celebration continues after dark at the Costume Party on Friday night, April 19th! Admission to the Scare Fair…

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Fly Into Spring Kite Festival & Easter Eggstravaganza

April 19 @ 10:00 am - April 20 @ 4:00 pm
Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, 3933 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks Easter egg hunt - kite show

Celebrate National Kite Month and the start of Spring with Kitty Hawk Kites! On April 19th & 20th from 10am to 4pm, experience the sights of massive 30-to-100-foot kites flying high over Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Across the street from the dunes outside Kitty Hawk Kites, take your picture with the Easter Bunny, and let your kids join in the fun during our annual Jockey’s Ridge Crossing Easter Egg Hunt!

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Elizabethan Gardens Easter Eggstravaganza

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Drive
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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Outer Banks Easter events - Egg Hunt - Elizabethan Gardens

The Largest Egg Scavenger Hunt on the Beach with Thousands of Eggs! This event at The Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo has become an Outer Banks spring tradition held in the midst of the beautiful spring blooms. The day features an egg scavenger hunt, photo opportunities, a homemade bake sale, egg roll on the Great Lawn, story time, educational crafts, games, music, an Easter bonnet and hat contest, and more kid-geared fun. Please bring your own Easter Basket for collecting eggs…

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Sea Turtle Egg Hunt

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
NC Aquarium, 374 Airport Rd
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$15
Outer Banks events - Easter Egg Hunt - NC Aquarium - sea turtles

This activity is more than just an egg hunt! Children will take part in an educational sea turtle program, meet a loggerhead turtle, and make a craft to take home. The program will conclude with an egg hunt on the Aquarium grounds as children search for eggs filled with treats! Event will be held rain or shine. Ages 3 to 7. Sessions at 11 am and 1 pm. $15 per child, plus regular admission $13.50 for NC Aquarium members

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Annual Easter Brunch Buffet

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Argyles Restaurant, 4716 N. Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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$12.95 – $26.95
Outer Banks Easter events - Brunch - Argyles Restaurant

Easter Brunch Buffet Finest Gourmet Brunch on the Outer Banks 10:30AM – 3:30PM Adults: $26.95 Kids: $12.95 Under 4: FREE Buffet Will Include: Shrimp Cocktail USDA Prime Rib Carving Station Spiral Ham Shrimp Daniel (shrimp stuffed with crab) Shrimp and Grits Lobster Bisque Grand Marnier French Toast Omelet Station Scones NY Crumb Cake Eggs Benedict Bacon Sausage Home Fries Fresh Fruit Platter Homemade Biscuits Fresh Rolls Sausage Gravy Crepes Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese Southern Fried Oyster and a wide…

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Easter Dinner

April 21 @ 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Jolly Roger, 1836 N Virginia Dare Trl
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks Easter dinner specials - Jolly Roger restaurant

Hop over to Jolly Roger restaurant for Easter Dinner featuring 2 delectable entrees (in addition to the regular, full menu), which will be served all day, starting at 11:30 am. The entrees are: Pineapple Honey Glazed Sugar Cured Ham • homemade mashed potatoes with gravy • green beans • carrots • dinner rolls • mini dessert $14.95 Succulent Pork Roast with Oven Roasted Potatoes • carrots and onions • side of homemade baked apples • mini dessert $15.95

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May 2019

36th Annual Nags Head Woods 5K

May 11 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Nags Head Woods, 701 Ocean Acres Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks races - Nags Head Woods 5k

Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with a run on the Outer Banks! Honor Mom … enjoy great beaches, nature and history… run a race through The Nature Conservancy’s Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve … enjoy great local restaurants … do it all on a beautiful, Spring weekend! There will be 3 races to participate in: The 5k, The "Double", and a Fun Run 1 Miler, as well as a Post-Party at Nags Head Woods Conservancy. The Nags Head Woods 5K Run…

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Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

May 12 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Argyles Restaurant, 4716 N. Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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$24.95
Outer Banks events - Mothers Day brunch - Argyles restaurant

Argyles’ Mother's Day Brunch Finest Gourmet Brunch on the Outer Banks 9:30AM – 2:30PM Adults: $24.95 Kids: $12.95 Under 4: FREE Buffet Will Include: Shrimp Cocktail Pork Loin stuffed with Apples and Cornbread Shrimp Daniel (shrimp stuffed with crab) Shrimp and Grits Lobster Bisque Cinnamon roll French Toast Scones Polish Coffee Cake Eggs Benedict Bacon Sausage Home Fries Fresh Fruit Platter Homemade Biscuits Fresh Rolls Sausage Gravy Crepes Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese and a wide array of Desserts! $5…

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Mother’s Day Tom Petty Tribute at Jack Brown’s

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint, 800 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks events - Jack Browns - live music - Tom Petty tribute band

Bearded Face Productions and Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint KDH present a special afternoon of live music to CELEBRATE MOM ON MOTHER'S DAY! Come out to the backyard at Jack Browns from 2pm-5pm for a free show by a Tom Petty Tribute Band. Treat Mom to some classic Tom Petty tunes, a much deserved beverage and some delicious food.

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Band in the Sand 5K

May 25 @ 5:30 pm
Jennette’s Pier, 7223 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks races - Band in the Sand 5K - Jennettes Pier

Kick off the Memorial Day Weekend with OBSE and their brand new evening holiday event, BAND IN THE SAND! Challenge yourself with a fast run on the sand or bring the whole family out for a fun 5k from Jennette's Pier among the glowing light of tiki torches along this out and back course! Cross the finish line to the rockin' good time sounds of the Johnny Waters Band, cold beer & Truly spiked & sparkling hard soda sponsored by…

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July 2019

Ocracoke Island Independence Day Celebration

July 3 - July 5
Ocracoke Village Ocracoke, NC 27960 United States + Google Map
Outer Banks events - Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration

There’s no lack of excitement on Ocracoke Island this Independence Day. The festivities kick off July 3, with the famous Ocracoke Square Dance and a fireworks show over beautiful Silver Lake. The fun continues July 4 with a full day of activities, featuring the Sand Sculpture Contest, a traditional hometown parade and then something new in the evening—a Glow-in-the-Dark Laser Effects Show and Dance Party. Festivities conclude July 5, with a Community Beach Bonfire finale.

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8th Annual Outer Banks Freedom 5k

July 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Kill Devil Hills Town Hall, 102 Town Hall DR
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks events - 5K race - 4th of July

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 SUN Realty Freedom 5k - 7:30am Veteran’s Drive Mile - 7:30am Fun Run - 8:15am 102 Town Hall Drive - Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 CHARITY: Elizabeth City Hero Operations E.C.H.O. Race Start and Finish at the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall 102 Town Hall Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 in front of the Town War Memorial. Click HERE for Directions Early Packet Pick-up: Wednesday July 3rd, 12 PM - 4 PM at The Gym. Located at 3712 Croatan Hwy (Hwy 158)…

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Town of Duck 4th of July Parade & Community Celebration

July 4 @ 9:00 am
Duck Town Park Duck, NC 27949 United States + Google Map
Town of Duck 4th of July parade

Make plans for the Town of Duck 4th of July Parade and Community Celebration! Experience why the Town of Duck’s event is one of the country’s top 10 best small-town 4th of July celebrations. The 15th Annual 4th of July Parade will be held on Thursday, July 4 at 9:00 a.m. The one-mile parade route is the same annually and begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane. The route follows Scarborough Lane towards the ocean, turns left…

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Corolla Festival of Fireworks

July 4 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Corolla Park, 1100 Club Road
Corolla, NC 27927 United States
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Outer Banks 4th of July fireworks Historic Corolla Park Whalehead Club

Celebrate America’s independence with free live music and a spectacular fireworks show on the northern Outer Banks! The 27th Annual Independence Day Celebration in Corolla offers an afternoon of fun family activities featuring food vendors, a cornhole tournament, watermelon eating contest, and children’s games. The event will be held at Historic Corolla Park starting at 3:00 pm with a fireworks display at dusk. Admission and parking are free! No coolers, alcohol or on-street parking is permitted. Historic Corolla Park boat…

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Town of Kill Devil Hills Fireworks Show

July 4 @ 8:00 pm
Avalon Fishing Pier, 2111 N. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks 4th of July fireworks Kill Devil Hills Avalon Pier

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will celebrate the 4th of July with a fireworks show at 8:00 pm on the Avalon Fishing Pier located on the beach road at Milepost 6. Kill Devil Hills and Avalon Pier are excited to welcome Pyrotechnico, an award-winning fireworks company, to the beach to put on an incredible show that locals and visitors won't want to miss. Spectators won’t be able to watch the show from the pier itself, but the public is welcome to bring…

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4th of July Concert Featuring SNAP

July 4 @ 8:00 pm
Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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Outer Banks music - SNAP

Join us this 4th of July for an Independence Day concert at the pavilion grounds featuring SNAP, a powerhouse trio that plays crooning classics, R&B, Motown, oldies and beach music to classic rock and country. Kick back and enjoy listening to classic hits and top 40 tunes beginning at 8 pm. Following the concert, watch the Town of Manteo's fireworks show over the water at dark. Gates will open to the public at 6 pm and on-site parking will be…

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Avon Fishing Pier 4th of July Fireworks at the Beach

July 4 @ 9:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Avon Fishing Pier, 41001 Highway 12
Avon, NC 27915 United States
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Outer Banks 4th of July fireworks Hatteras Island Avon Fishing Pier

Avon and Hatteras Island's annual Independence Day celebration, Fireworks at the Beach, is sponsored by the Avon Property Owners Association and funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau. The fireworks display, permitted by and in cooperation with the National Park Service, will begin at about 9:15 pm from a launch site at the end of the Avon Pier. The show, presented by Pyrotecnico, lasts about 20 minutes. Fireworks are visible all along the Avon beach and parking is limited, so please consider walking, biking or…

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Nags Head Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular

July 4 @ 9:25 pm
Nags Head Fishing Pier, 3335 South Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks 4th of July fireworks Nags Head Fishing Pier

The Town of Nags Head will host, in conjunction with the Nags Head Fishing Pier and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at 9:25 pm on the pier located in Nags Head on S. Virginia Dare Trail at Milepost 11.5. The fireworks display will last approximately 20 minutes. A rain date has been set for Thursday, July 5th. Parking near the fireworks display site will be directed by the Nags Head Police Department. Those attending the…

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