Outer Banks Events & information about nightlife, things to do, restaurants & shopping!

This site, OuterBanksThisWeek.com, is the closest you can get to being on the Outer Banks, NC, without actually being here. Here, in the words of locals who know this place inside and out, you’ll find the detailed information you need to really know the Outer Banks. Want information on Outer Banks Nightlife while you’re here? We’ve got it – who’s playing where, what play is being performed, what well-known touring group is here, Outer Banks music and musicians you really should hear. Want to know about local events and happenings, such as annual events, specialty events or seasonal events? Dive in here; we’ve got it all. Other Outer Banks, NC, things to do are here too, such as scheduled programs at major attractions or recreational activities that happen every week. Plenty of other things to do are also here on the Outer Banks. While you’re visiting the Outer Banks, NC, we know you’ll plan on enjoying some restaurants too. You’ll find information such as daily specials, complete contact info, where you need a reservation or where you can bring large parties more easily. And, you’ll appreciate the hundreds of coupons you can download from this site that will make it cheaper to dine, shop and enjoy the great outdoors at hotspots on the Outer Banks. Speaking of the great outdoors, Outer Banks, NC, fishing enthusiasts will look to this site every day for information on what’s being caught, where to go to catch it, what trophies the offshore boats are bringing in and more. And, finally, the only sport more popular than fishing is probably Outer Banks shopping…yes, it’s a sport in many people’s eyes! Through Outer Banks This Week, you’ll learn where the great sales are located, connect with individual shops to get a sneak preview of what they offer before you go and see highlights of the latest and greatest new inventory.

If you want to be a member of the Outer Banks, you need to use OuterBanksThisWeek.com. Don’t miss a thing that’s happening while you’re here!

Holiday Weekend Brings Beach Music Fests, Craft Beer Week and Return of The Lost Colony

I love seeing the lifeguard stands go up each year. They’ve become associated with the unofficial start of summer and the arrival of the first real waves of visitors for Memorial Day weekend. As the holiday approaches, the sun is shining and the American flags are already up around town. It’s a time for leisurely cookouts and some of the first real beach days of the year, but it’s also a time for summer’s earliest festivals, a couple of cool kickoff events and the re-opening... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Outer Banks Forum
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Outer Banks Forum, The Virginia Symphony
New York Pizza Pub
Nags Head
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:00pm
New York Pizza Pub, Mug Night
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Drama
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 7:45pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Karl Werne
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 7:30pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Drama
The Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
The Brewing Station, Ben Phelps Project
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 9:30pm to Monday, May 30, 2016 - 1:45am
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, DJ Marshall B & DJ Fresh
New York Pizza Pub
Nags Head
Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 9:30pm
New York Pizza Pub, Live Band Karaoke
Outer Banks Craft Beer Week
Monday, May 30, 2016 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Outer Banks Craft Beer Week, 2016 Craft Beer Week
Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival
Manteo
Monday, May 30, 2016 -
11:30am to 9:00pm
Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival, Shallowbag Shag 2016
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Duck, Hatteras
Saturday, May 28, 2016 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Kiteboarding Clinic with Evan Netsch and Summer Kickoff Yard Party
Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism
Corolla, Moyock
Sunday, May 29, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism, Memorial Day Beach Blast
Kitty Hawk Surf Co.
Duck, Rodanthe
Sunday, May 29, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Kitty Hawk Surf Co., TOMS Style Your Sole
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Duck, Hatteras
Sunday, May 29, 2016 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Kiteboarding Clinic with Evan Netsch and Summer Kickoff Yard Party
Midgett Realty
Avon, Hatteras, Rodanthe
Monday, May 30, 2016 -
8:00am to 1:00pm
Midgett Realty, Shore Break 5K and Tide Pool Fun Run
Outer Banks Craft Beer Week
Monday, May 30, 2016 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Outer Banks Craft Beer Week, 2016 Craft Beer Week
Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival
Manteo
Monday, May 30, 2016 -
11:30am to 9:00pm
Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival, Shallowbag Shag 2016
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, Tuesdays in Manteo
Outer Banks Craft Beer Week
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Outer Banks Craft Beer Week, 2016 Craft Beer Week
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Elizabethan Gardens, Yoga in the Gardens
Top Picks: Great Plates
Rusty's Surf and Turf
Buxton
Hawaiian style spicy shrimp scampi. Shell on, easy peel. Yes, it's spicy, just like on Oahu. More info - Rusty's Surf and Turf
Rusty's Surf and Turf, Kahuku Shrimp
Big Buck's Ice Cream
Corolla, Kitty Hawk, Manteo
Big Buck's Ice Cream, Ice Cream Cakes
Howard's Pub
Ocracoke
For those who truly love it all, those who want to try a little of everything, or those who just can't make up their minds. (3 oysters... More info - Howard's Pub
Howard's Pub, Raw Bar Combo
Stack'em High
Kitty Hawk
10 inch flour tortilla covered in cheese. Fresh, homemade salsa and sour cream served on the side. More info - Stack'em High
Stack'em High, Quesadilla
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill
Corolla
Two grilled flour tortillas stuffed with the fresh fish of the day, lettuce, cheddar cheese, homemade Remoulade & salsa served with... More info - Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill, Fish Tacos
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar
Duck
Fresh tossed romaine served with our homemade dressing, Croutons & grated parmesan cheese More info - Sunset Grille and Raw Bar
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar, Caesar Salad
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Mermaid’s Folly
Ocracoke
Outfit the whole family in Ocracoke sweatshirts! More info - Mermaid’s Folly
Mermaid’s Folly, Ocracoke Sweatshirts
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Manteo
Stop by Muzzie's to pick up your new favorite summer hat. More info - Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Summer Must Have Hats!
Alice’s Craft Gallery
Corolla
Hand warmer mugs are "a must have" to warm up on a cold day. They come in several glazes and in right handed and left handed... More info - Alice’s Craft Gallery
Alice’s Craft Gallery, Hand warmer mugs
TW’s Bait and Tackle
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
Kitchen-grade 18/8 stainless steel. Double-wall vacuum insulation for hot or cold beverages. Lid is easy to clean, shatterproof and crystal... More info - TW’s Bait and Tackle
TW’s Bait and Tackle, Yeti 30oz. Rambler
Wee Winks Market
Duck
Get ALL your OBX souvenirs right here! You will find something for everyone back home! More info - Wee Winks Market
Wee Winks Market, OBX Souvenirs
Island Spice & Wine
Avon
Pour. Listen. Enjoy. Add a touch of whimsy to your table with a Gurgle Pot. These pitchers produce a delightful gurgle as you pour your... More info - Island Spice & Wine
Island Spice & Wine, GURGLE POTS
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