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.

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 7:30pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Bryan Mayer
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Friday, July 29, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Dajio Restaurant, Adam LaVigne
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Bryan Mayer
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Friday, July 29, 2016 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Alex Christie
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Corolla
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 9:30pm
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill, Breakdown with DJ Face
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:00pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Dance Party with DJ Ninja
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
7:45pm to 10:45pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Damn Jankes
Howard's Pub
Ocracoke
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
Howard's Pub, River City Roustabouts
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 11:00pm
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, Family Tree
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 7:00pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Martin & Friends
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Studio 12
Avon
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:00am
Studio 12, Sea Glass Jewelry
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:30am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Aesop’s Fables Children’s Show
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, Farmer's Market
Blue Pelican Gallery
Hatteras
Monday, August 1, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Blue Pelican Gallery, Knitting Circle
Duck Town Park
Duck
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 7:30am
Duck Town Park, Dynamic Flow Fitness on the Green
Outer Banks Woman's Club
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Outer Banks Woman's Club, 43rd Annual Senior Citizen Arts & Craft Fair
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Ocracoke Alive, Dockside Talk: Pirate Tales & Fiddling
Ocracoke Preservation Society
Ocracoke
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:00pm
Ocracoke Preservation Society, Kid's Create-a-Craft
Outer Banks Woman's Club
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, August 4, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Outer Banks Woman's Club, 43rd Annual Senior Citizen Arts & Craft Fair
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Thursday, August 4, 2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Outer Banks Watermelon Festival
Top Picks: Great Plates
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
We provide a wide offering of traditional Southern fare. Pair it up with some collards, coleslaw, mashed potatoes or any of our other wide... More info - Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack, Best ribs & Carolina BBQ on OBX!
Slice Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Grande shredded mozzarella cheese, fresh garlic, diced plum tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil, fresh whole milk mozzarella and Parmesan... More info - Slice Pizzeria
Slice Pizzeria, Margherita Pizza
Red Sky Café
Duck
Bacon/sweet peppers/avocado & herb salsa More info - Red Sky Café
Red Sky Café, Scallops Casino
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Avon
Triple pork, Swiss, pickles and pig mustard, grilled to perfection. More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks, Cuban Sandwich
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Spanish chorizo, shrimp, sea scallops, oysters, littleneck clams, shrimp broth, saffron rice. More info - Dajio Restaurant
Dajio Restaurant, Low Country Purloo
Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery
Manteo
A regional favorite. Shrimp sautéed with bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, black beans and Andouille sausage. Finished with cream and creole... More info - Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery
Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery, Low Country Shrimp and Grits
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ocracoke
Designed by Jane Chestnut More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Silver Mermaid Pendant
Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office
Manteo
Stock up on Buffalo City memorabilia after visiting our moonshine exhibit! More info - Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office
Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office, Buffalo City Memorabilia
Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Nags Head
We are in love with AWU's NEW Stackable Cuff bracelets! These brass and aluminum cuffs are perfect for any beach loving mermaid! More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Foxy Flamingo Boutique, All Washed Up Jewelry Stackable Cuffs
SeaDragon Gallery
Duck
How many "peeps" are in your family? Fun bird plaques, each different and with a different number of birds, by local potter... More info - SeaDragon Gallery
SeaDragon Gallery, Bird Family Plaque
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
THE ULTIMATE UMBRELLA AND BEACH CHAIRS FOR THE BEACH OR POOL SIDE! Don't pack them, just rent it! OAR has quality equipment at great... More info - Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Ocean Atlantic Rentals, RELAX ON THE BEACH!
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