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This site, Outer Banks This Week, 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 this place. Need 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 Outer Banks events, 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. We bet you plan on enjoying Outer Banks Restaurants while you’re here. 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 Outer Banks coupons you can download from this site that will make it cheaper to dine, shop and enjoy the great outdoors. Speaking of the great outdoors, Outer Banks 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, 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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Memorial Day Brings Mix of Beach Music, Dance and 5Ks

Although the Outer Banks summer doesn’t really kick into high gear until mid-June when the majority of East Coast schools let out, Memorial Day Weekend has become the unofficially official marker of the beginning of The Season. With each passing day the weather and water slowly warms, and beginning this weekend a schedule of daily beach- and tourist-related activities and events is initiated that will run essentially uninterrupted until mid-September. Our businesses, restaurants, accommodations and attractions are fully ramped up and awaiting a summer full of visitors, and already the... Read More

Clouds To Dirt: This Week On The Outer Banks

The Outer Banks has been a hotbed of aerial pursuits since the Wright Brothers began visiting in the early days of the 20th century. Although the Wrights were... Read More

LegaSea Rising, Kidsfest and Mom Has Her Day

LegaSea is an Outer Banks-based community organization formed in 1988 to enable the community to fully understand the impacts of Mobil Oil’s plan to drill 40... Read More

Storytelling Festival Brings Tall Tales, Music and Fun to Hatteras

Everyone likes a good story, and the history of the Outer Banks began with what was to become one of the greatest stories ever, the mystery of the Lost Colony... Read More

Manly Men, Comedy and Motorcycles Frame the Week

SkygazingOne of the many benefits of living on the Outer Banks is the nearly wide open 360 degree horizon view that can be achieved from any relatively modest... Read More

Write, Share And Sing — A Songwriting Workshop Comes To Manteo

The Dare County Arts Council’s “Song to Stage” Songwriting Workshop weekend kicks off Friday night at 8 p.m. at Sugar Creek Restaurant in Nags Head with a... Read More

Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

WILD WEDNESDAYS • Jimmy's Seafood Buffet • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
OBX Ladies Night • The Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30pm
Phil Watson • Beachside Bistro • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Raygun Ruby • Dajio • Ocracoke Island
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
Birddog • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Live Music at our Back Bar • Blue Point • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
KEVIN WILDER • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Other Brothers • Basnight’s Lone Cedar • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:00pm
DJ Ninja Dance Party • The Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00am
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 2:30pm
Surf Fishing Workshop • Jennette's Pier • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 8:00am
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday Brunch at Blue Point • Blue Point • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 11:30am to 2:30pm

Top Picks: Great Plates

Blackened Swordfish • Miller's Waterfront Restaurant • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Served over a gouda grit cake with lemon pesto and shaved parmesan More info - Miller's Waterfront Restaurant
(local catch of the day) prepared fried or grilled with a coleslaw side More info - Jolly Roger Pub & Marina
Hummus Veggie • Tropical Smoothie Cafe • Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Hummus, Pepper Jack, Southwestern Rice with Corn, Black Beans & Asparagus, Onions, Romaine & Salsa in a Toasted Garlic Herb Tortilla More info - Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Several to choose from or create your own. More info - Turner's High Moon Bar
with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce More info - Crafty Cow
Duck Entree • Ocean Boulevard • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Roast Duck Breast with Chicken & Pork Terrine, Tilston Blue Cheese + Dried Cherries More info - Ocean Boulevard
with Asian Slaw and Wasabi Soy Cream More info - 1587 Restaurant

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

Come in and check out the largest wine selection in the Town of Duck! More info - Wee Winks Market
A truly unique cutting board! More info - SeaWorthy Gallery
For girls of all ages, these handmade headbands are only $20. $20.00 More info - Alice’s Craft Gallery
From the Ozark Mountains, The Scheumack Broom Company grows and harvests its Southern kiln dried hardwoods into beautiful handmade brooms.... More info - The Museum Store at Roanoke Island Festival Park

OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

Best Family Traditions in Currituck County

There’s no anticipation quite like that of a 7-year-old kid, crouched on a dock on Currituck Sound, watching her several crab lines for the tiniest flicker of... Read Article

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, A Real Fish Story

Most anglers and vacationers here today can’t recall the Outer Banks without the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. Sure, there are the old-timers who’ve been... Read Article

On the Shores of Nags Head

When a colony of men and women attempted to established the first permanent English settlement on the Outer Banks in 1587, things were a bit different here.... Read Article