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
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Family Night - Kids Get in Free!
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Ladie's Night
Beach Food Pantry
Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Beach Food Pantry, Summer Lu'au
Gaffer's Sports Pub
Ocracoke
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 9:00pm to Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:00am
Gaffer's Sports Pub, Bloodkin
Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Corolla
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mike Dianna's Grill Room, Aquarium
New York Pizza Pub
Nags Head
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 9:00pm
New York Pizza Pub, Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show
Studio 12
Avon
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Studio 12, Evening of Art
Red Sky Café
Duck
Thursday, July 28, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Red Sky Café, Hello Robot
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
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Duck Town Park
Duck
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 7:30am
Duck Town Park, Dynamic Flow Fitness on the Green
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Ocracoke Alive, Dockside Talk: Pirate Tales & Fiddling
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Aesop’s Fables Children’s Show
Ocracoke Preservation Society
Ocracoke
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
Ocracoke Preservation Society, Kid's Create-a-Craft
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 8:00am
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Annual One-Design Regatta
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Aesop’s Fables Children’s Show
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
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
TW’s Bait and Tackle
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
New 2016 Pelagic Gear. Great selection of tshirts, boardshorts, sweatshirts, hats and visors. Prices starting at $22.00. More info - TW’s Bait and Tackle
TW’s Bait and Tackle, Pelagic Gear
Blue Pelican Gallery
Hatteras
Sandrop collection: Cape Hatteras beach sand set in sterling silver and an exclusive Dune Jewelry (TM) jewelry resin process. More info - Blue Pelican Gallery
Blue Pelican Gallery, Cape Hatteras Beach Sand Silver Jewelry
Wee Winks Market
Duck
Come in and check out the largest wine selection in the Town of Duck! More info - Wee Winks Market
Wee Winks Market, Largest Wine Selection in Duck
Alice’s Craft Gallery
Corolla
For girls of all ages, these handmade headbands are only $20. More info - Alice’s Craft Gallery
Alice’s Craft Gallery, Some Bling!
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Ocracoke
Nothing beats homemade strawberry jam! Complete your summer with some of our very special homemade strawberry jam and maybe some baked... More info - Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth, Homemade Strawberry Jam
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