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
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, Bingo
Ocracoke Alive
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
Ocracoke Alive, Ocrafolk Opry
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Natalie Wolfe
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:45pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, BJ Griffin
Avenue Waterfront Grille
Friday, September 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Avenue Waterfront Grille, Music on the Patio
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:30pm to Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 1:45am
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, JB & the Get Down Browns
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:00pm
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Late Night Friday Music Series
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Karaoke with Billy
Sea Ranch Resort
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, October 2, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Sea Ranch Resort, Live Music: Jeremy Russell
Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery, Trivia Night
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
OBX Events
Friday, September 30, 2016 -
9:30am to 4:30pm
OBX Events, Santa By the Sea Arts & Craft Show
OBX Events
Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
9:30am to 4:30pm
OBX Events, Santa By the Sea Arts & Craft Show
Nags Head Elementary School
Nags Head
Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
9:30am to 3:00pm
Nags Head Elementary School, Great Pumpkin Fair & Fun Run
Island Farm
Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Island Farm, Pumpkin Patch - Saturdays in October
Top Picks: Great Plates
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Hickory smoked and slow cooked pork spare ribs, smothered in Sooey's BBQ sauce. More info - Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack, Half Rack Of Ribs
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant, Fried Oysters
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Local Shrimp sautéed with NC Smoked Sausage, tomatoes, white wine & garlic butter over stone ground local grits. More info - Coastal Provisions
Coastal Provisions, Shrimp & Grits
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Served with your choice of two sides. More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks, Beef Brisket Platter
Giant Slice Pizza
Show me the meat! Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, bacon, meatballs and ham. More info - Giant Slice Pizza
Giant Slice Pizza, Meatman Pizza
Jason's Restaurant
Lightly seasoned and cooked to your liking. All dinners are served with garlic bread and your choice of 2: coleslaw, French fries,... More info - Jason's Restaurant
Jason's Restaurant, N.Y. STRIP STEAK (10 oz.)
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Nags Head
We'll be living in this sweater from now on. The Jesse Turtleneck Sweater is a must-have this season! This piece features long sleeves... More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Foxy Flamingo Boutique, Jesse Turtleneck Sweater
Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office
Choose from Pickin' on the Porch T-shirts & Bluegrass Island Festival T-shirts! More info - Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office
Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office, Bluegrass Island T's
Lady Victorian
Simplistic, breezy pieces are perfect for the hot summer season! More info - Lady Victorian
Lady Victorian, Breezy, Beautiful Style
Seaside Farm Market Corolla
Fresh baked pies, cobblers & more… Seaside Farm Market is the place for delicious pies, scones, cookies, a variety of breads and other... More info - Seaside Farm Market Corolla
Seaside Farm Market Corolla, Fresh Baked Goods
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Every fall Ride the Wind sells off a big chunk of our rental equipment. We've got kayaks, SUPs, and surfboards. Most everything has... More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Used Rental Items
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