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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 the Outer Banks. 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 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 and 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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Art, Anglers and Fun in the Sun

As July comes to a close and August begins, the days are hot and the ocean is clear as can be – clearer than I ever remember it. It’s been an absolute diving paradise for the locals who dabble in spear fishing. You’ll see them bound for the sea with their Hawaiian slings and fins and return to shore with a big ring of fresh fish. And did I mention the shipwrecks? Of course we’re sitting on the Graveyard of the Atlantic, but this summer there have been more shipwrecks discovered, it seems, than ever before – a playground for fish and divers alike. Childhood stories of the Graveyard play back... Read More

Height of Summer Brings Watermelon Fest, Sailboat Regatta

I love the heat . . . I thrive in it. In fact, it’s one of the top reasons I chose to make the Outer Banks my home. But temps in the 90s for the past week are... Read More

Kites Fill the Sky at the Birthplace of Flight

Those of us who grow up on the Outer Banks develop an innate appreciation for flight. Some even go on to be aviation junkies, as I like to call certain members... Read More

Art Takes the Streets, Jefferson Starship Takes the Stage

One of my favorite things about the Outer Banks is the immense amount of art you’ll find here – pieces inspired by our coastline and beyond. My father told me... Read More

Skies Ablaze on the 4th of July

When it comes to summer celebrations, the 4th of July on the Outer Banks is like no other. Never been here for our nation's birthday before? You can expect the... Read More

Music Lovers and Foodies Delight

The ocean must know it’s the first (official) week of summer because the water has been a near tropical shade of blue for several days. Locals have been... Read More

Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

Live on the Patio: The DT's • Ocean Boulevard • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Acoustic Evening with Jug Tucker • Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Break Live on our Oceanview Deck! • Rundown Cafe' • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:00pm
Graham Outten • Pamlico Jack's • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:00pm
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
KEVIN WILDER • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Ezra • Donutz On A Stick • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Broughton & Friends • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 7:45pm to 10:45pm
ALAN ROSS KARAOKE • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Forum: Shaping our Economic Future -- Offshore Drilling in N.C. • LegaSea • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Duck NC & Southern Shores, Corolla, Hatteras, Ocracoke Island, Roanoke Island
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:30am
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 3:30pm to 9:00pm
OBX Sandbar 5K • OBX Events • Corolla, Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Hatteras, Ocracoke Island, Roanoke Island
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 7:30am
Kid's Fishing Tournament • Miss Oregon Inlet • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:30am

Top Picks: Great Plates

All You Can Eat Crablegs • Beachside Bistro • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
All You Can Eat Alaskan Snow Crab Legs, EVERYDAY starting at 5PM! More info - Beachside Bistro
Pan roasted, peppered pork tenderloin. Sweet & Spicy honey chipotle drizzle and ginger poached pear. Served with gouda grits &... More info - Rusty's Surf and Turf
(local catch of the day) prepared fried or grilled with a coleslaw side More info - Jolly Roger Pub & Marina
Little Neck Clams (gf) • The Paper Canoe • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Smokey Bacon and Tomato Broth More info - The Paper Canoe
Deluxe • Pizzazz Pizza • Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Corolla
Pepperoni, sausage,ham, green peppers,mushrooms, onions, black olives, Jalapenos, red sauce & mozzarella. More info - Pizzazz Pizza

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

All Washed Up Jewelry • Foxy Flamingo Boutique • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
We have ALL NEW handmade, local jewelry from the ladies of All Washed Up Jewelry! We get new pieces in every couple of days so make sure... $48.00 More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Chefs of the Coast features restaurants and recipes from the North Carolina coast- includes the interesting back stories of some of the... $19.95 More info - Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books
on hand knotted silk. By Tara Grey Designs $170.00 More info - Down Creek Gallery
The OBX Camo short sleeve shirt has arrived! This camo edition of the classic OBX shirt is a must have for vacationers and locals who love... $19.99 More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
We are again this year carrying individually unique, handcrafted glass pendants by Tennessee artist Jason Hills. Besides sea turtles, we... More info - Alice’s Craft Gallery
Distinctive artisan jewelry by Michael Michaud. More info - Nest Magazine Articles

Take Your Vacation Home

Nags Head Hammocks has been weaving beautifully colored, durable and high-quality hammocks, swings and chairs since 1974. They realized, more than 40 years ago... Read Article

Prepare for the Unexpected: Kitty Hawk Kites Adventures

The word “adventure” holds different meanings for different people. Individuals that we are, what constitutes an exciting activity can range from the sight of... Read Article

A Tale of Two Restaurants

Salt Water Grille: Catch a Local's Favorite  With an atmosphere reminiscent of the old flat top beach cottages and some serious, Southern coastal cuisine, Salt... Read Article