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.

If you want to be a member of the Outer Banks, you need to use OuterBanksThisWeek.com. Don’t miss a thing that’s happening while you’re here!

Watch Out Indiana Jones – We're the History Hunters this Week

What do you think of when you hear “Outer Banks” and “history” together in a sentence? I guarantee the Lost Colony comes to mind. I’m sure lighthouses do, too, and maybe pirates, but what do you think of beyond those? These aspects have been romanticized and receive the bulk of attention when it comes to the Outer Banks’ past. But believe it or not, there’s more to the Outer Banks’ history than just the Lost Colony. Yep, do a little digging and you’ll find an abundance of... Read More

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Diving into the Atlantic

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Art Shows, Watermelon and Races Return to the...

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Expanding Your Skills on the Outer Banks

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Steven Hauser
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Monday, August 29, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Trivia Night Fundraiser
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, Harry Harrison
Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mike Dianna's Grill Room, Broughton Aycock
Good Winds Restaurant
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Good Winds Restaurant, Leslie Buck
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Sean Olds
Dajio Restaurant
Thursday, September 1, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Dajio Restaurant, Raygun Ruby
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 10:00pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, An Evening with Matisyahu
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Friday, September 2, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, First Friday
OBX Marina
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
OBX Marina, The Other Brothers
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Monday, August 29, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Brew & Arts
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Nags Head
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Jockey's Ridge State Park, NC State Parks 100th Anniversary & Carolista Baum’s Birthday Celebration
Duck Town Park
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 7:30am
Duck Town Park, Dynamic Flow Fitness on the Green
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:30pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Civil War on Hatteras Island
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Kitty Hawk Kites, BIC SUP One Design Series
Friday, September 2, 2016 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Whalehead, Currituck Cornhole Tournament
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Friday, September 2, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, First Friday
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Saturday, September 3, 2016 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, Farmer's Market
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Saturday, September 3, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Technique and Tips for Plant Propagation at Home
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Sunday, September 4, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Cotton Gin, Sundays in the Country
Top Picks: Great Plates
Avenue Waterfront Grille
Your choice of 7-oz. natural Angus or housemade veggie burger with your choice of toppings. All burgers available GF. More info - Avenue Waterfront Grille
Avenue Waterfront Grille, Grille Burger
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Pepperoni, sausage, hot cherry peppers and GHOST PEPPER CHEESE. More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks, Angry Italian
Pizzazz Pizza
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, sausage, ham, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives and jalapenos. More info - Pizzazz Pizza
Pizzazz Pizza, Deluxe
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Our signature Crab Cakes served with a roasted red pepper sauce. All Entrees served with two sides of choice. Except Pasta of the Day... More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Homemade Award Winning Crab Cakes
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Burrus Market
Hatteras Village
Burrus Market, Specialty Ground Coffee
Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office
Bluegrass Island and other musical, collectible ornaments! More info - Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office
Bluegrass Island Store & Box Office, Music Ornaments
Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith
Ring Fire Opal: Pink, Green, Yellow, White 14k gold. From The Visionary Collection: Expertly Crafted From Noble Metals And Unique... More info - Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith
Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith, One-Of-A-Kind Rings
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Whether you want to strum away the day or jam into the night, Ride the Wind has a full range of Kala Ukuleles. From the value packed Shark... More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Kala Ukuleles
Spry Creek Home Accents
After one look, you'll be able to recognize the difference of on u jewelry. Wrap one of Donna Silvestri's designs around your... More info - Spry Creek Home Accents
Spry Creek Home Accents, on u jewelry
Birthday Suits
Corolla, Kill Devil Hills
Color blocked monokini with soft cup More info - Birthday Suits
Birthday Suits, Cool Cutouts!
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