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!

Fall-ing in Love With Bluegrass

It’s here! Fall is finally here – the season of pumpkin patches and apple picking, golden cornfields and hayrides, pumpkin spice galore and bluegrass. Huh, bluegrass? But of course. These cooler mountain-like temperatures demand the accompaniment of finger pickin’ mountain music, which is exactly what you’ll find on the Outer Banks this week. The annual Bluegrass Island Festival returns to Roanoke Island, bringing a wave of activity with it. People come from all around for... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Shag Dancing
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 6:00pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, The Wilders
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, Bingo
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Natalie Wolfe
Avenue Waterfront Grille
Friday, September 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Avenue Waterfront Grille, Music on the Patio
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
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, 1st Annual Oktoberfest
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, Tuesdays in Manteo
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Salty Dawgs Lecture Series: The Enigma Machine
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
Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
Kill Devil Hills
North Carolina pulled pork BBQ with cole slaw, fries and a pickle More info - Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge, Carolina Pork BBQ
Southern Shores
The original and the best! Steamers sources only the highest quality shellfish for our Steamer Pots To Go®. Call to place your order and... More info - Steamers
Steamers, To-Go Steamer Pots
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront
Start your day with a filling, old-fashioned breakfast! Omelettes, Hotcakes, Sausage Gravy, Biscuits, Homefried Hash Browns, Grits &... More info - Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront, Best Breakfast in Hatteras
The Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café
The Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café, Hungry Pirate Pizza
Dajio Restaurant
Spanish chorizo, shrimp, sea scallops, oysters, littleneck clams, shrimp broth, saffron rice. More info - Dajio Restaurant
Dajio Restaurant, Low Country Purloo
La Dolce Vita
Our famous homemade recipe filled with Italian sausage, meatballs and a blend of ricotta and mozzarella cheese. More info - La Dolce Vita
La Dolce Vita, Lasagna
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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