Outer Banks, NC

Events, 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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When Christmas and Culture Combine -- Outer Banks Style

It’s no secret that the Outer Banks’s culture is present everywhere. You find it in attractions, activities, events, businesses and even just conversations with the people. Around this time of year you can see how our culture even influences the Christmas season. From seasonal oyster roasts to communities’ Christmas parades to historical sites’ featuring themed activities, our local culture is embedded within the entire holiday season. This week on the Outer Banks, you’ll... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Sunday, December 11, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Elizabethan Gardens, The Art of Centerpieces I
OBX Chorus
Nags Head
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
OBX Chorus, A Carolina Christmas
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 5:00pm to Monday, December 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Ladies' Night at The Elizabethan Gardens
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Local Color Painting Class
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 6:30pm
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, Bingo
Southern Shores
Thursday, December 15, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Steamers, Burger & BBQ Night with Live Music
Friday, December 16, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Whalehead, Candlelight Christmas Tour
Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, December 16, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge, Wilder Night in Peppercorns
Saturday, December 17, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Whalehead, Candlelight Christmas Tour
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 10:30pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, SOPOZ
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Sunday, December 11, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Elizabethan Gardens, The Art of Centerpieces I
OBX Bowling Center, Nags Head Outer Banks
Nags Head
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:00am
OBX Bowling Center, Nags Head Outer Banks, Early Birds Ladies League
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Elizabethan Gardens, The Art of Centerpieces (With Dinner)
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, FREE BREWERY TOUR
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Elizabethan Manners
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront
Fried Platters with Clam Strips, Fish of the Day, Flounder, Oysters, Shrimp, Scallops and Homemade Crabcakes. Served with the vegetable of... More info - Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront, Fried Platter - Create A Combo
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Served with seasonal sides and toppings. More info - Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Grilled Angus Beef Tenderloin or New York Strip
Big Buck's Ice Cream
Corolla, Kitty Hawk, Manteo
Big Buck's Ice Cream, Fresh Fruit Smoothies
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant
House rubbed, slow roasted, house made au jus. More info - Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant, Prime Rib
Jason's Restaurant
Vinegar based chopped NC BBQ, served with a small side of coleslaw & BBQ sauce. More info - Jason's Restaurant
Jason's Restaurant, RTO’s BBQ SANDWICH
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Emerald & Diamond Navette Ring
Burrus Market
Hatteras Village
Burrus Market, Specialty Ground Coffee
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Wind Art from Kitty Hawk Kites comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, applications, and structures that allow for amazing artistic... More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, Wind Art
Mermaid’s Folly
Outfit the whole family in Ocracoke sweatshirts! More info - Mermaid’s Folly
Mermaid’s Folly, Ocracoke Sweatshirts
SeaDragon Gallery
How many "peeps" are in your family? Fun bird plaques, each different and with a different number of birds, by local potter... More info - SeaDragon Gallery
SeaDragon Gallery, Bird Family Plaque
Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark
Girls and teens, we've got your goods. Come check out the IR kids section. More info - Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark
Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark, Girls / Teens Apparel
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