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!

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Manteo
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Trivia
La Fogata Mexican Restaurant Kitty Hawk
Avon, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
9:00am to 9:00pm
La Fogata Mexican Restaurant Kitty Hawk, Cinco de Mayo
Steamers Shellfish To Go
Southern Shores
Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Steamers Shellfish To Go, Complimentary Sampling
Agave Roja - Modern Mexican Fare
Corolla
Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Agave Roja - Modern Mexican Fare, 5 De Mayo Pig Roasting Celebration - Dinner
Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery
Manteo
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:30pm
Full Moon Cafe and Lost Colony Brewery, Trivia Night
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
Friday, May 6, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, First Friday
Hatteras Village
Hatteras
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 5:30pm to Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 11:00pm
Hatteras Village, 4th Annual Hatteras Storytelling Festival
Avenue Waterfront Grille
Manteo
Friday, May 6, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Avenue Waterfront Grille, Other Brothers
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Ray Johnson Band
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
11:00am to 10:30pm
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Relay for Life
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Agave Roja - Modern Mexican Fare
Corolla
Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Agave Roja - Modern Mexican Fare, 5 De Mayo Pig Roasting Celebration - Lunch
Studio 12
Avon
Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Studio 12, Mermaid Rings
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
Friday, May 6, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, First Friday
Hatteras Village
Hatteras
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 5:30pm to Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 11:00pm
Hatteras Village, 4th Annual Hatteras Storytelling Festival
OBX Events
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 8:30am
OBX Events, Annual Yuengling Nags Head Woods 5K
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Couture by the Shore
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
11:00am to 10:00pm
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Relay for Life
OBX Events
Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
OBX Events, Pirate Putt Putt for Polio
Red Sky Café
Duck
Sunday, May 8, 2016 -
9:30am to 3:00pm
Red Sky Café, Mother's Day Brunch Buffet
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Sunday, May 8, 2016 -
10:30am to 3:00pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Mother's Day Buffet at Lone Cedar
Top Picks: Great Plates
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Avon
Triple layer of the "Original Pizza Topping." More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks, Pepperoni Pepperoni
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Served with wasabi and radish salad and soy-citrus dipping sauce. Caught by Brynner Parks. More info - Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Fresh Rare Seared Yellowfin Tuna
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar
Duck
Juicy 6 oz. Prime Rib, two eggs any style, house potatoes, buttered choice of toast. More info - Sunset Grille and Raw Bar
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar, Steak & Eggs
La Dolce Vita
Corolla
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
Howard's Pub
Ocracoke
The REAL North Carolina original - Howard's half pound of lean beef stacked with our chili, coleslaw, onion, and American cheese. More info - Howard's Pub
Howard's Pub, Carolina Classic Burger
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
TW’s Bait and Tackle
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
New 2016 Pelagic Gear. Great selection of tshirts, boardshorts, sweatshirts, hats and visors. Prices starting at $22.00. More info - TW’s Bait and Tackle
TW’s Bait and Tackle, Pelagic Gear
Mermaid’s Folly
Ocracoke
Don't forget your Mermaid's Folly t-shirt! More info - Mermaid’s Folly
Mermaid’s Folly, Mermaid's Folly T-Shirts
SeaDragon Gallery
Duck
Owner Eve Turek's color photograph of bald cypress trees in fog at nearby Lake Mattamuskeet won a gold medal for the USA in the World... More info - SeaDragon Gallery
SeaDragon Gallery, World Photographic Cup Gold Medal Photograph
Nest
Manteo
Introduce this edgy cuff by designer Mikal Winn in to your bracelet stack! More info - Nest
Nest, Trendy Cuff by Mikal Winn Designs
Burrus Market
Hatteras Village
Burrus Market, Mild Red Pepper Jelly
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