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!

Kites Light Up the Sky for Start of Holiday Season

While the Thanksgiving turkey fills the house with savory aromas, I look to the week ahead and see the start of the Christmas season. The décor will change in a matter of days, and good cheer will be the feeling for the next month or more. And I, as a lover of all things Christmas, could not be more excited for the tree decorating, cookie baking and the long list of great holiday events happening on the beach this season. Because on the Outer Banks, we don’t do the holidays like everybody else. Here our lights are in the sky, and you guessed it – they’re on kites! Hangin’ With Santa and Kites... Read More

At An Outer Banks Thanksgiving, Turkey is Just the Beginning

Can you all believe the end of November is in sight? I can’t. But I am already day dreaming about the savory flavors and aromas that will fill the house on... Read More

Outer Banks Celebrates Veterans with Writing Project

What a week on the Outer Banks! The Americana Beer Festival kicked off Veterans Week last Saturday with delicious libations from the best veteran-owned... Read More

Outer Banks Marathon, Beer Fest Frame the Week

You can feel the energy in the air as we approach marathon weekend on the Outer Banks. It’s something about seeing what seems like our entire local population... Read More

Have a Bite! It's Fall Restaurant Week

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. On the Outer Banks, we love to celebrate food. Lucky for us there’s a whole week dedicated to the foodies every... Read More

Local Haunts, Tricks and Treats Return to the Outer Banks

Take a deep breath because that crisp fall air is here. After a dive into the 50s last week, we are back into what I consider ideal fall weather with almost... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
The Wilder Brothers • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 6:30pm
Karaoke With Hambone • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:00pm
2nd Annual Holiday Chefs Challenge • Beach Food Pantry • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Champagne Showdown • Outer Banks Hotline • Outer Banks , Roanoke Island
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Live Music • Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
Holiday Bazaar • Outer Banks Hotline • Outer Banks , Roanoke Island
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Pictures With Santa • Outer Banks Hotline • Outer Banks , Roanoke Island
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Holiday Bazaar • Outer Banks Hotline • Outer Banks , Roanoke Island
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 5:30pm
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00am
Holiday Bazaar • Outer Banks Hotline • Outer Banks , Roanoke Island
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Top Picks: Great Plates
Surf'n Pig BBQ, Cuban Sandwich
Triple pork, Swiss, pickles and pig mustard, grilled to perfection. More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina, Shrimp Skewers
six butterflied shrimp stuffed with creamy jalapeno goodness, wrapped in bacon and served with homemade mango salsa More info - Jolly Roger Pub & Marina
Duck Donuts, Donuts & Coffee Combo
Donuts & Coffee Combo • Duck Donuts • Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Corolla
2 donuts and a cup of coffe! More info - Duck Donuts
Crafty Cow, Fried Green Beans
with Chipotle Ranch Dipping Sauce More info - Crafty Cow
Duck Pizza Company, STARTERS & SNACKS
Starters & Snacks • Duck Pizza Company • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Start your dinner off with Chicken Wings, Chicken Tenders, Garlic Cheese Sticks, Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, or French Fries! More info - Duck Pizza Company
Full Moon Cafe and Brewery, Low Country Shrimp and Grits
A regional favorite. Shrimp sautéed with bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, black beans and Andouille sausage. Finished with cream and creole... More info - Full Moon Cafe and Brewery
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Fabulous Vintage Bangles
Selection shown are: 14kt. White Gold with opals & 16 Diamonds - 14kt. White Gold with 1.55c. Baguette & Round Diamonds -... $0.00 More info - Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Foxy Flamingo Boutique, Lily and Laura Bracelets: Fall Edition
Lily And Laura Bracelets: Fall Edition • Foxy Flamingo Boutique • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Create your festive fall stack at Foxy Flamingo! $12.00 More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Ocean Treasures, Guy Harvey Art and Sportswear
Short and Long Sleeve Ts for men, women and children. As well as Bags, Sandals, Belts, Towels and more! More info - Ocean Treasures
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Used Rental Items
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
Spry Creek, Dish Towels woven in North Carolina
Woven and made in NC! These are new and are no nonsense good. Great for yourself and for gifts. $10.00 More info - Spry Creek
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

Designing the Outer Banks

As the heat fades and visitors to the Outer Banks become fewer, homeowners are looking to freshen up their rental properties in fall. Those working on personal... Read Article

Sea Ranch – Your Year Round Resort

The Sea Ranch Resort offers all that a visitor needs to ensure a wonderful stay on the Outer Banks, no matter whether it’s a long-awaited family vacation, a... Read Article

Food That Makes You Go...Om

There’s an undeniable wow factor to stepping inside BuddhaLicious, one of Corolla’s newest restaurants. Decorated tastefully with a variety of Asian art, the... Read Article