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 hot spots 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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What to Do When the Red Flags are Flying

You planned ahead, spent your hard-earned money on a vacation rental, packed up all your stuff and drove hours to the Outer Banks. The kids are in their swimsuits excitedly running out to the beach. BAM! The red flags are flying. No ocean swimming?! We get it. The disappointment is real. No one likes to see those red No Swimming flags flapping in the wind. The red flags, however, save lives. Ocean rescue personnel fly the flags at beach accesses when conditions are unsafe... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Wine Dinners
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks, Eight-Ball Pool Tournament
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Brew & Arts
Island Farm
Manteo
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Island Farm, The 1918 Spanish Flu on the Outer Banks: What Was it Like?
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Absolutely Outer Banks, Paint Night
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks, Kahoots & Booze Trivia Night
Dare County Arts Council
Manteo
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, Surfalorus Film Festival | A-Frames and Tube Drains | Drive-In Screening
The Island Shop Boutique
Manteo
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Island Shop Boutique, Seaglass Jewelry by Joy
Sanctuary Vineyards
Jarvisburg
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 11:00 am
Sanctuary Vineyards, Harvest Hayrides & Grape Picking
Sanctuary Vineyards
Jarvisburg
Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 11:00 am
Sanctuary Vineyards, Harvest Hayrides & Grape Picking
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Want to see every Outer Banks daytime possibility? Click here.

Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 8:00 am
Kitty Hawk Kites, Hang Gliding Spectacular
The Island Shop Boutique
Manteo
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Island Shop Boutique, Seaglass Jewelry by Joy
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Wine, Beer & Culinary Festival
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 8:00 am
Kitty Hawk Kites, Hang Gliding Spectacular
Top Picks: Great Plates

For a look at every Outer Banks restaurant great plate, Click here.

Khan's Mongolian Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Khan's Mongolian Grill, Gyoza (Pork Dumpling)
The Cookshak Fried Chicken
Duck, Nags Head
Eight pieces of chicken - two wings, two legs, two thighs and two breasts. More info - The Cookshak Fried Chicken
The Cookshak Fried Chicken, Whole Bird
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Our pan roasted pork chop, with an apple chutney More info - The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, French-Cut Pork Chop
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Pepperoni, sausage, beef, ham, mushroom, green pepper, black olive, tomato and onion. More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Dare Devil
The Landing Grill
Wanchese
The Landing Grill, Carolina Cuban
Oh My Dog
Corolla
Egg and cheese on your choice of biscuit, Texas toast, or wheatberry. More info - Oh My Dog
Oh My Dog, Breakfast Sandwich
Philly Steak Subs
Corolla
Served with our Housemade Spicy Mayo More info - Philly Steak Subs
Philly Steak Subs, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Bacon Cheeseburger
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

To shop all Outer Banks must haves, click here.

Bloom Boutique
Manteo
Bloom Boutique, Kerisma
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Corolla
Check out our bar signs selection, it's fun! More info - Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts, Bar Signs
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Fill your home with images inspired by coastal living. More info - Absolutely Outer Banks
Absolutely Outer Banks, Outer Banks-Inspired Shell Art
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Outer Banks Boarding Company, Intimates + Loungewear
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage
Kill Devil Hills
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage, Sauces, Jams & Jellies American Classic Garage & Gift Garden
Buxton Village Books
Buxton
Surf, Kite, Fish, Sail! Whatever your choice of adventure, we have the book for you. More info - Buxton Village Books
Buxton Village Books, Books to Fuel Your Adventure
Jewelry By Gail
Nags Head
Teal Spinel is also known as Peacock blue! Sporting dazzling color just like the beautiful bird, this rare and stunning stone will please... More info - Jewelry By Gail
Jewelry By Gail, "Peacock" Spinel Ring
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Jarvisburg, Nags Head
In the words of Corkcicle: "We make things that cool. We make cool things." More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, Corkcicle Drinkware
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Outer Banks Boarding Company, OBBC Tono Ono Dad Hat
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