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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See the Real Outer Banks at Local Festival and Events

The Outer Banks plays host to thriving community and cultural scenes. From artists to anglers to athletes, people of all backgrounds and passions bring mutual support and enthusiasm to the table. Activities and programs coming up celebrate all different facets of the community, and this week offers ample opportunity to be a part of them. Read on to learn about the highlights. Photo: Outer Banks Seafood Festival Facebook Outer Banks Seafood Festival Ever since settlers... Read More

The OBX is Looking Ahead with Art, Gardens an...

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Pumpkins, Jazz and Oysters Usher October to t...

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Fall-ing in Love with Seasonal Festivities

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A Festive Time for Pride, Surf and Seafood

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Brews, Crews, Races and Friendly Faces on th...

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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First Flight High School
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm
First Flight High School, Tenth Avenue North, Brandon Heath & Jon McLaughlin
OBX Bowling Center, Nags Head Outer Banks
Nags Head
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
OBX Bowling Center, Nags Head Outer Banks, Late Night Rock N' Bowl
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:30 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Trivia Night
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 9:00 pm to Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:00 am
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Karaoke
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Ladies Night
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Bad Movie Pint Nite Series
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Jeremy Russell
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, Fall Restaurant Week 2017
Beachside Bistro
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Beachside Bistro, Fall Restaurant Week at Beachside Bistro
Theatre of Dare
Manteo
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Theatre of Dare, The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Tomato Patch Pizzeria and Bar in Corolla NC
Corolla
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:00 am
Tomato Patch Pizzeria and Bar in Corolla NC, Kids Make Your Own Pizza
OBX History Weekend
Manteo
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
OBX History Weekend, OBX History Weekend
Ocracoke Village
Ocracoke
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:00 am
Ocracoke Village, Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:00 am
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Annual Wooden Boat Show
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, Fall Restaurant Week 2017
OBX History Weekend
Manteo
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
OBX History Weekend, OBX History Weekend
Ocracoke Village
Ocracoke
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00 am
Ocracoke Village, Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00 am
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Annual Wooden Boat Show
Island Farm
Manteo
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Island Farm, Pumpkin Patch - Saturdays in October
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, Fall Restaurant Week 2017
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Shaddai Peruvian Restaurant
Manteo
Shaddai Peruvian Restaurant, Chicken Nachos
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Ocracoke
Homemade fudge in a variety of flavors such as chocolate coconut, praline, snickers, peanut butter, butter pecan and more! More info - Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth, Fresh Fudge
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant
Duck
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant, Local Oysters
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Seared white shrimp over coarse stone ground grits, red-eye gravy and sweet potato chips. Extremely addictive More info - Outer Banks Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Shrimp'n Grits
Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC
Corolla
Smoked brisket, avocado salsa, pickled onions, cilantro, lime, corn tortillas. Served with black beans and rice. More info - Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC
Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC, Tacos de Asada
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Avon
This delight contains the 3 major dessert food groups: milk chocolate, Swiss chocolate, and dark chocolate. With so much chocolate goodness... More info - Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC, World's Ugliest Chocolate Cake
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Sandcastles
Avon
Re-purposed spoon handles! Take home something unusual and special - something unusually special. More info - Sandcastles
Sandcastles, Spoon Rings
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Duck
Mix this naturally flavored sugar with walnuts or pecans, and sprinkle it on ice cream or baked goods. It's also delicious on popcorn... More info - The Spice & Tea Exchange
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Salted Caramel Sugar
Pit Surf Shop
Kill Devil Hills
Get your fix of Local As It Gets from The Pit Surf Shop! More info - Pit Surf Shop
Pit Surf Shop, Local As It Gets Gear
Candy & Corks
Duck
We have all the nostalgic favorites and seaside classics like saltwater taffy, licorice, malt balls and more! More info - Candy & Corks
Candy & Corks, Salt Water Taffy
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
The world's first self-righting toy surfboard - Powered by Waves (NO batteries — Just Surf!™). Recommended Age: 6+ More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, Surfer Dudes Water Toy
Wee Winks Market
Duck
Large selection of Thumann's deli meats to choose from! More info - Wee Winks Market
Wee Winks Market, Thumann's Deli Meats
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