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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Coping with COVID on the OBX

The pandemic has been ongoing for seven months now, and it’s starting to wear some of us down. Current numbers in Dare County and North Carolina show that the virus is not letting up, and caution is still very much needed to stop the spread (wear those masks!). The pandemic has brought many changes to people’s lives, including altered routines, financial pressure and social isolation. Many people are experiencing stress, anxiety, fear, sadness and loneliness, not to mention... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Hatteras Island Events
Hatteras
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Hatteras Island Events, Ocean Air Windfest
OBX Events
East Lake
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
OBX Events, Wicked Woods
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, NFL Under the Stars
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Elizabethan Gardens, VIP Butterfly Release
OBX Events
Nags Head
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
OBX Events, Children's Fest 2020
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, NFL Under the Stars
OBX Events
Nags Head
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
OBX Events, Children's Fest 2020
OBX Events
East Lake
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
OBX Events, Wicked Woods
OBX Events
Nags Head
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
OBX Events, Children's Fest 2020
OBX Marina
Wanchese
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
OBX Marina, Ty Fleming
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 9:00 am
Map with leaves, journal, camera, and compass on top.
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Plaza Azteca
Kill Devil Hills
A traditional feast! A hot volcanic stone bowl with a skillet filled with a juicy rib-eye steak, chicken breast, grilled shrimp, poblano... More info - Plaza Azteca
Plaza Azteca, Molcajete Azteca
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
Avenue Waterfront Grille
Manteo
Shichimi Spiced (Japanese pepper blend) fillet medallions, charred baby bok choy, crisp fingerling potatoes, miren spiked demi-glace. More info - Avenue Waterfront Grille
Avenue Waterfront Grille, Shichimi Steak
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 Village Table & Tavern
Duck
Quinoa over mixed greens with kalamata olives, cucumber, baby heirloom tomato, toasted almond, roasted red pepper and feta finished with... More info - The Village Table & Tavern
The Village Table & Tavern, Quinoa Bowl
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
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Bottle Bash is a Competitive and Fast Paced Flying Disc Game, Team Play or One on One. Play anywhere, perfect for backyard fun for the... More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, Official Bottle Bash Game (Polish Horseshoes)
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
Oceans East Bait & Tackle Nags Head
Nags Head
Choose from a selection of custom CTS surf fishing rods. More info - Oceans East Bait & Tackle Nags Head
Oceans East Bait & Tackle Nags Head, Custom CTS Surf Rods
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
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