Outer Banks, NC

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10 Ways to Experience Historic Corolla Park

North of Duck on the northernmost part of the Outer Banks, the Currituck Outer Banks is 24-mile-long stretch of barrier island (actually peninsula) that everyone calls “Corolla.” There’s no actual incorporated town of Corolla and no official town center or town hall, but there is a recognized heart of Corolla and that’s Historic Corolla Park. The 39-acre green space is right along Highway 12 and the multiuse bike path, encircled by the area’s top attractions – Currituck... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.
Duck, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm
Outer Banks Olive Oil Co., Cooking Live with Laura & Phil
Duck Town Park
Duck
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Duck Town Park, Movies on the Green
Children and Youth Partnership
Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Children and Youth Partnership, Diaper Drive-Thru (Kitty Hawk)
Whalehead
Corolla
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whalehead, Corolla Cornhole Tournament
OBX Marina
Wanchese
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:30 pm
OBX Marina, Joe Bowling
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 8:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, The Wicked Shimmies
Sanctuary Vineyards
Jarvisburg
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Sanctuary Vineyards, Acoustic at Sunset
TRiO Restaurant & Market
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
TRiO Restaurant & Market, Derek Smith
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, The Wicked Shimmies
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Raygun Ruby
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Dare Master Gardener Association
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Dare Master Gardener Association, Ask a Master Gardener
Corolla Wild Horse Museum
Grandy
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Museum, Mustang Mornings
The Village Table & Tavern
Duck
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Village Table & Tavern, Makers Market
Whalehead
Corolla
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whalehead, Corolla Cork and Craft
NC Coast Grill & Bar
Duck
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
NC Coast Grill & Bar, The Wilder Brothers
Town of Manteo
Manteo
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Downtown Manteo Market
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Henry's Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
Shrimp, Scallops and Crab Meat. Served with choice of two: Cole Slaw, Applesauce, Garden Salad, Green Beans, French Fries, Mashed... More info - Henry's Restaurant
Henry's Restaurant, Broiled Trio Platter
Plaza Azteca
Kill Devil Hills
Light crispy and fresh, these scrumptious Baja fish tacos are loaded up with beer-battered white fish, tangy citrus slaw and a spicy garlic... More info - Plaza Azteca
Plaza Azteca, Baja Fish Tacos
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Buxton
Slow smoked half rack with Rusty’s Spice Rub and finished on the grill with our sweet and *Spicy* BBQ sauce. Served with fries and coleslaw. More info - Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island, Baby Back Ribs
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
Woo Casa Kitchen
Nags Head
All bowls are beautifully made with sweet potato, kale, red cabbage, roasted corn, and pickled onions. Topped with crispy corn tortilla... More info - Woo Casa Kitchen
Woo Casa Kitchen, Rice Bowls
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Our regular pizza topped with pineapple and ham. More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, North Shore
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
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Top quality, thinly sliced ribeye steak grilled to perfection and served on a sub roll with melted cheese. Add your choice: Mushroom, onion... More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Philly Steak
The Village Table & Tavern
Duck
Hand-pattied burger topped with Barber’s cheddar, house smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato housemade mayonnaise on a brioche roll. More info - The Village Table & Tavern
The Village Table & Tavern, Tavern Burger
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill
Corolla
Mahi blackened over parmesan roasted red pepper grits, grilled broccolini topped with applewood smoked bacon and pico de gallo. More info - Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill, Mahi de Gallo
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Cavalier Surf Shop
Nags Head
Multiple styles & designs available. More info - Cavalier Surf Shop
Cavalier Surf Shop, Longboard Skateboards
Jewelry By Gail
Nags Head
1.60 ct round faceted Pink Tourmaline 14k yellow gold dual shank seaweed swirl ring design More info - Jewelry By Gail
Jewelry By Gail, Pink Tourmaline Ring
Cavalier Surf Shop
Nags Head
Cavalier Surf Shop, Wet Suits
Ocracoke Variety Store
Ocracoke
Figs are an Ocracoke staple. Take home one of our staples — homemade, locally sourced fig preserves! More info - Ocracoke Variety Store
Ocracoke Variety Store, Local Fig Preserves
Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.
Duck, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head
From Lemon to Blood Orange, Tuscan Herb to Rosemary and Milanese Gremolata to Wild Fernleaf Dill, find more than 60 varieties of premium... More info - Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.
Outer Banks Olive Oil Co., Premium Artisinal Olive Oils
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Outer Banks Boarding Company, Intimates + Loungewear
Village Craftsmen
Ocracoke
This glass mug features a hand-painted view of Ocracoke Lighthouse. Artist Trish Dempsey creates these pieces in Hatteras Village, NC! This... More info - Village Craftsmen
Village Craftsmen, Ocracoke Lighthouse Mugs
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
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