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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Embracing Everything Outer Banks

Welcome to the Outer Banks! The way I see it, you probably fall into one of three categories: first-time visitors, those who love the Outer Banks so much you just can’t stay away (I get it) and those who choose to call this place home. No matter the category, it’s always a good time to familiarize yourself with these breathtaking barrier islands, be it the environment, the culture or activities that you can enjoy here. This week’s blog is dedicated to events and activities... Read More

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An Outer Banks Fourth of July

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Duck
Friday, July 28, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, Marc Murray
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, July 28, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, Squid Kids
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 28, 2017 -
7:45 pm to 10:45 pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Broughton & Friends
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Jeremy Russell
Gaffer's
Ocracoke
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:00 pm to Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 1:00 am
Gaffer's, Emily Musolino
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00 pm
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Fixture
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, DJ Ninja 90’s Night
Beachside Bistro
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Beachside Bistro, Hannah Buckley
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Roanoke Island Festival Park, ZoSo: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
Gaffer's
Ocracoke
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:00 pm to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 1:00 am
Gaffer's, Emily Musolino
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:30 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Monday, July 31, 2017 -
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Kids Days on the Water
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Monday, July 31, 2017 -
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Backyard Birds
Duck Town Park
Duck
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:00 am
Duck Town Park, Children's Interactive Theater
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Fun With Frogs
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Hatteras
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Salty Dawgs Lecture Series: The Enigma Machine
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 -
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Elizabethan Gardens, YOGA IN THE GARDENS
Outer Banks Woman's Club
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 -
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Outer Banks Woman's Club, 44th Annual Senior Citizen Arts & Crafts Show
Duck Town Park
Duck
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 9:30 am
Duck Town Park, OBXtreme Magic Show
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:00 am
Ocracoke Alive, Dockside Talk aboard the Skipjack Wilma Lee: Pirate Tales & Fiddling
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Served with fries and slaw More info - Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Crab Cakes
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Scallops, tomatoes, onions, and avocado, served with housemade chips. More info - Dajio Restaurant
Dajio Restaurant, Scallop Ceviche
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Avon
Served with your choice of two sides. More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks, Beef Brisket Platter
Bad Bean Baja Grill
Kitty Hawk
RockFish Ceviche, Peruvian style with plantain on top. More info - Bad Bean Baja Grill
Bad Bean Baja Grill, Peruvian Rockfish Ceviche
Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC
Corolla
Crispy Agave shrimp, mango-habanero salsa, avocado slice, lettuce, flour tortillas. Served with black beans and rice. More info - Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC
Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC, Tacos de Camarones
Blue Point
Duck
mac & 3 cheese / fennel-apple-mint slaw / ancho chili bbq sauce More info - Blue Point
Blue Point,  GRILLED CIDER BRINED PORK CHOP
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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OBX Attitude
Avon
Barrel Mug Gel Skin. Stainless. Keeps drinks cold 2 hours and hot for 1 hour. Fits a 12 oz can and also floats! More info - OBX Attitude
OBX Attitude, Barrel Mug
Spry Creek Home Accents
Corolla
Softer than a traditional terry and eco friendly as it will dry in minutes, this towel, also known as a Turkish Towel or Hammam towel,... More info - Spry Creek Home Accents
Spry Creek Home Accents, Fouta towels for home or the beach.
SeaDragon Gallery
Duck
The Carolina Blue hues of Larimar will bring you back to the beach in local jeweler Leah Brown's designs. Bracelets, earrings,... More info - SeaDragon Gallery
SeaDragon Gallery, Larimar Jewelry
Birthday Suits
Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
Color blocked monokini with soft cup More info - Birthday Suits
Birthday Suits, Cool Cutouts!
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Ocracoke
Nothing beats homemade strawberry jam! Complete your summer with some of our very special homemade strawberry jam and maybe some baked... More info - Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth, Homemade Strawberry Jam
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

Life Through a Lens of Gold

Yellowhouse Gallery has been on the Outer Banks... Read Article

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