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.

If you want to be a member of the Outer Banks, you need to use OuterBanksThisWeek.com. Don’t miss a thing that’s happening while you’re here!

This Summer's Hit Movie Returns to Its Outer Banks Roots

The film receiving rave reviews from critics – and the winner of this year’s South by Southwest Audience Award – circles back to its Outer Banks origins this weekend. The Peanut Butter Falcon sparks laughs and tugs at heartstrings as it explores alienation and unlikely friendships as they unfold in a present-day Mark Twain-esque setting that was inspired by co-writer and co-director Tyler Nilson’s Outer Banks home. A Colington boy, Tyler lived a pretty mainstream Outer... Read More

The Outer Banks' New Places to Eat, Shop...

How many of us mindlessly drive by new businesses on the daily, not registering when names change, new... Read More

August: A Time for Fishing, Surfing and Swash...

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Did You Pickum the Figums? Ocracoke Island...

If you’ve been to Ocracoke before, you’ve likely seen the colossal fig trees in yards and elsewhere around... Read More

Hacks for a Stress-Free Outer Banks Vacation

When you go on vacation, what do you need? Personally, I need a gorgeous natural environment perfect for... Read More

On Vacation? Recycling Dos and Don'ts on...

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Paparazzi OBX Concert & Event Venue
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Paparazzi OBX Concert & Event Venue, Purple Masquerade: A Prince Tribute
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Stardust to Ashes: A Tribute to David Bowie
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke, Paulo Franco
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, Circus Mutt
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 10:05 pm
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill, DJ Dance Party
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke, Paulo Franco
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint
Kill Devil Hills
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint, SOULone
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, Circus Mutt
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, The Wilders
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Paul Brion
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Outer Banks Wedding Association
Nags Head
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Outer Banks Wedding Association, OBX Wedding Fest
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Ashley Robinson
Corolla Wild Horse Museum
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Museum, Member Mornings on the Rescue Farm
The Island Shop Boutique
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Island Shop Boutique, Seaglass Jewelry by Joy
OBX Events
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
OBX Events, Island Art Show
Town of Manteo
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Farmer's Market
Visit Ocracoke
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Visit Ocracoke, Ocracoke Seafood Festival
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
red sauce, beef, sausage, pepperoni, green peppers, red onion, mushroom and mozzarella More info - Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
Sorella's Pizza & Pasta, Big Daddy
Stripers Bar and Grille Manteo
Sauteed shrimp, country ham, garlic, scallions and green pepper in a sherry cream sauce over cheesy stone ground grits. More info - Stripers Bar and Grille Manteo
Stripers Bar and Grille Manteo, Shrimp & Grits
Oh My Dog
Crispy bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on Texas toast. More info - Oh My Dog
Oh My Dog, BLT
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Jewelry By Gail
Nags Head
Rich deep-colored Kyanite has been specially treated with Titanium vapors to produce a bright peacock vibrant color across the many facets... More info - Jewelry By Gail
Jewelry By Gail, “Deep Space” Titanium Coated Kyanite Pendant
Breeze Thru Avon
Short sleeve t-shirts are available in a variety of designs and colors. More info - Breeze Thru Avon
Breeze Thru Avon, Short Sleeve Graphic T-Shirt
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
Cruise the Sound, or charge the Surf in an OCEAN KAYAK! Models for 1 or 2 people available. Includes lifevests and paddles. Several models... More info - Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Ocean Atlantic Rentals, Kayaks for Ocean & Sound
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

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Not Just Here for the Beer

As one of the Outer Banks’ original breweries –... Read Article