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!

Flying Kegs and Fall Festivities at OBX Brewtag

Have you ever seen a keg take to the skies? Personally, I haven’t, which is why I’m psyched to attend OBX Brewtag on October 27. This annual event is the Outer Banks rendition of Germany’s Flutag, or Flying Day. Traditionally Flutag is a festival in which people compete for the most successful invention of a human-powered flying vehicle. However, since it’s also Octoberfest season, we on the Outer Banks take our favorite element of that (ahem, beer) and combine the... Read More

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Celebrate History and Culture at the Sound Si...

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Surf, Art and Ocean! Surfalorus Film Festival...

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Secret Island Restaurant Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Secret Island Restaurant Outer Banks, Karaoke Night
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
TRiO Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00 pm
TRiO Wine & Cheese, Jeremy Russell
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC
Manteo
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC, Haunts Against Hunger
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill & Bar
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill & Bar, DJ Bose
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Trick or Treat Under the Sea
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC
Manteo
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC, Haunts Against Hunger
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC
Nags Head
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC, Throwback Dance Party
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Town of Manteo
Manteo
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Farmer's Market
Outer Banks Restaurant Week
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Restaurant Week, OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2018
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, 4th Annual OBX Brewtäg
Theatre of Dare
Manteo
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Theatre of Dare, Sunday Matinee: The Rocky Horror Show
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Simply Southern Kitchen
Harbinger
Beef Patty topped with Grilled Onions, Mushrooms, and Pepper Beef Gravy served with Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob and a Buttermilk... More info - Simply Southern Kitchen
Simply Southern Kitchen, Salisbury Steak
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Buxton
Sautéed chicken served over capers, black olive quinoa and wilted arugula with sundried tomatoes More info - Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island, Lemon Chicken
Cosmo's Pizzeria Outer Banks
Southern Shores
Cheese- or meat-filled ravioli served with garlic bread and your choice of marinara or bolonaise sauce. More info - Cosmo's Pizzeria Outer Banks
Cosmo's Pizzeria Outer Banks, Ravioli
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Nest
Manteo
A top seller, the "Clochard" hat by Kopka can be worn many different ways. More info - Nest
Nest, Clochard Hats
Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks
Duck
Featuring a sleek sateen finish with advanced box-stitch seams, our sheets are the ultimate in softness and durability. Colors: Blue Lagoon... More info - Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks
Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks, Resort Sheets
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