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!

Music to My Ears: This Week's Outer Banks Bluegrass Music Festival and Mustang Spring Jam

Listen up, music aficionados, because I’m about to rock your worlds (well, not me personally, but the bands and artists from across the state and country likely will). We can agree that a week spent on the Outer Banks is music to many people’s ears. Over the next five days, that sentiment rings particularly true between the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival and the Mustang Spring Jam 8. For the first time ever, two of the area’s biggest music festivals’ occur in the same week... Read More

The Beach You Bring Home to Mom

Mother’s Day is upon us. My mom wants to spend it on the Outer Banks. Am I prepared? Heck no. I’ll make her a... Read More

It's an Outer Banks Fiesta: Happy Cinco...

I’m told that in Mexico they don’t pull out all the stops for Cinco de Mayo. Not the way we do in the States... Read More

Bane of the Beaches: Single-Use Plastics

Airborn bags blow overhead like balloons, cellophane gets tangled up in sea oats, plastic wrappers and debris... Read More

Hop into Easter on the Outer Banks

Warm sunny days, purple wisteria draped from the trees, blooming camellias, the scent of jasmine wafting... Read More

A Different Sort of Outer Banks Spring Cleani...

As I write this, the 75-degree temperature, blue sky and calm ocean have me loving life on the Outer Banks. I... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 9:30 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, Barefoot Wade
OBX Marina
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm
OBX Marina, Natalie Wolfe
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 9:00 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Pirate Karaoke
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC
Nags Head
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC, Mug Night
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint, Steve Hauser
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Butch Burrows
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Willie Rea
Secret Island Restaurant & Entertainment Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Secret Island Restaurant & Entertainment Outer Banks, DJ Ponfetti
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Cashmere Jungle Lords
Dajio Restaurant
Monday, May 27, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Open Mic Mondays
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Town of Manteo
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Farmer's Market
Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism, Memorial Day Beach Blast
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Simply Southern Kitchen
Corn Meal Breaded, Lightly Fried Jumbo Shrimp served with Crinkle Cut Fries, Slaw and Hushpuppies More info - Simply Southern Kitchen
Simply Southern Kitchen, Jumbo Shrimp
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
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
Served with homemade meatballs and garlic bread and your choice of marinara or bolonaise sauce. More info - Cosmo's Pizzeria Outer Banks
Cosmo's Pizzeria Outer Banks, Spaghetti
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Fisherman's Daughter Hatteras Boutique
Check out our selection of art pieces featuring sea glass from our local beaches! More info - Fisherman's Daughter Hatteras Boutique
Fisherman's Daughter Hatteras Boutique, Art Pieces
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage
Kill Devil Hills
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage, American Classics Garage Love the Smell of Racing Fuel Tee
Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks
Perfect for the beach, lake, pool or park. Available in a selection of styles. More info - Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks
Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks, Beach Blankets
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

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Looking Forward After 30 Years

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Support Health and Wellness

Spending time on the Outer Banks is often about... Read Article