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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The OBX is Looking Ahead with Art, Gardens and Wildlife

This week marks the return of annual events that celebrate the transition from fall to winter. It seems like autumn just arrived, but can you actually believe that the holiday season and subsequent winter months are right around the corner? Now is your opportunity to pay homage to this transition by enjoying art shows and a wildlife festival. It’s fun that people of all ages will enjoy, so grab your family and friends and get ready for this week’s highlight of Outer Banks... Read More

Pumpkins, Jazz and Oysters Usher October to t...

Do you feel the pleasantly crisp chill in the air? Can you taste the pumpkin spice and apple cider? Now is... Read More

Fall-ing in Love with Seasonal Festivities

At this writing, Tropical Storm Maria is on everyone's mind on the Outer Banks. The storm is well offshore,... Read More

A Festive Time for Pride, Surf and Seafood

It seems like you never have to wait too long between festivals on the Outer Banks. Case in point: The area... Read More

Brews, Crews, Races and Friendly Faces on th...

Get ready, everybody, because the beach is buzzing with activity this weekend. Cultural events, athletic... Read More

Earth, Wind and Water on the Outer Banks

Have you ever wondered if your talents are better suited to the sky or sea? Probably not. But don’t let that... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 9:00 pm to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:00 am
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Karaoke
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Ladies Night
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Bad Movie Pint Nite Series
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Jeremy Russell
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Coastal Provisions, Scott Sechman
Argyle's Restaurant
Kitty Hawk
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Argyle's Restaurant, Greg Shelton & Company
Theatre of Dare
Manteo
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Theatre of Dare, The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Manteo
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Jeremy Russell and Friends
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, DJ Ohkay
Argyle's Restaurant
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Argyle's Restaurant, Greg Shelton & Company
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Wings Over Water Festival
Manteo
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
4:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wings Over Water Festival, Wings Over Water Festival
Wings Over Water Festival
Manteo
Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
4:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wings Over Water Festival, Wings Over Water Festival
Hatteras Village
Rodanthe
Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hatteras Village, Island Art Show
Wings Over Water Festival
Manteo
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
4:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wings Over Water Festival, Wings Over Water Festival
Wings Over Water Festival
Manteo
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
4:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wings Over Water Festival, Wings Over Water Festival
Island Farm
Manteo
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Island Farm, Pumpkin Patch - Saturdays in October
Outer Banks Seafood Festival
Nags Head
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Outer Banks Seafood Festival, Outer Banks Seafood Festival
Wings Over Water Festival
Manteo
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
4:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wings Over Water Festival, Wings Over Water Festival
OBX Events
Manteo
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OBX Events, Cody Dough Art Show
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Kelly Hospitality Group 24th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Shaddai Peruvian Restaurant
Manteo
Shaddai Peruvian Restaurant, Chicken Nachos
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Ocracoke
Homemade fudge in a variety of flavors such as chocolate coconut, praline, snickers, peanut butter, butter pecan and more! More info - Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth
Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth, Fresh Fudge
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant
Duck
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant, Local Oysters
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Seared white shrimp over coarse stone ground grits, red-eye gravy and sweet potato chips. Extremely addictive More info - Outer Banks Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Shrimp'n Grits
Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC
Corolla
Smoked brisket, avocado salsa, pickled onions, cilantro, lime, corn tortillas. Served with black beans and rice. More info - Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC
Agave Roja Mexican Restaurant Corolla NC, Tacos de Asada
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Avon
This delight contains the 3 major dessert food groups: milk chocolate, Swiss chocolate, and dark chocolate. With so much chocolate goodness... More info - Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC, World's Ugliest Chocolate Cake
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Dockside 'N Duck Seafood Market
Duck
Another one of our specialties (we have many)! Take home an apple, peach, five fruit, Hershey bar, or this, our key lime pie - a customer... More info - Dockside 'N Duck Seafood Market
Dockside 'N Duck Seafood Market, Key Lime Pie
TW’s Bait & Tackle
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
New Drake items are here! More info - TW’s Bait & Tackle
TW’s Bait & Tackle, Drake
Nest
Manteo
We offer a beautiful collection of Mikal Winn necklaces More info - Nest
Nest, New Mikal Winn Designs
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ocracoke
Designed by Jane Chestnut More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Handmade Sea Life Necklace
Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark
Corolla
Carver boards are finally here!!! Come by and test out the two demo boards we have. These boards will change the way you surf and skate. More info - Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark
Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark, Carver Boards
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

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