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 hot spots 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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Thanksgiving Day Feasts on the Outer Banks

Thanksgiving 2020 may be different in terms of the number of people in your gathering, but no matter how many people you’re with, eating well is still a priority. With smaller groups or maybe even facing the holiday alone, think of the bright side: bigger portions. Maybe this is the year you can finally fulfill your fantasy of eating a whole pie by yourself in one sitting. Or is that just me? I’ll take the coconut, please. If you’re going to be on the Outer Banks this... Read More

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Outer Banks Holiday Markets and Pop Ups

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Halloween Is Happening on the Outer Banks

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Coping with COVID on the OBX

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Hatteras
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Meekins Chandlery Gift Shop Sale
Red Sky Cafe
Duck
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Red Sky Cafe, Gobble To-Go
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Hatteras
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Meekins Chandlery Gift Shop Sale
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile
Hatteras Island Events
Waves
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hatteras Island Events, Pig Pickin' at RWS Community Building
Twiddy & Company Realtors
Corolla, Duck
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 7:55 am to 9:55 pm
Twiddy & Company Realtors, Thanksgiving Day 5K
Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Corolla
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Mike Dianna's Grill Room, Thanksgiving Day Brunch
Visit Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Visit Ocracoke, Unofficial 5K Turkey Trot
Hatteras Island Events
Hatteras
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 10:00 am
Hatteras Island Events, Surfin' Turkey 5K & Puppy Drum Run
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 10:30 am to 7:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, 13th Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Avenue Waterfront Grille
Manteo
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Avenue Waterfront Grille, Thanksgiving at Avenue Grille
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 9:00 am
Map with leaves, journal, camera, and compass on top.
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Festival Park, Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Island Farm
Manteo
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Island Farm, Blacksmith Date Night
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Khan's Mongolian Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Khan's Mongolian Grill, Gyoza (Pork Dumpling)
The Cookshak Fried Chicken
Duck, Nags Head
Eight pieces of chicken - two wings, two legs, two thighs and two breasts. More info - The Cookshak Fried Chicken
The Cookshak Fried Chicken, Whole Bird
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Our pan roasted pork chop, with an apple chutney More info - The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, French-Cut Pork Chop
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Pepperoni, sausage, beef, ham, mushroom, green pepper, black olive, tomato and onion. More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Dare Devil
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Top quality, thinly sliced ribeye steak grilled to perfection and served on a sub roll with melted cheese. Add your choice: Mushroom, onion... More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Philly Steak
Sam & Omie's Restaurant
Nags Head
Fried: Shrimp, Scallops, Oysters, Fish & Clam Strips | Broiled: Shrimp, Scallops & Fish More info - Sam & Omie's Restaurant
Sam & Omie's Restaurant, Whale of a Seafood Platter
The Landing Grill
Wanchese
The Landing Grill, Carolina Cuban
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Winner of 2019 Outer Banks Oystoberfest! More info - Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks, Award-Winning Oyster Stew
Oh My Dog
Corolla
Egg and cheese on your choice of biscuit, Texas toast, or wheatberry. More info - Oh My Dog
Oh My Dog, Breakfast Sandwich
Philly Steak Subs
Corolla
Served with our Housemade Spicy Mayo More info - Philly Steak Subs
Philly Steak Subs, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Birthday Suits
Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
For when the weather is warm and the sun is shining, the Madeline Sunsie provides full UPF 50+ protection. This long sleeve one piece... More info - Birthday Suits
Birthday Suits, Carve Madeline Sunsie One Piece Navy Bayside
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Corolla
Check out our bar signs selection, it's fun! More info - Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts, Bar Signs
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Fill your home with images inspired by coastal living. More info - Absolutely Outer Banks
Absolutely Outer Banks, Outer Banks-Inspired Shell Art
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Outer Banks Boarding Company, Intimates + Loungewear
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage
Kill Devil Hills
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage, Sauces, Jams & Jellies American Classic Garage & Gift Garden
Buxton Village Books
Buxton
Surf, Kite, Fish, Sail! Whatever your choice of adventure, we have the book for you. More info - Buxton Village Books
Buxton Village Books, Books to Fuel Your Adventure
Jewelry By Gail
Nags Head
Teal Spinel is also known as Peacock blue! Sporting dazzling color just like the beautiful bird, this rare and stunning stone will please... More info - Jewelry By Gail
Jewelry By Gail, "Peacock" Spinel Ring
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Jarvisburg, Nags Head
In the words of Corkcicle: "We make things that cool. We make cool things." More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, Corkcicle Drinkware
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