Outer Banks, NC

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VusicOBX Summer Series Kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with KC & The Sunshine Band

VusicOBX, the live music series that combines the sounds of national touring bands with the stunning sound views at Roanoke Island Festival Park, is back for its fourth summer on the Outer Banks. Founders Rebecca and Brad Meyers and their team have planned nine shows that appeal to a range of ages and musical tastes. “We are stretching out our genres this year,” Rebecca says. “We’ve got two shows this year that appeal to an older generation, KC & The Sunshine Band with... Read More

Celebrating 50 Years of Kitty Hawk Kites

Thanks to the Wright brothers, the Outer Banks will always be associated with the history of flight. But when... Read More

All for the Kids: KidsFest and Artrageous Kid...

Two of the Outer Banks’ most-loved kid-centered events are coming up this week. If you have little people in... Read More

Dockside Dining at Outer Banks Marinas

A view of the water can take just about any dining or drinking experience to a higher level. For water views... Read More

Outer Banks Boil Company's EPIC Summer V...

Outer Banks Boil Company’s low-country boils provide one of the most enjoyable ways to eat dinner on the... Read More

Outer Banks Lighthouse Climbing Guide 2024

Outer Banks lighthouse climbing season has begun. Of the four Outer Banks lighthouses, only two are open for... Read More

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Top Picks: Nightlife

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Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, May 26, 2024 - 10:30 pm to Monday, May 27, 2024 - 2:00 am
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Latin Night
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 12:00 pm
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Behind the Scenes: Shark Feeding
Sandtrap Tavern
Kitty Hawk
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sandtrap Tavern, Kiki's Keno Club
Lost Colony Brewery Waterfront Beer Garden
Nags Head
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 6:00 pm
Lost Colony Brewery Waterfront Beer Garden, Trivia Night
Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill
Kitty Hawk
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 6:00 pm
Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill, Trivia Night
Duck Town Park
Duck
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 7:30 am
Duck Town Park, Yoga on the Green
The Inn on Pamlico Sound | Cafe Pamlico
Buxton
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Inn on Pamlico Sound | Cafe Pamlico, Brian Surratt
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 6:00 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Five Course Wine Dinner
NouVines
Manteo
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
NouVines, The Chef's Table with Cody Hooker
Sandtrap Tavern
Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 6:00 pm
Sandtrap Tavern, Trivia Night
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Nags Head
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 10:00 am
Foxy Flamingo Boutique, Memorial Day Sale
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 10:00 am
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Shark Exhibit Tour
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 12:00 pm
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Behind the Scenes: Shark Feeding
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 3:00 pm
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Shark Exhibit Tour
Sandtrap Tavern
Kitty Hawk
Monday, May 27, 2024 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sandtrap Tavern, Kiki's Keno Club
Duck Town Park
Duck
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 7:30 am
Duck Town Park, Yoga on the Green
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ocracoke
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 8:30 am
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga
Dare Arts
Manteo
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Dare Arts, Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 10:00 am
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Behind-The-Scenes Tour
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Butterfly House Release
Top Picks: Great Plates

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White's Shopping Center
Manns Harbor
White's Shopping Center, Ham & Turkey Club with Bacon
Oceanas Bistro
Avon
Sprinkled with crumbled feta cheese and drizzled with a balsamic glaze served over fresh spinach More info - Oceanas Bistro
Oceanas Bistro, Oceanas Fried Green Tomatoes
Mahi Mahi's Island Grill
Nags Head
10 oz spice-rubbed grilled pork chop | mashed potatoes | green beans & onions | caramelized apple & onion puree | green apple... More info - Mahi Mahi's Island Grill
Mahi Mahi's Island Grill, Bone-in Pork Chop
Henry's Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
Henry's Restaurant, Three Large Hotcakes
Billy’s Seafood
Kill Devil Hills
Jumbo and medium (in season only). More info - Billy’s Seafood
Billy’s Seafood, Soft Shell Crabs
Kelly's Outer Banks Catering
Nags Head
An Outer Banks tradition features NC flounder stuffed with rich Blue Crab Imperial, baked in white wine and butter More info - Kelly's Outer Banks Catering
Kelly's Outer Banks Catering, Baked Stuffed Flounder (GF)
Carolina Bar-B-Que Company
Manteo
Our homemade pork bbq rolled up and deep fried. Comes with Carolina ranch dipping sauce. More info - Carolina Bar-B-Que Company
Carolina Bar-B-Que Company, Pork Puppies
NouVines
Manteo
NouVines, Red Wine
Fig Tree Bakery & Deli and Sweettooth
Ocracoke
Homemade, personalized cakes for any occasion More info - Fig Tree Bakery & Deli and Sweettooth
Fig Tree Bakery & Deli and Sweettooth, Pies and Cakes
Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill
Kitty Hawk
Two soft tacos topped with corn salsa and fresh cilantro and served with fries. Choose from fried shrimp, grilled chicken or seared tuna. More info - Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill
Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill, Bang Bang Taco Plate
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Moonraker Tea Shop
Ocracoke
Click and Grow Smart Gardens are the prefect way for You to eat fresh, healthy food every day! Just plug the machine in, add some water,... More info - Moonraker Tea Shop
Moonraker Tea Shop, Click-n-Grow
Gulf Stream Gifts
Nags Head
We have a variety to choose from. Most are $23.95. Runs on AA battery (not included). More info - Gulf Stream Gifts
Gulf Stream Gifts, Beachy Clocks
White's Shopping Center
Manns Harbor
White's Shopping Center, Fish Hippie Wine
White's Shopping Center
Manns Harbor
Pick up one of these great coolers to keep your drinks cold for a long day at the beach. More info - White's Shopping Center
White's Shopping Center, Polarbox Coolers
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Celebrate 50 years of Kitty Hawk Kites with our 50th anniversary hats! More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, 50th Anniversary Cap
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Vans The Classic Slip-On has a low profile, slip-on canvas upper with all-over checker print, elastic side accents, Vans flag label and... More info - Outer Banks Boarding Company
Outer Banks Boarding Company, Vans Checkerboard Slip-Ons Black/ Off White
The Fudgery
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
We start this treat with a layer of a dark chocolate fudge, then we add a layer of pecans and marshmallows, and top it off by drizzling... More info - The Fudgery
The Fudgery, Mississippi Mud
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Jarvisburg, Nags Head
Anytime of year is a great time to light up a beautiful candle from Outer Banks Candle Co. We carry a variety of sizes and scents. More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, Outer Banks Candle Co.
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Take your pick from a wide array of styles and colors! More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Hats
Moonraker Tea Shop
Ocracoke
Basically we will get all the items together for you to have the perfect tea party at home! We have a disposable carafe that can serve... More info - Moonraker Tea Shop
Moonraker Tea Shop, Tea Party To Go
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