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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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 welcomes three festivals to our beach this weekend alone! There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a place to take the whole family or an adventure with your closest friends. With the two returning annual events and the debut of a new one, this week invites everyone to come together to celebrate people, art and local culture. OBX Pridefest It doesn’... 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

Savoring Summer on Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend is here. For some of us this time is a bit of a last hurrah for summer. From people... Read More

A Little Something for Everyone on the Outer...

What’s everyone doing this week? That depends on who you ask. There’s so much going on around the Outer Banks... Read More

Birthdays, Festivals and Figs — Outer Banks P...

Various figures and objects play into the images of the Outer Banks towns we see today. Whether it’s... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest 2017
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Sean Olds
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Joe Bo
Dare County Arts Council
Manteo
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, Surfalorus Film Festival
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Manteo
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Soul One
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Jonny Waters and Company
OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Sunday, September 24, 2017 -
11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest 2017
New York Pizza Pub
Nags Head
Sunday, September 24, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub, Dinner & Jazz
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Trivia Night
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 9:00 pm to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:00 am
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Karaoke
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest 2017
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cotton Gin, Crabdaddy Seafood Festival at Sanctuary Vineyards
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, TrashFest
OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Sunday, September 24, 2017 -
11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest 2017
Secret Spot Surf Shop
Nags Head
Sunday, September 24, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Secret Spot Surf Shop, Art in the Yard
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Hatteras
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Salty Dawgs Lecture Series: The Civil Air Patrol
Corolla Wild Horse Museum
Corolla
Friday, September 29, 2017 -
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Museum, Meet A Mustang!
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, BIG FALL PLANT SALE 2017
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Roanoke Island Festival Park, 5th Annual Girl Scout Day
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Our special dishes take advantage of the season's fresh ingredients such as this Summer Heirloom Tomato Salad with EVOO, Balsamic, and... More info - Coastal Provisions
Coastal Provisions, Seasonal Specials
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront Outer Banks
Hatteras
Fried Platters with Clam Strips, Fish of the Day, Flounder, Oysters, Shrimp, Scallops and Homemade Crabcakes. Served with the vegetable of... More info - Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront Outer Banks
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront Outer Banks, Fried Platter - Create A Combo
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant
Manteo
Sweet tender shrimp breaded and fried in our kitchen. More info - Darrell's Seafood Restaurant
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant, Popcorn Shrimp
ClamBake OBX & Outer Banks Grocery Stockers
Kitty Hawk
We do great Clam Bakes with Lobster (Tail), Snow Crab Legs, Jumbo Shrimp, Little Neck Clams, Corn on the Cob, Red Potatoes with Pearl... More info - ClamBake OBX & Outer Banks Grocery Stockers
ClamBake OBX & Outer Banks Grocery Stockers, Clambakes with Lobster
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Served a la skillet with sautéed sausage and shrimp in a chunky tomato red eye gravy topped with fresh crabmeat all poured over basmati... More info - Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, The Boneyard
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Fish, Shrimp, Scallops, Oysters & a Crab Cake! All Entrees served with two sides of choice. Except Pasta of the Day and the BBQ... More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Blackbeards Seafood Feast
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Sandcastles
Avon
This fashionable bracelet is made from two forks! Fun and fabulous! More info - Sandcastles
Sandcastles, Fork Bracelet
Corolla Bait and Tackle
Corolla, Corolla
Rent by day or week commercial grade crap pots. Just load with bait and leave out on the sound overnight, and dinner will come calling!... More info - Corolla Bait and Tackle
Corolla Bait and Tackle, CRAB POT RENTALS
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Duck
Mix this naturally flavored sugar with walnuts or pecans, and sprinkle it on ice cream or baked goods. It's also delicious on popcorn... More info - The Spice & Tea Exchange
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Salted Caramel Sugar
TW’s Bait & Tackle
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
New Drake items are here! More info - TW’s Bait & Tackle
TW’s Bait & Tackle, Drake
Howard's Pub
Ocracoke
A Classic! Available in Short Sleeve Black. More info - Howard's Pub
Howard's Pub, Howard's Pub Circa 1991
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