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!

It's Football Season! Game Day Destinations on the Outer Banks

Guess what time of year it is? It’s the season of reddening leaves, pumpkins and, obviously, football. As you know, game day takes on a new appeal when it’s spent with others (team-affiliation depending) in a fun, hyped-up environment. No matter your location on the Outer Banks, you’ll find sports bars and restaurants equipped with plenty of TVs, necessary snacks and the cold beer specials necessary for celebrating big wins and weathering through tense moments. So grab your... Read More

Outer Banks Fall Festival Roundup

October is festival season on the Outer Banks. The month's mild weather draws people outside to enjoy music,... Read More

Reasons to Love October on the Outer Banks

Happy October! As I write this, I’m wearing harvest gold, and there’s a pumpkin muffin on my desk. Like me,... Read More

The New York Times Captures Ocracoke's P...

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Day Dates on the Outer Banks

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Chilli Peppers Grill & Pupuseria
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Chilli Peppers Grill & Pupuseria, DJ Bose
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Ladies Night
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC
Manteo
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC, 2nd Annual Haunts Against Hunger
Paparazzi OBX Concert & Event Venue
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Paparazzi OBX Concert & Event Venue, Ultimate Karaoke
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks, Halloween Costume Party
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC
Manteo
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC, 2nd Annual Haunts Against Hunger
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC
Nags Head
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC, Latina Night with DJ Marpis
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, 5th Annual OBX Brewtäg
Dare County Arts Council
Manteo
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm to Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 12:00 am
Dare County Arts Council, SWING! A Gala Benefit for Hope and Healing Through the Arts
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC
Manteo
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Outer Banks Tastes & Tales Manteo NC, 2nd Annual Haunts Against Hunger
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Annual Wooden Boat Show
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Annual Wooden Boat Show
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Harvest Hay Day Presented By TowneBank
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, TrashFest
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, 5th Annual OBX Brewtäg
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

The Cookshak Fried Chicken
Duck, Nags Head
Get perfectly fried chicken from one of Cookshak's two locations! More info - The Cookshak Fried Chicken
The Cookshak Fried Chicken, Fried Chicken in Nags Head and Duck
The Landing Grill
Wanchese
The Landing Grill, Carolina Cuban
Ike's Bites'n More Corolla NC
Corolla
Award winning! Wings topped with crab meat, Old Bay, roasted red pepper aioli. More info - Ike's Bites'n More Corolla NC
Ike's Bites'n More Corolla NC, Crabby Wings
Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar & Grille
Nags Head
A signature dish since we opened Tortugas’ Lie back in 1990 — pan sautéed onion, roasted garlic, tomato, bacon, and fresh North Carolina... More info - Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar & Grille
Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar & Grille, St. Martin Shrimp
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

To shop all Outer Banks must haves, click here.

Dillon's Corner
Buxton
We have a large selection of t-shirts for the whole family, including brands like Salt Life, Calcutta and Bimini Bay Outfitters! More info - Dillon's Corner
Dillon's Corner, T-Shirts
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Jarvisburg, Nags Head
Live well this summer with accessories from the Vera Bradley® Fireworks Paisley collection, including towel, flip-flops, cooler, tote and... More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, Vera Bradley® Fireworks Paisley Collection
Nest
Manteo
A top seller, the "Clochard" hat by Kopka can be worn many different ways. More info - Nest
Nest, Clochard Hats
Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
Nags Head
Commemorate your visit to Oregon Inlet Fishing Center with our logo t-shirt, available in multiple colors and designs. More info - Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Custom T-Shirts
Corolla Bait and Tackle
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
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