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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Outer Banks Holiday Gift Guide, Part III: The Season of Sugar

I only just realized we’re fewer than two weeks from Christmas. As I consider the Christmas to-do list, I’m not in terrible shape: I trimmed the tree, made enough cookie dough to feed a small army of elves and started Christmas shopping. So far I found all the presents I want for myself; now it’s time to start looking for my friends and family. The gift of food seems like a good starting point. I don’t mean a box of granola bars or a delivery pizza – I’m talking about... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Jeremy Russell
Beach Food Pantry
Southern Shores
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Beach Food Pantry, 5th Annual Holiday Chef's Challenge
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Manteo
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Graham Outten
Kitty Hawk Fire Department
Kitty Hawk
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Fire Department, Santa is Coming to the Kitty Hawk Fire Department
Sandtrap Tavern
Kitty Hawk
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Sandtrap Tavern, Crown Royal Tacky Sweater Party feat. Ali & the Katz
OBX Chorus
Nags Head
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
OBX Chorus, Vivaldi's Gloria & Other Holiday Carols
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Dinner with Santa
Paparazzi OBX
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm to Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 2:00 am
Paparazzi OBX, Tunes for Toys
Secret Island Restaurant Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Secret Island Restaurant Outer Banks, Xmas Punk Rock Party
TRiO Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TRiO Wine & Cheese, Derek Smith
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Corolla
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC, Corolla Village Holiday Bazaar
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
Roanoke Island
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 9:00 am
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, Alligator River Van Tour
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant, Breakfast With You Know Who!
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Corolla
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC, Corolla Village Holiday Bazaar
Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Nags Head
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Foxy Flamingo Boutique, Holiday Open House
North Carolina Coastal Federation
Wanchese
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
North Carolina Coastal Federation, Toast the Coast Oyster Roast
Downtown Books
Manteo
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Downtown Books, Book Signing with Vivian Howard
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Duck
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Holiday Happiness Cookie Competition & Bake Sale
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Brunch with Santa
Secret Island Restaurant Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Secret Island Restaurant Outer Banks, Holiday Adventure Show
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Pamlico Deli
Frisco
Assorted Meats, Cheeses, Fruits, Veggies and Spreads More info - Pamlico Deli
Pamlico Deli, Charcuterie Boards
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
The Village Table & Tavern
Duck
Pan-seared airline chicken breast served with smoked fingerling potatoes and roasted tricolor carrots finished with a savory gravy. (GF) More info - The Village Table & Tavern
The Village Table & Tavern, Chicken & Gravy
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Duck
Shop local! Sample our revolving selection of North Carolina-made craft beer and wine. More info - Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, North Carolina Craft Beer & Wine
Gulf Stream Gifts
Nags Head
Sterling silver octopus (kraken) pendant. Measures approx. 1-3/4" long including bail and 1/2" wide. Available in black lava,... More info - Gulf Stream Gifts
Gulf Stream Gifts, Octopus (Kraken) Sterling Silver Pendant
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