Outer Banks, NC

Events, Nightlife, Things To Do, Restaurants & Shopping!

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Outer Banks Lighthouse Climbing Guide 2024

Outer Banks lighthouse climbing season has begun. Of the four Outer Banks lighthouses, only two are open for climbing this year, but you can still visit the sites of the ones you can’t climb. It's still fun to visit the sites and take pictures. At all four lighthouses, you will learn about Outer Banks maritime history and see why people love the Outer Banks lighthouses so much. Photo: Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla is the northernmost lighthouse on the Outer Banks.... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 12:00 pm
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Behind the Scenes: Shark Feeding
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Ocracoke Alive, Ocracoke Earthday Weekend Celebration
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Live Music with Kim Kalman
Buffalo City Distillery
Point Harbor
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Buffalo City Distillery, Live Music
NouVines
Manteo
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 6:00 pm
NouVines, Live Music
Outer Banks Sporting Events
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 7:00 am
Outer Banks Sporting Events, Flying Pirate Half Marathon
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Ocracoke Alive, Ocracoke Earthday Weekend Celebration
OBX Events
Harbinger
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 9:00 am
OBX Events, Outer Banks Bike Week
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Brew & Arts Market
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Doc Perkins
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 12:00 pm
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Behind the Scenes: Shark Feeding
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Ocracoke Alive, Ocracoke Earthday Weekend Celebration
Manteo High School
Manteo
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 6:00 pm
Manteo High School, Varsity Baseball Home Game
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills, Specialty: Patio, Porch & More Projects
Outer Banks Sporting Events
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 7:00 am
Outer Banks Sporting Events, Flying Pirate Half Marathon
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Ocracoke Alive, Ocracoke Earthday Weekend Celebration
Visit Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Visit Ocracoke, Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival
OBX Events
Harbinger
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 9:00 am
OBX Events, Outer Banks Bike Week
Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Grandy
Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Spring Open House
Outer Banks Sporting Events
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, April 21, 2024 - 7:00 am
Outer Banks Sporting Events, Flying Pirate Half Marathon
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Oceanas Bistro
Avon
Sautee in a white wine creamy garlic sauce served with grilled bread More info - Oceanas Bistro
Oceanas Bistro, Pei Mussels
Owens' Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
Three Belgian-style pearl sugar waffles coated with powdered sugar, whipped cream and topped with choice of fruit More info - Owens' Restaurant
Owens' Restaurant, Waffles
The Inn on Pamlico Sound | Cafe Pamlico
Buxton
Toasted English Muffin, Ham, Poached Egg, Hollandaise Sauce, Hash Browns More info - The Inn on Pamlico Sound | Cafe Pamlico
The Inn on Pamlico Sound | Cafe Pamlico, Traditional Eggs Benedict
Carolina Bar-B-Que Company
Manteo
Traditional North Carolina pulled pork barbecue. More info - Carolina Bar-B-Que Company
Carolina Bar-B-Que Company, NC Pork BBQ Sandwich
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
The Fudgery
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
All our dipped apples are extra large. Caramel Apple, Caramel Nut, Caramel with M&Ms and Chocolate Drizzle, Caramel Choco Chips and... More info - The Fudgery
The Fudgery, Gourmet Apples
TRiO Restaurant & Market
Kitty Hawk
Hand made mozzarella filled with cream, with rotating accompaniments; served with a warm baguette More info - TRiO Restaurant & Market
TRiO Restaurant & Market, Burrata of the Week
Freshfit Cafe Nags Head
Nags Head
Endless possibilities! Choose a protein, a green and a dressing with 4 other sides from grains, homemade salad and veggies & sides. More info - Freshfit Cafe Nags Head
Freshfit Cafe Nags Head, Build Your Own Buddha Bowl
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Birthday Suits
Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
We always carry a wide variety of flannels in numerous brands and sizes. More info - Birthday Suits
Birthday Suits, Men's Flannel Shirts
Village Craftsmen
Ocracoke
Sizes are about 9” in diameter and 24” long. More info - Village Craftsmen
Village Craftsmen, Jellyfish Chandeliers
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
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Great fit for any garden and pocketbook, these cute piggy Spinners are totally adorable. More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, Pig Petite Wind Spinner
Moonraker Tea Shop
Ocracoke
Double-lid basket with service for two, roll-up flatware pouch, coupon for 2 iced/Hot Teas, Coupon for 1 box of cookies, Blanket, and... More info - Moonraker Tea Shop
Moonraker Tea Shop, Stargazing Kit - Piccadilly
Silver Bonsai Gallery
Manteo
Our collection of finely crafted wooden objects, created for both function and design by artisans throughout the country. Jewelry boxes,... More info - Silver Bonsai Gallery
Silver Bonsai Gallery, Woodwork
Nora's Wish
Rodanthe
Add a bit of Outer Banks history to your decor with this antique handline! More info - Nora's Wish
Nora's Wish, Antique Handline
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
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Duck
America's oldest brewery brings you barbecue's newest twist! Sweet T's carries Yuengling Barbecue Sauce and other beer-... More info - Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, Specialty Sauces
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