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!

Surf, Art and Ocean! Surfalorus Film Festival Returns this Weekend

Where do surfers, filmmakers, environmentalists and movie lovers come together for three nights of celebrating their common ground? Try this weekend’s Surfalorus Film Festival. This seventh annual event is the collaborative product of the Cucalorus Film Festival from Wilmington and the Dare County Arts Council. It returns to the Outer Banks this weekend for three nights of art, surf culture and nature appreciation and the way that all three create a sense of community across... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Phil Watson
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Jeremy Russell
Dare County Arts Council
Nags Head
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, Surfalorus Film Festival
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Outer Banks SPCA Benefit featuring Dixie Jade
OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Coastal Provisions, Scott Sechman
Dare County Arts Council
Nags Head
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, Surfalorus Film Festival
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Janice Moore
OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest
Blue Point
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Blue Point, Family Tree
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Ocean Atlantic Rentals, Annual Used Gear Yard Sale
Cotton Gin
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Cotton Gin, Crabdaddy Seafood Festival at Sanctuary Vineyards
OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest
OBX Pridefest
Nags Head
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
OBX Pridefest, OBX Pridefest
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

The Village Table & Tavern
Grilled 12oz. ribeye topped with a béarnaise compound butter and fresh cut fries; served with an herb aioli dipping sauce. More info - The Village Table & Tavern
The Village Table & Tavern, Steak Frites
Simply Southern Kitchen
Fresh Fried Chicken Livers served with Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans and a Buttermilk Biscuit More info - Simply Southern Kitchen
Simply Southern Kitchen, Chicken Livers
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Shrimp and spicy andouille sausage sautéed with peppers and onions, served with smoked gouda grits More info - Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island, Low Country Shrimp & Grits
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Cork & Beans
A delightful blend of Riesling and strawberries with a smooth sweet finish. This one is always a summer favorite! More info - Cork & Beans
Cork & Beans, Girls of Summer
OBX Shell Store
Duck, Kill Devil Hills
OBX Shell Store, Large Conch Shell
The Island Shop Boutique
One-of-a-kind ceramic vases with oceanic themes. More info - The Island Shop Boutique
The Island Shop Boutique, Handmade Vase Collection
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