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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An Update on Hatteras Island's Bridges

For many who live on or visit the Outer Banks, the bridges are symbolic. There’s a rush that overcomes you when the car moves from highway to bridge, bouncing rhythmically across the support beams, the hollow whoosh filling your ears. As you rise with the bridge, you get those glorious panoramic views of ocean, sound or marsh surrounding you. For a moment it’s like you’re the only one on the Outer Banks. This view and promise that, yes, you’re near your final destination... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Mike Dianna's Grill Room, Theorem
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks, Ron Feingold with Roger Keiss
Dajio Restaurant
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Barefoot Wade
Cotton Gin
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30 pm
Cotton Gin, So Poz - Acoustic Sunset Concert Series
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Monte Hooker
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks, Ron Feingold with Roger Keiss
Beachside Bistro
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Beachside Bistro, Live music with Steve Hauser
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks, Ron Feingold with Roger Keiss
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, Yarn
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Other Brothers
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Edgar Scrubbs & Co.
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Salty Dawgs Lecture Series: Shanties & Contemporary Songs of the Sea
Waves Village Watersports Resort
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Waves Village Watersports Resort, Game & Climb Tuesdays
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Sip & Sample Tuesdays
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whalehead, Currituck Cornhole Tournament
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

The Landing Grill
Fresh seafood served in season More info - The Landing Grill
The Landing Grill, Shrimp Salad Cold Plate
Jason's Restaurant
Serving the visitors of Ocracoke for more than 10 years and counting. More info - Jason's Restaurant
Jason's Restaurant, Best Pizza on the Outer Banks
Two Roads Tavern
Kill Devil Hills
American cheese, BBQ sauce, bacon, onion rings, jalapenos and a fried egg. Served on a brioche bun with hand-cut fries or Asian slaw $12.... More info - Two Roads Tavern
Two Roads Tavern, Sounds Good Burger
Red Sky Café
North Carolina green tail shrimp, applewood smoked bacon and tomato sweet pepper Cajun cream on redneck risotto More info - Red Sky Café
Red Sky Café, Chef Wes' Shrimp N’ Grits
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Hand-rubbed half rack of pork ribs. More info - Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks
Surf'n Pig BBQ Avon Outer Banks, Half Rack of Ribs
Giant Slice Pizza
Show me the meat! Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, bacon, meatballs and ham. More info - Giant Slice Pizza
Giant Slice Pizza, Meatman Pizza
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

To shop all Outer Banks must haves, click here.

OBX Shell Store
Duck, Kill Devil Hills
Pick up an Outer Banks starfish or sand dollar to comemorate your vacation! More info - OBX Shell Store
OBX Shell Store, Starfish and Sand Dollars
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
This one-of-a-kind mermaid crown piece is just one of many carefully handcrafted items in our collection by Mary Robinson. More info - Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Italian Grotto Shell Art
The Spice & Tea Exchange
A wonderfully light and refreshing salt blend. Use on fish, chicken, salads, snack toppings, seafood salads, or other light meals for a... More info - The Spice & Tea Exchange
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Carolina Sunshine
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
The KHK "Best Sellers" Package includes 3 of our most popular and beloved kites...all for one low price! More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, KHK "Best Sellers" Kite Package
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Designed by Jane Chestnut More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Handmade Sea Life Necklace
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
Cruise the Sound, or charge the Surf in an OCEAN KAYAK! Models for 1 or 2 people available. Includes lifevests and paddles. Several models... More info - Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Ocean Atlantic Rentals, Kayaks for Ocean & Sound
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