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!

Outer Banks Shopping Guide for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

Ah, time for the Thanksgiving recap: Did you watch your football teams dominate? Savor the flavors from your favorite family recipes? Sink into a food-induced coma afterwards on the couch? If you checked any of these off your holiday bucket list, you’re on the right track. And that track continues to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Thanksgiving opens the holly-decked doors to the holiday season, and this weekend is a time to give thanks for killer deals when it... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving on the Out...

Listening to the crashing waves, drives along the Beach Road, an amazing and quirky community, a seemingly... Read More

You've Got to Try These 9 Beers on the O...

Outer Banks beer drinkers, rejoice! The Outer Banks is a hub where local and regional products and breweries... Read More

5 Ways to Enjoy Oysters on the Outer Banks Ri...

Ah, the humble oyster. While unassuming tucked within its rough and wrinkled shell, this seasonal delicacy... Read More

7 Awesome Ways to Wrap Up October on the Oute...

With less than a week left, we’re in our final moments of reveling in October. This means our last chance to... Read More

See the Real Outer Banks at Local Festival an...

The Outer Banks plays host to thriving community and cultural scenes. From artists to anglers to athletes,... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all nightlife options, click here.

Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, GRAND ILLUMINATIONS
Whalehead
Corolla
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whalehead, Candlelight Christmas Tour
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Ocracoke Alive, Thanksgiving Weekend Concert
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Ty Fleming
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern
Nags Head
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 9:30 pm
Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern, Tailgate Down
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, DJ Ohkay - 90's Night
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill, Scott Sechman Live
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, WINTERLIGHTS PRESENTED BY SOUTHERN BANK
Beachside Bistro
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Beachside Bistro, Sean Olds
Whalehead
Corolla
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whalehead, Candlelight Christmas Tour
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Want to see every daytime possibility? Click here.

Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Thanksgiving Dinner: Four Course Celebratory Menu
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar
Duck
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Sunset Grille and Raw Bar, Breakfast with Santa
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Hangin' with Santa
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Hangin' with Santa
Cotton Gin
Jarvisburg
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cotton Gin, The Big Curri-Shuck at Sanctuary Vineyards
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Kites with Lights
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Corolla
Chef's selection of house pickled delicacies: Watermelon rinds, candied jalapenos, okra, cauliflower, spicy peppers, carrots and more. More info - Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Mike Dianna's Grill Room, Pickle Plate
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront Outer Banks
Hatteras
Fried Platters with Clam Strips, Fish of the Day, Flounder, Oysters, Shrimp, Scallops and Homemade Crabcakes. Served with the vegetable of... More info - Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront Outer Banks
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront Outer Banks, Fried Platter - Create A Combo
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant
Manteo
Sweet tender shrimp breaded and fried in our kitchen. More info - Darrell's Seafood Restaurant
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant, Popcorn Shrimp
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Farris' fresh catch served fried, grilled or blackened. More info - Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke
Jolly Roger Pub & Marina Ocracoke, Fresh Local Fish Sandwich-
Blue Point
Duck
mac & 3 cheese / fennel-apple-mint slaw / ancho chili bbq sauce More info - Blue Point
Blue Point, GRILLED CIDER BRINED PORK CHOP
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
A favorite of Penne Pasta & Pecorino Cheese & Herbs off our Small Plates and Friday Night Late Plates Menus More info - Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, OB Mac'N'Cheese
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

To shop all must haves, click here.

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
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Corolla
Maruca bags are as durable as they are beautiful. Their textiles are designed in-house and woven in the U.S.A. All bags are kindly hand... More info - Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC, Maruca Bags
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ocracoke
Designed by Jane Chestnut More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Handmade Sea Life Necklace
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Manteo
Victorian hand-painted necklace! More info - Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, 1850's Czechoslovakian Necklace
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Jarvisburg, Nags Head
A collection of shirts, pants, shorts and tees in matching and contrasting styles make a welcome update to your wardrobe. Favorites for... More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, FALL APPAREL
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

Feathering Your Nest

As you wander the streets of downtown Manteo, be... Read Article

American Dragons

“I am not a Virginian, but an American."  –... Read Article

Joe Lamb Realty: 50 Years of Outer Banks Expertise

How can 50 years of experience help you buy or... Read Article