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!

Memorial Day Weekend Begins the Summer Season

It’s here! Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, officially kicking off the start of the tourism season on the Outer Banks. Attractions are breaking out daytime activities and programs that appeal to all interests. All the Outer Banks shops have opened their doors for the seasonal activity. Outer Banks restaurants and hangouts have booked bands, solo artists, DJs and more to provide countless nightlife opportunities and entertainment. Yep, warm weather alongside the returning and... Read More

History Uncovered

Yesterday's wind uncovered more of the putt putt golf course that used to sit on the southeast corner of... Read More

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Temperatures in the 80s, the sighting of a lightning bug or two and later sunsets are all signs that summer... Read More

Honoring British Soldiers to Kidstuff to Jump...

Did you know that there’s technically English soil right here on the Outer Banks? Ocracoke Island’s British... Read More

Cinco de Mayo and Derby Parties to Fill Your...

I love this time of year. In the past month, the activity level on the Outer Banks started stirring with the... Read More

Going Against the Current: The Local Move to...

I know, I know – last week’s blog focused on Earth Day. Honestly, though, there’s still so much to say! I... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, Eastline Band
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Gorillas and the Miss
Dajio Restaurant
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Monjah
J.J. Brewbaker's
Nags Head
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 10:00 pm
J.J. Brewbaker's, Steel County Express
J.J. Brewbaker's
Nags Head
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm
J.J. Brewbaker's, Jamie Pridgen
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, The Wilders
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill & Bar
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill & Bar, DJ Bose
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Barryoke
Tomato Patch Pizzeria Corolla NC
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Tomato Patch Pizzeria Corolla NC, Live Music with Brad Privott
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Trivia
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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J.J. Brewbaker's
Nags Head
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 11:00 am
J.J. Brewbaker's, Eggs, Bacon... & Divas Divas Drag Brunch
Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism, Memorial Day Beach Blast
Downtown Books
Nags Head
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Downtown Books, Happy Hour with Mary Kay Andrews
OBX Events
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 8:00 am
OBX Events, 7th Annual Shore Break 5K
Dare County Arts Council
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, Rock the Cape
OBX Events
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
OBX Events, Island Art Show
Duck Town Park
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Duck Town Park, Memorial Day Concert
Town of Manteo
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Tuesdays in Manteo
Ocracoke Alive
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00 am
Ocracoke Alive, Ocrafolk Festival
Ocracoke Alive
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 9:00 am
Ocracoke Alive, Ocrafolk Festival
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant Avon NC
Packed full of goodness with strawberries, blueberries, blue cheese crumbles, shaved almonds and raspberry vinaigrette dressing. More info - Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant Avon NC
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant Avon NC, Life Salad
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
Island Perk Manteo Coffee Shop
Delicious & refreshing. Fresh fruit smoothies including peach and strawberry. More info - Island Perk Manteo Coffee Shop
Island Perk Manteo Coffee Shop, Smoothies
Black Pelican Oceanfront Cafe
Kitty Hawk
Sliced and marinated sushi tuna with seaweed salad, flying fish roe and crispy wonton strips. More info - Black Pelican Oceanfront Cafe
Black Pelican Oceanfront Cafe, Tuna Tataké
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Bleu cheese crumbles, bacon, fried pickled red onion and horseradish mayo. More info - Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill, Bacon Bleu
Blue Point
pan fried jumbo lump crabcakes braised lentils / pickled cucumbers / whole grain mustard sauce More info - Blue Point
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Jewelry By Gail
Nags Head
Approximately 2.71" x 1.85" aqua blue with black matrix Turquoise Shadudo freeform tornsheet original design. Accommodates a 7 mm... More info - Jewelry By Gail
Jewelry By Gail, Freeform Shakudo Turquoise Slide/Pendant
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
French table linens are a beautiful addition to your home. More info - Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC, French table linens by Le Cluny.
OBX Attitude
Barrel Mug Gel Skin. Stainless. Keeps drinks cold 2 hours and hot for 1 hour. Fits a 12 oz can and also floats! More info - OBX Attitude
OBX Attitude, Barrel Mug
Howard's Pub
Show your love of Ocracoke Island fishing with this Howard's Pub Tee! Available in Short Sleeve Gray. More info - Howard's Pub
Howard's Pub, CRAZY CHARTER Shirt
SeaDragon Gallery in Duck NC
The Carolina Blue hues of Larimar will bring you back to the beach in local jeweler Leah Brown's designs. Bracelets, earrings,... More info - SeaDragon Gallery in Duck NC
SeaDragon Gallery in Duck NC, Larimar Jewelry
Silver Bonsai Gallery
Hand Crafted 14K White Gold Pelican Pendant w/ hand engraving and 14KW Link Chain 1.2mm More info - Silver Bonsai Gallery
Silver Bonsai Gallery, PELICAN NECKLACE
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