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 hot spots 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!

The Height of Winter Birding

Whether you’re a serious birder or a casual birdwatcher, now is the time to enjoy all the winter bird visitors on and around the Outer Banks. Waterfowl like snow geese, tundra swan and more than 25 species of ducks are here in great numbers, wintering on the beaches, sounds, marshes, lakes and ponds in the national wildlife refuges, national seashore and other natural areas. Additionally, songbirds and raptors are seen here in winter. The Outer Banks offers an abundance of... Read More

A Currituck Mainland Daytrip

Winter weekends, beautiful weather and the need for social distancing create the perfect setup for a daytrip... Read More

Cocktails to Go on the OBX

Cocktails to go? Yes! It’s a thing in North Carolina, and several Outer Banks restaurants are on board. In... Read More

Remembering Marc Basnight, an Outer Banks Leg...

People all along the Outer Banks and in eastern North Carolina are lamenting the loss of former State Senator... Read More

How to Catch the Holiday Spirit on the Outer...

If you're looking for a taste of holiday spirit to take your mind off the pandemic, here are some places on... Read More

Virtually Celebrating 150 Years of Cape Hatte...

If there's one thing that symbolizes the entire Outer Banks, it's Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The 193-foot... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 7:00 pm
Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars, January Zoom Wine Classes
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Manteo
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Trivia with Tennessee
Dare County Arts Council
Manteo
Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, 43nd Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show
Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 7:00 pm
Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars, January Zoom Wine Classes
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Henry's Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
Shrimp, Scallops and Crab Meat. Served with choice of two: Cole Slaw, Applesauce, Garden Salad, Green Beans, French Fries, Mashed... More info - Henry's Restaurant
Henry's Restaurant, Broiled Trio Platter
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
I came, I saw — I ate it all! Complete the Garbage Plate Omelet Challenge and take home the bumper sticker to prove it. The omelet is... More info - Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant, Garbage Plate Omelet Challenge
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Buxton
Slow smoked half rack with Rusty’s Spice Rub and finished on the grill with our sweet and *Spicy* BBQ sauce. Served with fries and coleslaw. More info - Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island, Baby Back Ribs
The Cookshak Fried Chicken
Duck, Nags Head
Eight pieces of chicken - two wings, two legs, two thighs and two breasts. More info - The Cookshak Fried Chicken
The Cookshak Fried Chicken, Whole Bird
Woo Casa Kitchen
Nags Head
All bowls are beautifully made with sweet potato, kale, red cabbage, roasted corn, and pickled onions. Topped with crispy corn tortilla... More info - Woo Casa Kitchen
Woo Casa Kitchen, Rice Bowls
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Our regular pizza topped with pineapple and ham. More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, North Shore
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Pepperoni, sausage, beef, ham, mushroom, green pepper, black olive, tomato and onion. More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Dare Devil
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Top quality, thinly sliced ribeye steak grilled to perfection and served on a sub roll with melted cheese. Add your choice: Mushroom, onion... More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Philly Steak
Sam & Omie's Restaurant
Nags Head
Fried: Shrimp, Scallops, Oysters, Fish & Clam Strips | Broiled: Shrimp, Scallops & Fish More info - Sam & Omie's Restaurant
Sam & Omie's Restaurant, Whale of a Seafood Platter
The Landing Grill
Wanchese
The Landing Grill, Carolina Cuban
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Jewelry By Gail
Nags Head
1.60 ct round faceted Pink Tourmaline 14k yellow gold dual shank seaweed swirl ring design More info - Jewelry By Gail
Jewelry By Gail, Pink Tourmaline Ring
Cavalier Surf Shop
Nags Head
Cavalier Surf Shop, Wet Suits
Ocracoke Variety Store
Ocracoke
Figs are an Ocracoke staple. Take home one of our staples — homemade, locally sourced fig preserves! More info - Ocracoke Variety Store
Ocracoke Variety Store, Local Fig Preserves
Bloom Boutique
Manteo
Wrap as a bracelet or layer as a necklace. Choose from a variety of different gemstones. More info - Bloom Boutique
Bloom Boutique, Scout Bracelet & Convertible Necklace
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Corolla
Check out our bar signs selection, it's fun! More info - Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts, Bar Signs
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Fill your home with images inspired by coastal living. More info - Absolutely Outer Banks
Absolutely Outer Banks, Outer Banks-Inspired Shell Art
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Outer Banks Boarding Company, Intimates + Loungewear
Village Craftsmen
Ocracoke
This glass mug features a hand-painted view of Ocracoke Lighthouse. Artist Trish Dempsey creates these pieces in Hatteras Village, NC! This... More info - Village Craftsmen
Village Craftsmen, Ocracoke Lighthouse Mugs
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Where Fun is Always In Season

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