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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Whatever You Do on the Outer Banks This Week, Do it Outside

I don’t know about you, but to my ears the words Memorial and Day and Weekend, when strung together, signal the start of the summer season. Yes, I know: School is still in session and the solstice is not until June 21. But with the lifeguards back in their stands, thousands of visitors in town, live music in almost every bar and restaurant, the days getting longer (sunrise 5:47 a.m., sunset 8:15 p.m.) and the ocean temperature creeping back up into tolerable range (68° F as... Read More

The Calm Before the Storm

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Mother's Day on the Outer Banks

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MAY Your Week Be Fun

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Eat, Shear and March Your Way Toward Summer

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When Pirates Fly and More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, The Wilders
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:45 pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Drama
Argyle's Restaurant
Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Argyle's Restaurant, Live Music at Argyle's
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Aaron LaVigne
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club
Buxton
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, Bingo
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:45 pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Drama
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Manteo
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Trivia
The Lost Colony
Manteo
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 7:45 pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony Drama
New York Pizza Pub
Nags Head
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub, Mug Night
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Manteo
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, First Friday Food & Beer Specials
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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SeaDragon Gallery
Duck
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
SeaDragon Gallery, Local Artist E M Corsa Demonstration
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:00 am
Ocracoke Alive, Ocrafolk Festival
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 9:00 am
Ocracoke Alive, Ocrafolk Festival
Dare Day
Manteo
Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Dare Day, Dare Day Festival
Outer Banks Sporting Events
Nags Head
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 7:00 am
Outer Banks Sporting Events, Storm the Beach
Ocracoke Alive
Ocracoke
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 9:00 am
Ocracoke Alive, Ocrafolk Festival
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Lucky 12 Tavern
Nags Head
We feature 20 beers on draft, another 90 by the bottle or can and we have some of the most current, tastiest micro-brews around. More info - Lucky 12 Tavern
Lucky 12 Tavern, Craft Beer Specials
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Local Shrimp sautéed with NC Smoked Sausage, tomatoes, white wine & garlic butter over stone ground local grits. More info - Coastal Provisions
Coastal Provisions, Shrimp & Grits
Atlantic Coast Café
Waves
A dynamite combination of soft and crunchy tacos filled with grilled or fried fish (your choice) and topped with a fresh salsa (contains... More info - Atlantic Coast Café
Atlantic Coast Café, A. C. C.'s Famous Fish Tacos
La Dolce Vita
Corolla
Our famous homemade recipe filled with Italian sausage, meatballs and a blend of ricotta and mozzarella cheese. More info - La Dolce Vita
La Dolce Vita, Lasagna
Howard's Pub
Ocracoke
Filet, grilled and served with tartar sauce on the side. More info - Howard's Pub
Howard's Pub, Grilled Mahi Mahi Sandwich
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Sandcastles
Avon
This locally made wire pendant is a customer favorite. Whether you swim with a mermaid tail or simply daydream about it, this piece will be... More info - Sandcastles
Sandcastles, Mermaid Wire Pendant
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ocracoke
The circle patch is a structured 6 panel trucker with a cotton twill front, cotton twill sweatband, and mesh back. The front of the hat has... More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, RTW CIRCLE PATCH
Manteo Cyclery
Manteo
Stop by our locally owned shop and our knowledgeable staff will help you choose the perfect road bike and accessories! More info - Manteo Cyclery
Manteo Cyclery, Road Bikes
Spry Creek Home Accents
Corolla
After one look, you'll be able to recognize the difference of on u jewelry. Wrap one of Donna Silvestri's designs around your... More info - Spry Creek Home Accents
Spry Creek Home Accents, on u jewelry
Wee Winks Market
Duck
Get ALL your OBX souvenirs right here! You will find something for everyone back home! More info - Wee Winks Market
Wee Winks Market, OBX Souvenirs
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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