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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Eat, Shear and March Your Way Toward Summer

The activities, culture and dining scenes on the Outer Banks are unlike those of any other location. This week, in particular, you’ll have the chance to experience an assortment of events that enliven your ears, wow your taste buds, spark your activism and entertain your inner history nerd. With the bulk of these events happening this weekend, you’ll want to keep your schedule clear so that you can enjoy all of them. Whether it’s the peaceful pastime of sheep-shearing or an... Read More

When Pirates Fly and More

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Peter Cottontail Returns to the Outer Banks

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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New York Pizza Pub
Nags Head
Sunday, April 30, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub, Dinner & Jazz
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Trivia
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, TIPSY TAPAS THURSDAY
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:30 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Trivia Night
Dajio Restaurant
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Raygun Ruby
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
7:45 pm to 10:45 pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, BJ Griffin
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, First Friday Food & Beer Specials
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Coastal Provisions, Scott Sechman
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, First Friday
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
7:45 pm to 10:45 pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Derek Smith & The New Day
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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OBX Chorus
Nags Head
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 4:00 pm
OBX Chorus, Outer Banks Chorus Spring Concert
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe
Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe, Farmer's Market lunch
Sanctuary Vineyards
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00 am
Sanctuary Vineyards,  Run A Muck in Currituck
Hatteras Village
Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Hatteras Village, Hatteras Storytelling Festival
Hatteras Village
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Hatteras Village, Hatteras Storytelling Festival
Top Picks: Great Plates

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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
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant
Sauteed shrimp in creamy red eye gravy, with chorizo, tomato, scallion, over fried gouda cheese grit cakes. More info - Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant
Fishbones Raw Bar and Restaurant, Shrimp and Grits
Good Winds Restaurant
Enjoy fresh steamed shrimp with a regional craft beer and a soundfront sunset view! More info - Good Winds Restaurant
Good Winds Restaurant, Steamed Shrimp
The Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café
Genuine Italian sopressata salami, avocado, arugula, lemon and black pepper. More info - The Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café
The Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café, Salami & Avocado
Local shrimp and scallops sautéed with mushrooms, onions, roasted red peppers and spinach and tossed with linguine in Alfredo sauce. More info - Gaffer's
Gaffer's, Seafood Florentine
avocado, cucumber, green onion, red pepper, ahi tuna, tempura fried, yuzu aioli, serrano chile More info - BuddhaLicious
BuddhaLicious, Spicy Tuna Roll
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Ride The Wind Surf Shop
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
Candy & Corks
Featuring local wines from award winning Sanctuary Vineyards and boutique wineries from around the world More info - Candy & Corks
Candy & Corks, Local Wine
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
From beach umbrellas, chairs and carts to kayaks, surfboards and more! Don't pack them, just rent it! OAR has quality equipment at... More info - Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Ocean Atlantic Rentals, Beach & Water Gear
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Wind Spinners are a fun addition to backyards, patios or decks. Shop our wind spinners including birds, bugs, animals, airplanes and... More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, Wind Spinners
Blue Pelican Gallery Gifts and Yarn
Sandrop collection: Cape Hatteras beach sand set in sterling silver and an exclusive Dune Jewelry (TM) jewelry resin process. More info - Blue Pelican Gallery Gifts and Yarn
Blue Pelican Gallery Gifts and Yarn, Cape Hatteras Beach Sand Silver Jewelry
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