Outer Banks, NC

Events, Nightlife, Things To Do, Restaurants & Shopping!

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Growth by the Grain: Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Begin This Summer

Memorial Day weekend kicks off beach season, and on the Outer Banks we're about to get better stretches of beach to enjoy. Read on to find out about plans to nourish more than 21 miles of Dare County beaches this summer. Those of you who live here or are seasoned visitors know that these barrier islands, while being so beautiful, are truly very fragile. There are places on the Outer Banks that are less than a mile across from sound to ocean. And unfortunately, due to storms... Read More

3 Questions with Lisa Brickhouse Davis, Found...

Fifth-generation Outer Banks native Lisa Brickhouse Davis is one of the most recognizable voices on the Outer... Read More

Brewery & Activity Pairings on the Outer...

If you’ve been on the Outer Banks during this five-day nor’easter, then you know why I’m writing this week’s... Read More

Weekend Fun on the Outer Banks

With several events happening around town plus Mother's Day on Sunday, it’s going to be a great weekend on... Read More

Aerial Adventures on the Outer Banks

Spring days on the Outer Banks can make you feel totally high on life. The weather is perfection, and... Read More

Meet the Masterminds of VusicOBX

Have you heard of VusicOBX? If not, you need to get this concert series on your radar. Vusic stands for Music... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Jennette's Pier
Nags Head
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Jennette's Pier, Namaste at the Beach
Island Farm
Manteo
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Island Farm, Visit with a Banker Pony
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Absolutely Outer Banks, Build Your Beach Box Workshop
Sandtrap Tavern
Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Sandtrap Tavern, Trivia Night at Sandtrap Tavern
Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Grandy
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Mustang Mornings on the Farm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 5:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman Live
NouVines
Manteo
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
NouVines, Trivia Night
Island Farm
Manteo
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Island Farm, Visit with a Banker Pony
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station
Rodanthe
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 2:00 pm
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, Historic Reenactment of Shipwreck Rescue Drill
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 5:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman Live
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle
Avon
Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 8:00 am
Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle, Annual Frank & Fran's Kayak Fishing Tournament
Kitty Hawk Kites
Rodanthe
Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Kiteboarding Kick-Off Weekend
Nor'Banks Sailing Center
Duck
Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 1:30 pm
Nor'Banks Sailing Center, Savor the Sun
Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle
Avon
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 8:00 am
Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle, Annual Frank & Fran's Kayak Fishing Tournament
Jennette's Pier
Nags Head
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Jennette's Pier, Namaste at the Beach
Duck Town Park
Duck
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 7:30 am to 8:15 am
Duck Town Park, Yoga on the Green
Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle
Avon
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 8:00 am
Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle, Annual Frank & Fran's Kayak Fishing Tournament
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:00 am
N.C. Digs! exhibit header featuring a dig site and the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources logo
Island Farm
Manteo
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Island Farm, Visit with a Banker Pony
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 10:30 am
Elizabethan Gardens, Butterfly House Release
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
Ocracoke
red sauce, spinach, roma tomatoes, mushrooms, red onion, green peppers, olives, roasted red peppers and mozzarella cheese More info - Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
Sorella's Pizza & Pasta, Garden
Diamond Shoals Restaurant
Buxton
From traditional rolls to chef specialty, vegan rolls to sashimi, we offer the widest variety of sushi on Hatteras Island. More info - Diamond Shoals Restaurant
Diamond Shoals Restaurant, Sushi Roll Varieties
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Buffalo Style Wings
Simply Southern Kitchen
Harbinger
Hand Breaded, Lightly Fried Flounder Filet served with Two Sides and Hushpuppies More info - Simply Southern Kitchen
Simply Southern Kitchen, Fried Flounder Platter
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Two poached eggs with honey baked ham on a Thomas’ English muffin topped with hollandaise sauce More info - Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill, Eggs Benedict
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Four each of our three baked oysters More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Oyster Sampler
Bad Bean Baja Grill
Kitty Hawk
Changes daily, Ask your server More info - Bad Bean Baja Grill
Bad Bean Baja Grill, Roasted NC Pork Belly Taco
The Dunes Restaurant Nags Head
Nags Head
Flame grilled fresh ribeye steak, cooked to order and seasoned to perfection. More info - The Dunes Restaurant Nags Head
The Dunes Restaurant Nags Head, 12oz. Ribeye
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Seared shrimp over coarse stone-ground grits, red-eye gravy and sweet potato chips More info - Outer Banks Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Shrimp’n Grits
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Corolla, Grandy
Show your free spirit and help the wild horses! Never before have we have such a striking tie dye showcasing our white lone horse —... More info - Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Short Sleeve Tee Shirt – Tie Dye – Limited Edition
Moonraker Tea Shop
Ocracoke
Bring the beach home with this metal shell infuser More info - Moonraker Tea Shop
Moonraker Tea Shop, Shell Infuser
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Kitty Hawk Kites, Foiling Gear
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Candles, lotions, soaps & more. More info - Absolutely Outer Banks
Absolutely Outer Banks, Bath & Body
Silver Bonsai Gallery
Manteo
Our Outer Banks Jewelry Studio located in Manteo, NC on Roanoke Island is where we create Modern Heirloom©, our trademarked jewelry... More info - Silver Bonsai Gallery
Silver Bonsai Gallery, Modern Heirloom Jewelry
Dillon's Corner
Buxton
Commemorate your trip to the east's most famous lighthouse with gifts, dishware and home decor More info - Dillon's Corner
Dillon's Corner, Hatteras Lighthouse Souvenirs
TRiO Restaurant & Market
Kitty Hawk
TRiO Restaurant & Market, Organic Wines
Islander Flags
Kitty Hawk
Recycled material outdoor rugs. More info - Islander Flags
Islander Flags, Mad Mats
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

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