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.

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Bluegrass Fever Spreads in Manteo

This week bluegrass fans are descending on Roanoke Island for the 10th annual Bluegrass Island Festival. With a lineup of acclaimed regional and national musicians, people are coming from all over the country not only for the music, but also for the amazing island setting at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Roanoke Island Festival Park, which is actually on a 22-acre island just across from the Manteo waterfront, is a fantastic setting for a festival, with plentiful parking, a... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Gee Gee Rosell of Bux...

Behind every Outer Banks business is someone doing their best to make a living and still have the time to... Read More

OBX Fall Fishing is on Fire

I don’t want to rub it in for those readers who aren’t actually on the Outer Banks, but the weather here is... Read More

What You Do in Wanchese

Wanchese, the small village on the southern end of Roanoke Island, is not like the rest of the Outer Banks.... Read More

A New Museum about Old Ways: Currituck Mariti...

There’s a new museum on the Outer Banks, and it's a good one. Celebrating the maritime history and storied... Read More

Seven Ways to Have Fun This Week

If you’re itching to get out and about, this week there are several fun events going on this weekend. From... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Red Sky Cafe
Duck
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 6:00 pm
Red Sky Cafe, Dinner & Drink Series: The Hunter's Table
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Manteo
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Bryan Campbell
Visit Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 11:00 am
Visit Ocracoke, Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Visit Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 11:00 am
Visit Ocracoke, Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Dare Master Gardener Association
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Dare Master Gardener Association, Ask a Master Gardener
Visit Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 11:00 am
Visit Ocracoke, Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 9:00 am
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, 9th Annual Wooden Boat Show
Visit Ocracoke
Ocracoke
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 11:00 am
Visit Ocracoke, Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Dare Master Gardener Association
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Dare Master Gardener Association, Ask a Master Gardener
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
Plaza Azteca
Kill Devil Hills
10" flour tortilla filled with grilled chicken, chorizo, rice and beans, topped with cheese sauce, pico de gallo and sour cream. More info - Plaza Azteca
Plaza Azteca, Burritos San Jose
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
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
The Village Table & Tavern
Duck
Hand-pattied burger topped with Barber’s cheddar, house smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato housemade mayonnaise on a brioche roll. More info - The Village Table & Tavern
The Village Table & Tavern, Tavern Burger
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill
Corolla
Mahi blackened over parmesan roasted red pepper grits, grilled broccolini topped with applewood smoked bacon and pico de gallo. More info - Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill, Mahi de Gallo
Philly Steak Subs
Corolla
Served with our Housemade Spicy Mayo More info - Philly Steak Subs
Philly Steak Subs, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Cavalier Surf Shop
Nags Head
Multiple styles & designs available. More info - Cavalier Surf Shop
Cavalier Surf Shop, Longboard Skateboards
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
Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.
Duck, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head
From Lemon to Blood Orange, Tuscan Herb to Rosemary and Milanese Gremolata to Wild Fernleaf Dill, find more than 60 varieties of premium... More info - Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.
Outer Banks Olive Oil Co., Premium Artisinal Olive Oils
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
TW’s Bait & Tackle
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
TW's newest designs in a variety of options for men and women. More info - TW’s Bait & Tackle
TW’s Bait & Tackle, Sunset Marlin T-Shirt
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
Outer Banks Boarding Company, OBBC Tono Ono Dad Hat
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

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Corolla Bob: He's More Than a Tour Guide, He's an Advocate

When Bob White came down to the Outer Banks as a... Read Article