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.

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!

Celebrate Bluegrass, Chili & Coastal Conservation on the Outer Banks

Do you love the state’s coastal setting? What about bluegrass music? Your thoughts on chili and beer? All of this speaks to me on an almost spiritual level. And for that reason, I am definitely attending Red Beans and Bluegrass, a fall-festive event to benefit North Carolina Coastal Land Trust (NCCLT). A team of biologists, attorneys, educators and fundraisers, NCCLT saves various forms of coastal lands from development, putting the pieces under conservation easements so... Read More

Hurricane Dorian Leaves Ocracoke Island Devas...

When Hurricane Dorian barreled toward the Outer Banks last week, little Ocracoke Island took the main hit.... Read More

Bread, Booze and Scented Candles: The Outer B...

Tis the season for one of my favorite blog topics: the annual hurricane feature. Each year I get to play... Read More

Working Like a Dog (or Cat): Pets in Business...

About 12 or so years ago, my favorite barbecue restaurant in the area kept a pet pig onsite. Her name was... Read More

This Summer's Hit Movie Returns to Its O...

The film receiving rave reviews from critics – and the winner of this year’s South by Southwest Audience... Read More

The Outer Banks' New Places to Eat, Shop...

How many of us mindlessly drive by new businesses on the daily, not registering when names change, new... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

To cruise all Outer Banks nightlife options, click here.

Dare County Arts Council
Nags Head
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Dare County Arts Council, Surfalorus Film Festival
Secret Island Tavern Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Secret Island Tavern Outer Banks, The Kill is Mine w/ Special Guests
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC
Nags Head
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00 pm
New York Pizza Pub Nags Head NC, DJ Fresh
Fish Head's Bar & Grill
Nags Head
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Fish Head's Bar & Grill, Bryan Campbell
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Pub Trivia
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill Outer Banks, Phil Watson Live
Chilli Peppers Grill & Pupuseria
Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Chilli Peppers Grill & Pupuseria, DJ Bose
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Manteo
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Trivia
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Comedy Club of the Outer Banks, The Kevin Lee Show - Comedy and Magic featuring Brent Blakeney
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Evenings with Kim Kalman Live
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Town of Nags Head
Nags Head
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Town of Nags Head, Dowdy Park Farmer's Market
Town of Manteo
Manteo
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Farmer's Market
OBX Events
Nags Head
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 am
OBX Events, OBX Jeep Jam
OBX Events
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
OBX Events, Red Beans and Bluegrass
Top Picks: Great Plates

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

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, Hand Cut 14-oz. Ribeye
1587 Restaurant
Manteo
Creamy Basil Pesto – Carolina Shrimp – Sea Scallops – Seasonal Vegetables – Toasted Sunflower Seeds – Parmesan Flakes More info - 1587 Restaurant
1587 Restaurant, Seafood Pasta
The Paper Canoe Outer Banks Restaurant
Duck
Large shrimp, lump crab, corn bread, asparagus, and wood-roasted Canoe picatta sauce. More info - The Paper Canoe Outer Banks Restaurant
The Paper Canoe Outer Banks Restaurant, Crab Stuffed Shrimp
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Corolla Wild Horse Museum
Corolla
This mug is made in America and 100% lead-free. Oven, microwave and dishwasher safe! Each mug had the CWHF logo and measures 4.5" high... More info - Corolla Wild Horse Museum
Corolla Wild Horse Museum, Stoneware Mug with CWHF Logo
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage
Kill Devil Hills
Spice up your home or garden with one of our many flags! More info - Gift Garden & American Classics Garage
Gift Garden & American Classics Garage, Gift Garden Flags
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Duck
America's oldest brewery brings you barbecue's newest twist! Sweet T's carries Yuengling Barbecue Sauce and other beer-... More info - Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, Specialty Sauces
Nest
Manteo
The lushest of easy-care linens by Bella Notte. More info - Nest
Nest, Bella Notte Bed Linens on Sale
OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

The Heart of Outer Banks Fishing

Going to the Outer Banks Marina is like a step... Read Article

10 Things You Can Do on Roanoke Island that You Can't Do Anywhere Else on the Outer Banks

1. Mark the hours by the courthouse bell. The... Read Article

Beach Day Safety

Ahh … the beach. There is no place more ... Read Article