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!

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Annual Holiday Wine Tasting and Sale
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Cooking Class:  Party Foods and Tea Cocktails
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, Bingo
Beachside Bistro
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Beachside Bistro, Sean Olds
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Jeremy Russell
OBX Events
Nags Head
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
OBX Events, Outer Banks Room in the Inn Annual Fundraiser
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Coastal Provisions, Scott Sechman
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whalehead, Candlelight Christmas Tour
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, B. C. Powder
Beachside Bistro
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Beachside Bistro, Chuck Hodges Live
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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OBX Events
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:00 am
OBX Events, 114th Annual Celebration of The Wright Brothers' First Flight
OBX Events
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
OBX Events, Santa Comes to Bluewater
OBX Events
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm
OBX Events, See the Candy Bomber
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar
Kill Devil Hills
6 oz. filet with a 6 oz. lobster tail. Served with hush puppies, fries and slaw before 5pm. Or choose potato and vegetable after 5pm. (... More info - Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar
Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar, TURF & TAIL
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
This delight contains the 3 major dessert food groups: milk chocolate, Swiss chocolate, and dark chocolate. With so much chocolate goodness... More info - Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC, World's Ugliest Chocolate Cake
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, HAM & CHEESE
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Our signature Crab Cakes served with a roasted red pepper sauce. All Entrees served with two sides of choice. Except Pasta of the Day... More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Homemade Award Winning Crab Cakes
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Home cooked in Virginia just a couple of hours from Sweet T's, Hubs has been a peanut-people pleaser for more than 60 years. More info - Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, Home Cooked Peanuts
Gulf Stream Gifts
Nags Head
Sterling silver mermaid, turtle, blue topaz & pearl pendant. Measures approx. 1-3/4" long with bail by 3/4" wide. More info - Gulf Stream Gifts
Gulf Stream Gifts, Mermaid & Turtle Sterling Silver Pendant
Tar Heel Trading Co.
Corolla, Duck
Ornaments hand painted in North Carolina featuring Outer Banks lighthouses, Beach Chair, Corolla Wild Horses or Just Married- Outer Banks,... More info - Tar Heel Trading Co.
Tar Heel Trading Co., Hand painted glass ornaments
Bluegrass Island Trading Co.
Bluegrass Island and other musical, collectible ornaments! More info - Bluegrass Island Trading Co.
Bluegrass Island Trading Co., Music Ornaments
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
A six pack of cool shades for you and your friends. More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Ride The Wind Shades
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