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.

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!

Outer Banks COVID-19 Update as of May 14, 2021

Things are getting much closer to pre-pandemic normals in North Carolina. With North Carolina’s COVID numbers continuing to show improvement and vaccine distribution increasing, N.C. Governor Roy Cooper has eliminated social distancing requirements in all settings, lifted the state's mask mandate outdoors for all people and lifted the mandate indoors for vaccinated people in most settings. All businesses can operate at 100 percent capacity. Details on Executive Order 215,... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.
Duck, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 7:00 pm
Outer Banks Olive Oil Co., Cooking Live with Laura & Phil
Dajio Restaurant
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 8:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Barefoot Wade
Sanctuary Vineyards
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Sanctuary Vineyards, Acoustic at Sunset
The Village Table & Tavern
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Village Table & Tavern, Marc Murray
Dajio Restaurant
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 8:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Raygun Ruby
The Village Table & Tavern
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Village Table & Tavern, Derek Smith
OBX Marina
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 6:30 pm
OBX Marina, Sandbar Blues
Outer Banks Sporting Events
Nags Head
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 12:00 am
Outer Banks Sporting Events, Band in the Sand 5K
Town of Manteo
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Downtown Manteo Market
Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 9:00 am
Kitty Hawk Kites, Kitty Hawk Kiteboarding Kickoff Weekend
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Top Picks: Great Plates

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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
Light crispy and fresh, these scrumptious Baja fish tacos are loaded up with beer-battered white fish, tangy citrus slaw and a spicy garlic... More info - Plaza Azteca
Plaza Azteca, Baja Fish Tacos
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
I came, I saw — I ate it all! Complete the Garbage Plate Omelet Challenge and take home the bumper sticker to prove it. The omelet is... More info - Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant, Garbage Plate Omelet Challenge
Rusty's Surf & Turf Restaurant on Hatteras Island
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
Our regular pizza topped with pineapple and ham. More info - Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, North Shore
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
Sam & Omie's Restaurant
Nags Head
Fried: Shrimp, Scallops, Oysters, Fish & Clam Strips | Broiled: Shrimp, Scallops & Fish More info - Sam & Omie's Restaurant
Sam & Omie's Restaurant, Whale of a Seafood Platter
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
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
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Check out our bar signs selection, it's fun! More info - Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos and Gifts, Bar Signs
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
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
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