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.

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Remembering Hatteras Island Heroes: The Mirlo Centennial Commemoration

This Thursday, August 16, 2018, marks history. We’re talking big history too, with local, national and even international significance. The wildest part? It’s all happening right here on Hatteras Island, in the little village of Rodanthe. One hundred years ago, on August 16, 1918, one of the most heroic ocean rescues in U.S. Coast Guard history occurred off of Hatteras Island’s coast. In tempestuous conditions, the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station’s crew rescued 42 seamen... Read More

Soak Up the Sun at Outer Banks Backyard Bars...

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Outer Banks Visitors Combat Rainy Days with C...

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You're Not From Around Here, Are Ya?

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An Update on Hatteras Island's Bridges

For many who live on or visit the Outer Banks, the bridges are symbolic. There’s a rush that overcomes you... Read More

Water Safety Tips for an Outer Banks Beach Da...

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Cotton Gin
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
Cotton Gin, Erin & the Wildfire - Acoustic Sunset Concert Series
Dajio Restaurant
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Dajio Restaurant, Raygun Ruby
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Coastal Provisions, Scott Sechman
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, The Still Shakers
Blue Point
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Blue Point, Ali and the Katz
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head, Wanchese
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack, Dockside East Carolina Radio Promo Night
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Other Brothers
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Gaffer’s Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, The Still Shakers
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bonzer Shack Bar & Grill, Blurky's Quirky Friends
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Natalie Wolfe
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Jennette's Pier
Nags Head
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Jennette's Pier, Rip Curl GromSearch
Pirate's Cove Marina
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Pirate's Cove Marina, Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament
Ocracoke Village
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Ocracoke Village, Ocracoke Fig Festival
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Elizabethan Gardens, Virginia Dare's 431st Birthday
Ocracoke Village
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Ocracoke Village, Ocracoke Fig Festival
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, Breeches Buoy Apparatus Drill
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Dajio Restaurant
Italian farro, spiralized veggies, watermelon radish, toasted pistachio, goat lady chevre, butter lettuce, orange maple vin More info - Dajio Restaurant
Dajio Restaurant, Maple Roasted Beet and Butternut Squash
Philly Steak Subs
Served with our Housemade Spicy Mayo More info - Philly Steak Subs
Philly Steak Subs, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Hungry Pelican Deli and Ice Cream Manteo Outer Banks
Layers of Swiss and cheddar cheeses, fresh basil and tomato on grilled wheatberry bread drizzled with honey. More info - Hungry Pelican Deli and Ice Cream Manteo Outer Banks
Hungry Pelican Deli and Ice Cream Manteo Outer Banks, Gourmet Grilled Cheese
La Fogata Mexican Restaurant Kitty Hawk
Avon, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head
Filets of skirt steak and shrimp grilled to perfection and garnished with green onions, jalapenos, guacamole served with refried beans,... More info - La Fogata Mexican Restaurant Kitty Hawk
La Fogata Mexican Restaurant Kitty Hawk, Tierra y Mar
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Nora's Wish
Check out our collection of vintage postcards, maps and photographs for the perfect beach souvenir! More info - Nora's Wish
Nora's Wish, Vintage Postcards
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Kill Devil Hills
No Bob's Grill experience is complete without one of our signature t-shirts! Available in a variety of colors, prints and styles. More info - Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant
Bob's Grill Outer Banks Restaurant, Signature Tees
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills
Cruise the Sound, or charge the Surf in an OCEAN KAYAK! Models for 1 or 2 people available. Includes lifevests and paddles. Several models... More info - Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Ocean Atlantic Rentals, Kayaks for Ocean & Sound
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