Outer Banks This Week Blog

Outer Banks information comes in many forms, but there’s no better way to learn it than through conversations with a local. The OuterBanksThisWeek.com blog is that local friend … even if you already live here! Every week, Molly Harrison gives the run down on Outer Banks activities, Outer Banks events, Outer Banks shopping – all the Outer Banks information needed to ensure that you have the best possible experience. And she does it in a conversational way that’s easy to read and entertaining. Outer Banks activities are numerous, and this blog gives you an insider’s scoop to help you plan your day. She leads you to all the Outer Banks events you won’t want to miss – sports, annual functions and holiday festivities. She gives you her input on the most exciting Outer Banks activities – the ones she loves, the ones she thinks you should love. If anything exciting or out-of-the-ordinary is happening during your visit – and there definitely will be something – this blog is your trusty guide to figuring out the whats, whens and wheres.

Nightlife, for example, is detailed here – what band is playing where, which scene is wild, which is chill. Festivals are also described – the ones that are old and loved and the ones that are new and anticipated. The amount of Outer Banks information offered here will keep you busy and in the know. You can find out what would be fun for you, your family or even your pets.

A fun touch of this blog is its conversational element. Hannah Lee always wants to hear from you! In fact, reader input can influence the basis of her next blog’s focus. So if there’s a topic or question you’re craving an answer for, let her know. Sit a spell and read through present and past OuterBanksThisWeek.com blogs. With all the Outer Banks information detailed for you, you’ll be the trusted source to all your friends!

Fantastic Fall Events on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 31, 2022
The Outer Banks’ fall events scene took a hit for a few years due to the pandemic, but this season it’s full on. The events are stacked up starting this Labor Day weekend and running through the dreamy days of fall. Whether you love surf contests, athletic events, car cruise-ins or beer festivals, make sure your Outer... Read More

Vegan-Friendly Outer Banks Restaurants

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Interestingly, Nags Head was just named one of PETA’s 2022 Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Beach Towns. I have never really considered any town on the Outer Banks as being overwhelmingly welcoming to vegans, but I will say that more and more restaurants are now offering plant-based options alongside their meat, seafood and... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Kennedy Fletcher, Artist

By Molly Harrison | Monday, August 15, 2022
All across the Outer Banks are artists doing their best to beautify this place while still finding time to make a living and enjoy this wonderful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know a Local, you’ll meet one of them: Kennedy Fletcher of Buxton. Known as @thebuxtonbutterfly, Kennedy is an artist who... Read More

Fishing and More on Outer Banks Piers

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Outer Banks ocean piers have always been a huge part of the Outer Banks fishing experience, but now they’re so much more. These days you can visit piers to eat dinner, watch live music, enjoy a few drinks with friends, send your kid to summer day camp and even get married, making them super popular with more than just... Read More

Celebrating Figs on Ocracoke Island

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 3, 2022
The people of Ocracoke Island are always celebrating something, and now is the time of year when they celebrate a most humble fruit, the fig, with a festival that includes a bake-off, music, dancing, art and fun. Why celebrate the fig? Figs grow in abundance on the island, and early August is when most of the... Read More