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!

The 12 Bars of Christmas

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 29, 2023
If you want to find holiday fun on the Outer Banks, you do not have to look far to find it. There’s something going on every day and night in December, as you can see here. With Christmas parades, home tours, light shows, Santa visits, seasonal fundraisers, holiday markets and more, the Outer Banks is alive with... Read More

Outer Banks Holiday Events, Town by Town

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Holiday celebrations are a big deal on the Outer Banks. From tree lightings to parades, home tours to ice skating, oyster roasts to bar-hopping extravaganzas, there’s something going on every single day during the holiday season. I'm going to give you the rundown of the biggest holiday celebrations but know that this... Read More

Outer Banks Holiday Shopping: Art & Craft Markets, Pop Ups and Bazaars

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 15, 2023
All the local artists and artisans I know are as busy as little elves right now, pouring candles, polishing jewelry, painting ornaments, baking cookies, knitting caps, firing pottery and so much more for the all the upcoming holiday markets. Holiday shopping season has begun, and the stores and markets must be stocked... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Meg Puckett of Corolla Wild Horse Fund

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 8, 2023
All across the Outer Banks are people doing their best to make a living while still finding time to enjoy this wonderful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know a Local, you’ll meet one of them: Meg Puckett, director of herd management for Corolla Wild Horse Fund and resident of Kill Devil Hills. Corolla... Read More

A Week of Honoring Veterans on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, November 2, 2023
From November 10 to 19, various organizations, businesses and residents are banding together for Outer Banks Veterans Week to recognize and honor all the nation’s Veterans and to welcome Veterans, active-duty military and their families to the Outer Banks. According to the Dare County Veterans Advisory Council, 3,084... Read More