Author: Matt Artz

Halloween Film Festival 2018 Official Selections Revealed!

The 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment, returns to Kill Devil Hills during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, October 25-27, and the 2018 lineup of Official Selections features more than...

A masked killer stalks a horror-themed amusement park on Halloween in 'Hell Fest'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 28, 2018: ‘Hell’ of a Halloween Movie

A killer stalks the ultimate Halloween scream park in theaters this week, while Night School is in session and Bigfoot’s Small cousin is discovered. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Sept....

111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers Memorial Visitor Center Reopening Rescheduled for October

The grand reopening event for the Wright Brothers National Memorial visitor center in Kill Devil Hills has postponed due to delays caused by Hurricane Florence. The new reopening date for the National Historic Landmark...

NC Watermen Photo Exhibit Showing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

On October 4, Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will debut its latest exhibit, The Independent Watermen. Local photographer Daniel Pullen captures the heritage, lifestyle and pride of North Carolina’s fishermen in this photo documentary exhibit....

'Light Art Grand Tour USA – 50 U.S. Monuments in the Spotlight' comes to Wright Brothers National Memorial

Light Art Concert Event Comes to Wright Brothers Memorial

The National Park Service invites the public to a concert and light art event at Wright Brothers National Memorial on Saturday, September 29, 2018.  Admission to the park grounds will be free from 5pm...

Jordan Phipps stars in the horror anthology '10/31', an Official Selection at the Halloween International Film Festival, Oct. 25-27, 2018 in Kill Devil Hills.

2018 Halloween Film Festival Tickets on Sale Now

The 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment, returns to Kill Devil Hills during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, October 25-27, 2018, and tickets for the event are on sale now....

Watch ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 5 Finale Previews

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks will air its fifth season finale this weekend, and we have two previews of this Sunday’s new episode. In Episode 13,...

It's Halloween in 'The House with a Clock in its Walls'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 21, 2018: ‘House’ of Magic

A magical House opens its doors in theaters this week, while Life happens and a new documentary brings the heat. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Sept. 21, 2018! From...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Season 4 now casting!

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 5 Ep. 12 Preview

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks is currently airing its fifth season, and we have an emotional preview of this Sunday’s new episode. In Episode 12, entitled...

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 14, 2018: ‘Predator’ Hunts Again

The ultimate alien hunter returns to theaters this week, while a Favor leads to a disappearance, and a White Boy becomes an underworld kingpin. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Powerlifting teen world champion Anna Zak with Sue Artz, photographed on August 15, 2018 by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 79 – Powerlifting Teen World Champion Anna Zak [Video]

Season 5 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 79, as local powerlifting teen world champion Anna Zak stops by the studio for an exclusive interview.  On this episode, Anna...

Kings Dominion 2018 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

It had been quite a few years since we last visited Kings Dominion amusement park near Richmond, Virginia, a bygone era before our 11-year-old, Ozzie, had stepped into (and was tall enough for) the...

Matt Artz and Glenn Eure at the Ghost Fleet Gallery Centennial of Flight exhibit opening in December 2003. (Photo by Chip Artz)

Outer Banks Icon Glenn Eure Dies at 86

We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of a true Outer Banks icon in every sense of the word, our friend Glenn Eure, a local legend, an American patriot, and an incomparably...

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 5 Ep. 11 Preview

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks is currently airing its fifth season, and we have an emotional preview of this Sunday’s new episode. In Episode 11, entitled...

Taissa Farmiga stars in 'The Nun'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 7, 2018: ‘Nun’ More Evil

An evil demon disguised as a Nun wreaks havoc in theaters this week, while a mother has her revenge after her husband and daughter are brutally murdered. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for...

Outer Banks Halloween Arts and Crafts Expo - Oct. 24, 2018 at Secret Island in Kill Devil Hills

Outer Banks Halloween Arts & Crafts Expo Seeking Vendors

OBX Entertainment presents the inaugural Outer Banks Halloween Arts and Crafts Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Secret Island Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills, part of HalloWeek 2018. This event will feature handmade Halloween-themed...

ue Artz at Hatteras Watersports, photographed on August 17, 2018 by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 78 – Hatteras Watersports [Video]

Season 5 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 78, featuring an on location adventure at Hatteras Watersports in Salvo and an exclusive interview with the owner, Kathy Pettit.  On...

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 5 Ep. 10 Previews

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks is currently airing its fifth season, and we have two previews of this Sunday’s new episode. In Episode 10, entitled “Old...

Myles Truitt stars in 'Kin'.

Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 31, 2018: ‘Kin’ on the Run

An ex-con and his adopted son are on the run in theaters this week, while an architect of the Holocaust faces justice. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 31,...

OBX Entertainment Reveals 2018 Outer Banks Halloween Parade Location

OBX Entertainment is proud to announce that the 5th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes will take place at Aviation Park in the town of Kill Devil Hills, on the last Sunday in...