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NPS Outer Banks Group Tourism Creates $247.6 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,162,855 visitors to to the Outer Banks Group of national park sites in 2016 spent $197.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported...

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National Park Service Honors Outer Banks Group Volunteers

During National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, the National Park Service celebrates the volunteers that work at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. This past year, these...

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‘Our State’ Magazine Features Weeping Radish As NC’s First Craft Brewery

The latest issue of Our State profiles Weeping Radish owner Uli Bennewitz, who opened North Carolina’s first craft brewery in Manteo more than 30 years ago and ended up changing the future of brewing...

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Trash Attack Volunteers Clean Up Kill Devil Hills

One hundred volunteers and town staff, along with Town mascots Elvis and Grabbie, met at the lot north of the Kill Devil Hills Fire Station for the town’s annual Trash Attack community clean-up this past Saturday,...

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Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack Is Back

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual Trash Attack! community clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 1 from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers will meet and register at the lot beside the Kill Devil Hills...

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2017 Campground Season

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season will begin in mid-April. The Oregon Inlet and Cape Point campgrounds will open for the season on Friday, April 14 and the Frisco and Ocracoke campgrounds will...

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H2OBX Could Become America’s Largest Waterpark

A new $46 million state of the art water park is coming to the Outer Banks, set to open in Currituck County this summer, and excitement is growing for H2OBX. Currently under construction in Powells...

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20th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza Announced in Kill Devil Hills

The Easter Bunny is coming to the Outer Banks, and you are invited to bring the family and join the Dare County Parks & Recreation Northern Beach Division on Saturday, April 1, for the 20th Annual...

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Disney Designer Bringing Whirligig Woods Theme Park To North Carolina

A former designer for Disney parks and Busch Gardens has officially announced plans to bring an all new family entertainment experience, Whirligig Woods Amusement Park and Treehouse Resort, to Saxapahaw, North Carolina. WRAL reports that...

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Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Explained In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has joined other Outer Banks communities in investing in beach nourishment projects in 2017 to protect existing coastlines and essential infrastructure. Kill Devil Hills, along with the towns...

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Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Now Taking Submissions!

The 2nd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina this October 26-28, 2017 during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment, featuring independent films submitted...

Roanoke Island Festival Park Executive Director Kim Sawyer and volunteer Lynda Midgett.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Seeking Volunteers

Roanoke Island Festival Park is currently looking for new volunteers to the join staff for the upcoming 2017 season. Roanoke Island Festival Park has several volunteer opportunities available including costumed interpreters in the Settlement...

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2017 Outer Banks Halloween Parade and Film Festival Announced

The 2nd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina this October 26-28, 2017 during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment, featuring independent films...

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Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2016

We are about to kick off our fifth anniversary year here at OBX Entertainment, but before we dive into 2017, we are taking a look back at the most popular destinations on this site...

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Shag Club’s Harvest Dance Raises $5.3k For Outer Banks Relief Foundation

Everyone who attended the Outer Banks Shag Club’s 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance (pictured below) on November 19th had lots of fun dancing and bidding for items in a wonderful silent auction at the...

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Dare County Arts Council Unleashes Power of Art Program

Dare County Arts Council announces a new program called the Power of Art, serving special groups in need or with limited access to arts programming and education. Made possible by a grant from the...

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Santa Claus Is Coming To Kill Devil Hills

Santa’s coming to Kill Devil Hills Town Hall for his annual visit that will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 4 to 6pm. Santa will be visiting from 4:30 to 5:30pm. While admission...

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Exclusive OBX Seashell Christmas Ornaments and Jewelry Now Available!

We are excited to announce the official launch of the OBX Entertainment Store, where you can shop online for our latest in custom hand-made Outer Banks-themed seashell crafts and art from Kill Devil Hills,...

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Outer Banks Shag Club Harvest Dance To Benefit Locals In Need

The Outer Banks Shag Club has announced details of its 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance this weekend in Nags Head.  Carol Koon and 8-year-old Milo Rosales, Outer Banks residents who were involved in a...

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Kelly’s To Host Dance Marathon Benefit For GEM Adult Day Services

Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head is hosting a fundraiser this weekend to benefit GEM Adult Day Services. “Carpe DM” will be a dance marathon, featuring live bands, dance demonstrations, DJs,...

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Operation Santa Paws Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The Town of Kill Devil Hills presents Operation Santa Paws, the annual Christmas donations program for pets, which begins this Monday, Nov. 14 and continues through Dec. 16.  Anyone who wishes to donate is...

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Toys For Tots Outer Banks Locations Announced

As Christmas and the holidays approach, this year Kill Devil Hills will have three Toys for Tots boxes throughout the town where new, unwrapped toy donations can be dropped off. The 2016 Toys for...

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UNC Coastal Studies Institute To Host Open House

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting an Open House from 1 to 4pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at their campus location in Wanchese, North Carolina.  The public is welcomed and encouraged...

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Outer Banks Family Portraits Holiday Special Offer Announced!

It’s that time of year again, and fall is the perfect season to schedule a relaxed and stress-free Outer Banks family beach portrait session, just in time for timeless gifts and Christmas cards!  ...

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Elizabeth II To Voyage From Manteo To Bath

Elizabeth II, whose homeport is Roanoke Island Festival Park (RIFP), will be docked on the state dock at Bath Historic Site on November 16 and 17 as part of a voyage that is sponsored by...

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Veterans Day Observances Scheduled Throughout The Outer Banks

This Friday, Nov. 11, America honors all of the men and women who have served in our military and armed forces, and there are numerous official observances of the national holiday scheduled throughout the...

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Outer Banks Veterans Week Returns With Over 20 Events

  Dare County Arts Council has announced more than 20 events scheduled during Outer Banks Veterans Week, which stared with First Friday celebrations in downtown Manteo on Friday, continuing with ceremonies and special events from Corolla...

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Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival 2016 Award Winners Announced

 Independent film submissions of all genres were received from around the world for the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment  and Halloween Daily News, which took place over three days, Oct. 27-29...

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Outer Banks Woman’s Club Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair Announced

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club has announced that their annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, November 26 from 9:30am to 4:00pm at the Baum Senior Center in Kill Devil Hills.  The...

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$46 Million H2OBX Waterpark Opening In Currituck, Outer Banks 2017

A new $46 million state of the art water park is coming to the Outer Banks, set to open in Currituck County in 2017, as construction has just begun on what will be known...