Halloween International Film Festival - October 26-28, 2017 in Kill Devil Hills, Outer Banks, North Carolina

Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced!

The 2nd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina this October 26-28, featuring more than 40 independent films from around the world, and the full lineup of 2017 Official...

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Kill Devil Hills’ Annual Ice Cream Social Returns To Aviation Park

The annual Kill Devil Hills Ice Cream Social returns this month. The popular family-friendly event is set for Tuesday, September 26, from 4:30 to 7pm at Aviation Park, located on Veterans Drive across from First Flight...

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Last Call for Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Submissions

The 2nd Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina October 26-28, 2017, featuring independent films of all genres from around the world, followed by the 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade on...

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H2OBX Waterpark Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

After a brief delay on Wednesday due to weather, the much anticipated H2OBX Waterpark officially opened to the public on Thursday (June 22) in Currituck County, welcoming guests to one of the most innovatively designed and uniquely located waterparks...

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H2OBX Outer Banks Waterpark Opens In Currituck

After a brief delay on Wednesday due to weather, the much anticipated H2OBX Waterpark officially opened to the public on Thursday (June 22) in Currituck County, welcoming guests to one of the most innovatively designed and uniquely located waterparks...

The Outer Banks Women's Club provided scholarships for Manteo High School students to visit the UNC CSI (Coastal Studies Institute).

Outer Banks Woman’s Club Provides Scholarships for UNC CSI Visit

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club continues to support UNC CSI Education Programs through generous donations that provide scholarships for local students to visit UNC CSI.  Funding from the club covers transportation expenses and program...

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Kill Devil Hills Independence Day Fireworks Set To Ignite July 7th

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will once again host its annual Independence Day fireworks display off of Avalon Pier this summer, but the event will take place just a few days after the...

Ocracoke was ranked as No. 3 in Dr. Beach's list of the Top 10 Best Beaches for 2017. (photo: drbeach.org)

Ocracoke Ranked Third Best Beach In America

Dr. Beach, also known as Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, has released his annual list of the 50 Best Beaches in America, and once again the Outer Banks is represented, as Ocracoke Island...

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H2OBX Waterpark Opening Date Rescheduled

UPDATE 6/21: The official grand opening of the new H2OBX Waterpark has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 22. The newest attraction on the Outer Banks, the massive new $46 million state of the art...

One of Kill Devil Hills' designated Historic Landmarks, the Hall Home at 2401 North Virginia Dare Trail.

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks 2017 Open House Announced

The town of Kill Devil Hills will host its annual Historic Landmarks Open House this year on October 6, from 1 to 5pm. The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes inventory will...

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UNC CSI Executive Director Honored With Women Of Distinction Award

Dr. Nancy White, the Executive Director of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, was recently recognized by the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women at East Carolina University (ECU) with the Women of Distinction...

Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Part II - October 26-28, 2017 in Kill Devil Hills, NC

2017 Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Now Taking Entries!

The 2nd Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina October 26-28, 2017, featuring independent films of all genres from around the world, followed by the 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade on...

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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,...

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack is back on April 1, 2017.

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...

Power of Art with GEM Adult Day Services. (Photo courtesy of DCAC Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards.)

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...

Santa comes to Kill Devil Hills on December 10, 2016.

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,...