National Public Lands Day 2017

National Public Lands Day Announced For Sept. 30

Join National Park Service staff on Saturday, September 30 at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site (1500 Fort Raleigh Road, Manteo) to contribute to the volunteer efforts. Meet at the park visitor center at 9:00...

KDH Ice Cream Social 2017

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...

The Manteo Boat Building Corporation produced air-sea rescue boats (pictured here), as well as army launches, navy landing craft, sailing dinghies and balsa wood life floats for the service in WWII.

UNC CSI Hosting NC Splinter Fleet Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s role in World War II shipbuilding as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series this month.  This series,...

Nags Head Elementary School Great Pumpkin Fair Halloween Festival

Nags Head Elementary School 2017 Halloween Pumpkin Fair Announced

The Halloween season is nearly upon us here on the Outer Banks, and one of this year’s kickoff events will be the annual Great Pumpkin Fair at Nags Head Elementary School, where everyone is...

'Let's Go', filmed on the Outer Banks, NC

Outer Banks Short ‘Let’s Go’ Wins Hampton Roads 48-Hour Film Project Awards

A talented crew of Outer Banks filmmakers brought home big prizes in this year’s Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project, winning awards for Best Cinematography and 2nd place Best Film, while also gaining nominations for...

Boxing at Kelly's - September 16

Live Boxing Coming To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Interview]

Live boxing is coming to Kelly’s in Nags Head this September. We recently caught up with the Outer Banks’ best known local fighter and trainer David “Do or Die” Derby to get the details...

2017 Outer Banks Pro poster

2017 Outer Banks Pro Surfing Event Returns To Nags Head Labor Day Weekend

The 2017 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship returns to Nags Head this Labor Day Weekend. The WRV Outer Banks Pro is an official World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qalifying Series (QS) event, drawing top rated...

Girl Scout Day

Roanoke Island Festival Park To Host Girl Scout Day Event

The 5th Annual Girl Scout Day will be held on Saturday, September 30, from 10am to 4pm at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The event includes Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts.  During the event, girls...

Surfalorus 2016 screening at Dare County Arts Council. (photo courtesy of Tatum Clements)

Surfalorus Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

The Surfalorus Film Festival will bring an eclectic array of local, regional, national, and international surf films to the Outer Banks when it returns for its sixth year September 21-23. The free, family-friendly event will...

Billye Brown-Youmans

Choral Festival Concert Coming To Kill Devil Hills

The Eastern Carolina Concert Society (ECCS) is sponsoring a Choral Festival Concert on Sunday, August 27, 4 p.m., at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, Milepost 8.5, featuring e...

Elizabethan Gardens - Virginia Dare statue

Elizabethan Gardens To Celebrate Virginia Dare History And Birthday

North Carolina has long embraced its Elizabethan history, and in Dare County, residents celebrate the August 18 birth of Virginia Dare, the first child of English parentage born in the new world to the ill-fated Elizabethan...

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real

Lukas Nelson And Promise Of The Real Return To Kelly’s, Nags Head

National recording artists Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real are set to return to the Outer Banks this September, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. The band is touring in support...

North Carolina in the Great War Exhibit Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Shown is Ken Daidone, of Manteo, viewing the exhibit which contains artifacts from his family. The show can be seen daily until September 24 in the Small Art Gallery in Ticket Sales. It is free and open to the public.

‘North Carolina In The Great War’ Exhibit Opens At Festival Park

A new exhibit, “North Carolina in the Great War” opens this Monday (Aug. 7) at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Nearly 61,000 North Carolinians were drafted in 1917 and 1918 for a world...

National Aviation Day - August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC

Celebrate National Aviation Day At Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial and the First Flight Society invite you to celebrate National Aviation Day on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. The park will be...

Pirate Party

‘Pirate Party’ Kids Show Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park concludes with A Pirate Party, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Rainbow Puppet Productions. What do you get when you mix a group of...

Zoso in Manteo, NC (photo by OBX Entertainment)_0001

Zoso Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute brought the classic music of the legendary band alive when Zoso took the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Saturday night (July 29). An excited group of rock fans...

'Alice in Wonderland' presented by Bright Star Theatre.

‘Alice In Wonderland’ Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Alice in Wonderland, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Bright Star Theatre. The Lewis Carroll literary classic is magically brought to life...

Photo courtesy of Nancy Harvey.

Halloween Art Of The Mask Exhibit Call For Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) is getting into the Halloween spirit this year with a new special exhibit showing in October, and an official call for entries has just been announced for The Art of...

Pinocchio

‘Pinocchio And Robin Hood’ Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Pinocchio and Robin Hood, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Storybook Tales. These Hilarious actors will have the audience laughing in the...

Outer Banks Pridefest

7th Annual Outer Banks Pridefest Coming To Manteo

For the seventh year, OBX Pride, Inc. welcomes the LGBTQ community to Outer Banks Pridefest during the weekend of September 22-24. The three-day long celebration begins Friday afternoon September 22 and runs through Sunday September 24....

New World Festival of the Arts Poster

New World Art Show Returns To Manteo For 36th Year

Over 75 world-class artists will travel to the Manteo waterfront August 16-17 for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. From 10am-5pm on both days guests can peruse fine art, including painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry,...

Zoso - July 29, 2017

[Contest] Win Tickets to Zoso Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute will bring the classic music of the legendary band alive when Zoso takes the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park this month, and we have tickets to giveaway! We will...

UNC Pembroke

‘Alexander …And The Very Bad Day’ Playing At Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, live on stage in Manteo, presented by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s...

Haydini

Haydini Magic Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Haydini: Rare Magic Well Done, live on stage in Manteo.  There is something in this show for everyone, young and old. Haydini’s magic...

July 4, 2016 Independence Day Fireworks in Kill Devil Hills, NC (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0102

Celebrate July 4th 2017 On The Outer Banks

This Independence Day there will be plenty of Outer Banks July 4th fireworks displays happening throughout the area to keep the sky alive with explosions of color in celebration of America’s birthday. Here’s where...

Cinderella

‘Cinderella’ Puppet Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks off with Cinderella, presented by Columbia Marionette Theatre, live on stage in Manteo.  You are invited to enjoy this peppy marionette interpretation of...

The U.S. 208th Army Band

208th Army Band Playing Free July 4th Concert At Festival Park

The 208th Army Band will present a free Independence Day concert on July 4th in the Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The 208th Army Band is a United States Army...

The 2016 Killer Dunes 2-Miler and Fun Run.

Killer Dunes 2-Miler And Fun Run Support Friends Of Jockey’s Ridge

You are invited to start off your Independence Day, July 4, by completing a two-mile course on the tallest natural sand dune in the Eastern United States at the annual Killer Dunes 2-Miler and...

Big Ban Boom children's concert is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park.

Big Bang Boom Kids Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks off with Big Bang Boom Children’s Concert this month in Manteo. Big Bang Boom is a three-piece power pop band of dynamic dads...

Alice in Wonderland

Summer Children’s Shows Return To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is once again hosting a variety of children’s shows this summer. The shows take place each week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:30am and on Thursday evenings at 6pm. Tickets...