'Once Upon a Time' kids show plays at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo July 6-8, 2016.

‘Once Upon a Time’ Kids Show Playing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present the children’s show Once Upon a Time in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in July. Literature comes to life in this hysterical production, bringing to the stage...

July 4th 2015 Outer Banks Fireworks (photo by OBXentertainment.com)_0003

Where To See Outer Banks July 4th 2016 Independence Day Fireworks

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...

Veterans Writing Workshop 2016 workshop leader, retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant and professional writer James Matthews.

Dare Arts Council Veterans Writing Workshop Now Accepting Applications

Dare County Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2016 Outer Banks Veterans Writing Project, which will be held November 5 and 6 at UNC Coastal Studies Institute on Roanoke Island. Returning to...

Killer Dunes Fun Run is coming July 4, 2016 at Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head.

Killer Dunes July 4th Fun Run to Support Friends of Jockey’s Ridge

Runners are invited to start off their Independence Day this Monday, July 4 by completing a two-mile course on the tallest natural sand dune in the Eastern United States at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags...

First Friday - July 1, 2016

First Friday Events Take Over Manteo on July 1

First Fridays on the downtown Manteo waterfront are always big events with numerous activities happening for the community and Outer Banks visitors, but this Friday is July 1, a mid-summer extravaganza that may just...

The 440th Army Band will perform an Independence Day concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on July 4, 2016.

440th Army Band To Perform July 4th Concert At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 440th United States Army Band will perform at Roanoke Island Festival Park, beginning at 8 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.), for the annual July 4th Celebration, also featuring fireworks, provided by the Town...

'The Emperor's New Clothes' children's show will be live at Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 29-30 and July 1, 2016.

‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ Kids Show Playing In Manteo

Grey Seal Puppets will present the classic tale The Emperor’s New Clothes in fun new children’s show live on stage at inside the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. What’s big...

Tidewater Comicon 2016 (photo by HalloweenDailyNews.com)_0109

Outer Banks Cosplay On Display At Tidewater Comicon [Interviews / Photo Gallery]

The annual Tidewater Comicon returned to Virginia Beach, VA in May with an epic lineup of celebrity guests and comic book royalty that descended onto the Virginia Beach Convention Center for what has quickly...

Let Freedom Ring concert - July 3, 2016

Patriotic Concert To Let Freedom Ring

Outer Banks Presbyterian Church will hold their 9th Annual “Let Freedom Ring” musical concert on Sunday, July 3 at 5pm.  Featured will be the 70-voice sanctuary choir, 16-piece orchestra and guest singers.  Musical Director,...

Last Fair Deal

Last Fair Deal Grateful Dead Tribute To Play Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach’s Last Fair Deal will bring the experience of seeing the legendary Grateful Dead live in concert to the stage at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills this month.  Last Fair...

VillaNova

VillaNova Brings Rock To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

South Carolina’s VillaNova will bring their funky hooks and modern rock sounds to Kelly’s this month, in concert for two nights in Nags Head. Villa*Nova turns rock ‘n’ roll upside down. Hailing from Columbia,...

Emily West

(UPDATE: CANCELLED) Island Opry Series Brings Emily West To Manteo

UPDATE 6/26/16: This event has been cancelled. The Island Opry Outer Banks concert series is bringing national recording artist and former America’s Got Talent contestant Emily West to the stage at Roanoke Island Festival...

Outer Banks Crab Crunch Festival

Outer Banks Crab Crunch Festival Coming To Nags Head

Grab your friends and family, and get ready for a seafood party Outer Banks-style at the inaugural Outer Banks Crab Crunch Festival, set for Wednesday, July 6 from 5 to 8pm at the Soundside Event Site...

See 'Seussical Jr.' live at Roanoke Island Festival Park June 22-24, 2016!

‘Seussical Jr.’ Children’s Show Playing Roanoke Island Festival Park

University of North Carolina Greensboro will bring their production of the Seussical Jr. children’s show to the Indoor Theatre stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 22, 23, and 24 at 10:30am.  In addition, an afternoon...

World Turning Band

Fleetwood Mac Tribute To Play Manteo Father’s Day [Concert Preview]

The historic Waterside Theatre, home of The Lost Colony at Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island, will host the ultimate live tribute to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Fleetwood Mac when World Turning...

Jeff Lewis 03

UNC CSI To Host Science Lecture On Sustainable Coastal Gardening

 The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on sustainable coastal gardening and as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series this month.  This series, held monthly, highlights research...

Roosevelt's Chair Series presents 'Dark of the Island' Outer Banks author Philip Gerard reading, remarks, and book signing at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo on June 16.

Roosevelt’s Chair Series Presents Author Philip Gerard In Manteo

You are invited to spend an evening with North Carolina author Philip Gerard, whose latest book Dark of the Island takes place on Hatteras Island and offers the reader two fast paced plots. The...

Soundside FunFair Carnival in Nags Head - June 11, 2016 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)_0058

Soundside FunFair Nags Head Carnival Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Soundside FunFair brought all the the fun and excitement of an old school carnival to the beautiful Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head for four nights this past weekend, June 9-12.  OBX...

Outer Banks Centre for Dance presents 'Alice In Wonderland' on June 16 at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills.

Outer Banks Centre For Dance Presents ‘Alice In Wonderland’

Outer Banks Centre for Dance will present their production of the classic Disney fantasy Alice In Wonderland live on stage at First Flight High School this week, with two performances starring local dancers. All...

Zoso will bring the ultimate Led Zeppelin experience to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in concert on Sept. 3, 2016.

Zoso Brings Ultimate Led Zeppelin Tribute To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Zoso, the ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute experience, will return to the Outer Banks this September, live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Taking to the stage in venues across the country,...

Soundside FunFair 2016 Nags Head Carnival

Soundside FunFair Carnival Rides Into Nags Head

The first Soundside FunFair event brings a family friendly carnival to Nags Head this weekend, to benefit the Children and Youth Partnership for Dare County.  Everyone young and old is invited to come out...

Velveteen Rabbit Children's Show Bright Star Touring Company July 20, 21, 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Summer Children’s Shows Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will host new children’s shows live on stage each throughout the summer, starting in June.  All of the kids shows take place at 10:30am inside the air conditioned Indoor Theatre...

Ballyhoo

Ballyhoo Returns To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

National recording artists Ballyhoo! will be back on the Outer Banks this month for what has become an annual local summer concert tradition, live on stage at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in...

Rock the Cape 2016 poster

Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival this month on Hatteras Island. The Rock The Cape Festival will return to Hatteras Island for its fourth year for three days of...

Collin Raye

Collin Raye Kicks Off Outer Banks Island Opry Show Concert Series

The new Island Opry Show concert series kicks off this week with Collin Raye live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park.  National country music artist Collin Raye will be live on stage as...

Halloween International Film Festival - Oct. 27-29, 2016 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Halloween International Film Festival Coming To Kill Devil Hills!

NOW ACCEPTING FILM SUBMISSIONS! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM! HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, North Carolina just got a whole lot bigger with the addition this year of the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival,...

Outer Banks Brewing Station 15 Year Brew Bash - May 24, 2016 (photo by Sue Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0037

Outer Banks Brewing Station 15 Year Brew Bash Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Our friends at the Outer Banks Brewing Station celebrated the local landmark’s 15th anniversary this week with a free Brew Bash in the backyard, including live music, complimentary barbecue, a dunking booth, fire spinning,...

OBX Mystery Dinner presents 'A Deadly Reunion'

OBX Mystery Dinner Goes All Local For ‘A Deadly Reunion’

As it opens its third season entertaining seasonal crowds in Kill Devil Hills this weekend, the OBX Mystery Dinner can boast a whole host of local roots. This year’s production – entitled A Deadly...

OBX Pridefest - Sept. 9-11, 2016 in Nags Head

OBX Pridefest Welcomes LGBTQ Community to Outer Banks for Sixth Year

Despite the international notoriety HB2 has brought to the state, the Outer Banks of North Carolina and OBX Pride, Inc. welcome the LGBTQ community at OBX Pridefest September 9-11, 2016, in Nags Head. The...

Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival 2016 poster 02

Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival Returns Memorial Day 2016

The Temptations Revue will headline the 3rd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival this month, along with returning favorites The Tams, Jim Quick & Coastline, and Steve Owens & Summertime. A tribute to the legendary...