Wanchese Woods Haunted Trail - Outer Banks, NC

Wanchese Woods Returns To Haunt Outer Banks Halloween 2016

Beware what lurks in the dark as the local haunted trail Wanchese Woods returns to terrify those souls brave enough to enter the popular attraction this Halloween on the Outer Banks in October. With...

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Watercolor Society Of NC Bringing More Than Color To Outer Banks

Watercolorists from across the state will travel to Manteo October 8-14 for the Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s 71st statewide convention and exhibit. The Dare County Arts Council is collaborating with the Don and...

Join us next Thursday, September 29 at 7pm for a fun and educational presentation about humpback whales, a Hawaiian Sanctuary, and the joys of volunteering. (photo: Terry Mitchell)

Wildlife Refuge Hosting Humpback Whale Program

 On Thursday night, September 29th at 7pm at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center for an intriguing program about Humpback whales and the Humpback Whale Sanctuary in Maui.   Refuge Volunteer Terry Mitchell also volunteers...

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2016 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Returns To Manteo

Best known for their Grammy winning hit “Man of Constant Sorrow” from the George Clooney film Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, the Soggy Bottom Boys will headline the 5th Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival this...

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Outer Banks Halloween Parade Adds Great Pumpkin Contest

The 3rd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes returns to Kelly’s in Nags Head, NC on Sunday, October 30, 2016, presented by OBX Entertainment, and this year we are adding an all new...

The Roman Sams Band

Kelly’s Welcomes Roman Sams Band [Concert Preview]

From Kinston, North Carolina, the Roman Sams Band will take the stage in concert at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern this weekend in Nags Head.  With a blend of rock and country favorites...

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National Park Service To Present Science Workshop

Cape Hatteras National Seashore will conduct a science workshop to evaluate factors affecting shorebirds and sea turtles on Seashore beaches. The workshop will take place from September 26-27, 2016 at: Ramada Plaza Nags Head...

Zoso will bring the music of Led Zeppelin to Roanoke Island Festival Park on July 29, 2017.

Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert Rescheduled for July 2017

Zoso, the ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute experience, was set to return to the Outer Banks in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo tomorrow (Sept. 3), but Hurricane Hermine has forced the event...

Artrageous 2015 (photo courtesy of Angel Fritz)

27th Annual Artrageous Art Event Returns To Kill Devil Hills

Celebrating youth art for the 27th year, Dare County Arts Council’s Artrageous will be held Saturday, September 24 at the Dare County Family Recreational Park in Kill Devil Hills from 10am to 3pm. This...

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Rock The 252 Skate Contest and Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The first ever Rock the 252 concert and skateboard contest took over the spacious and scenic Sound Park just over the bridge to Point Harbor in Currituck County yesterday, August 31, with an afternoon...

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Surfalorus Film Festival Lineup Announced

Dare County Arts Council and Cucalorus are stoked to announce that over 30 international and regional surf films will be screening on the Outer Banks at the 5th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival September 15-17. The...

'PsychoPath: Carnevil' Outer Banks haunted trail, presented by The Lost Colony for Halloween in October 2016.

PsychoPath ‘Carnevil’ Haunts Outer Banks Halloween 2016

UPDATE: We have been notified that this event has been cancelled. (updated 9/7/16) Please click here for more Halloween events on the Outer Banks!  The producers of The Lost Colony will once again unleash terror...

HalloWeek 2016 Halloween events on the Outer Banks

Killer Halloween Accommodations Deals for Outer Banks HalloWeek!

HalloWeek is coming, and we are excited to bring you some killer deals on official accommodations on the oceanfront and just minutes from all of the events happening on the Outer Banks during Halloween...

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Special Programs Celebrate National Park Service 100th Anniversary

Thursday, August 25, 2016 is National Park Service Founders Day and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service! Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to experience their national park sites...

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

National recording artist Matisyahu is coming back to the Outer Banks to help kick off Labor Day Weekend, live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head in September.  Matisyahu has come...

Girls at the 2015 longboard exhibit at DCAC. (L-R): Nadya Williams, Mary Wickre, Katie Kennis, Jess Moody, Fran Marler, Mary Schmader, Kim Franks, Whitney Hines, Patti Hook, and Haley Rae. (Photo courtesy of Mary Schmader.)

Surf’s Up in September at Dare County Arts Council

Celebrating the art of surfing, the Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit paired with Outer Banks surf photography by Mickey McCarthy will be on display at Dare County Arts Council in downtown Manteo September 2-30. Returning...

Agent Orange

Agent Orange, Fujiwara Bring Punk To Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Punk pioneers Agent Orange are coming back to Kill Devil Hills for killer rock concert with special guests The Unabombers and local legends Fujiwara, live at Outer Banks Brewing Station this month.  Punk to...

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Donavon Frankenreiter To Play Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

Hawaii-based surfer/singer/songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter returns to the Outer Banks this month live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. Frankenreiter’s current East Coast summer tour includes 30 shows in 28 days. From Donavon’s official website: Frankenreiter’s new...

Suicide Squad Outer Banks movie premiere party, August 4, 2016. (photo by Laureta Linett for OBXentertainment.com)_0008

‘Suicide Squad’ Movie Premiere Party Highlights [Photo Gallery]

The third film in Warner Bros. Pictures’ newly established DC Extended (movie) Universe, following 2013’s Man of Steel and this year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, villainous ensemble Suicide Squad is in theaters...

Outer Banks Pro 2016

Outer Banks Pro 2016 Surfing Contest Set For Labor Day Weekend

The 2016 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship will take place on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The WRV Outer Banks...

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Rock The 252 Outer Banks Concert Event Announced!

Local punk rock legends Fujiwara will headline the first ever Rock the 252 concert event this month in Currituck, also featuring Electric Mayhem, Family Tree, Octopus, and Rio! In addition to the awesome live...

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Renowned 3D Chalk Artist To Highlight National Aviation Day Celebration

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

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)_0035

NPS To Honor Wright Brothers On Orville’s Birthday, National Aviation Day

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

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Michaela Anne Returns To Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

National country recording artist Michaela Anne will return to Kill Devil Hills this month, live in concert once again at Outer Banks Brewing Station. Upon releasing her 2014 album, Ease My Mind (Kingswood Records), Michaela...

Whitesburg , KY - March 14, 2016: SLUG: DISTILLERY CREDIT: George Etheredge for The New York Times.

Get Psychedelic With Sunset Go Trippers At Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

The psychedelic rap group Sunset Go Trippers will be making their local debut this month, live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills.  Based out of Asheville, North Carolina, the...

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Reggae Star Collie Buddz Coming Back To Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

International reggae star Collie Buddz returns to the Outer Banks for what has become an annual tradition and one of summer’s most anticipated concert events, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head this month....

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Original Rhondels Return To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

The Original Rhondels will return to Nags Head live in concert at Kelly’s this weekend, sure to evoke memories of the late band leader Bill Deal on stage at the old Nags Head Casino...

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35th Annual New World Festival of the Arts Returns To Manteo

Bringing 85 world-class artists from across the East Coast to sell and showcase their work, the New World Festival of the Arts returns to the Manteo waterfront August 17-18 from 10am to 5pm. The...

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

Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Now Taking Submissions!

 Independent film submissions of all genres are now being accepted for the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment over three days this October in Kill Devil Hills. In addition to the...

Really Big Dinosaur

‘Really Big Dinosaur Show’ Stomps Over To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Rainbow Puppets will present the Really Big Dinosaur Show kids production live on stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park next week. It’s not called “The Really Big Dinosaur Show” for nothing… there’s a long-necked dinosaur that stretches...