International Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day At Alligator River Refuge

“Helping Birds Along the Way” is the theme for this year’s International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), the only international education program that celebrates the migration of nearly 350 bird species between their nesting habitats...

The Wailers To Stir It Up Again At Outer Banks Brewing Station

The legendary reggae pioneers The Wailers will return to Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills, live in concert in June. The reunited Wailers band is led by acclaimed bassist and Wailers founder...

Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Mother’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked this week in honor of Mother’s Day! Wondering what to get Mom this year? Want to get her something...

Tidewater Comicon Is Back With A ‘Flash’ And Comic Book Icons

The biggest event of its kind in the region, Tidewater Comicon returns to Virginia Beach this month, bringing many of the iconic creators, writers, and artists of your favorite comic book heroes and villains,...

May The 4th ‘Star Wars’ Autism Benefit Landing At Barefoot Bernie’s

The Empire is descending on the Outer Banks once again this Thursday for a special Star Wars Day charity event to benefit Surfing For Autism, happening at Barefoot Bernie’s in Kitty Hawk on May...

The Pharcyde To Play OBX Shred Fest

Alternative hip hop group The Pharcyde will return to the Outer Banks for the first time in almost 20 years to join Southern Culture on the Skids, as previously reported here, and headline the...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2017 Music Festival, featuring Great White, Slaughter, and Molly Hatchet in concert.

Outer Banks Bike Week Music Fest Concert Revs Up To Rock Out

The 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week is upon us, and organizers have stepped up the entertainment lineup significantly in 2017 with a new two-day music festival happening this weekend, headlined by national recording rock...

Outer Banks Pro 2017 Surf Contest in Nags Head

2017 Outer Banks Pro Surfing Contest Dates Announced

The 2017 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship will take place on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 3, once again on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The WRV...

The Virginia Symphony

Outer Banks Forum Brings Virginia Symphony To Kill Devil Hills

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts is bringing the Virginia Symphony to Kill Devil Hills, live in concert at First Flight High School this Saturday. Listen to the spectacular music of The Virginia...

Outer Banks Kidsfest for ages 5 and under returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park on May 12, 2017.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosts 10th Annual Kidsfest

The 10th Annual Kidsfest returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park in May, presented by the Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County. For ages 5 and under, the event will feature exciting hands-on crafts...

Outer Banks Senior Games Ongoing In Kill Devil Hills

The Outer Banks Senior Games events will continue through this Friday, April 28 at the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center located at 300 Mustian Street in Kill Devil Hills. Track and field, bowling, cycling, and even...

Pickin’ On The Porch Free Concert Series Comes To Manteo

The full lineup of entertainers set to perform at the upcoming 2017 Pickin’ on the Porch Concert Series in Manteo has been announced. The bluegrass-flavored event is happening on select nights this summer at...

Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series 2017 Lineup Revealed

The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau will kickoff the Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series this year with three consecutive weeks of live music on stage at the outdoor Event Site in Nags Head, and the...

Celebrate National Park Rx Day With Yoga On The Beach

In partnership with The Outer Banks Hospital, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group is celebrating the second annual National Park Rx Day with Yoga on the Beach, at Coquina Beach, this Sunday, April 23...

Visit Your Outer Banks Parks During National Park Week April 15-23

National Park Week is April 15 to 23, an annual national celebration of people, parks, trails, heritage areas, national trails and rivers, seashores, historic sites, beautiful landscapes, and so many more remarkable places, including three...

An adult Green Heron looks for prey. (photo: Jeff Lewis)

UNC CSI To Host Outer Banks Birding Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s Outer Banks birding as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights information on...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Boeing Boeing' in April 2017.

Theatre Of Dare Presents Comedy ‘Boeing Boeing’ In April

Theatre of Dare has announced the final production of its 2016-2017 season, presenting the 55-year-old French comedy Boeing Boeing live on stage in Manteo for six shows during last two weekends of April. “Drink...

Children’s Cancer Benefit Concert Event Coming To Kelly’s

You are invited to come out and support local families that are dealing with cancer, and have some fun at the same time at an upcoming benefit for Outer Banks children at Kelly’s in...

Soundside FunFair Carnival Returns To Nags Head In June

The 2nd Annual Outer Banks Soundside FunFair carnival will return to the outdoor Event Site in Nags Head in June as a fun, family friendly kick-ff of summer to benefit the Children and Youth Partnership...

Soundside Live 2017 Sunset Concert Series Coming To Nags Head

The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau will kickoff the Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series this year with three consecutive weeks of live music on stage at the outdoor Event Site in Nags Head.  The concerts...

Bodie Island Lighthouse opening day, April 18, 2013.

Bodie Island, Cape Hatteras Lighthouses Free Opening Day Announced

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent Dave Hallac has announced that the Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will be open for climbing this year from Friday, April 21 through Monday, October 9,...

Outer Banks Tribute Rock Concert, Sept. 2, 2017 at Roanoke Island Festival Park, featuring Slippery When Wet performing Bon Jovi's hits.

Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Journey Tribute Bands To Rock Roanoke Island Festival Park

The unforgettable music of ’80s rock icons Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, and Journey will come alive on the Outer Banks this summer, when the tribute bands Slippery When Wet, Pandora’s Box, and Trial By Fire...

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,...

Southern Culture On The Skids To Headline OBX Shred Fest 2017

Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based surf, rockabilly, country-fried legends Southern Culture on the Skids will headline the second annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest in Nags Head in May. “Southern Culture on the Skids are lookin’...

Cash Unchained brings the music of Johnny Cash to Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills on April 8, 2017.

Cash Unchained Brings Music of Johnny Cash to Outer Banks Brewing Station

Johnny Cash was not the greatest singer or musical technician, but his sound was unforgettable, and that unmistakable legendary sound is coming to the stage at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills,...

Taste of the Beach 2017 Grand Tasting Award Winners Announced

The 2017 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach took place last week, culminating with the annual Grand Tasting on Sunday evening, where various awards were presented to some of our favorite participating local restaurants.  The Sysco...

Easter Eggs need love too!

Hop On Over To Kelly’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt

A popular yearly tradition each spring, the annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt will resume at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern this April. The event will include live music starting at 9:30pm, leading up...

Annual Nags Head Easter Egg Hunt Returns In April

Spring has arrived on the Outer Banks, and the Easter Bunny is coming, with the annual Easter Eggstravaganza happening this weekend (April 1), to be followed in two weeks with Nags Head’s own annual...

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2017

7 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2017 Events Not To Miss

The 2017 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach kicked off today, with literally dozens of delicious events on the menu at numerous participating local restaurants for four days, running from Thursday, March 23 through this Sunday,...

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...