Bite into OBX Seafood Festival this Weekend

Posted By on October 19, 2012

It will be a seafood lovers paradise in Nags Head this weekend, with the first ever Outer Banks Seafood Festival offering a taste of some signature local cuisine from 20 of the area’s top restaurants.

Featuring fresh locally caught and cooked seafood of all kinds, the innaurgural Outer Banks Seafood Festival will take place tomorrow (Saturday), Oct. 20, from 11am to 6pm at the old Windmill Point Restaurant site in Nags Head.

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

There will also be music, craft booths, cooking demonstrations, cook-offs, challenges, and educational sessions about our local fishing heritage and the challenges that fishermen face today in bringing the freshest fish to the market.

  Outer Banks Catch will have an entire tent devoted to the local seafood community, while area artisans will have booths for merchandise and crafts. 

In addition to the fresh, local seafood from various Outer Banks restaurants on hand, there will also be wine and beer available at the event for adults. 

Live entertainment will be provided throughout the day, kicking off with the First Flight High School Jazz Band at 11am and continuing with local bands Blind Prophets, Aquarium, Old Enough to Know Better, Molasses Creek, and The Crowd.

Admission to the 2012 Outer Banks Seafood Festival is free, and Food Tickets are $1 for each sample, or $18 for 20. 

Click here for the full schedule of events, and here to purchase tickets online.

Outer Banks Seafood Festival - poster


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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