Outer Banks Full Moon Lighthouse Climbs Scheduled

Grab your flashlight and experience a lighthouse at night by joining the National Park Service on a Full Moon Climb at the Cape Hatteras or Bodie Island Lighthouse this summer.  Hear stories of keepers...

Jennette's Pier manager Mike Remige shows off the Certificate of Excellence awarded to the pier by TripAdvisor. (photo courtesy of Jennette's Pier)

Jennette’s Pier Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the national travel website TripAdvisor. No surprise to us here at OBX Entertainment, this is the second year in a row...

Jockey's Ridge State Park, Nags Head

Celebrate Jockey’s Ridge 40th Anniversary May 31

Jockey’s Ridge State Park will celebrate its 40th anniversary since being saved from the threat of encroaching development four decades ago with an event this week. On May 31, 1975, after two years of...

His Generation Jesus Culture Concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC - May 29, 2015

Jesus Culture Concert Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

His Generation presents the Jesus Culture concert, featuring national recording artists Kristene Dimarco and Derek Johnson, with special guests the Charlie Perkins Worship Band, to the Outer Banks this month.  The event is happening...

Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes 2015

Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes 2015 Details Announced!

OBX Entertainment is excited to present the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, returning to Kelly’s in Nags Head in October for another spirited afternoon of free family fun for all ages!...

National Park Service summer programs on the Outer Banks take kids to the top of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

National Park Service Announces Outer Banks Summer Programs

Summer is almost upon us and the National Park Service Outer Banks Group is ready with a summer schedule full of a variety of programs for park visitors, including history talks, nature walks, recreational...

Outer Banks Freedmen’s Colony 152nd Anniversary Commemorated

One hundred and fifty-two years ago, thousands of African-American slaves risked punishment, family separation, and even their lives to reach the freedom waiting for them on Roanoke Island.  The story of the Freedmen’s Colony...

May The 4th Be With You: Star Wars Day Hits Outer Banks [Video / Photo Gallery]

May the Fourth be with you! For fans of the Star Wars movie franchise, the date of May 4 each year has been adopted as the official holiday celebrating all things that we love...

Outer Banks Relay For Life 2015 Raises Over $10,000 [Photo Gallery]

The annual Outer Banks Relay For Life fundraiser returned to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Saturday, May 2, with live entertainment and events happening throughout the day. The Relay For Life of...

Star Wars Day at Wal-Mart Kitty Hawk - May 4, 2015

May The 4th Be With You: Celebrate Star Wars Day in Kitty Hawk!

May the Fourth be with you! For fans of the Star Wars movie franchise, the date of May 4 each year has been adopted as the official holiday celebrating all things that we love...

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Outer Banks Group Joins NPS Find Your Park Movement

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Outer Banks Group of national parks join other parks, programs, and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com.  Recently...

Earth Fair OBX Celebrates Earth Day At Jennette's Pier, Nags Head

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Jennette’s Pier will once again host the annual Earth Fair OBX celebration this year on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 4pm, featuring educational exhibits, live entertainment, free rain barrels, birdhouses,...

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group is honoring local volunteers, including Elizabeth Schaub.

National Park Service Honors Outer Banks Volunteers

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] During National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group celebrates the volunteers that work at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National...

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House is happening on April 17.

Kill Devil Hills Hosting Historic Landmarks Open House

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House is coming up this month. The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will began with a reception for recent  historic home designations...

Celebrate Easter 2015 On The Outer Banks

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Easter 2015 is almost here on the Outer Banks, and we have compiled some of the funnest  and tastiest events happening this weekend to help you celebrate! The Jolly Roger Restaurant...

Kill Devil Hills - Incorportated March 6, 1953

Take Kill Devil Hills Community Appearance Online Survey

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Kill Devil Hills Community Appearance Commission is looking for citizen feedback with its 2015 Community Appearance Survey.  It takes less than five minutes to complete and provides the Commission with...

Acrylic by First Flight High School 11th Grader Sarah Mandis.

Dare High Schools Art Show Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] You are invited to come witness the creativity, originality, and promise in the youthful artists featured in the Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The...

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills Supports No Change In Occupancy Tax Distribution

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Town of Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners has released a public statement officially opposing possible changes in occupancy tax distribution that were recently proposed by North Carolina Senator Bill...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Aesop's Fables'

Theatre of Dare Brings 'Aesop's Fables' to Dare County Kids

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Tortoise and The Hare. The Fox and The Grapes. For more than two thousand years, these and other simple tales have brought life lessons to children and adults around the...

National Park Service announces pre-nesting beach closures on Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

National Park Service Announces Pre-Nesting Beach Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] To protect breeding habitat for important shorebirds, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff are implementing pre-nesting closures in several beach locations.  During the winter, staff conducted annual assessments of preferred breeding...