North Carolina Eases Outdoor Mask Mandate, Mass Gathering Limits

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today (4/28/21) that masks will no longer be required outdoors and mass gathering limits will increase to 100 people indoors and 200 outdoors starting this Friday. Face masks...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2021 Schedule of Events Announced

The 19th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week roars back to life, with events happening throughout the area April 17-25, 2021. The complete lineup of events happening all week was officially announced this week. Bike...

Recovery & Resilience Virtual Town Hall Events Set for May

The Saving Lives Task Force has teamed up with The Breaking Through Task Force, Be Resilient OBX, Children & Youth Partnership, SMART Recovery, and the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services to...

Dare County Announces New Animal Shelter Virtual Ribbon-Cutting [UPDATED]

Dare County, in partnership with the Outer Banks SPCA, will host a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the brand new Dare County Animal Shelter on Friday, March 19 Wednesday, March 31. Due...

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Postponed Until March 20, 2022

The official decision has been made to not hold the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade in Nags Head this year, as parade founder Mike Kelly has announced plans to postpone the popular event until March...

43rd Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Winners Announced

The 43rd Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show opened on January 30 and will be on display at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo until February 27. The Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is...

Outer Banks NPS Facilities Implement Federal Mask Requirement

Face masks are now required to be worn at all times by all persons at any of the National Park Service’s facilities located on the Outer Banks, as part of President Joe Biden’s recent...

Wright Brothers National Memorial Announces Entrance Fee Free Days in 2021

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills will waive its entrance fee on seven days in 2021. The seven fee-free days for 2021 will be: Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, photographed by John T. Daniels.

Dec. 17th First Flight Anniversary Virtual Celebration to Include Fireworks

This year’s celebration of the 117th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first powered flight in Kill Devil Hills will include virtual events online and, for the first time, a fireworks show. During the Dec....

Santa Coming to Kill Devil Hills Neighborhoods Dec. 10-12

Santa Claus is coming to town, and the Kill Devil Hills Fire and Police Departments will be showing him around and riding through various neighborhoods throughout the town this Thursday, Dec. 10th, Friday, Dec....

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, photographed by John T. Daniels.

Hatteras Lighthouse, Dare County, and First Flight Anniversary Celebrations Announced

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Wright Brothers National Memorial will virtually commemorate three important anniversaries next month. The special events will be available to watch on social media and Dare County’s CURRENTtv. On December 16,...

Nags Head Cancels Veterans Day Ceremony; Releases Commemoration Video

The Town of Nags head announced today (11/6/20) that its annual Veterans Day ceremony, typically held at Town Hall, has been canceled this year because most of the attendees are older individuals who are...

2020 OBX Halloween Parade Goes Virtual on Facebook Oct. 25th

The 7th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes goes VIRTUAL on Sunday, October 25, 2020, with all registered participants to be showcased online on Facebook starting at 2:00 p.m., presented by OBX Entertainment. TO ENTER: Step 1. Take...

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Lineup Announced, Tickets on Sale (copy)

Halloween International Film Festival 2020 Award Winners Announced

The 5th Annual Halloween International Film Festival streamed online Oct. 1-3, 2020, featuring more than 30 Official Selections from around the world, presented by Halloween Daily News and sponsored in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and...

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Lineup Announced, Tickets on Sale

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Lineup Announced, Tickets on Sale

The 5th Annual Halloween International Film Festival goes virtual, streaming online on October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2020, featuring more than 30 Official Selections from around the world, presented by Halloween Daily News. The festival screenings will stream...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Extends Lifeguard Season at 3 Beaches

As a result of increased late summer tourism to the Outer Banks, the National Park Service announced today that Cape Hatteras National Seashore will offer lifeguard services through the end of September at three...

Outer Banks UFOs Featured on ‘The Osbournes Want to Believe’

A cluster of unidentified flying objects caught on video on the Outer Banks was featured on the first episode of the new Travel Channel original series The Osbournes Want to Believe. The video was...

Dowdy Park Farmer’s Markets Resume with Masks Required

Weekly farmer’s markets at Dowdy Park in Nags Head have resumed, with masks or cloth face coverings required for all who attend. Featuring various local vendors, the farmer’s market events are currently scheduled to...

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Lineup Announced, Tickets on Sale

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Moving Online

The 5th Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and sponsored in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, is moving online. Originally scheduled to return to the R/C Theatres cineplex in Kill...

Kill Devil Hills Likely to Reschedule Fireworks to Dec. 17th First Flight Anniversary

The Kill Devi Hills Board of Commissioners discussed rescheduling the town’s annual July 4th fireworks again from its from its previously rescheduled date during Labor Day Weekend until later in the year, most likely...