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...

Outer Banks Opera Singer Tshombe Selby to Perform Online Concert July 21

Nationally renowned singer and Outer Banks native Tshombe Selby will perform a live concert this month that will be streamed online and available to watch for free. The Elizabeth City State University alumnus and...

Dare Will Now Classify Non-Resident Property Owners as Residents in Health Emergencies

The Dare County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Monday morning, July 6, to settle a lawsuit by agreeing to classify non-resident property owners as resident property owners in any future health...

Nags Head to Require Masks at Possible 2020 Dowdy Park Events

The Nags Head Board of Commissioners met this week to approve the town’s $21.8 million budget ordinance for the upcoming fiscal year beginning on July 1, including funds allocated for possible 2020 events at...

Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Jennette’s Pier Chosen as Final Test Site for U.S. Dept. of Energy Competition

Today (6/8/20), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the winners of the second stage (DESIGN) of the Waves to Water Prize, and, in partnership with the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), also announced that Jennette’s...

Dare Minority Coalition Holding Moments of Silence March in Manteo June 9th

As protests in response to the killing of George Floyd and the larger issue of police violence against minorities rage across the country, the Outer Banks’ own Dare Minority Coalition has announced Moments of...

Currituck Presenting Virtual Memorial Day Beach Blast Celebration Online

Currituck Presenting Virtual Memorial Day Beach Blast Celebration Online

The Currituck County Department of Travel and Tourism has announced a free virtual Memorial Day celebration with live music streaming online. The public is invited to dance to live beach music featuring the Blackwater...

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Launches Summer of Glove Campaign

Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, as non-resident property owners were allowed to re-enter Dare County this week, the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has officially launched the Summer of Glove campaign in an effort encourage...

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Submission Discounts, Deadline Extension Announced

The 5th Annual Halloween International Film Festival is scheduled to return to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, October 1-3, 2020, presented by Halloween Daily News, sponsored in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, and...

Dare County Announces Plan for Gradual Lifting of Entry Restrictions

The Dare County Control Group has announced the first phase of plans for reopening the Outer Banks, including lifting restrictions on entry for non-resident property owners, following the recent Stay at Home order from...

‘The Lost Colony’ 2020 Season Canceled

The Lost Colony has canceled what was to be the country’s longest running outdoor symphonic drama’s 83rd season of performances in 2020 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Roanoke Island Historical Association’s...

Visitor Access to Outer Banks Restricted Due to Coronavirus (UPDATED)

UPDATE 4/12/20: Dare County has reported 15 positive test results for COVID-19. Of the 15 individuals who have tested positive, eight have recovered/or are asymptomatically cleared (meaning they are seven days post testing with no...

Get Buzzed at St. Baldrick’s Cancer Fundraiser on March 15th

UPDATE: St. Baldrick’s Cancer Fundraiser Postponed

OBX Shaveriders’ second annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser in March, to benefit the fight against cancer in children has been postponed, with a new date to be announced at a later time. The St. Baldrick’s...