Light Up the Night

Light Up the Night

Come enjoy free NOCQUA watersports demos, light up games and toys and a movie under the stars on the big screen. (Bring a blanket!)

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Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

Enjoy games, food, face painting, tie-dye shirt making, arts and crafts activities, an inflatable waterslide, TONS of watermelon fun and more. Compete in classic competitions like seed spitting and watermelon eating to win from a selection of awesome prizes.

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2019 New World Festival of the Arts

2019 New World Festival of the Arts

World-class artists will travel to the Manteo waterfront August 14-15, 2019 for the 38th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. The free, outdoor show will feature art from exhibitors including watercolors, oil & acrylic, drawings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery.

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Outer Banks Pirate Festival

Outer Banks Pirate Festival

Ahoy Mateys! Get ready for a swashbucklin’ good time as Kitty Hawk Kites hosts the Outer Banks Pirate Festival.

Pirates of the Outer Banks and their friends will be camped out at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing. Come learn the vast history of pirates on the OBX, and participate in Scalawag school for the little ones to see if they have what it take to be a part of Blackbeards’ Crew!

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ESA Easterns Surfing Championship

ESA Easterns Surfing Championship

The largest amateur surfing organization in the world hosts the season's "grand finale" where the best of the best surfers go head to head.

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The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival

Back for its third year, old world and new world wines from around the globe will be poured accompanied by local fare served with warm island hospitality. Enjoy breathtaking coastal views and the engaging rhythms from the stage, all set against the backdrop of the Roanoke Sound.

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Annual Duck Jazz Festival

Annual Duck Jazz Festival

Attention jazz lovers! Grab a chair and your family, friends or dog and come to Duck Town Park for a day devoted solely to jazz. One of the most anticipated music events of the year is the Duck Jazz Festival, held in October over Columbus Day weekend.

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Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

This festival offers opportunities to meet Outer Banks watermen and see the tools of their trade, including boats, crab pots and pound nets. You'll find educational booths, live music, an arts and crafts village and, best of all, the chance to eat fresh, local seafood from more than a dozen restaurants.

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Mustang Rock and Roast

Mustang Rock and Roast

Presented by Currituck Travel and Tourism, the 2nd Annual Mustang Rock and Roast will take place at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla on October 19 & 20, 2019  

The event will feature two fun culinary events: a BBQ Cook Off on Saturday, October 19th and an Oyster Roast on Sunday, October 20th. There will be two stages of nonstop live music from 2pm - 10pm each day that will feature at least 12 national, regional and local performers throughout the weekend.  

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