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Outer Banks Events And Promotions

Events & Promotions

While vacationing in the Outer Banks, there are many events and promotions of which you and your family may enjoy. Carolina Designs has always been an active supporter of the community and regularly promotes and sponsors events all throughout the year. Below you will find a list of the upcoming events, promotions and contests in which we are involved or conducting. Check back often as this list is updated regularly.




Mar 14-17 OBX Taste of the Beach Outer Banks: Over 50 events, more than 35 restaurants, and 4 days of food, drink and fun!
Mar 17 24th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Nags Head: Over 1,500 participants and approximately 10,000 spectators enjoy floats, live music, marching bands and creative marching, walking and motorized units.
Mar 29-30 Fly into Spring and Easter Eggstravaganza Jockey's Ridge Crossing, Nags Head: Both Friday and Saturday from 10am-4am
Apr 6-Dec 7 First Fridays on Manteo's Historic Waterfront Manteo: Discover the town on the First Friday of each month, April through December from 4pm-8pm
Apr 20-28 11th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week Nags Head Harley Davidson: bike shows, poker runs, guided tours, party nights, tattoo and bikini contests, over 100 vendors, live music, outdoor concerts, pig pickin' & more!
Apr 27 The Duck & Wine Festival Duck Waterfront Shops, Duck: Duck and wine cook-off by area chefs and restaurants
May 17-20 41st Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular Jockey's Ridge State Park, Nags Head: Join professional hang gliders, novices, fans, and families at Jockey's Ridge Sate Park
May 26 Outer Banks Music Fesitval Currituck Heritage Park, Corolla: Top Beach Music Bands on the East Coast performing. High Cotton BBQ, beer, wine, and refreshments will be available for purchase
May 31-Aug 22 The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama 1409 National Park Dr., Manteo: The Lost Colony is the epic story of America's first English colony, and the longest running Outdoor Historical Drama in the United States. Phone 252-473-6000
Jun 8-9 31st Annual Rogallo Kite Festival Jockey's Ridge State Park, Nags Head: Two days of kite flying to honor Francis Rogallo, NASA scientist and inventor of the flexible wing. Phone 252-441-4124 or email
Jun 19 12th Annual under the Oaks Art Festival Currituck Heritage Park, Corolla: Annual outdoor art show featuring unique talents of over 100 quality artists with a wide variety of media
Jun 27-Aug 8 Duck's Summer Music Series on Thursdays Duck Town Green, Duck: Concert series on Thursday nights featuring some of the area's best known musical acts
Jul 4 9th Annual Duck's Fourth of July Parade Downtown Duck: A community event featuring music, refreshments, parade trophies, and more!
Jul 20-21 35th Annual Wright Kite Festival Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills: Large kites will be on display throughout the weekend, joining in the sky with the Wright Memorial!
Aug 8 6th Annual Watermelon Festival Kitty Hawk Kites, Nags Head: Big outdoor summer bash with fun activities for kids and parents such as a dunk tank, moon bounce, inflatable obstacle course, watermelon seed spitting distance contests, pie eating contests, face painting, and of course, tons of watermelon!
Aug 24-26 Outer Banks Pirate Festival Kitty Hawk Kites, Nags Head: Enjoy everything pirate! Pirate history, storytelling, reenactments, shows, and other entertainment
Sept 14-21 ESA Eastern Surfing Championships Jennette's Pier, Nags Head: ESA, the largest surfing oranization in the world, hosts the season's "grand finale" where the best of the best national and international surfers go head to head
Oct 4-6 2nd Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival One Festival Park, Manteo: Down home cookin' and good ole Southern pickin'! For a fun-filled family weekend with the music of our roots, the music of our grandfathers, the music of America...Bluegrass!
Oct 13 7th Annual Duck Jazz Festival Duck Town Park, Duck: Free all-day event that showcases national, regional, and local jazz musicians
Oct 19 Outer Banks Seafood Festival Nags Head: Festival celebrating our local fishermen and seafood heritage. $3 Entry
Oct 22-27 Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival Outer Banks, Manteo: Offering 85 programs in themes ranging from paddling and wildlife photography to birding, natural history, and more
Nov 8-10 Outer banks Marathon and Half Marathon Kitty Hawk and Nags Head: Outer Banks Marathon starts in Kitty Hawk, and the half marathon begins in Nags Head