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OBX Fall Restaurant Week 2015

Enjoy an Extended Week of Special 3-Course Meals from Over 20 Restaurants … Friday, October 30th – Saturday, November 7th!


Outer Banks Restaurant Week gives local food enthusiasts and visitors an opportunity to enjoy 3-course lunch or dinner menus at participating restaurants for a fixed price of either $20 or $35. So much value and great restaurants from Duck to Rodanthe to choose from. Be sure not to miss it!


(Please note that sales tax and gratuity are not included in the pre-fixe price).


More details at the Official Outer Banks Events Calendar



18th Annual “Inshore Slam” Fishing Tournament

October 16-17, 2015 at the Manteo Waterfront


Participants compete for largest fish in four categories: stripers, flounder, puppy drum and speckle trout … plus there’s a single “Grand Slam” award for the individual who weighs in fish from at least three of the four categories, with the highest total weight.


Held on the first weekend in October with the expectation of more fish and warmer weather, the tournament commences on the Manteo waterfront, with docking available at the Maritime Museum, where registration will occur 4-7pm Friday October 16. A welcome social will include food, beverages and entertainment.


As a family event, promoters make it a special point to “take a kid fishing”. Prizes and trophies will be awarded in adult, women’s and youth divisions. A silent auction includes great prizes and gifts available for all tastes and budgets. Saturday night awards banquet will be fun for all with live music and a pig pickin’ by Chef Paul Mann & Crew.


This Manteo Rotary community fundraising event has provided over $260,000 in scholarships to deserving young people in Dare County. Bring the whole family out for great fun and support a great cause!


Details about this and more online at the Official Outer Banks Events Calendar.




Outer Banks Seafood Festival 2015

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ...

Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating the area’s seafood heritage and community. The festival offers opportunities to meet watermen and see the tools of their trade, including boats, crab pots and pound nets. You’ll find cooking demonstrations, educational booths and, best of all, the chance to eat fresh, local seafood from more than a dozen restaurants.

This year's special guests will include captains from the Nat Geo TV show, Wicked Tuna Outer Banks!

Join us at The Soundside event site located near milepost 16 in Nags Head. Admission is $3.00 for adults.

See more details online at the Official Outer Banks Events Calendar.



Outer Banks Triathlon 2015 – Hotel Special

Outer Banks Triathalon

Come join us for the Outer Banks Triathlon Weekend! Nags Head Inn is featuring an Outer Banks Hotel Special for the weekend of the Outer Banks Triathlon. The race is held on nearby Roanoke Island so Nags Head Inn Oceanfront Hotel is a convenient and relaxing location for Outer Banks Triathlon runners and spectators. The 2015 Triathlon is September 12 - September 13 , 2015.

Outer Banks Triathlon Hotel Special:

Get 10% discount off standard rates and late 1PM check out on Sunday for race participants. Please use the promo code when booking online.

Promo Code =OBXRUN3

>Book your outer banks hotel room online now


10 Reasons To Visit The Outer Banks In North Carolina

You do have to visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina to fully experience the beauty and wonder, but these images will go a long way to help explain why these barrier islands are so special to so many loyal visitors!

Reasons to visit include: activities, fishing piers, lighthouses, beach glass, shipwrecks, treasures, sunrise, sunset, dark night sky, surfing, wild horses, renewable energy.

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Outer Banks ‘Taste of the Beach’ SPECIAL!

March 19, 20, & 21, 2015
15% Discount Off Standard Rates
At Nags Head Inn Oceanfront
Use Promo Code TOB15


Kelly’s Running of the Leprechauns 10K SPECIAL!

March 13, 14 & 15, 2015
15% Discount Off Standard Rates
At Nags Head Inn Oceanfront
Use Promo Code ST.PAT


Flying Pirate 1/2 Marathon SPECIAL!

April 17,18 & 19, 2015
10% Discount Off Standard Rates
+ Late Check-Out Sunday for Race Participants
At Nags Head Inn Oceanfront
Use Promo Code OBXRUN


Duck Jazz Fest Week Special Concert at Scarborough Faire


Please Don't Miss This …

Mojo Collins & Triple Vision Band
Playing LIVE at Scarborough Faire,
This Friday October 10, 2-6pm

If We're Lucky, Special Guest &
Town of Duck Jazz Fest Headliner,
Renee Marie, Will Join the Crowd
for a Song or Two in the Courtyard!

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USA Today’s “10Best” Visits the Alluring Outer Banks!

In a 10Best featured article for USA Today, "10Best Visits the Alluring Outer Banks." The article notes, "When it comes to beaching it, everybody is different. Some sun worshippers long for action, a busy Boardwalk and plenty of after-dark activity. Then, there's the Outer Banks. This series of North Carolina barrier islands attracts a mellower crowd. A strip of laid back beach towns connected by bridges, the Outer Banks, or OBX for short, is home to about 60,000 residents year-round. That number nears 500,000 during the summer and fall, vacationers drawn by powdery sand, stellar fishing and a shallow coastline dotted with historic wrecks. Most stay in the McMansions that line the beaches; six, seven and eight-bedroom homes that can easily host a multi-gen family getaway, a girlfriend's weekend or a sporty man-cation."

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Outer Banks "Things To Do"