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October Events on the Outer Banks

October is one of the best times of the year on the Outer Banks. The weather is so pleasant and there are great activities to enjoy.

Here are some upcoming events on the Outer Banks:

The 9th Annual Outer Banks International Wine and Beer Festival will take place on October 15 and 16 from 12-5pm at Native Vine in Point Harbor.  There are more than 50 wines and beers to taste, great food, live music and local artists.  There will be a special reserve tasting of wines from Santa Duc (Rhone Valley, France) that will include Santa Duc's Gigondas Prestige Cuvee 2004 and 2005, as well as other wines from one of the Rhone's top producers.  So far, bands include The Houndog Family Bank (a must see) on Saturday, and Mercy Creek and Ask Fester on Sunday!   Tickets can be purchased and printed online here!   

2nd Annual Fishing Tournament Super Slam
October 14 - 16
Marshes Light Marina, Manteo. Super slam fishing tournament with four categories: King Mackerel, Wahoo, Dolphin and Tuna. Cash prizes and proceeds to benefit local charities. (252) 305-4737 or marsheslightmarina.com

SOARING 100
October 21 - 24
 International centennial celebration of Orville Wright's 1911 world record glider flight that gave birth to modern soaring. Two independent Wright 1911 Glider Builder Teams will display their gliders, one at Wright Brothers National Memorial and one at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. >more info

Things to do on the Outer Banks

There are plenty of great things to do on Outer Banks. The Nags Head Inn Oceanfront Hotel in Nags Head is the perfect hotel on the outer banks to stay and enjoy all the activities with our convenient central location in Nags Head. We are close to it all!

Here are some of favorite picks for things to do on the Outer Banks this summer:

Fishing on the Outer Banks -  Nags Head Inn Oceanfront Hotel in Nags Head is on the oceanfront with great surf fishing on our 20 acres of Oceanfront!

Jeanette's Pier - Just a short stroll down the beach, Jeanette's Pier is the newly renovated ($25 million dollars!) fishing pier. Owned and operated by NC Aquariums, the facility is packed with interesting displays and exhibits. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, there's always something fun and educational going on for the entire family.

Outer Banks Charters - Go offshore fishing with Fistful Sportfishing Charters

Outer Banks Kayak Tours - There are amazing kayak tours on the Outer Banks just minutes away from the Nags Head Inn Oceanfront Hotel . The best kayak tours on the Outer Banks are Alligator River & Pea Island Kayak Tours hosted by Coastal Kayak Touring Company.

74th Anniversary Season of The Lost Colony - May 27 - August 20
Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. Written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paul Green, The Lost Colony tells the story of 117 men, women and children who vanished without a trace more than 400 years ago. Featuring lavish costumes designed by five-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long and directed by Robert Richmond, the story comes to life summer nights at the open air Waterside Theatre. May 27 through August 20th 2011, Monday through Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Children 12 and under $10.00, Group rates for 10 or more. Complete the experience with a Waterside Sunset Picnic and pre-show Backstage Tour at 7 p.m. Reservations required. (252) 473-3414 

Golf - We have an incredible golf course less than a 1/4 mile from The Nags Head Inn Oceanfront Hotel at the Nags Head Golf Links.

Shopping:

Tanger Outlet - Great shopping close to Nags Head Inn on the soundfront at Milepost 16 Nags Head, 252-441-5634

Scarborough Faire - great boutique shopping in duck and restaurants in Duck at Scarborough Faire Shopping Village in Duck.

Outer Banks Restaurants - We have many great restaurants close to Nags Head Inn like Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern.

See our Outer Banks Attractions page for more great things to do on the Outer Banks that are close to Nags Head Inn.

Jeannette’s Pier & NC Aquarium Open

Just down the Beach Road from Nags Head Inn you'll discover the newly and very impressively renovated Jeannette's Pier. The new state-of-the-art, LEED certified,wind-powered, 1,000-foot concrete pier and 16,000 square-foot pier house is a one-of-a-kind educational ocean fishing pier. Owned and operated by NC Aquariums, the facility is packed with interesting displays and exhibits featuring educational classrooms and programs, alternative energy demonstrations, live animal exhibits, meeting facilities, a snack & tackle shop, and a host of other displays and features for good family fun….with great fishing too! Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, there's always something fun and educational going on for the entire family. Nags Head Inn is located just a short walk up the beach from Jennette’s Pier so it is a great place to stay and be close to the new pier.

Carnival in Nags Head

The Town of Nags Head is having a carnival June 13- June 18 from 5:30 - 11:30 pm on the Soundfront virtually across from our Nags Head Inn Oceanfront Hotel on the old Windmill Point site. The carnival is featuring games, food, music, prizes, and more! All within walking distance from our hotel. Book your outer banks hotel room with us and enjoy the carnival and stay with us on the oceanfront in nags head.