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Outer Banks Skim Jam
July 21 @ 8:00 am – July 22 @ 5:00 pm
Jennette’s Pier

On July 21st & 22nd, some of the most talented skimboarders on the East Coast will compete at the 2018 Outer Banks Skim Jam at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Riders can participate in both Amateur and Semi-Pro heats. The event is hosted by Skim USA, a non-profit, youth focused organization dedicated to promoting the sport of skimboarding through their program of competitions. Come out to the beach and cheer on these young athletes as they show off their skills.

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Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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40th Annual Wright Kite Festival
July 14 @ 10:00 am – July 15 @ 4:00 pm
Wright Brothers National Memorial Museum

Take flight where flight first began in Kill Devil Hills at the Wright Brothers National Memorial for the 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival. Browse the museum and gain knowledge of the birthplace of aviation, then put it to the test outside with Kitty Hawk Kites. Learn how to fly stunt kites from the pros, try out your craftsmanship at the kite making station, or sit back and enjoy the huge kites filling the air throughout the weekend. Kite Festival participation is free to the public, although the $7 admission to the park is required. >event details


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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South Atlantic Lifeguard Championships
July 11 @ 7:00 am – July 12 @ 4:00 pm

Jennette’s Pier

This year’s South Atlantic Lifeguard Championships is coming to the Outer Banks! Nags Head will host the annual competition where ocean rescue teams from Virginia to Florida go head-to-head for the crown. Witness the region’s fittest lifeguards engage in a dozen grueling individual and team tasks. Four local teams – Corolla, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head – will be competing. Come out to Jennette’s Pier and show them some support! more on this event


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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Outer Banks 4th of July Fireworks & Celebrations

Come join us for the best 4th of July fireworks displays on the oceanfront in Nags Head. The Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront Hotel has beautiful oceanfront views and is centrally located to view the best fireworks this July 4th. Here are the schedules for the fireworks scheduled in 5 towns on the Outer Banks.

TOWN OF KILL DEVIL HILLS FIREWORKS SHOW

Avalon Pier

8:00 pm

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will celebrate the 4th of July with a fireworks show at 8:00 pm on the Avalon Fishing Pier located on the beach road at Milepost 6.

Kill Devil Hills and Avalon Pier are excited to welcome Pyrotechnico, an award-winning fireworks company, to the beach to put on an incredible show that locals and visitors won’t want to miss.

Spectators won’t be able to watch the show from the pier itself, but the public is welcome to bring a chair, blanket, or beach towel and find a spot on the wide, surrounding beaches to enjoy the show. Note that parking may be limited, so arrive early! Town parking is free to the public, with multiple beach accesses throughout the town and other spots in walking distance to the oceanfront. A rain date of July 5th is set in case of inclement weather.

NAGS HEAD INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

Nags Head Fishing Pier

9:25 pm

The Town of Nags Head will host, in conjunction with the Nags Head Fishing Pier and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at 9:25 pm on the pier located in Nags Head on S. Virginia Dare Trail at Milepost 11.5. The fireworks display will last approximately 20 minutes. A rain date has been set for Thursday, July 5th.

Parking near the fireworks display site will be directed by the Nags Head Police Department. Those attending the show are encouraged to park west of U.S. Highway 158/S. Croatan Highway but use extreme caution while attempting to cross this heavily traveled roadway. Jockey’s Ridge State Park is another ideal spot for viewing the fireworks as other local fireworks may be seen in the distance. The park will be open late on July 4th to accommodate visitors.

Everyone attending is reminded not to use or block private driveways. Vehicles blocking driveways or presenting a traffic hazard before, during, or immediately following this event will be towed. The town requests that people use the public beach accesses as pathways to the oceanfront and stay off the dunes. Do not use the private property of others, such as private gazebos or decks, to view the fireworks without the property owner’s permission. No vehicles will be allowed on the oceanfront beaches.

The following public beach accesses are recommended for access to the beach for fireworks viewing:

South of Nags Head Pier

• Curlew Street

• Hollowell Street

• Conch Street

North of Nags Head Pier

• Bladen Street

• Bittern Street

• Bonnett Street

• Barnes Street

• Blackman Street

MANTEO 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS

Downtown Manteo Waterfront

Celebration: 3:00 pm

Fireworks: 9:30 pm

Celebrate Independence Day with small town flair at the Town of Manteo 4th of July Celebration on the downtown waterfront. Independence Day in Manteo is a full day of fun, with contests, food and music, children’s games and activities, a flea market and more! Festivities begin at 3:00 pm and culminate in one of the Outer Banks’ best firework shows over the Roanoke Sound when the sun goes down. Spectators can enjoy an incredible, secluded view of the fireworks by paddling or boating into the sound to watch the display.

The 208th Army Band will also be performing in Manteo on July 4th at Festival Park on the Pavilion Lawn and Stage. Gates open to the public at 6 pm and the concert starts at 8 pm. Enjoy the live music and stick around for the fireworks starting at dusk. Food vendors, Cafe Lachine and OBX Sunset Slush, will also be on-site. Don’t forget to bring your chairs and blankets to sit and enjoy the show.

The rain date for fireworks is set for July 5th.

COROLLA FESTIVAL OF FIREWORKS

Historic Corolla Park

3:00 – 9:00 pm

Celebrate America’s independence with free live music and a spectacular fireworks show on the northern Outer Banks! The 26th Annual Independence Day Celebration in Corolla offers an afternoon of fun family activities featuring food vendors, a cornhole tournament, watermelon eating contest, and children’s games. The event will be held at Historic Corolla Park starting at 3:00 pm with a fireworks display at dusk. Admission and parking are free! No alcohol or on-street parking is permitted. Historic Corolla Park boat ramp will be closed with no docking on July 4th.

AVON FISHING PIER 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS AT THE BEACH

Avon Fishing Pier

9:15 – 9:45 pm

Avon and Hatteras Island’s annual Independence Day celebration, Fireworks at the Beach, is sponsored by the Avon Property Owners Association and funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau. The fireworks display, permitted by and in cooperation with the National Park Service, will begin at about 9:15 pm from a launch site at the end of the Avon Pier. The show, presented by Pyrotecnico, lasts about 20 minutes. Fireworks are visible all along the Avon beach and parking is limited, so please consider walking, biking or carpooling. A rain date of July 5th is set in case of inclement weather.

TOWN OF DUCK 4TH OF JULY PARADE

Scarborough Lane in Duck

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Make plans for the Town of Duck 4th of July Parade and Community Celebration! Experience why the Town of Duck’s event is one of the country’s top 10 best small-town 4th of July celebrations. The 14th Annual 4th of July Parade will be held at 9:00 am.

The one-mile parade route is the same annually and begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane. The route follows Scarborough Lane towards the ocean, turns left onto Ocean Way, and then heads down Christopher Drive ending at Pamela Court.

Immediately following the parade, walk to the Duck Town Park for a live dixieland band, watermelon, cold refreshments, and the awarding of parade trophies!


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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Hatteras Island Surf Film & Music Festival

June 29 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Film buffs, music lovers, surfers and visitors are invited to join us at the Hatteras Island Surf Film & Music Festival on June 28th and 29th at Waves Village in Rodanthe. Watch the screenings of 3 feature films and check out some never before seen movies from the Endless Summer series. Enjoy live music from Katie and the Tear Drops, Life Hacks, Cha Cha’s Cadillac and Ghosts of Evolution.

In honor of legendary pro surf photographer, Mickey McCarthy, local artists and artisans are invited to show their artwork and sell some of their wares to encourage others to get involved in creating art.

Proceeds from the family friendly film and music festival will benefit the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station in Rodanthe for all of their hard work and efforts in helping others on the beach.


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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OBX SUP Race

June 23 @ 9:00 am
Manteo Waterfront

Kitty Hawk Surf Co. invites you to test your SUP skills and speed on a 3 or 6 mile course on the beautiful downtown Manteo waterfront. The course takes you around Roanoke Island Festival Park and out into the Shallowbag Bay, giving you a challenging open water paddle and a more protected canal paddle.

The race offers 3 different skill classes for beginners and experts alike: more details on this event


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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Sunset 5k & Carolina Pig Pickin

June 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jennette’s Pier

Fun Beach Race/Run/Walk and Pig Pickin on the luminous beaches of Nags Head. Enjoy the fun and walk out on Jennette’s pier, 1000 ft pier, part of the NC Aquarium system.  Enjoy the after party featuring Fresh Pulled Carolina Style Pork BBQ. event details

 


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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Celebrate Father’s day on the Outer Banks:) Enjoy an escape on the oceanfront in Nags Head. Dad can enjoy fishing, surfing, or just chilling out on our beautiful oceanfront. There are plenty of fun festivals and events to enjoy as well.

Featured Father’s Day things to do:

The 3rd Annual Soundside FunFair starts on Thursday the 14th and runs all weekend long at the Soundside Event Site on the Nags Head waterfront. Bring the whole family out for 4 days of classic carnival rides, games, food concessions and more from 5-11pm each day!

The 36th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival will be held at Jockey’s Ridge over the weekend on the 16th and 17th. Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will be displaying some amazing, and gigantic, kites on top of the dunes. Come fly a kite of your own, take part in free stunt kite lessons, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular show in the sky.

Kick off Father’s Day spending some quality time with Dad at one of several Father’s Day Brunches happening at Outer Banks restaurants on Sunday, June 17th.

In addition to those main events, there is also stand-up comedy, live music every night, and daily lunch & dinner specials to check out all over the Outer Banks.


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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Rogallo Kite Festival
June 16 & 17
Jockey’s Ridge State Park

The Rogallo Kite Festival features 2 days of kite flying at Jockey’s Ridge State Park and Jockey’s Ridge Crossing and is free to the public. Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will be displaying some amazing, up to 100 foot, kites on top of Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Come fly a kite of your own, take part in free stunt kite lessons, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular kites in the sky. This year, kite flyers can also take part in the Revolution Kite Competition.


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)

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Soundside FunFair

June 14 – June 20
The Soundside Event Site in Nags Head

Kick off Summer at the 3rd Annual Soundside FunFair from June 14th – 20th! Bring friends and family out to the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head for some good, old-fashioned carnival fun to benefit Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County (CYP). This multi-day event along the waterfront features all the sights, sounds, and smells of a carnival with 12 great rides including a giant Ferris wheel, games and classic food concessions, such as cotton candy, funnel cakes, chicken-on-a-stick, and more from 5pm – 11pm each day! event


Stay with us and enjoy the fun from our Oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We have 4 acres of oceanfront and endless beaches to explore, or just relax in our heated indoor pool overlooking the ocean. Our convenient Nags Head oceanfront location is central to all the best attractions that the Outer Banks has to offer:)