Thanksgiving in the Outer Banks 2017

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Come join us for Thanksgiving in the Outer Banks!

Enjoy our beaches with some of the best fall fishing, shell-hunting, or relaxing. Beyond the beach you can explore the endless choices of amazing restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and events nearby.

Thanksgiving Shopping:

Tanger Outlets is a favorite and will be bustling with great Black Friday deals. In addition, you’ll find local favorites in Nags Head like Kitty Hawk Kites, and dozens of boutique shops nearby.

Thanksgiving Buffets:

Many local restaurants feature fantastic Thanksgiving buffets with fresh local cuisine and Turkey Day delights. you may want to hit Kellys, Basnights’ Lone Cedar, or Ocean Boulevard. Delicious!



Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile Run
November 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Brewing Station crew for a Thanksgiving themed beer mile hosted by The OBX Running Company. Run 1/4 of a mile, drink, run, drink, run, drink, run, drink then party! more info

Grand Illuminations at Elizabeth Gardens
Friday, Nov 24 2017, 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

Join The Elizabethan Gardens and Southern Bank for the opening celebration of WinterLights, a spectacular twenty-two night event of holiday lights and sights. Find holiday warmth and charm inside and out with festive food and drink in the “Embellished” Hall, and cozy fire pits on the Great Lawn as well as seasonal gift shop and plant sales. Funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.

Kites with Lights
Saturday, November 25, 2017 – 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season with Kitty Hawk Kites. The Saturday after Thanksgiving, visit Santa and stick around for an amazing light display. Multiple 19ft+ kites flying high over Jockey’s Ridge sand dune decked out in holiday lights. Stay warm with cocoa and cookies and enjoy other festive actives with the Jockey’s Ridge Crossing crew. Bring flashlights, glow sticks or other light-up toys and join in the on the fun.

Stay with us and enjoy the views 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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