Events

THINGS TO DO IN OBX

Want to find out what’s going on during your visit to Roanoke Island’s Elizabethan Inn? No matter what time of year you escape to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, there are fun, fascinating events for everyone.

Please find some of the more popular Manteo area events below, all of which are just moments from the Inn.

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Date: October 20, 2018
Location: 6906 S. Croatan Hwy Nags Head, NC 27959

Phone: (252) 441-8144

Price: $5 admission; Food and Beverage $1 each

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 Outer Banks watermen and see the tools of their trade, including boats, crab…... Read More


Halloween International Film Festival

Date: October 25, 2018
Location: 1803 N Croatan Hwy. Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

The 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment and Halloween Daily News, returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, October 25-27, 2018.

Independent film submissions will be accepted online through FilmFreeway (FilmFreeway.com/HalloweenFilmFestival) starting on Monday, January 1, 2018. The…... Read More


Outer Banks Brewtag

Date: October 27, 2018
Location: 6800 S Croatan Hwy Nags Head, NC 27959

Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Price: Free Admission

Flying kegs, a beer garden featuring over 20 local and regional beers, kids zone featuring arts and crafts and a mechanical shark, live music, local food vendors … you can’t ask for much more! OBX Brewtag is presented…... Read More


First Friday On Roanoke Island

Date: November 2, 2018
Location: Historic Downtown Manteo Manteo, NC 27954

Time: 6:00 PM

First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month, April through December from 6 to 8 p.m. in Historic Downtown Manteo along the Waterfront. The sidewalks pulse with live music, magic, artisans, period-dressed actors, a rock climbing…... Read More


Winter Transition Workshop

Date: November 3, 2018
Location: 1411 National Park Drive Manteo, NC 27954

Phone: (252) 473-3234

Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Price: $25 for members. $40 for not-yet members. Limited to 12 participants. Tickets may be purchased through our website online.

10am-Noon

$25 for members. $40 for not-yet members.

Limited to 12.

Now that the colder air is here, and…... Read More


OBX Veteran\'s Week

Date: November 1, 2018
Location: Downtown Manteo Manteo, NC 27948

Time: 6:00 PM

OBX Veterans Week is an annual event celebrating Veterans and their families through the arts. Ray Johnson Band at First Friday. Veterans Week Kick-off, November 1 at 6 p.m. Downtown Manteo, Hosted by The Town of Manteo.

Sassagrass - Eclectic Acoustic Bluegrass -…... Read More


TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon & Southern Fried Half Marathon 8K | 5K | Fun Run | Southern 6

Date: November 10, 2018
Location: Outer Banks Sporting Events Kitty Hawk or Nags Head Kitty Hawk/Manteo, NC 27948

Price: Prices vary, Register Now.

The TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon, follows its way through the natural beauty that is North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Come run with us and cover some spectacular ground! After finishing the Outer Banks Marathon, you will have run one of the most…... Read More


Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile

Date: November 21, 2018
Location: 600 S Croatan Hwy Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Details

Phone: 252-489-8239

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Price: 30.00

Tipsy Turkey 1 Mile Beer Run

Limit 100 participants

11 AM Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
 

Click HERE to REGISTER Now

 

Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Party

 

Join the Brewing Station crew…... Read More


6th Annual Surfin\' Turkey 5k & Puppy Drum 1/2 Mile Fun Run

Date: November 22, 2018
Location: 56658 NC Highway 12 Hatteras, NC 27943

Time: 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Price: Register early to avoid price increase! Non- refundable charity event. Race is raid or shine but will be canceled for safety reasons in event of severe weather.

Run this beautiful 5K course through the historic fishing village of Hatteras to…... Read More


23rd Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot

Date: November 22, 2018
Location: Duck, NC 27949

Phone: 252-255-8124

Time: 9:00 AM

REGISTRATION FOR 2018:

Online registration for the 23rd Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot opened on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th at 6 am EDT via RunSignUp. Please stay in touch by joining Our Subscriber List so you\'ll receive notices and updates about this year\'s event.

RACE DAY…... Read More


Hangin\' With Santa

Date: November 23, 2018
Location: 3925 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959

Time: 10:00 AM

Price: Free Admission

Come spread the holiday cheer with Kitty Hawk Kites and the Jockey’s Ridge Crossing crew. Free visit and pictures with Santa, cocoa and cookies, and a light show with kites on Jockey’s Ridge are just a few of the fun and…... Read More


14th Annual Holiday Tour Of Homes

Date: 2018-12-01
Location: Outer Banks Distilling 510 Budleigh St. Manteo, NC 27954

Phone: (252) 473-7336

Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Price: $20

These locations will be festively decorated and open for tour participants to enjoy from noon to 6 p.m. Included on the tour are several of the historic island homes, new construction built by the “Manteo way of…... Read More


Duck Yuletide Celebration

Date: 2018-12-01
Location: Town of Duck 1200 Duck Road Duck, NC 27949

Phone: 252-255-1286

Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Price: Free Admission

The Great Yuletide Elf Hunt

The Town of Duck businesses have something for everyone on your shopping list! Pick-up a “Great Yuletide Elf Hunt Passport” which is included below, at select locations, then shop and stroll…... Read More


Belly Dance with Rachel

Date: 2018-12-05
Location: 139 Tilden Avenue Chesapeake, VA 23320 United States

Want to sweat, shimmy and have some fun? Have you been too afraid to join dance classes because you didn\'t know what to expect or if you could keep up? Do you want to try out a dance style and see if its right for…... Read More


Hatteras Island Christmas Parade

Date: 2018-12-08
Location: 58372 N.C. Highway 12 Hatteras, NC 27943

Time: 2:00 PM

The holidays would not be complete without an old fashion Christmas parade and Hatteras Village is where you can find one. For warm, hometown, holiday spirit, this is an event that no one should miss. After the parade and as twilight draws nigh,…... Read More


5th Annual Beach Food Pantry Holiday Chefs Challenge

Date: 2018-12-13
Location: 50 S Dogwood Trail Southern Shores, NC 27949

Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Price: $75

A night for foodies and doing good in the community! Outer Banks chefs compete for the title of \"Prince or Princess of Canned Goods.\" Each chef has 60 minutes to cook a dish using item(s) that the Beach Food Pantry…... Read More


115th Annual Celebration Of The Wright Brothers First Flight

Date: 2018-12-17
Location: Wright Brothers National Memorial Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Time: 8:30 AM

Price: Park entrance fees will be waived the day of

On December 17, 2018, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service (NPS) will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the anniversary celebration of the first…... Read More


New Year In The New World

Date: 2018-12-31
Location: Downtown Manteo Manteo, NC 27954

Time: 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Your destination for a family friendly New Year\'s Eve!

What’s everybody doing for New Year’s Eve? They’re heading to downtown Manteo for the inaugural New Year in the New World celebration!

Two of Manteo’s most fun-loving business owners, Tod Clissold…... Read More


WinterLights Presented By Southern Bank

Date: November 24, 2018
Location: 1411 National Park Drive Manteo, NC 27954

Phone: 252-473-3234

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6.WinterLights Season Pass is $17.00 for adults, $14.00 for youth and $11.00 for a child.

November 24, 2018 - January 19, 2019. 

Tuesdays to Saturdays in December; Friday and Saturdays…... Read More


WinterLights Presented By Southern Bank

Date: 2018-11-24
Location: 1411 National Park Drive Manteo, NC 27954

Phone: 252-473-3234

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6.WinterLights Season Pass is $17.00 for adults, $14.00 for youth and $11.00 for a child.

November 24, 2018 - January 19, 2019. 

Tuesdays to Saturdays in December; Friday and Saturdays…... Read More