This Week

Island Art Show

  • Monday, May 29th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Rodanthe

Discover a wealth of local talents from the southern Outer Banks region at the Island Art Show. Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the town of Rodanthe, this indoor / outdoor event that is held rain or shine features more than 20 artists on display who represent a wide variety of mediums. Visitors will find a collection of handmade and artful cutting boards, T-shirts, phone cases, puzzles, jewelry, recycled artworks, specialty crafted hula hoops, magnets, textiles, photography, and so much more.

Triple-S Invitational

  • Sunday, June 4th - Saturday, June 10th
Waves

Known as the crown jewel of wakestyle kiteboarding competition all around the world, the Triple-S Invitational is one of the best opportunities for Outer Banks visitors to see the world’s best boarders compete in one of the most heated and spectacular competitions on the beach. Held over the course of 7 days on Hatteras Island – which is renowned as one of the top kiteboarding destinations in the world – the Triple-S tournament pits the most famous kiteboarders on the planet against each other in a high-stakes event that promises plenty of aerial acrobatics and amazing displays of skills and agility.

Each day ends with an evening of entertainment and fun, and the event cumulates with the distribution of $50,000 in prize money. Special concerts, including a show by Method Man & Redman, Mix Master Mike & Ky-Mani Marley, will also be held after the day’s competition, which will keep the adrenaline going well after hours. Renowned as one of the most iconic kiteboarding competitions of the year, the Triple-S is an opportunity for active kiteboarders and spectators alike to watch the best of the best. Head to the Pamlico Sound to catch the action, and enjoy a waterfront show unlike any other on the Outer Banks.

Week of June 5, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Triple-S Invitational

  • Sunday, June 4th - Saturday, June 10th
Waves

Known as the crown jewel of wakestyle kiteboarding competition all around the world, the Triple-S Invitational is one of the best opportunities for Outer Banks visitors to see the world’s best boarders compete in one of the most heated and spectacular competitions on the beach. Held over the course of 7 days on Hatteras Island – which is renowned as one of the top kiteboarding destinations in the world – the Triple-S tournament pits the most famous kiteboarders on the planet against each other in a high-stakes event that promises plenty of aerial acrobatics and amazing displays of skills and agility.

Each day ends with an evening of entertainment and fun, and the event cumulates with the distribution of $50,000 in prize money. Special concerts, including a show by Method Man & Redman, Mix Master Mike & Ky-Mani Marley, will also be held after the day’s competition, which will keep the adrenaline going well after hours. Renowned as one of the most iconic kiteboarding competitions of the year, the Triple-S is an opportunity for active kiteboarders and spectators alike to watch the best of the best. Head to the Pamlico Sound to catch the action, and enjoy a waterfront show unlike any other on the Outer Banks.

The Stranger at the Beach Klub

  • Thursday, June 8th 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avon

Head to the Avon Beach Klub on Thursday night to enjoy a little live music and dancing at one of the largest entertainment venues on the islands. On June 8th, the Papawack Theater at the Beach Klub will be hosting The Stranger – an acclaimed Billy Joel Tribute Band. Formed by Mike Santoro in 2009, a native Long Island resident, The Stranger has been a favorite part of a number of festivals, events, and celebrations all around the world. Today, the six-member band is a music powerhouse that has been heralded as one of the most exciting and entertaining musical groups around.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

  • Friday, June 9th 9:30 PM - 10:15 PM
Buxton

Enjoy a special opportunity to see Hatteras Island after hours from a bird’s eye perspective with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb. This one-night-only tour leads a small group of lighthouse visitors to the very top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to enjoy unparalleled views of the island that extend from Avon to Buxton and beyond, and which includes miles of Atlantic Ocean.

Week of June 12, 2017 - June 18, 2017

The Embers at the Beach Klub

  • Thursday, June 15th 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avon

Spend a night near the sand and waves listening to one of the most famous beach music bands in the country by heading to the Beach Klub to enjoy a special one-night-only performance by The Embers. Widely considered one of the founders of the “Beach Music” movement, the Embers have been touring the Carolinas, Virginias, the Gulf Coast, and everywhere in between, spreading the good vibes and great tunes that will make anyone kick off their flip flops and start dancing. Established in 1958, and featuring a great line-up of songs that combine rhythm and blues, heart and soul, and lots of feel good music, The Embers is an institution when it comes to coastal tunes you can dance to.

Week of July 3, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Island Art Show

  • Thursday, July 6th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Rodanthe

Discover a wealth of local talents from the southern Outer Banks region at the Island Art Show. Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the town of Rodanthe, this indoor / outdoor event that is held rain or shine features more than 20 artists on display who represent a wide variety of mediums. Visitors will find a collection of handmade and artful cutting boards, T-shirts, phone cases, puzzles, jewelry, recycled artworks, specialty crafted hula hoops, magnets, textiles, photography, and so much more.

Week of September 18, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge

  • Friday, September 22nd - Sunday, September 24th
Waves

Bring your rods and reels and discover how incredible the fishing on the Outer Banks can be when the temps cool and the fall season rolls around by signing up for the Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge. This popular fishing tournament that’s now in its second year takes place all across the islands, and allows anglers to pick a favorite spot, cast a line, and hopefully reel in a few big catches, as well as a few hefty cash prizes, along the way.

Week of October 16, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Wings Over Water

  • Tuesday, October 17th - Sunday, October 22nd
Rodanthe

The Outer Banks, and the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge in particular, is known as one of the best bird watching destinations in the world, and the annual Wings Over Water celebrates this distinction like no other local festival. The weeklong event, which is being held each October, features a wide range of educational programs, lectures, and opportunities to meet and greet with fellow birders. During this year's festival, attendees will also have the opportunity to go on guided birding trips, attend art and photography workshops, take a tram or kayak tour of National Wildlife Refuge, visit an ancient maritime forest, and much, much more. A complete schedule can be found online at the organization's website, and attendees should note that some programs do cost a small fee of roughly $20 - $25 dollars.

Capital City Four Wheelers Surf Fishing Tournament

  • Saturday, October 21st - Sunday, October 22nd
Hatteras

The group which hosts the tournament, Capitol City Four Wheelers, is based out of Virginia and is always looking for new members who love and promote safe 4WD accessible driving. For an October surf fishing tournament that revolves around driving along the incredible beaches of Hatteras Island, the Capitol City Surf Fishing Tournament is certainly one to watch.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, with its black and white candy-cane stripes, is one of the most famous and recognizable lighthouses in the world. Protecting one of the most treacherous stretches of the Outer Banks, with a beam of light that spans 20 miles into the ocean, the lighthouse is also the world's tallest brick lighthouse at a staggering 208' ft. tall.

Sun Realty

Sun Realty

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