Fun Events Happening on the Outer Banks this Fall

Fun Events Happening on the Outer Banks this Fall

Are you and your family coming to the Outer Banks this fall for your family vacation? If the answer is yes, then we can tell you all about the fun events happening around town. The Outer Banks is a great place for your fall getaway because you can still enjoy the surf & sand. Staying in one of our Nags Head vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to the fun. Let’s look below at a few of the fun events that are happening this fall on the Outer Banks.

8th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Fun Events Happening on the Outer Banks this Fall

Do you and your family love eating seafood but want a new experience? Come to the 8th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival on October 19th in Nags Head. Come and explore this fun event that will not only feature 12 local restaurants serving some of the best seafood around, but so much more. Some of the other things that you can try is craft beer, wine and other beverages around town. And no festival is complete without live entertainment and dancing in the streets. Tickets for this event are $5 for general admission, $50 for the Seabuck Package and $100 Seabuck Package. Don’t miss this fun event from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm as you enjoy this fun festival on the Outer Banks!

3rd Annual Dare to Scare 5K & Fun Run

Are you looking to do something a little different this year on the Outer Banks? Join in on the fun for the 3rd Annual Dare to Scare 5K & Sweet Treat Fun Run. This is being held at the Dare County Center on October 26th beginning at 9:00 am. You can choose to run the 5k or the Sweet Treat Fun Run that begins at 10:00 am. Plus, all of the benefits from the race will go to help the Annual Dare County Center Toy Drive for over 400 local youth residents. Don’t miss out on this amazing and fun run as you get out and see a little of Manteo!

Harvest HAYday

Fun Events Happening on the Outer Banks this Fall

If you are looking for something that is fun for the whole family to enjoy, then head over to The Elizabethan Gardens on October 26th. Harvest HAYday is one of the best places that you can go to and have a great time beginning at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. From taking a hayride or going through the hay bale maze, there is something for everyone. This year your family can join in some fun activities such as crafts, corn hole toss, face-painting and more. Plus, your kids can learn a little too from the educational stations around the area. This is a first come, first serve event so be sure to grab your tickets early if you can.  

There are many other events that are happening this fall, but we wanted to share these with you. If you still haven’t booked your stay in one of our Nags Head vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope that your family has a wonderful stay with us as you explore the local events happening on the Outer Banks!

Outer Banks Upcoming Fall Festivals

With the arrival of autumn this Friday, Sept. 22, comes a calendar full of festivals and events to celebrate the changing of the seasons. As we move beyond the hottest days of summer thoughts turn to enjoying activities in the cooler days of September and October.

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival takes place September 29-30, 2017 at the Duck Woods Country Club. Vintner’s Dinner is served Friday night, Sept. 29 at The Lost Colony, 50 S Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores. NC. Tickets are $125 each. The Grand Tasting will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Sound Stage Theatre. Tickets a re $50 each; designated driver $25. Tickets can be purchased online here.
 
Duck Jazz Festival
Mark your calendar for the Duck Jazz Festival held on October 7 and 8, 2017 at 1200 Duck Road, Duck, NC. Sponsored by the Town of Duck this festival brings jazz to the Duck Town Park annually on Columbus Day weekend. Enjoy live music from a variety of jazz performers with two full days of performances on two stages at this festival. Food and drinks will be available to purchase from various town eateries and chairs will be available for rent. Attendees are invited to bring food, coolers, chairs, blankets and pets. No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event. The Duck Jazz Festival will be held rain or shine.
 
Outer Banks Seafood Festival
The always popular Outer Banks Seafood Festival returns on October 21, 2017 at 6800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC. The 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 pots and pound nets. You’ll enjoy the educational booths, live music, arts and crafts village and, best of all, the chance to eat fresh, local seafood from more than a dozen restaurants. New this year is an on-site Boat and Tackle Show.