This Week on the Outer Banks: What to Do and See During Your OBX Vacation

What’s Happening Around Town

One of the most common questions we receive is “what’s happening this week on the Outer Banks?” Not to worry, there’s a lot going on! And Edward is here to help you plan your vacation to-do’s in our summer video series This Week on the Outer Banks. Each week, Edward will highlight one of our favorite local businesses and let y’all know what’s going on around town. For a list of recurring events and live music venues, take a look at our guide below!

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The Lost Colony

WHERE Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island

WHEN Mon – Sat | 8:40pm | May 27th – Aug 20th

The Lost Colony is a must-see production that celebrates the history of the first English colony on Roanoke Island and is the longest-running outdoor symphonic drama in the nation. Last season, we joined Director Jeff Whiting for a behind-the-scenes look at The Lost Colony.

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Full Moon Lighthouse Climb

WHERE  Bodie Island Lighthouse in Nags Head

WHEN Every Full Moon | April 27th – Early Fall

Bodie Island Lighthouse Full Moon Tours are an incredible opportunity to experience the lighthouse like never before. Climb to the top with the light of the moon guiding your way. Tickets go on sale the day of the full moon at 7am. For more information OBX’s lighthouses, visit our Guide to OBX Lighthouses: Know Where and When to Go.

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Yoga on the Green

WHERE Duck Town Green

WHEN Tuesdays | 7:30am – 8am | Summer

Begin the day with Yoga on the Green. Every week, Duck Village Yoga will lead a free all levels gentle morning yoga practice. If you can’t make it, check out the town of Duck’s Facebook, where the session will be streamed live and available to watch for 48 hours.

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Movies on the Green

WHERE Duck Town Green

WHEN  July 12th and 19th, Aug 16th, 23rd, and 30th | 8:45pm – 10:15pm

Back for the 2022 summer season, the town of Duck is once again hosting Movies on the Green! Bring the family, lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, and picnics for a free family movie night under the stars.

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Mustang Mornings

WHERE Betsy Dowdy Equine Center in Grandy

WHEN Wednesdays | 10am – 2pm | Summer

Join the Corolla Wild Horse Fund at their “off-island” sanctuary every week to meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in their care. There is a suggested donation of $10 per car at the gate. Every donation goes towards preserving and rescuing Corolla’s horses.

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Cork and Craft

WHERE Historic Corolla Park at Whalehead

WHEN Every Wednesday | 3pm – 7pm | June 15th – Sept 14th

Join the Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism every Wednesday for local wine & beer tastings, live music, and curated crafts in the beautiful Historic Corolla Park. Interested in wine-ding down on a Wednesday? See our blog: Corolla’s Cork & Craft.

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Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market

WHERE Dowdy Park in Nags Head

WHEN Every Thursday | 9am – 1pm | June 16th – Aug 18th

A weekly summer market specializing in NC produce and locally produced goods. The Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market is a one-stop-shop for NC produce and products as well as goods created by local artisans on the Outer Banks. For more produce markets, check out our blog: Local OBX Farmer’s Markets.

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Looking for More Things to Do During Your Visit?

Our “This Week on the Outer Banks” videos are just some of the many fun activities and places that you can go during your vacation. Follow Twiddy on Facebook and Instagram for more information on where the locals go on the OBX. Twiddy’s blog is also a wealth of information for all things Outer Banks!

Laurel Burgam

Laurel Burgam

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