Memorial Day represents so much to us in America. We take time to remember those who have fallen serving our country and communities and we spend time with our family and friends while enjoying the first weekend of summer! If you’re going to be on the Outer Banks this Memorial Day weekend, be sure to check out these great, local events!

May 25// OBX Paddle Palooza

8 AM – 4 PM | Avon

Have you ever tried Paddle Boarding? OBX Paddle Palooza is an event in Avon, where they have Paddle Boarding Races throughout the day. Plus, all the proceeds raised by this event will benefit the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that helps Hatteras Island residents in their fight against cancer.

May 25// Band in the Sand 5k

5:30 PM @ Jennette’s Pier | Nags Head

Challenge yourself this Memorial Day Weekend for a 5k at Jennette’s Pier! Cross the finish line to Johnny Waters Band, cold beer and sparkling soda and BBQ sandwiches!

May 26 // Memorial Day Beach Blast

12 PM – 5 PM @ Whalehead Club | Corolla

Come celebrate Memorial Day at the iconic Whalehead Club! Live music will be played throughout the event from Soul Intent, R&B, and Motown. Admission is free, and visitors are welcome to bring chairs and towels to sit back and enjoy the event.

May 27 // 8th Annual Shore Break 5k + Tide Pool Fun Run

8:00 AM | Avon

Interested in running, walking or jogging on Memorial Day on the gorgeous Cape Hatteras? The race path will keep you easily entertained as you run thru Kinnakeet Shores, wooden bridges, boardwalks, beach walkways and over the dunes. Also, the post-race party will make it worth it, offering a pancake breakfast and Carolina Brewery. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund. For sign up and more information, visit the Shore Break website.

May 27 // Summer Kick-Off Memorial Day Concert

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM @ Town Of Duck Green | Duck

The town of Duck is having a featured ensemble group play their familiar marches, traditional classics, patriotic favorites and other popular music. This concert is free and open to the public and will happen at Duck Town Green.

Haven’t planned your Memorial Day Getaway to the Outer Banks yet? No worries! At Resort Realty, we offer plenty of homes that are perfect for your weekend plans. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, or stay a whole week, we got you covered!

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