5 Fun Ways To Enjoy Labor Day On The Outer Banks

Labor Day is upon us which means school is starting up and summer is sadly coming to a close. However, it doesn’t mean Summer has to end! This Labor Day, make summer last forever (even if it’s just for a few days) with these Outer Banks activities!

1 // SOAK UP THE SUN

Labor Day Weekend is the last, unofficial weekend of summer so enjoy it while it’s here! Soak up the sun (and plenty of sunscreen) on our beautiful beaches. As it gets later in the summer, the ocean gets warmer and clearer so you can spend time splashing in the waves and creating memories that will last forever. When you’ve had plenty of time at the beach, cool off in the pool at one of our beautiful vacation rental homes!

2 // SHOP TIL YOU DROP

Labor Day Weekend is full of sales! Tanger Outlets is sure to have amazing Labor Day weekend sales. Local shops and boutiques will be bound to have sales too. Some of our favorites are Mom’s Sweet ShopThe Waterfront Shops, and Seagreen Gallery. A perfect way to spend your Labor Day Weekend when you need a break from the sun and surf.

3 // ATTEND AN EVENT

There are a slew of events happening one the Outer Banks Labor Day Weekend! On September 1st, check out the free Sunset Festival at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing and enjoy rock wall climbing and mechanical shark riding! Also browse everything stores at the crossing have to offer. The annual 2018 WRV Pro will also be happening at Jennette’s Pier! This professional surf contest features top rated surfers from around the world, plus, this event is free!

4 // UNCOVER HISTORY

Labor Day Weekend is the perfect time to discover all of the history that makes up the Outer BanksVisit Roanoke Island Festival Park and learn about the first military settlement that inhabited Roanoke Island. Spend some time under the sea at the North Carolina Aquarium and learn about all of the wetland and sea life on the Outer Banks! The Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station is also a great place to learn about the history of the turfmen on Outer Banks!

5 // SAVE + SOAR

Spend your Labor Day weekend in the air with Barrier Island Aviation and our Save and Soar vacation special! Book any of our participating homes and get $100 off your stay PLUS a free airplane tour! Learn more about the special here and book your Labor Day getaway now!