November is just around the corner! More fall Outer Banks events are happening up and down the beach. While you’re here enjoying autumn on the Banks, check out some great local events! (Plus, fun events are just one more reason to start planning your next Outer Banks vacation!)

Oct 27 – Nov 4th // Outer Banks Fall Restaurant Week

Recurring daily @ participating restaurants

Enjoy 3-course meals at some of the best restaurants on the Outer Banks! Restaurants like Rooster’s Southern Kitchen, Owens’, and many more are offering meals at either $20 or $35 for you to savor. This event is recurring daily and ends with Oystoberfest! For more event information and tickets, visit the Outer Banks Restaurant Week website.

Nov 1st – Nov 5th // USA Surfing Prime Junior Event

Recurring daily @ Jennette’s Pier

Watch up and coming USA Junior Olympic surfers compete and train! This event is free and occurs daily!

Nov 5th // 8th Annual Outer Banks Shrimp Cook-Off

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM @ Ocean Boulevard in Kitty Hawk

A shrimp lovers paradise! Come to the Outer Banks Shrimp Cook-Off and sample shrimp dishes prepared by local chefs. Guests can sample all shrimp dishes and vote for their favorite! Tickets are $25 and benefit the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research. Visit the event site here for more information.

Nov 10th – Nov 12 // Outer Banks Marathon Weekend

The Outer Banks Marathon is upon us! This 26.2-mile run is a Boston Marathon qualifier. TowneBank is sponsoring this running event plus shorter runs like the Southern Fried Half Marathon, Southern 6, Take the Challenge!, 8k, 5k, and fun runs! For more information, visit the Marathon site here.

Nov 11th // PBR Classic Fishing Tournament

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM @ Avon Fishing Pier

The PBR Classic Fishing Tournament at Avon Pier is a red drum and blue-fish based event! The tournament will benefit the American Legion. The entry fee for the tournament is $90 ($60 for annual pier pass holders). For more information and tournament registration, visit the website here.

Nov 25th // The Big Curri-Shuck

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg

All you can eat steamed oysters?! Yes, please! The Big Curri-Shuck has all you can eat steamed oysters and steamed crabs and BBQ while it lasts. Local wine and beer sampling will be happening as well. Plus, live local music! To purchase tickets, visit the Sanctuary Vineyards website.