Get ready for a weekend full of green! The Outer Banks during St. Patrick’s Day is a weekend for friends, family, fun, and even a little leprechaun magic! See everything St. Patrick’s Day weekend on the OBX has in store!

Running of the Leprechauns 5k and 10k

March 17th  @ 8:00 AM | 2234 S Lark Street, Nags Head

Run to the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Choose from either a 5K or 10K run! Each finisher will receive a medal and an event t-shirt. There will also be awards for the top 3 male and female finishers in both distances. After the race, enjoy the Irish-themed after party including Irish stew, sweet potato biscuits, beer, and a costume contest! For more information and registration, visit the OBSE website.


St. Paddy’s 1 Mile Beer Run

March 17th  @ 2:00 PM| Outer Banks Brewing Station

Participate in a Leprechaun themed beer mile at The Brewing Station! The St. Paddy’s 1 Mile Beer Run is chip timed with a backyard party after! The run is strictly 21 and up. Prizes will be awarded to the overall fastest female and male. Wear your St. Patrick’s Day best and get ready to race! The Beer Run is limited to 100 participants and price is $30 per person. To register, visit the OBX running company website! 


28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 18th @ 1:00 PM | Starts @ Bladen St. 

Enjoy a classic Outer Banks tradition! The 28th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is full of fun, friends, floats, and candy! The parade route starts at the intersection of Bladen St. and Virginia Dare Trail and ends at Driftwood Street. The parade will start at 1 PM. You can find parking and a good seat along the route, but be sure to get there early!


St. Patrick’s Day Dining

Live music at Mulligan’s Restaurant

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some of the best restaurants on the Outer Banks! Restaurants like Mulligan’s and The Jolly Roger feature St. Patrick’s Day dishes, specials, and live music to get you into the spirit!


St. Patrick’s Day weekend on the Outer Banks is full of fun! Why not take the time to come visit? Resort Realty has many homes available for spending St. Patty’s Day weekend on the beach! Stay for a week and attend some of the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach events or just come for a weekend stay in a home that allows partials! Whatever you decide, Resort Realty has you covered!