Adventure lovers, foodies, and art aficionados…now is your chance to get away for a long weekend to indulge in your hobbies this April and May on the Outer Banks. Whether you’re an athlete looking for a challenge or a foodie looking for something new to try, the OBX has an event tailor made for you, including the popular Duck & Wine Festival and the Outer Banks Triathlon to name a few.
Even better? Resort Realty is now accepting partial stays in April and May, including Memorial Day weekend!
This an affordable way to escape to the Outer Banks without taking a full week off of work. Browse our list of participating homes and plan your OBX spring getaway around these upcoming events for the foodies, fitness lovers, art aficianados, and families.
Sample 3 course lunch and dinner menus at participating restaurants for a fixed price of either $20 or $35. This year, several restaurants will be offering $10 Tapas plates and tapa crawls so you can try sample a variety of smaller tasty options. This is an affordable way to sample some of the best food on the beach.
Stroll the soundfront boardwalk in Duck and sample some of the finest food and wines pairings from local restaurants. Enjoy the view and cast your vote for your favorites. Tickets are available online.
For Fitness Lovers & Athletes…
Run and bike through some of the most beautiful landscapes from South Nags Head to the Pea Island Refuge during the Outer Banks 3rd Duathlon. This event is open to all ages and skill levels with a catered post-race party and award ceremony afterwards for all participants.
3 3 rd Annual Nags Head Woods 5K: May 7, 2016
Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with a run through the scenic Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve.
TRI Outer Banks Sports Spring Spin: May 21, 2016
Take a spin on the Metric ride (62 miles) or Quarter Century ride (25 miles) at the Tri OBX Sports Spring Spin. Compete for a good cause, with a portion of the proceeds going to purchase bikes for kids at Christmas time. Breakfast biscuit and lunch are provided to participants.
For Art Aficionados…
Watch our nation’s oldest mystery come to life at the Waterside Theatre in Manteo. Award winning costumes, over 100 talented performers, the beautiful outdoor theatre, and historic tale make for a memorable evening.
Listen to vivid storytellers, Elvin Hooper and Danny Couch, celebrate music and storying telling at this 2 day event with Tales of Blackbeard, Hatteras legends, poetry and more!
Enjoy listening to one of the nation’s leading regional symphony orchestras as they perform classical pieces at First Flight High School beginning at 7:30 pm.
Bring the family to the Outdoor Pavilion in Manteo for a free and fun-day with activities for children 5 and under, including face painting, crafts, music, refreshments, and games from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
44 th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular and Air Show: May 13 – 16, 2016
The longest running hang gliding competition in the world will take place on Jockey’s Ridge this May, with professional hang gliders competing. Across the highway, Kitty Hawk Kites will be hosting family friendly activities throughout the day.
Don’t miss out on one of the best times of year to visit the Outer Banks! View our list of homes allowing mini-vacations and then book your April or May OBX mini-vacation!