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.


Can you believe we’re over halfway done with September?! October is upon us and fall events are about to gear up on the Outer Banks! Check out this months’ feature of The OBC and see what’s happening this October on the Outer Banks.


10/3 – Pickin On The Porch

7 PM @ Bluegrass Island Trading Co

Come out to this free event featuring the United States Navy Band! Show starts at 7 PM at Bluegrass Island Trading Co. in Manteo. Make sure you bring a chair or blanket!


10/4 – 10/7 – Bluegrass Festival

12:00 PM Daily @ Roanoke Island Festival Park

View over 25 talented Bluegrass artists from all over the country! The annual Bluegrass Festival is held every year at Roanoke Island Festival Park. For ticket info and more, visit the Bluegrass Festival website.


10/7 – Ducktober Fest

2:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Sweet T’s in Duck

Choose from 23 different taps at Sweet T’s in Duck at Ducktober Fest! This event is $25 for 21+ adults. You get unlimited tastings and a take-home Sweet T’s glass! For more information, visit Sweet T’s website. 


10/17 – 10/22 Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival

Various Locations on the Outer Banks

Learn about the wildlife of the Outer Banks at this 5-day festival. Made up of art, photography tours and programs, Wings Over Water is a fun and educational event. For more information, visit the WOW website.



10/19 – Island Art Show

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM @ Rodanthe – Waves – Salvo Community Center

View works from over 20 local artists on the Outer Banks. Their works will be shown and sold so make sure you bring money to purchase a few treasures! For more information, visit their website here.


10/21 – Seafood Festival

10:30 AM – 6:00 PM @ Soundside Event Site 

A day of fun, education, and food await you at the Outer Banks Seafood Festival! Learn about Outer Banks watermen, see boats, and try different foods from local restaurants. Admission is $5.00 and SeaBucks are used to puchase food. You can find more information at the Outer Banks Seafood Festival website.



10/28 – Brewtag

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Soundside Event Site

Celebrate flight and beer! The OBX Brewtag takes inspiration from the Red Bull Flutag with seeing who can launch and fly an empty 1/6 keg the furthest. Admission to this event is free, but bring a few bucks to purchase food and craft beer! For more information visit the Brewtag website.


These are just a few of the AMAZING events happening this month on the Outer Banks! For even more, visit our events page at!