4th of July on the Outer Banks is nothing short of spectacular. From the festivities to the fireworks the patriotic fun is happening all day long up and down our beautiful banks! We’ve come up with the 4 prime spots to ring in the 4th of July on the Outer Banks.

If you’re in Manteo:

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Check out the 4th of July festivities in historic Downtown! Starting at 10 AM there will be food, contests, music, and more for you and your family to enjoy! After sun down, find a place on the waterfront dock or make your way over to Roanoke Island Festival Park for a firework shoe you won’t soon forget!


If you’re in Nags Head:

Park and walk over to Jockey’s Ridge! From the top you get sound and oceanside views so you can see fireworks from all towns! Grab a blanket and your closest friends and family and get ready to enjoy the show.


If you’re in Kill Devil Hills:

Make sure you get a spot at Avalon Pier to watch the firework show! This year, the firework display for the town of Kill Devil Hills will take place on Friday July 7th. Avalon Pier is the prime spot to see the amazing firework display seeing as that’s where they shoot them off!


If you’re in Corolla:

Make a trip to the historic Whalehead Club! All day there will be food vendors, corn hole tournaments, watermelon eating contests, and much more. When night falls, it’ll be time for the fireworks display!