Here are a few great events on the Outer Banks to check out this week and upcoming Veterans Day weekend.
The 6th Annual Outer Banks Veterans Week is going on now through Sunday, November 11th from Corolla to Hatteras and everywhere in between. The week long event hosts numerous celebrations and ceremonies honoring veterans in Dare County and their families through the arts.
Get your holiday shopping and decorating started early at the Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show from Friday, November 9th through Sunday the 11th at the Manns Harbor Community Building. Holiday gifts, handmade crafts, home decor, jewelry, canned goods, sweets, and much more will be on sale along with a raffle and door prizes!
The 3rd Annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke is happening this weekend from November 9-11. Celebrate the Latino community on Ocracoke Island at this vibrant festival honoring Hispanic traditions and cultural unity. Residents and visitors alike are invited to enjoy authentic Mexican food, music and dances as well as games and fun for all ages over 3 days at the Ocracoke School and the Ocracoke Community Center.
This weekend is also Outer Banks Marathon Weekend! The Outer Banks Marathon is one of the biggest races of the year, a Boston Marathon Qualifier and an RRCA State Championship Race. The marathon weekend features the Townebank Outer Banks Marathon, the Southern Fried Half Marathon, Fun Runs, and the Diaper Dash. There will also be a family festival and pasta party on Saturday and a post-race party and live music on Sunday! As a huge thank you to our veterans, this year includes FREE entry into the Southern Six category for all veterans.
During the off-season, lots of Outer Banks bars and restaurants roll out their schedules of recurring lunch and dinner specials that they feature each day of the week. Visit our Restaurant Specials section for a list of this season’s daily deals. There is always a steady lineup of live music on the Outer Banks to also check out in our Music section.