• Pristine beaches fringed with sea oats, golden sunrises over Atlantic waves, peaceful communities from the ocean to the sound, and rolling dunes where wild horses play. You'll find all this on a Corolla beach vacation, along with golf, tennis, watersports and more.


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  • Corolla's beaches make an ideal setting for a memorable beach wedding and reception. From the Atlantic Ocean to the Currituck Sound, we have the most extensive inventory of special event homes in Corolla. Contact us to help you plan the perfect destination wedding that offers your guests an opportunity to attend your wedding and enjoy a beach vacation.


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  • Local Events in Corolla, Outer Banks

    September 2019

    Outer Banks Food Truck Showdown
    September 8, 2019
    11:30am - 4:30pm
    The Soundside Event Site, 6906 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
    Attention all Foodies and Music-ers (music lovers should have their own word, too, right?), get on over to the FTS. Place your vote for the tastiest truck and see who drives off with the Showdown Champion Belt.
    Our September 8, 2019 event is guaranteed to be a tummy-tempting, toe-tapping good time as food trucks, breweries and local performers show off their stuff at the Soundside Event Site. Check out the music line up below:

    • 11:30am - 12:30pm - Mustang Outreach Program Teacher/Student Jam - Side Stage
    • 12:30pm - 2:00pm - Songs From The Road Band - Main Stage
    • 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Mojo Collins and Triple Vision - Side Stage
    • 3:00pm - 4:30pm - Andrew Scotchie and The River Rats - Main Stage

    Free parking is available on-site. Visit our Food Truck Showdown FAQ page for more details.

    It’s a trucktastic good time! Participating food trucks:

    • Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe
    • Capt’n Crabby
    • Fully Loaded Fritters
    • Lachine Cuisine
    • Mama Voula’s Authentic Greek
    • Mulligans Grille
    • Owl Feed Ya
    • Poblanos Tacos
    • Sammiches by Jay
    • Sooey’s BBQ
    • Sugar Creek
    • The Bumbling Bee Vegan/Vegetarian
    • The Corner Venezuelan
    • Y’all Eat Yet?


    • OBX Frozen Yogurt
    • OBX Sunset Slush
    • Sweet Escape by Poblanos


    October 2019

    Duck Jazz Festival
    October 12-13, 2019
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    1200 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949
    The Town of Duck brings jazz to the Duck Town Park annually on Columbus Day weekend. Enjoy live music from a variety of jazz performers with a full day of performances on two stages at this non-ticketed festival. Extend your Outer Banks stay to enjoy jazz-themed events and promotions taking place throughout Duck businesses and beyond. Food and drinks will be available to purchase from various town eateries and chairs will be available for rent. Attendees are invited to bring food, coolers, chairs, blankets and pets.No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event. The Duck Jazz Festival will be held rain or shine.


    Outer Banks Seafood Festival
    October 19, 2019
    10:30am - 6:00pm
    The Soundside Event Site, 6906 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
    Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating the area's seafood heritage and community. The festival offers opportunities to meet Outer Banks watermen and see the tools of their trade, including boats, crab pots and pound nets. You'll find educational booths, live music, an arts and crafts village and, best of all, the chance to eat fresh, local seafood from more than a dozen restaurants.
    Cost: $5/Admission; $1/Food/Drink

    November 2019

    TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon & Southern Fried Half Marathon
    November 9-10, 2019
    5300 The Woods Rd., Kitty Hawk, NC
    The TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon, follows its way through the natural beauty that is North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Come run with us and cover some spectacular ground! After finishing the Outer Banks Marathon, you will have run one of the most beautiful parts of the East Coast — but don’t take our word for it — come see for yourself!
    The TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifying race. There is something for Everyone:

    • TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon
    • Southern Fried Half Marathon
    • Southern 6
    • Take the Challenge!
    • 8K & 5K
    • Family Fun Run Medals for all Finishers!


    Winter Lights
    November 24, 2019 - January 19, 2020
    Tuesdays to Saturdays in December; Friday and Saturdays in January. (Closed on Dec 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1)
    6:00-9:00 pm
    Elizabethan Gardens, 1141 National Park Dr., Manteo, NC 27954
    Stroll along enchanted garden paths and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights, sights and sounds transforming The Elizabethan Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland. The radiant glow of the gardens, traditional holiday décor and fantastical displays are a true spectacle to behold. Festive trees grace the Gatehouse and Reception Hall and a crackling open-air fire warms the Great Lawn. Seasonal gift shop and plant sales coincide. Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6. Extended passes available.For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit
    WinterLights Season Pass is $17.00 for adults, $14.00 for youth and $11.00 for a child.
    Please Note: This event is out of doors and subject to cancellation due to weather. If weather appears threatening, please call ahead or check the website for details: 252-473-3234, WinterLights is presented by Southern Bank and supported in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.


    24th Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot
    November 28, 2019
    9:00 AM
    Duck, NC 27949
    Turkey Trotters of all ages and abilities are welcome — runners and walkers alike! Our cherished community event is a NON-SANCTIONED 5K run/walk held annually on Thanksgiving Morning in Duck, NC. All participants should be physically able to finish and be off the course within 60 minutes.
    As is tradition, INFAMOUS PUMPKIN "TROPHY PIES" are awarded to our First Female & Male (both Adult & Youth U10) Runners along with our First Walker. There are no other competitive awards or age group recognitions for this event. The race is NOT professionally timed or chipped — please note, finish times are only monitored until our "Pie Winners" cross the Finish Line. The bottom line of this race is all about FUN — for our runners, our walkers, their families, and our whole Duck community!
    Net proceeds from the ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot are donated to the Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot Fund. Established in 2013, this permanent charitable endowment is managed by the Outer Banks Community Foundation. Its purpose is to award nonprofit grants for projects that improve and support the health and wellness of all the people of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
    Online Registration: :
    Date: Thursday, Nov 28th - Thanksgiving Day
    Race Time: 9am

    December 2019

    Outer Banks Jingle Jog Christmas Run
    December 21, 2019
    8:00 AM
    TRI Outer Banks Sports Milepost 5.5, Kill Devil Hills in The Seagate North Shopping Plaza
    Enjoy a Winter morning on the Outer Banks as we run Oceanside through the quaint town of Southern Shores. Choose your stride and participate in the 10k Loop or Out & Back 5k. Bring out the kids to join the Little Elf ¼ Mile or Jingle Jog 1 Mile. Unique trophies for 1st-3rd place overall Male & Female in the 5k and 10k, Chip Timing, Event T-Shirt and Limited Edition Finisher Medals for all participants. Photo opportunities with Santa and post race refreshments and snacks.

    EARLY PACKET PICK-UP: Friday December 20, 4 PM - 6 PM
    TRI Outer Banks Sports Milepost 5.5, Kill Devil Hills in The Seagate North Shopping Plaza

    Race Location: The Market Place Shopping Center Southern Shores NC 27949 (5543 N. Croatan Hwy, Mile Post 1 on the Bypass)
    Race Time: 8am - 10am

    Adult $38
    Teen 13-17 $35
    12 & UNDER $30

    Adult $38
    Teen $35
    12 & Under $25

    Ages 1-12 $10

    A portion of the event proceeds to benefit local children’s charities. For more information and details email us at, visit us on the web at or text 252-489-8239

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