Rock the Cape is a day-long art and music festival that brings musicians, artists and art enthusiasts to Hatteras Island. You can purchase tickets ahead of time or that day for a full day of music, art exhibits, live art demonstrations and crafts and activities for children. The whole family can enjoy this event! You will find businesses, galleries, artists and civic organizations from all over Hatteras Island at Rock the Cape. This festival benefits the Dare County Arts Council and helps enrich the art community at the Outer Banks. Grab the family and come down to Avon to kick off the summer Hatteras Island style. This event is usually held in late May.