Outer Banks Annual Events - August

On this page you will find the annual August events on the Outer Banks.

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Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament

Outer Banks August
2000 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(252) 305-3610

Ladies, gather your fishing poles and your finest crew members. It’s time to fish for a cure at the Alice Kelly Memorial Billfish Tournament. This Outer Banks annual event, whose home base is Pirate's Cove Marina, invites teams of women to come out for a weekend of fishing and good times. Participants start the event with registration of competitors and teams and wrap up the... read more

Ladies, gather your fishing poles and your finest crew members. It’s time to fish for... read more

New World Festival of the Arts

Outer Banks August
Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Downtown Manteo Waterfront, Manteo
(252) 473-5558

Dare County Arts Council's two-day festival on downtown Manteo’s waterfront features artists from all over the country. While some are new to the festival each year, many are returning. You can find exhibitions of all sorts of media ranging from watercolors, drawings, acrylics, photography, jewelry and pottery. While the festival is a juried show, you still have the opportunity to buy directly from... read more

Dare County Arts Council's two-day festival on downtown Manteo’s waterfront features artists from... read more

Ocracoke Fig Festival

Outer Banks August
Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke Community Square, Ocracoke
(252) 928-7375

Ocracoke celebrates its sweetest tradition in August with the annual Ocracoke Fig Festival sponsored by Ocracoke Preservation Society. Local vendors provide fresh figs, fig preserves, local cookbooks, fig-smoked barbecue and other fig-tastic items. Learn about Ocracoke’s fig history and culture and bring the kids for old-fashioned crafts and games. The showpiece of the Fig Festival is the Fig Cake Bake-Off on Saturday afternoon. Everyone is welcome to submit a... read more

Ocracoke celebrates its sweetest tradition in August with the annual Ocracoke Fig Festival sponsored by Ocracoke... read more

Outer Banks Pirate Festival

Outer Banks August
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 11, Jockey's Ridge Crossing, Nags Head
(877) 359-8447

Every year families of buccaneers and scallywags journey to Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head for several days of pirate fun. The Outer Banks Pirate Festival usually takes place in mid-August, so your young mateys can embrace their inner pirates right before going back to school. For three days a group of local pirates bring alive their games, traditions, lore and mischief. Get... read more

Every year families of buccaneers and scallywags journey to Kitty Hawk Kites in... read more

Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

Outer Banks August
3933 S. Croatan Highway, Jockey's Ridge Crossing, Nags Head
(252) 441-4124

Where can you enjoy games, friends, music and watermelon all in one place? Try the Outer Banks Watermelon Festival. For several years, locals and visitors have gathered to enjoy summer with this delicious seasonal melon. You can enjoy watermelon-themed games like watermelon bowling, watermelon relays, seed-spitting contests and more. Stir up some friendly competition in a game of corn hole or test your... read more

Where can you enjoy games, friends, music and watermelon all in one place?... read more

Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament

Outer Banks August
2000 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(252) 305-3610

The annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, based out of Pirate's Cove Marina in Manteo, is one of the most anticipated fishing tournaments on the Outer Banks. It’s a week of fishing, friends and fun — in fact, it’s like a festival and fishing tournament combined. There will be food, beverages, live music and plenty of fishing, everything that you could possibly need. You’ll start the... read more

The annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, based out of Pirate's Cove Marina in Manteo, is... read more

Whalehead Wednesdays Wine Festivals

Outer Banks August
1100 Club Road, Corolla
(252) 453-9040

Up for a sophisticated evening activity? Check out Whalehead Wednesdays Wine and Beer Festivals happening from June through the end of September. Every Wednesday evening during the summer months you can sample a variety of wines and beer along with fruit and cheese while you watch the sun set over the Currituck Sound. Different solo artists and bands provide live music every week, so you’ll get... read more

Up for a sophisticated evening activity? Check out Whalehead Wednesdays Wine and Beer Festivals happening... read more

WRV Outer Banks Pro

Outer Banks August
7223 S. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 16.5, Jennette's Pier, Nags Head
(252) 261-7952

Wave Riding Vehicles supports one of the East Coast’s most popular surfing competitions each year. The event is held at Jennette’s Pier, which makes an excellent vantage point for watching the surfers out in the water. WRV Outer Banks Pro attracts professional surfers from all over the globe, so you’ll get to see a variety of talent. All ages are welcome at this... read more

Wave Riding Vehicles supports one of the East Coast’s most popular surfing competitions... read more