Outer Banks Annual Events - December

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

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Duck Yuletide Celebration

Outer Banks December
1200 Duck Road, Duck Town Park, Duck
(252) 255-1286

Meet at the Town Green on the first Saturday in December for an afternoon of caroling, live holiday music, hot cocoa and a visit from the jolly ol' elf himself. The Town of Duck kicks off its celebration of the holiday season with live music, carolers, the lighting of the town’s Crab Pot Tree and delicious treats. Santa delights spectators as he shows... read more

Meet at the Town Green on the first Saturday in December for an... read more

Hotline Festival of Trees

Outer Banks December
600 S. Croatan Highway, Outer Banks Brewing Station, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 473-5212

The annual Festival of Trees is an ideal way to spread holiday cheer while benefiting the nonprofit Outer Banks Hotline. It includes several days of events, including a bazaar, live music, children's activities and more. At the gala on Saturday night you can browse through all of the business-sponsored and decorated trees while you enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres and coffee and live holiday... read more

The annual Festival of Trees is an ideal way to spread holiday cheer... read more

Manteo Preservation Trust's Holiday Tour of Homes

Outer Banks December

Manteo Preservation Trust is a group dedicated to bringing awareness to the public of the cultural, architectural and historic heritage of Roanoke Island. Every year its central fundraiser is the Holiday Tour of Homes, during which homes and other structures on the island are beautifully decorated and open to tour. The tour route is usually easily walkable, and a local bike shop also donates bikes... read more

Manteo Preservation Trust is a group dedicated to bringing awareness to the public of the... read more

New Year's Eve Beach Road 5K

Outer Banks December
3016 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Tortuga's Lie, Nags Head
(252) 441-7299

Bring in the New Year a different way by joining locals and visitors for a 5K along the Beach Road. The start gun goes off at about 10:45 p.m., and you can run, walk or bike your way into the New Year. Just show up at Tortugas' Lie on the Beach Road in Nags Head at 10:45 a.m.; no registration or entry fee... read more

Bring in the New Year a different way by joining locals and visitors... read more

WinterLights

Outer Banks December
1411 National Park Drive, Manteo
(252) 473-3234

The Elizabethan Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland during the holiday season. Walk outside along the whimsical path lit by Christmas lights and cheery holiday characters, and you’ll pull your coat a little tighter around you because there’s no way you’re going inside yet. This is your chance to revel in the beauty of the holiday season. The gardens are embellished with thousands... read more

The Elizabethan Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland during the holiday season. Walk... read more