Outer Banks Annual Events - Fundraisers & Benefits

On this page you will find the annual fundraisers and benefit events on the Outer Banks.

Annual Outer Banks Events by Category or Month

 

Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament

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

Ladies, gather your fishing poles and your finest crew members. In early August 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... read more

Ladies, gather your fishing poles and your finest crew members. In early August it's time... read more

Flying Pirate Half Marathon and First Flight 5K

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
(252) 255-6273

Calling all swashbucklers, buccaneers and everything in between to lace up your finest running shoes and enjoy a great race through some beautiful scenery. You and the members of your crew can walk, jog or run in this half marathon or 5K that’ll take you through the picturesque maritime forest in Nags Head Woods, along the Albemarle Sound and around the Wright Brothers... read more

Calling all swashbucklers, buccaneers and everything in between to lace up your finest... read more

Hotline Festival of Trees

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
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

Kayak Fishing Tournament

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
3933 S. Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk Surf Co., Nags Head
(252) 441-6800

Kitty Hawk Surf Company's annual Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament is held in mid-September. This is a great way to explore the scenic waterways of the Outer Banks. Where else can you gently float near a heron while also reeling in a fish? After garnering your bounty of fish, head back to land to enjoy a cookout and awards ceremony. The $40 registration... read more

Kitty Hawk Surf Company's annual Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament is held in... read more

Manteo Preservation Trust's Holiday Tour of Homes

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits

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

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction of the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
5353 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Hilton Garden Inn, Kitty Hawk
(757) 361-0000

Bring together great chefs and a fantastic cause, and you can imagine why this annual function, held at Jennette's Pier, is a must-attend event. Several of the Outer Banks’ top chefs gather to whip up delectable dishes for guests to sample along with a selection of fine wines. Between all the wining, dining and entertainment, Signature Chef Auction guests will have the chance... read more

Bring together great chefs and a fantastic cause, and you can imagine why... read more

Mustang Music Festival

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits

This event is happily anticipated by locals and visitors alike. Rock, funk and blues (and some music in between) blast out from the double main stage on the ground of Whalehead and other locations in Corolla for this two-day event. The bands start the event in the mornings and make sure it lasts into the wee hours of the night. And while you’re... read more

This event is happily anticipated by locals and visitors alike. Rock, funk and... read more

Mustang Spring Jam

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
777 Sunset Boulevard, Timbuck II Shopping Village, Corolla

An eclectic mix of bands hailing from the region and nearby Southern cities come together in Corolla for an afternoon and night of jamming. It’s a low-key event of good music and good fun. All proceeds from the event go to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program. It’s hard to beat music for a cause. This event is usually... read more

An eclectic mix of bands hailing from the region and nearby Southern cities... read more

OBX Pridefest

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Downtown Manteo Waterfront, Manteo

Come one, come all to OBX Pridefest on the Manteo waterfront. This weekend annual event is an awesome time to celebrate with the LGBTQ community. Starting on Friday and going through Sunday, you can check out live music, a LGBTQ wedding expo, touring productions, sponsoring restaurants, nightly club dancing, a main festival, performances featuring drag kings and queens and more. You might want... read more

Come one, come all to OBX Pridefest on the Manteo waterfront. This weekend... read more

Oink 'n' Oyster Roast

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
3833 N. Croatan Highway, Longboards Island Grill, Kitty Hawk
(252) 489-9198

There are few better ways to celebrate the start of oyster season than with an oyster roast and North Carolina barbecue. For more than 16 years, First Flight Rotary Club has sponsored the Oink and Oyster Roast as a fundraiser for nonprofit organizations in Dare County. This event is open to everyone with a love of oysters and a hearty appetite. The First... read more

There are few better ways to celebrate the start of oyster season than... read more

Outer Banks 8K, Buccaneer 5K and Family Fun Run

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
100 Veterans Drive, First Flight High School Stadium, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 255-6273

You don’t have to be a top tier athlete to enjoy the Outer Banks Marathon weekend. The shorter distances of the 8K, 5K and Fun Run offer walkers and runners of any ability a chance to take part in this popular event. Run, jog or walk your way through one of the most picturesque areas on the East Coast. The trail is lined... read more

You don’t have to be a top tier athlete to enjoy the Outer... read more

Outer Banks Triathlon

Outer Banks Fundraisers & Benefits
394 Airport Road, Manteo
(252) 255-6273

It’s time to put your physical prowess to the test with one of Outer Banks athletes’ most anticipated event — the Outer Banks Triathlon. Whether you’re an individual athlete, part of a relay team or even a cheering spectator, this two-day event on Roanoke Island brings excitement and fitness inspiration to everyone involved. If you’re participating, get ready to swim in the Old... read more

It’s time to put your physical prowess to the test with one of... read more