Outer Banks Annual Events - May

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

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Hang Gliding Spectacular

Outer Banks May
300 W. Carolista Drive, Jockeys Ridge State Park, Nags Head
(252) 441-4124

For more than 40 years, professional hang gliders have met up at Jockey’s Ridge and the Currituck County Airport in May for four days of hang gliding competitions and socializing with friends. It’s also an event just to watch, even if you’re not soaring on wind drafts. More than 60 competitors travel from all over the country to the annual Hang Gliding Spectacular... read more

For more than 40 years, professional hang gliders have met up at Jockey’s... read more

Hatteras Storytelling Festival

Outer Banks May
56658 N.C. Highway 12, Hatteras Village Civic Center, Hatteras
(252) 986-2109

Are you up for a day or two of Outer Banks-themed legends and lore? North Carolina’s storytelling masters gather up in Hatteras Village for two days of spinning tales. You can listen to personal accounts, tall tales, glorified historical events and more. These storytellers' stories are rich with North Carolina’s history and culture. The storytellers often also hold other occupations including authors, musicians, historians and... read more

Are you up for a day or two of Outer Banks-themed legends and lore? North... read more

Mustang Spring Jam

Outer Banks May
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

Outer Banks KidsFest

Outer Banks May
1 Festival Park Drive, Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo
(252) 441-0614

Spend a beautiful spring morning at Roanoke Island Festival Park enjoying an Outer Banks event made just for the little kids. KidsFest is geared toward ages 5 and younger, giving them a day of play and exposing them to the Outer Banks community. An array of exhibitors and vendors from all over Dare County convene to provide arts and crafts, face painting, bubbles, vehicle exhibitions,... read more

Spend a beautiful spring morning at Roanoke Island Festival Park enjoying an Outer Banks event... read more

Outer Banks Spring Restaurant Week

Outer Banks May
(252) 207-5092

Foodies unite for this week of fixed price lunch or dinner offerings at a selection of restaurants throughout the Outer Banks. For one week you can travel to any participating restaurant and order off their special menus. Restaurants from Duck through Hatteras participate in this event, and all the chefs want to do is give you seven days of good eating. For a... read more

Foodies unite for this week of fixed price lunch or dinner offerings at... read more