Outer Banks Annual Events - Music: Concerts & Musicals

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

Outer Banks Annual Events by Category or Month

 

4th of July in Duck

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
1200 Duck Road, Duck Town Park
(252) 255-1234

Join the Town of Duck as it celebrates this nation’s birth with a parade, live music and more. Visitors and locals from all over the Outer Banks come to Duck to check out and enjoy the parade and other festivities. The parade includes floats, decorated cars, dog walkers and people showcasing their talents to delight the crowd. After the parade, head over to... read more

Join the Town of Duck as it celebrates this nation’s birth with a... read more

4th of July in Manteo

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
Downtown Manteo, Manteo
(252) 473-2133

The community of Manteo comes together every year to celebrate this nation’s birth with day-long festivities, and you’re invited to this family-friendly event. You can begin your day with a trip to Island Farm to experience an 1850s-style Independence Day. Interact with the farm’s animals, listen to a reading of the Declaration of Independence, play games and eat some watermelon. In the afternoon... read more

The community of Manteo comes together every year to celebrate this nation’s birth... read more

Dare Days

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
Downtown Manteo, Manteo
(252) 473-2133

Dare Days celebrates its 43rd year in 2018. The festival, always held in downtown Manteo on the first Saturday of June, is a mix of live music, craft and food vendors, dance and activities for all ages. The morning starts with a Blessing of the Day and ends with a big-name music group with people dancing in the streets. In between you can also watch... read more

Dare Days celebrates its 43rd year in 2018. The festival, always held in downtown Manteo... read more

Duck Jazz Festival

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
1200 Duck Road, Duck Town Park, Duck
(252) 255-1234

Attention jazz lovers! Grab a chair and your family, friends or dog and come to Duck Town Park for a day devoted solely to jazz. One of the most anticipated music events of the year is the Duck Jazz Festival, held in October over Columbus Day weekend. Every year talented artists from all over the country come together to wow concertgoers with their... read more

Attention jazz lovers! Grab a chair and your family, friends or dog and... read more

Hotline Festival of Trees

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
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

Mustang Rock & Roast

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals

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 at Mike Dianna's Grill Room 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 listening to the music, be... read more

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

Mustang Spring Jam

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
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 Music: Concerts & Musicals
6800 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, Milepost 16, Nags Hed

Come one, come all to OBX Pridefest. This weekend-long annual event, held in September, is an awesome time to celebrate with the LGBTQ community. Starting on Friday and going through Sunday, you can check out a booze cruise, live music, touring productions and comedy shows, a drag brunch, nightly club dancing and the main festival, the Outer Banks Gay Pride Festival. Held at... read more

Come one, come all to OBX Pridefest. This weekend-long annual event, held in... read more

Ocracoke Fig Festival

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
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

Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
Howard Street and School Road, Ocracoke
(252) 921-0260

The Ocrafolk Festival is one of the most beloved Outer Banks annual events and traditions. On the first weekend in June each year, storytellers, musicians and artists bring themselves and their trade to Ocracoke Island for a three day festival. You can shop directly from artisans and crafters, watch art demonstrations, listen to established and up-and-coming musicians and be absorbed by thrilling tales about Ocracoke... read more

The Ocrafolk Festival is one of the most beloved Outer Banks annual events and traditions.... read more

Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
1 Festival Park Drive, Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo
(252) 423-3039

For four days in October, the waterfront area of Manteo is alive with the sound of banjos, fiddles, guitars and phenomenal bluegrass singers. Music enthusiasts won’t want to miss this event where the tunes of the mountains pay a visit to the coast as regional bands and solo musicians showcase their talent. Depending on your affinity for bluegrass, you may choose to spend... read more

For four days in October, the waterfront area of Manteo is alive with... read more

Rock the Cape Festival

Outer Banks Music: Concerts & Musicals
40920 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 473-5558

Rock the Cape is an arts and music festival that brings musicians, artists and art enthusiasts to Hatteras Island. Live music, an art show, art exhibits, live art demonstrations and crafts and activities for children are part of the fun. The whole family can enjoy this event.This festival benefits the Dare County Arts Council and helps enrich the art community at the Outer... read more

Rock the Cape is an arts and music festival that brings musicians, artists... read more