Outer Banks Annual Events - November

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

Outer Banks Annual Events by Category or Month

Advice 5K Turkey Trot

Outer Banks November
1711 Duck Road, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, Duck
(252) 255-1050

For the past 23 years runners and walkers of all ages and abilities have started their Thanksgiving Day off with the annual Advice 5K Turkey Trot in Duck. Run, jog or walk your way through the 5K route as you’re cheered on by groups of enthusiastic volunteers and supporters. It’s one way you’ll definitely work up an appetite for dinner and help out the OBX... read more

For the past 23 years runners and walkers of all ages and abilities have started... read more

Currituck Heritage Bulls & BBQ

Outer Banks November
Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point
(252) 453-9040

Celebrate Currituck’s down-home, country culture with barbecue and a rodeo. The Currituck Heritage Bulls & BBQ is an annual fall event that brings excitement and family friendly fun to Currituck residents and visitors of all ages – no native ties required. The People’s Choice BBQ and Kansas City BBQ Competition are the cornerstones of this event. Local restaurants and barbecue experts battle it out for... read more

Celebrate Currituck’s down-home, country culture with barbecue and a rodeo. The Currituck Heritage Bulls &... read more

Evening Lantern Tours: Draped in Black; Victorian Death Rituals

Outer Banks November
Island Farm, Manteo
(252) 473-6500

Let Island Farm show you a darker side of the Victorian era. Their annual Evening Lantern Tours explore the death rituals and traditions that accompanied loss and mourning during the mid-19th Century. Once night sets in on Roanoke Island, you’re transported back in time to the home of a grieving widow. Learn her story and the bygone ways that families dealt with loved ones’ deaths.... read more

Let Island Farm show you a darker side of the Victorian era. Their annual Evening... read more

Festival Latino de Ocracoke: Unidad y Celebración

Outer Banks November
120 Schoolhouse Road, Ocracoke School, Ocracoke
(252) 921-0260
(252) 588-2242

Produced by Ocracoke's Latino residents in partnership with Ocracoke Alive, the annual Latino Festival de Ocracoke is held in early November at Ocracoke School and Ocracoke Community Center. This celebration features music, dance, games, arts and food from the many regions of Mexico and Latin America. 

From Garden to Hearth at Island Farm

Outer Banks November
1140 U.S. Highway 64, Manteo
(252) 473-6500

Take a step back in time to a Roanoke Island winter in the 1850s. Island Farm invites you to celebrate fall food traditions as they share with visitors how coastal families prepared for winter two centuries ago. Learn about and try your hand at hearth cooking, food preservation and candle making. You can shuck some corn and do a little shelling too. In... read more

Take a step back in time to a Roanoke Island winter in the... read more

Garden to Hearth

Outer Banks November
1140 U.S. Highway 64, Manteo
(252) 473-6500

After the Thanksgiving meal’s been finished and the table is clear, Island Farm maintains the spirit of harvest and fall food traditions. Garden to Hearth is an annual event that explores the traditions that surrounded heritage cooking and food preservation during the 1800s. Learn how early settlers in the Outer Banks preserved their food and readied themselves for winter with the help of costumed interpreters... read more

After the Thanksgiving meal’s been finished and the table is clear, Island Farm maintains the... read more

Kites with Lights and Hangin' with Santa

Outer Banks November
3933 S. Croatan Highway, Jockeys Ridge Crossing Shopping Center, Nags Head
(242) 441-4124

Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, so start celebrating immediately by visiting Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head on the weekend after Thanksgiving. Santa Claus will be there on Friday and Saturday, excited to meet all of the children coming to visit. On Saturday evening, after a meaningful conversation with the jolly ol' elf, head over to Jockey’s Ridge to see the giant... read more

Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, so start celebrating immediately by visiting Kitty... read more

March for Babies presented by the March for Dimes

Outer Banks November
(757) 361-0000

When it comes to promoting the health and wellness of infants and new mothers, sometimes it’s as easy as walking. The annual March for Babies, presented by the March of Dimes, is a fundraiser that strives to provide resources and programs to mothers and infants living in the Outer Banks. The March meets in a popular Outer Banks location each year, where the team of... read more

When it comes to promoting the health and wellness of infants and new mothers, sometimes... read more

OBX Veterans Week

Outer Banks November
Various Locations, Outer Banks
(252) 202-3007
Dare County Arts Council
(252) 473-5558

Every year near Veteran’s Day, the Outer Banks recognizes the nation’s veterans and their families with a week of events, ceremonies and special offers. OBX Veterans Week takes an artistic approach to honoring veterans and their loved ones. Events offered throughout the week may include, but aren’t limited to, writing workshops, live music concerts, readings and more. The programs and activities held each OBX Veterans... read more

Every year near Veteran’s Day, the Outer Banks recognizes the nation’s veterans and their families... read more

Ocracoke Parade of Boats

Outer Banks November

Forget decking the halls – Ocracokers prefer decking the hulls. Get into the holiday spirit the island way with the Ocracoke Parade of Boats. This annual event welcomes aquatic vessels of all shapes and sizes to Silver Lake where they show off their holiday finery. Fishing boats, yachts, sailboats, skiffs, kayaks, Jet skis and more form a procession along the banks of the harbor at... read more

Forget decking the halls – Ocracokers prefer decking the hulls. Get into the holiday spirit... read more

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

Outer Banks November
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 Entrepreneurs Holiday Bazaar

Outer Banks November
1701 South Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 207-5722

Support local business owners, encourage entrepreneurship and start your holiday shopping at the annual Outer Banks Entrepreneurs Holiday Bazaar. Usually in the days following Thanksgiving, the Ramada Plaza in Kill Devil Hills turns into an emporium of wares and goods as local vendors set up shop. Booth and tables from artists, craftswomen, salespeople and other small business owners showcase their hard work and talent. Meet... read more

Support local business owners, encourage entrepreneurship and start your holiday shopping at the annual Outer... read more