Outer Banks Annual Events - Parades

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

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4th of July Celebration in Ocracoke

Outer Banks Parades
Island-wide, Ocracoke
(252) 928-6711

Ocracoke Village celebrates Independence Day with a family-oriented, fun-filled annual event offering many activities for all ages. Gather around Silver Lake Harbor on the evening of July 3 to enjoy a traditional Ocracoke Square Dance and fabulous fireworks display. July Fourth kicks off with a flag-raising ceremony at the school circle followed by the annual Sand Sculpture Contest. Other activities include lighthouse tours, a vintage car... read more

Ocracoke Village celebrates Independence Day with a family-oriented, fun-filled annual event offering... read more

4th of July in Duck

Outer Banks Parades
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

Hatteras Village Christmas Parade

Outer Banks Parades
N.C. Highway 12, Hatteras Village

Every small town needs a quintessential holiday celebration, and Hatteras Island is no exception. During one of the first Saturdays in December, Hatteras’s businesses, residents, the fire department, U.S. Coast Guard and nonprofit organizations come together for an all-inclusive Christmas parade experience. As twilight falls spectators line the streets and watch the procession of decorated vehicles and floats roll from Teach’s Lair Marina and through... read more

Every small town needs a quintessential holiday celebration, and Hatteras Island is no exception. During... read more

Ocracoke Bar & Grill St. Patrick's Day Parade

Outer Banks Parades
Ocracoke Bar & Grill, 621 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke

Round up your crew, and get your green going for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized by Ocracoke Bar & Grill. This community celebration welcomes all floats, bikes, golf cars and walkers to join the procession through the village. The parade requires no fee or registration to attend, so anyone can watch or join in. After the parade, enjoy a proper St. Paddy’s party... read more

Round up your crew, and get your green going for the annual St. Patrick’s Day... read more

Ocracoke Parade of Boats

Outer Banks Parades

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 Parade of Costumes

Fall in line with one of the fastest growing Halloween celebrations on the Outer Banks. The Outer Banks Parade of Costumes is a family friendly event that encourages all ages to get into the spooky spirit. Brought to you by OBX Entertainment, the annual event begins with a trick-or-treat party for younger attendees to visit the vendors from local nonprofits and businesses and fill their... read more

Fall in line with one of the fastest growing Halloween celebrations on the Outer Banks.... read more

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Outer Banks Parades
Beach Road, Milepost 11 to 13, Nags Head, Kelly's Restaurant, 2316 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head
(252) 441-4116

St. Patrick’s Day is a fine holiday, bringing people together to celebrate all things Irish. A huge parade takes place in Nags Head on the Beach Road on the Sunday closest to St. Patrick's Day (some say it's the biggest in North Carolina). So don your green and head out for a day of community fun. People on stilts or riding unicycles, waving... read more

St. Patrick’s Day is a fine holiday, bringing people together to celebrate all... read more