This Week on the Outer Banks | October 30 - November 6, 2020
October 30th - November 6th, 2020
Happy Hallo-weekend! As the Outer Banks gears up to celebrate Halloween this weekend, remember to still practice the Three W's when out and about. Visitors and residents are encouraged to WEAR a face covering, WAIT in line at least six feet away from others, and WASH or sanitize hands frequently. Read below for Halloween events happening this weekend and check out our Fall Things to Do blog for other ideas for activities.
Governor Cooper announced that North Carolina will remain on pause in Phase 3 as health officials monitor trends in COVID-19 cases. Read our blog for details about Phase 3 and how it affects weddings on the Outer Banks.
The Outer Banks Wedding Association has been hosting We Do! Sessions with our vendors here on the Outer Banks. Different creative vendors teach us how to do something and we ask them follower submitted questions. Check them out on our Instagram TV Channel @obxwa
Remnants from Hurricane Zeta will cause a coastal flood advisory to be in effect for all of the Outer Banks through 2 a.m. Saturday. Wind gusts of 57mph were reported at Alligator River Bridge.
Events & Live Music
Downtown Manteo merchants will be hosting trick-or-treating during the afternoon on October 31st from 12p.m. -3p.m. The event will take place at over 20 storefronts. Details can be found here.
Midgette's Auto is hosting a Trunk-Or-Treat Halloween event on Friday, October 30th from 4-7pm. The event is free for families and their four-legged friends. Find details below or on their website. Midgette's Auto is located at 9022 Caratoke Highway in Harbinger.
The Island Farm on Roanoke Island will be hosting Fall activities every Saturday throughout the month of October from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Activities include pumpkin picking, a straw maze, arts and crafts, games, a photo booth and more. Admission is $8/person + pumpkins. Children under 5 are admitted for free. The Island Farm is located at 1140 US-64 in Manteo.
Roanoke Island Festival Park will be hosting a park-wide Scavenger Hunt every Friday until November 27th during park hours. To explore, pick up your scavenger hunt with ticket purchase and search throughout the park to win 20% admission. The park is open from 9am-5pm.
- Kitty Hawk
- Downtown Manteo
- Kill Devil Hills
- Jennette's Pier
Beach driving is back in Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head until April 30th, 2021. Beach permits are available for purchase at Kill Devil Hills Town Hall by appointment only. Call (252)-449-5338 to arrange an appointment. Nags Head permits are available at Nags Head Town Hall or at all tackle shops in Nags Head. Permits issued in Nags Head are accepted on KDH beaches and vise versa. Seasonal permits are $25 and temporary permits are $10, which are accepted for 14 days. Drivers license, proof of insurance and registration are required to purchase.
The Ocracoke Campground at Camp Hatteras National Seashore is to remain open year-round. All 136 campsites are open to use. Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov
Cape Hatteras National Seashore beached will open to permitted off-road vehicles 24 hours a day if no sea turtle nests are nearby beginning on Tuesday, September 15th. Permit and Access information can be found at .
NC Aquarium at Roanoke Island is open at 50% capacity. Admission must be purchased online and guests will reserve their tickets for specific arrival times. Tickets can be purchased at www.ncaquariums.com
Header Image: Katie Ludolph Photography