This Week on the Outer Banks | September 25 - October 2, 2020
September 25th - October 2nd, 2020
The Outer Banks tourist season is still in full-swing, with record breaking numbers of visitors coming to the Outer Banks through October! If you are planning a Fall trip, read our latest blog on things you can do during the Fall on the Outer Banks.
Due to increased late Summer travel to the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras National Seashore has extended lifeguarding services through the end of September. Lifeguards will be stationed at Coquina, Frisco and Ocracoke beach access from 9am-5pm.
Visitors and residents are encouraged to follow the “Three W’s” as outlined by the N.C. Department of Health & Human Services. (WEAR a face covering, WAIT in line at least six feet away from others, and WASH or sanitize hands frequently.
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
It has been a rough week here due to high tides and winds from Hurricane Teddy. Over wash caused NC-12 to be shut down for a few days but is now reopen, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Kitty Hawk Kites will be hosting the 48th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular this weekend from Friday to Sunday. The event will take place from 10am-4pm at both Jockey's Ridge State Park in Nags Head and The Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg. More info can be found here.
Sanctuary Vineyards will be hosting Harvest Hayrides and Grape Picking every Saturday and Sunday throughout the month of September. The hayrides will take place from 11am-5pm. Admissions is $5/person or with the purchase of a bottle of wine.
Experience German cuisine and beer this Saturday and Sunday at TRiO's Restaurant & Market's Oktoberfest celebration from 11am-9pm!
Muse Originals Mobile OBX Market will be parked outside of Rundown Cafe in Kitty Hawk every: Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Every Saturday at the Currituck Club from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- Join us in the backyard for Brew & Arts every Monday! Local artists, local brew and great food. This event is free of charge and family friendly. Rotating local artists will be selling art, jewelry, pottery and more in the Beer Garden (weather permitting). The OBX Muse bus will be on site as well!
- Kitty Hawk
- Downtown Manteo
- Kill Devil Hills
- Jennette's Pier
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 will open on September 14th 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: Courtney Hathaway Photography