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Enjoy Veteran-Brewed Craft Beer at Americana Beer Fest!

As the leaves change colors and a comfortable fall breeze rolls off the ocean, there is nothing better than sipping a cold beer on the beach.  The November, enjoy an evening full of music, good food and more than 20 styles of craft beer at The Pavilion at Pirate’s Cove Marina, located less than 10… Read more »

Take Part in the Halloween Fun Here in OBX!

Celebrating Halloween with Surf Side Hotel this fall? Pack your suitcase full of your favorite costumes, because there is a parade here in Nag’s Head and all are welcome to join! is hosting the second annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern on Sunday, October 25, 2015…. Read more »

Visit the Outer Banks Seafood Festival this October!

Celebrate the Outer Banks’ rich fishing history at the Outer Banks Seafood Festival this October. Held at the Outer Banks Event Site right on the Albemarle Sound, the event is within easy walking distance of Surf Side Hotel. Enjoy a day of delicious food and family fun from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on October… Read more »

Join in the Fall Festivities at Island Farm

The Outer Banks is a beautiful vacation destination for families to visit year-round and fall is one of our favorite seasons here at Surf Side Hotel. With mild weather and average temperatures in the 70s, the fishing is great and the wind is perfect for kite flying and wind surfing. There are also plenty of… Read more »

Take a Moonlight Tour of Bodie Island Lighthouse

Built to illuminate the North Carolina coast for south-bound sailors, the Bodie Island Lighthouse stands, black and white striped, as a reminder of our Outer Banks history. This is the same lighthouse we have replicated in our logo. Located just a few miles away from Surf Side Hotel, the current lighthouse is the third to… Read more »

Visit the Outer Banks Pirate Festival this August!

Looking for some swashbuckling fun during your Nags Head vacation? Visit Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, just a few miles down the road from Surf Side Hotel, to take part in the Outer Banks Pirate Festival. Get out your parrot and eye patch before heading out to celebrate the area’s nautical history with a variety of seaworthy… Read more »

Don’t miss the Tyrannosaurus Trek!

Dinosaurs are returning to the Outer Banks for the summer! Take a short trip from Surf Side Hotel to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island to experience the Tyrannosaurus Trek firsthand. This exciting exhibit is located on the aquarium’s nature trail and involves animated, life size dinosaurs like the t-rex, triceratops and stegosaurus. Learn… Read more »