Surf Side Hotel Blog

Celebrate Francis Rogallo’s Legacy at the Rogallo Kite Festival!

Here in the Outer Banks, we have quite the flight history. Of course, most people know that the famous Wright brothers took their first flight here, but did you know that NASA scientist, Francis Rogallo invented the flexible wing here, as well? Enjoy the sport of hang gliding or simply watching stunt and power kites… Read more »

So Much Family Fun to Be Had at the Dare Day Festival!

As much as we adults love to sit back and enjoy a relaxing day at the beach, the same can’t always be said for our children. Sure, they have fun splashing around in the water and building sand castles, but kids are constantly bouncing from one thing to the next; it can be difficult to… Read more »

Get Your Team Together for the First Ever OBX Brewathlon Adventure Race!

Now we know that all that talk about the upcoming OBX Brewfest a couple of weeks ago was probably enough to get you excited about the planning your visit this season. However, as this event happens to be in conjunction with the Brewfest, we’d be willing to bet that you’ll be equally as excited about… Read more »

You Don’t Want to Miss the 2015 OBX Brewfest!

It’s something that beer lovers look forward to every year. That’s right; the OBX Brewfest is a little over a month away and there’s honestly no better time to book your stay with Surf Side Hotel. Trust us when we say that this isn’t an event that you want to miss. So why take the… Read more »

Race on Out to the 4th Annual Run in the Sand 5K and Fun Run

If you’re an avid runner who enjoys some light competition as well, then come join the festivities in Cape Hatteras, NC for the 4th Annual Run in the Sand 5K and Fun Run.  Registration will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, May 2nd and will end thirty minutes before the race at 9am.  Not only will… Read more »

Soundside Live: What’s Better Than Live Music on the Beach?

For all those music lovers out there, you’re going to want to stop out to the Outer Banks area for the 2015 Soundside Live concert! Though this event was originally slated to take place at the Outer Banks Event Site, weather-related delays have put a damper on renovations. As such, organizers have decided to relocate… Read more »

Outer Banks Harley-Davidson Presents 13th Annual Bike Week

Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts! Outer Banks Harley-Davidson will soon present the 13th Annual Bike Week and if you haven’t yet booked your accommodations with us here at Surfside Hotel, now is the perfect time to do so.  The much-anticipated event will take place from April 18-26, 2015, and trust us when we say that with… Read more »

Will We Be Seeing You for the 2015 OBX Taste of the Beach?

Nothing says springtime in OBX like the Taste of the Beach – and it’s finally upon us! Planning to be in town this week? You couldn’t have picked a better time, as the festivities take place from this Thursday, March 19th until Sunday the 22nd. Join us for four whole days of great drinks, incredible… Read more »

“Let the Good Times Roll” at the Mardi Gras Gala

March 7th marks the date of the 2015 Mardi Gras Gala in supports of Outer Banks Children at Play Museum.  Head on out and join the festivities to support those families and their children who want to learn through the form of play.  The event will be held at Pirate’s Cove Pavilion in Nags Head,… Read more »

Show Your Love for Oysters this Valentine’s Day!

Oyster lovers, rejoice! It’s that time of year again when the annual  returns and seafood enthusiasts from all overmake their way to the Outer Banks.2015 marks the 30th consecutive year for the event and it doesn’t seem as though the excitement is going to die down any time soon. With proceeds going to benefit families… Read more »