2015 Events in the Outer Banks Archives | Surf Side Hotel

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November 10, 2017
holiday events in Nags Head

Experience Christmas Past at Island Farm this December

Get your family excited for the holidays this December by celebrating at Island Farm! Located less than 15 minutes from Surf Side Hotel, this living historical site is located on the famous Roanoke Island. Take […]
December 16, 2015
Happy New Year 2016

Celebrate the New Year in Nags Head

After all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, there is nothing better than heading to Nags Head for a fun and relaxing getaway. If your family will be ringing in the New Year […]
November 30, 2015
Holiday Lights in OBX

Have Some Fun with Your Family in The Elizabethan Gardens

Are you looking for a holiday activity to take part in during your December stay with Surf Side Hotel? The nearby Elizabethan Gardens will be transformed into a winter wonderland this December! Located on Roanoke […]
November 10, 2015
Wright Brothers National Memorial

Celebrate the 112th Anniversary of the First Flight

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at […]
October 14, 2015
young girl sharing snacks with Santa

Meet Santa and Enjoy a High-Flying Kite Display this November

With Thanksgiving falling on a Thursday this year, there are plenty of fun holiday themed activities taking place the following weekend. While some people may not like jumping right from Thanksgiving to Christmas, there is […]
October 6, 2015
American Brewed Craft Beers

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 […]
October 1, 2015
family at a pumpkin patch

Our Favorite Halloween Activities

October is here and we are ready for some spooky, seasonal fun at Surf Side Hotel! The Outer Banks is filled with haunted activities for families of all ages this month, so check out our […]
September 24, 2015
kids trick or treating on Halloween

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! OBXentertainment.com is hosting the […]
September 10, 2015
lobster, crab legs and shrimp

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 […]
August 27, 2015
toddle in a pumpkin patch

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, […]
July 31, 2015
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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 […]
July 27, 2015
child in a pirate costume

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 […]
July 17, 2015
Jockey's Ridge State Park Sand Dunes

Explore Jockey’s Ridge State Park!

Looking for an outdoor adventure during your upcoming trip to Nags Head, Outer Banks? Head to Jockey’s Ridge State Park, located just a few minutes down the road from Surf Side Hotel. Home to the […]
July 10, 2015
dinosaurs

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 […]
July 2, 2015

Head to Jennette’s Pier for Some Family-Fun!

Just a few hundred yards down the beach from the Surf Side, there is so much to do all summer long at Jennette’s Pier here in Nags Head, Outer Banks! From paddle tours, learn-to-fish sessions, […]
June 25, 2015

Plan a Trip to Roanoke Island This Summer!

While staying at Surf Side Hotel this summer, we recommend you take a day trip to nearby Roanoke Island! The island is home to interactive historical site, Roanoke Island Festival Park, and hosts many exciting […]
June 19, 2015

National Wildlife Refuge Summer Events

Staying at Surf Side Hotel this summer? Visit the nearby Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges for some fun nature events. These weekly events are great for the whole family and take place […]
June 11, 2015

Visit the 35th Annual Wright Kite Festival

Celebrate the joys of summer and kite flying with the Outer Banks community at the 35th Annual Wright Kite Festival! This year’s event takes place Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 from 10 a.m. […]
June 9, 2015

Celebrate 4th of July Weekend in the Outer Banks

Visiting the Outer Banks for Independence Day? There is a lot to do this holiday weekend. Kick off your celebration right by joining the town of Duck, North Carolina as it celebrates its Annual 4th […]
June 2, 2015

Faire Days Summer Festival Series 2015

Looking for an afternoon of fun in the Outer Banks that the whole family will love? Stop by the fifth annual Faire Days Outdoor Festival Series and enjoy the excitement of live music and entertainment, […]
May 29, 2015

Visit the Windmill Point Art Fair this Summer!

Do you love finding unique art, crafts and trinkets? Come out to support local Outer Banks artists at the third annual Windmill Point Art Fair! This monthly summer event takes place on the first Thursday […]
May 18, 2015

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 […]
May 11, 2015

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 […]
April 27, 2015

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 […]
April 14, 2015

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 […]
April 13, 2015

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 […]
March 17, 2015

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 […]
February 17, 2015

“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 […]
January 27, 2015

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 […]
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