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July 11, 2018
Outer Banks Brewing Station

Weekly Events at the Outer Banks Brewing Station

If you are looking for a fun, unique night out during your Outer Banks vacation, check out the weekly events at the Outer Banks Brewing Station. This local favorite combines innovative brewing, delicious pub grub […]
June 4, 2018
Fourth of July OBX

Fourth of July Events in the Outer Banks

If you are planning a trip to the Outer Banks this Fourth of July, you are in for a real treat. Sun, sand, great food, fireworks, live music and relaxation all await you. Looking for […]
May 9, 2018
Outer Banks Events

Adventure to the Outer Banks for Storm the Beach

*Unfortunately, we just received notice that this event has been canceled this year. If you already paid for this event, don’t worry! All paid registrants should expect to receive a full refund within 30 days, […]
March 23, 2018
Easter Events in Outer Banks

Why You Should Attend Easter Eggstravaganza in the OBX

Easter is a great time to visit the Outer Banks. The weather is warming up, and it’s a fantastic time for outdoor activities. Instead of staying home for the holiday, why not celebrate Easter beach-side […]
March 13, 2018
girl on farm

Island Farm’s Season is Approaching

For young families visiting us in Nags Head, OBX, one place we always recommend visiting is Island Farm. Located less than 15 minutes away from Surf Side Hotel, it offers an educational and fun glimpse […]
March 2, 2018
Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

Save the Date for the OBX Taste of the Beach

Calling all foodies and gourmets! If you are planning to visit the Outer Banks this March, you will be delighted to learn that the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach event will be taking place […]
January 8, 2018
chef's auction

Stir Up Some Excitement at the March of Dimes Chef’s Auction!

Planning a visit to the Outer Banks this February? Why not sample some of the best culinary delights the area has to offer, sip on fine wines and enjoy great company? The March of Dimes Chef’s […]
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 […]
October 16, 2017
Visit the Outer Banks and Enjoy Fall Restaurant Week and Oystoberfest!

Visit the Outer Banks and Enjoy Fall Restaurant Week and Oystoberfest!

Calling all foodies and seafood lovers! The Outer Banks has some amazing offerings coming up for Fall Restaurant Week and Oystoberfest. Restaurant week Fall Restaurant Week 2017 begins Friday, October 27 and runs through Saturday, […]
August 30, 2017

Fall Activities at Island Farm

The Outer Banks is a popular summer vacation destination, but did you know that it’s great for trips during the fall too? With temperatures in the 70’s and plenty of sunshine, fall is an ideal […]
March 28, 2017

OBX Waterpark Close to Completion

If you’re looking to have some fun in the sun this summer all while keeping cool, you’re in luck. Construction workers have been keeping busy in Powells Point, NC, constructing the H2OBX Waterpark. The brand […]
December 22, 2016
January OBX Vacation

January Events in OBX

Already tired of shoveling your driveway, brushing the snow off your vehicles and having to bundle up in multiple layers every time you head out the door? We recommend escaping the snow for a little […]
September 9, 2016
haunted Halloween

Experience Spooktacular Thrills on Roanoke Island This October

The fall season is just around the corner, and with its arrival comes the start of all the Halloween-themed fun that we all love so much. October is a wonderful time to visit the Outer […]
July 21, 2016
Nags Head OBX vacation

Top OBX Experiences for Your Upcoming Vacation

If you are planning your first OBX vacation, you are probably feeling a bit overwhelmed by the endless activities for you and your family to partake in. There are so many things to do, see […]
June 29, 2016
yoga on the beach

Wake Up with Yoga on the Grass or Beach

A wonderful way to start your morning, yoga energizes you for the day while calming your mind and allowing you to enjoy the feelings of peace and relaxation that vacation is all about. Whether you […]
March 16, 2016
audience laughing

Enjoy the Theatre of Dare’s Last Silver Season Show

For families looking to enjoy a taste of the arts during their spring vacation to the Outer Banks, the Theatre of Dare is a great place to visit. Performances occur at the COA Auditorium, located […]
March 7, 2016
ghosts on Roanoke Island

Experience a Supernatural Encounter in OBX this Spring

If you love a good spooky experience, Ghosts of the Lost Colony is the perfect event for you to partake in during your Outer Banks vacation. An annual spring activity, this ghost tour combines supernatural […]
January 8, 2016
cooking class

Explore New Hobbies Throughout the Month of February

Throughout the month of February, All Saints Episcopal Church is hosting an array of classes to help fight off the winter blues. There are dance classes, cooking classes, arts and crafts, and much more. Whether […]
January 4, 2016
concert in Outer Banks

Listen to a Simon and Garfunkel Tribute Duo this February

2016 is here and now that the busy holiday season is officially over, it is the perfect time to start planning a vacation to the Outer Banks. Here at Surf Side Hotel, we can’t think […]
December 31, 2015
seafood dinner

Indulge In All the Flavors of OBX

If you are planning a vacation to the Outer Banks this spring, there is no better time to visit than during the annual Taste of the Beach event. Enjoy all of your favorite coastal cuisine […]
December 9, 2015
St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Everyone is Irish at Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

One of the most exciting celebrations on Nags Head is just a few months away and whether you are Irish or not, everyone is welcome to join in the celebrations on St. Patrick’s Day! Take […]
December 2, 2015
proposal on the beach

Just Engaged? Head to the OBX Wedding Weekend and Expo this January!

One of the most exciting moments of your life is the one where your significant other gets down on their knee and asks you to marry them. With a bright, beautiful diamond ring on your […]
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, […]
August 11, 2015
windmill

Visit the First Wind Powered Brew Pub in the United States

Have you ever heard of a wind powered brew pub? The Outer Banks is home to the first in the United States! Located just a few miles from Surf Side Hotel, Outer Banks Brewing Station […]
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, […]
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