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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 28, 2018
kite festival

Enjoy High-Flying Fun at Rogallo Kite Festival

A high-flying adventure that guests of all ages will be in awe of, Rogallo Kite Festival is held here in Nags Head every June. The celebration takes place at Jockey Ridge State Park in honor […]
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 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 […]
November 16, 2017
Planning Your Holiday Vacation in Nags Head

Planning Your Holiday Vacation in Nags Head

When it comes to vacationing in Nags Head, North Carolina, there really is no “wrong” season to visit. Whether you stay with us here at Surf Side Hotel during the spring, summer, winter or fall […]
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 […]
May 31, 2017
Kite Festival

Celebrate History at the Annual Rogallo Kite Festival

Have you ever heard the idiom “go fly a kite?!” Well, guess what? This June 10-11, during the Rogallo Kite Festival at the Outer Banks, you can do just that! As many people know, Francis […]
April 18, 2017

Runners Can Soon Race Through the Outer Banks as Pirates

Have you signed up for a race this spring? If you are an avid runner, you possibly already know that many races surface as the weather improves but how many of them allow you to […]
February 23, 2017

Celebrate Your Engagement at the Outer Banks Wedding Showcase

Engagement season is upon us, and if you recently said “yes” to your partner, congratulations! Now that you are sporting a gorgeous diamond ring on your finger, you are probably looking for a special way […]
February 16, 2017
Looking for great places to eat in Nags Head, NC in the Outer Banks this summer? From fresh seafood to classic American fare, Nags Head has something everyone will love!

2018 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

An annual event that any frequent visitor of OBX is sure to have heard of before, the annual Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is an incredible opportunity to introduce your taste buds to all […]
February 9, 2017
St. Patrick's Day OBX

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in OBX

Whether you are Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most exciting spring celebrations to take part in here in Nags Head. From car shows to parades there are festive events and […]
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 […]
October 27, 2016
dance marathon

Take Part in a Nags Head Dance Marathon Fundraiser this Fall!

If you’re the type of person who can’t help but tap your feet when you hear some good dancing music, there is no better place to be than Nags Head, North Carolina this November. Kelly’s […]
October 10, 2016
Halloween

Spooktacular Halloween Events Taking Place across OBX

Spending Halloween weekend with us at Surf Side Hotel? Even though the weather is getting cooler there are still plenty of outdoor activities for you to check out. Regardless of how you are looking to […]
October 3, 2016
oysters

OBX Fall Restaurant Week & Oystoberfest is Almost Here!

If you are drawn year after year to the coastal flavors of the Outer Banks, we recommend making your plans for a fall getaway soon. Foodies know that there is no better time to visit […]
May 9, 2016
summer concerts in Outer Banks

The Waterside Theatre Summer Concert Series

For music lovers planning a summer vacation to the Outer Banks, The Waterside Theatre is hosting a few exciting concert experiences. Home to The Lost Colony musical experience, the theatre is also teaming up with […]
April 8, 2016
OBX craft beer week

Take Part in Outer Banks Craft Beer Week This Spring!

Things are changing in Nags Head this June, with a weeklong Craft Beer event occurring in place of the single-day OBX Brewfest! The festivities take place from May 30 to June 5, 2016 and if […]
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 […]
February 22, 2016
eating barbeque wings

Visit the Outer Banks Next Month and Enjoy the BBQ & Wings Showdown!

If you love the tangy smell of barbeque and the fiery hot flavor of wings, then the Outer Banks BBQ & Wing Showdown is a must-visit event during your upcoming Nags Head vacation. Held on […]
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 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 […]
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 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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
October 3, 2014

The Perfect Weekend for Bluegrass and Seafood!

Sure, it may not be summer anymore but that’s okay! If you ask most folks, they’ll tell you that this is the best time of the year to visit the Outer Banks because the weather […]
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