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December 20, 2017
wedding expo

Wedding Weekend & Expo: Perfect For Future Brides and Wedding Entourage

Newly engaged and dreaming of a romantic destination wedding in the Outer Banks? First of all, congratulations! Second, once you have finished posting pics of your sparkling ring and smiling face to social media, it […]
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 […]
January 9, 2017
beach vacation

Enjoy a February Vacation in OBX

Whether you are planning a Valentine’s Day getaway or just looking to escape the cold weather this February, the Outer Banks is the place to go. Rest and relax along the coast, taking in all […]
September 7, 2016
BMX show

Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest Kicks Off October with Family-Oriented Fun

A little less than a month away, the Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest offers a wonderful opportunity to get out and enjoy a day of excitement and action by the ocean while supporting a great cause. […]
August 25, 2016
kayak fishing

Reel in Fish and Prizes at the Kitty Hawk Kayak Fishing Tournament

The beautiful, balmy weather and abundance of fish splashing around the waters of Outer Banks makes September a month that every fisherman and woman can appreciate. This year, Kitty Hawk Surf Co. is celebrating the […]
August 15, 2016
arts and crafts OBX

OBX is Filled with Art-Themed Events This September

The last hoorah of the summer, September is the perfect time to plan an OBX vacation. The beaches have begun to quiet down, the weather is beautiful and there are endless outdoor activities to enjoy. […]
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 […]
May 24, 2016
family out to dinner

Take Part in Brew & Arts Monday Nights this Summer

An event that parents and children alike will love, Brew & Arts begins on June 6 and continues every Monday evening through August 29. Brew & Arts combines good beer, live music, local artists and […]
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 […]
May 9, 2016
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
August 11, 2015

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 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, […]
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 […]