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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 3, 2016
dog painting

Celebrate Art and Animals with Seaside Art Gallery this February

Art lovers and animal lovers alike will enjoy visiting Seaside Art Gallery this February. Located right here in Nags Head, the gallery is hosting its annual Animals in Art Show throughout the month. A wonderful […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 28, 2015

Beach Snacks for Kids

Not much beats a day at the beach in Nags Head on a hot summer day.  To help you better enjoy your time on the beach while staying with us here are a few ideas […]
April 10, 2015

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 […]
November 21, 2014

Outer Banks Ranked #1 on list for Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA

We always believed that our thoughts on Outer Banks being the greatest place ever for a family vacation may have been a little biased. However, it looks as though we may not be alone on […]
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