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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, […]
April 27, 2018
Vacation Tips

How to Achieve Vacation Bliss

You have taken the time off, saved the money and planned the perfect vacation. But when you arrive at your destination, you still feel tired, stressed and, let’s face it, just not that happy! What […]
April 6, 2018
Surf Side Hotel Great Reviews

Surf Side Hotel is Loved by Guests

The votes are in, and it’s official—Surf Side Hotel is “Loved by Guests!” We are proud to announce that Hotels.com has given us one of their prestigious Loved by Guests awards, which are based on […]
March 28, 2018

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 28, 2017
Halloween Fun in the Outer Banks

Halloween Fun in the Outer Banks

Looking to have some Halloween-themed fun in the Outer Banks? Stay at Surf Side Hotel and take part in the 4th annual Halloween Parade here in Nag’s Head on Sunday, October 29! This free (for […]
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 […]
July 25, 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!

Long Time Favorite Restaurants to Visit in Nags Head

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! If you like seafood, Nags […]
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 14, 2016

Save On Your MLK Weekend Vacation in OBX

The New Year is almost here, and if you are in need of an opportunity to rest and relax once the busy holiday season is over, there is no better time to do so than […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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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