Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show

Get started on your holiday shopping at the Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show. Vendors will be set up inside and outside offering home decor, jewelry, paintings, bake sale items, homemade jams & jellies and more. Breakfast and lunch are available.


OBX Shrimp Cookoff

Local chefs compete for the best shrimp dish during the annual OBX Shrimp Cookoff. Also includes a silent auction and proceeds benefit The Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research.


Hangin’ With Santa & Kites With Lights

Kitty Hawk Kites will be hosting Santa Claus for two days. Get your picture taken, put in your gift requests and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies while Hangin’ With Santa. Kitty Hawk Kites will also host the Kites With Lights show on Jockey’s Ridge on Saturday evening.



The Elizabethan Gardens transforms into a holiday winter wonderland of lights and sounds during the holiday season. Warm up at the fire pit before and after you walk through and enjoy the lights and then have some food and drink during WinterLights. This event lasts through January.

November Marathons