Cape Hatteras / Outer Banks KOA Resort Events
Local Area Events
This is a 3-day gay pride festival, FULL of events and ALL INCLUSIVE for all LGBTQ folks and their supporters and friends! In addition to paid events, the main pride festival Saturday afternoon is FREE with bands, local restaurant vendors, merchant vendors, pride souvenirs, and nonprofit vendors. The infamous Sunday Drag Brunch features many world renowned and talented drag performers!
Outer Banks Kite Festival
Enjoy massive show kites flying high above the sand dunes at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and participate in stunt and power kite lessons given by pros. Come watch some of the nation's most talented kite fliers put on world-class displays of artistry and skill with kite flying set to music, synchronized performances, and more. This event is FREE and open to the public
Outer Banks Seafood Festival
This festival celebrates local fisherman and seafood heritage. It's all about fresh, local Outer Banks seafood! The Festival also showcases a variety of tasty seafood creations prepared by some of the Outer Banks' best restaurants. There will be entertainment throughout the event with music; cooking demonstrations; friendly competitions; and all manner of family fun – all relating to seafood.
Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival
Music lovers from all over the world flock to the Outer Banks for this tradition that adds a roster of acclaimed bands with one of the most beautiful venues anywhere. The Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival has quickly become one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, and this year's event is no exception, with a number of regionally and nationally famous bands set to take the stage. This fun filled family weekend features the music of our roots, the music of our grandfathers, the "music of America" ....... Bluegrass!
A celebration of flight and beer, OBX Brewtäg is modeled after the whimsical and entertaining Red Bull Flugtag, translated to “flying day” in German. With OBX Brewtäg, the general premise is the same, although rather than human-powered flying machines, Brewtäg contestants will be competing to see who can launch and fly an empty 1/6 keg barrel the furthest.
Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree
Chart your course to Ocracoke for the Annual Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree. Come celebrate Ocracoke's unique piratical heritage with a weekend of swashbuckling fun! The Jamboree features an historically-accurate pirate encampment, and a reenactment of the infamous pirate Blackbeard's last battle at Ocracoke. Three ships will re-create the last hours of Blackbeard and his crew as Lt. Robert Maynard brings them to battle with cannons blazing. Get in touch with your inner pirate and wear your best buccaneer gear. Interactive living history exhibits, sea chanteys, music and a shopping marketplace of seafaring fine arts and wares provide entertainment for all ages. The event culminates when pirate and militia crews march to beautiful Springer's Point to honor those killed in Blackbeard's last battle with a eulogy, hymns and final cannon salute.