Local Events to Check Out Near Outer Banks West KOA

Local Events to Check Out Near Outer Banks West KOA

There are so many little communities to explore around Outer Banks West KOA. Whether you head to the Outer Banks or stay on the mainland, there are fun events and local traditions that are filled with local charm.

Check out one of these local events during your next stay at Outer Banks West KOA.

April 18

28th Annual TarWheel Cycling Event

Elizabeth City

If you’re a cyclist this is a must-do event. Ride through miles of Northeastern North Carolina countryside.

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May 2


Elizabeth City

Part scavenger hunt, part bar crawl this fun event will have you sipping craft beer as you take snapshots and complete challenges throughout downtown Elizabeth City.

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May 9

Camden Heritage Festival


Check out antique farm equipment, classic cars, weaving demonstrations and sheep shearing at this community festival. There will also be food and kids activities.

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May 15-17

N.C. Potato Festival

Elizabeth City

Celebrate Northeastern North Carolina’s largest crop with games, rides, food, live entertainment and crafts! Don’t miss the National Potato Peeling Contest.

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June 23-24

19th Annual Under the Oaks Festival


Head to the beautiful historic mansion Whalehead for this two-day arts and crafts festival. Plus, there will be food vendors and a silent auction to benefit the museum.

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July 24-26

Knotts Island Peach Festival

Knotts Island

Hop on the Knotts Island Ferry from Currituck and head over to this charming island for a festival filled with live music, family fun, food and peaches.

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September 7

OBX Arts and Crafts Festival

Kitty Hawk

Check out work from 25 local artists. Their specialties range from pottery to jewelry, fiber arts and more.

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October 10

Oink and Oyster Roast

Kitty Hawk

Get your fill of fresh roasted oysters, crabs, homemade barbecue and all the fixings! Attend the festival or just pick up a to-go lunch plate and enjoy the food.

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October 17

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Nags Head

Enjoy fresh local seafood, live music, kids activities, boat exhibits and more!

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November 7

Bulls & BBQ

Powell’s Point

Get ready for fun and food at this exciting event. Check out the bulls at the rodeo or the barbecue at the Kansas City Barbecue Society barbecue competition.

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