Fall Things To Do 2016

Mustang Music Festival LineupOver the past few years, the September and October months have become popular times to visit the Outer Banks.

There are so many great events during these months—even extending into November—that it’s almost difficult to know where to start! Great weather, great music, and great festivals. Plus, the water is still warm enough to go swimming and both the water and air temperatures can stay moderate well into October.

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Unique Outer Banks Festivals

The Outer Banks is home to some truly interesting people and from them spring diverse concepts for gatherings and festivals. Their unique perspectives are at the heart of our active arts community and many of the quirky shops and restaurants found within our communities.

Throughout the years, a number of festivals have sprung to life in celebration of our laid back and creative Outer Banks lifestyle. Many are well-known and attended, like the Mustang Music Festival, Outer Banks Taste of the Beach, OBX Seafood Festival and the Duck Jazz Festival. However, there are others that are not quite as popular but are definitely worth attending.

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The Outer Banks Holiday Season

Outer Banks ChristmasDuring the off season, in that three to four month window from late fall to early spring, life on the Outer Banks returns to its roots. A bustling resort in the summer months, the winter months are much more akin to everyday life in small town America.

At no time of the year is that more apparent than during the holidays. Rituals that come alive during the Christmas and New Year holidays are steeped in heartwarming tradition. The spirit of the season is a relaxed and joyous time to spend with family and friends. It is also fast becoming a tradition for out of town visitors who rent large vacation homes, escaping hectic schedules to unwind with those they hold near and dear.

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Outer Banks Wedding Venues

The Outer Banks has become one of the most popular wedding destinations in the United States and for many reasons; the main one being its beautiful natural setting. Perhaps our location is a bit remote, but the Outer Banks is centrally located on the east coast, and there are literally hundreds of professionals who reside in our area who specialize in creating memorable and personalized destination weddings.

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9th Annual Duck Jazz Festival

Jazz Festival Duck NCThe 9th Annual Duck Jazz Festival will be held on October 11th this year, the Sunday before Columbus Day, and the lineup for this popular event is off the charts! Held on the manicured grounds of the Duck Town Park, people attend for the beautiful waterfront setting as much as they do for their love of great Jazz music.

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