The Outer Banks hosts a wide variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Whether you like to watch or participate you will find opportunities like surfing, paddle boarding, fishing and other water sports competitions. Runners or walkers might want to sign up for the many marathons and races that are held throughout the year. Learn about the history of Roanoke Island by attending a live performance of The Lost Colony, offered through the summer. Foodies in your group will want to look for events that include seafood, barbeque, beer and wine tastings. Of course the holidays are always a good time to attend special events, as well. Check out the many festivals and events that are hosted in the Outer Banks below: