Join fellow dog lovers for Woofstock at Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo for a day of fun. This one day event includes contests, entertainment, concessions and more. Vendors will be on-hand showcasing their specialties such as photography, boarding and more.


Outer Banks Bike Week

Join fellow bikers for a roaring good time! Outer Banks Harley-Davidson in Harbinger sponsors this event every year and is the center of rally activities. Sign up for one of the daily guided tours that highlight the many attractions that are available throughout the Outer Banks. Visit the many other locations participating for bike shows, live bands, contests, vendors and much more.

Flying Pirate Half Marathon & First Flight 5K

The First Flight 5K is great for first time runners or walkers and will be held on Saturday on the grounds of the Wright Brothers Memorial. Everyone who finishes receives a medal. The Flying Pirate Half Marathon has a 4 hour time limit and will be run on varied terrain including pavement, dirt road and trails that runs through the Wright Brothers Memorial Park and the Nags Head Woods Maritime Forest. Join fellow runners on Sunday for post race fun including awards, food, drinks, live music and much more.

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Duck & Wine Festival

Sample a variety of duck dishes prepared by a variety of chefs from restaurants throughout the Outer Banks. Then vote on your favorites. Selected wines will also be paired with the dishes for sampling, as well. The Duck & Wine Festival is held in Duck, North Carolina. Proceeds from this event help fund The Currituck-Dare Community Foundation. This events sells out fast so buy tickets well in advance.

Visit our Outer Banks in Spring blog on SPM Vacations for more information about things to do, temperatures, festivals & events and more.