Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show

Get an early start on shopping for gifts or holiday décor by attending the Annual Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show at the Community Center. Christmas crafts, apparel, home decor, art, baked goods and much more will be available for purchase at this event. Breakfast and lunch are also available.

Evening Lantern Tours

This night time tour of a circa 1847 farm provides an opportunity to experience how families mourned the loss of loved ones. Stories will be told by costumed interpreters and you will also travel by lantern light to the family graveyard. The Evening Lantern Tours are held at the Island Farm in Manteo.

Hangin’ With Santa & Kites With Lights

Kitty Hawk Kites will host visits with Santa Claus during their Hangin’ With Santa event. Get your child’s picture taken while they tell Santa what they want for Christmas. Then enjoy hot cocoa and cookies for a snack.  Head to Jockey’s Ridge State Park on Saturday for the Kites with Lights show along with the lighting of the Solar Christmas tree on the dunes.

Outer Banks Gobbler 5K & Fun Run

Enjoy the views of the Roanoke Sound as you run/trot/walk/stroll through Nags Head Village as you participate in the Outer Banks Gobbler 5K & Fun Run. This family-friendly race does allow strollers so you can bring the little ones along. Post race awards and food.


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