Posted on 6/28/2024 by Southern Shores Realty

OBX August Events

August on the Outer Banks is the peak of summer with warm weather and warm water for swimming, surfing and other water sports. August events include the annual watermelon festival, farmers markets, art shows and annual events at many local attractions. There is always fun to be found on the Outer Banks in August both on and off the beach!

August 1-24

The Lost Colony

Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Set on the soundfront on Roanoke Island, enjoy this 87 year-old musical under the stars.

Waterside Theater, Manteo, NC

7:45 PM


August 1

Annual Watermelon Festival

Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head, NC

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market

Dowdy Park, Nags Head

9 AM – 1 PM


August 2

Manteo First Friday

Manteo, NC

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


August 6

First Flight Farmer’s Market

Aviation Park, 103 Veteran’s Drive, Kill Devil Hills

10 AM – 2 PM


August 7

Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market

Dowdy Park, Nags Head

9 AM – 1 PM


Soundside Summer Market

Soundside Event Site, Nags Head, NC

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Outer Banks Pirate Festival

Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head, NC

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


August 8

Outer Banks Pirate Festival

Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head, NC

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


August 14

Soundside Summer Market

Soundside Event Site, Nags Head, NC

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


August 19

National Aviation Day

Dare County Regional Airport, Manteo, NC

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM


August 29

National Aviation Day

Dare County Regional Airport, Manteo, NC

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Sublime with Rome – Farewell Tour 2024

Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC

5:00 PM



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