Taste of The Beach 2021

March 29, 2021

The Outer Banks Restaurant Association is putting on yet another annual Taste of the Beach. Beat the rush of the summer crowd to your favorite locales for this delicious event.

We’ve featured a few events that, as of the time of this posting, still have tickets! Events listed chronologically.

Visit Taste of the Beach’s website for a complete list of events. Descriptions come from event’s description on TOB’s website.

OBX Chowder Cookoff & Crawl

April 16 @ 11 am – April 17 @ 9 pm
Various locations based on package

Package options are broken down into groups of 5: Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head/Manteo, and “Diehard”. All are served in 6 oz. cups.

Kitty Hawk ($20)

Kill Devil Hills ($20)

Nags Head/Manteo ($20)

Diehard ($50)

  • All of the above! A total of 15 chowders for the ultimate diehard.

Virtual Brewery Tour Happy Hour

April 16 @ 4 pm – 5 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station
600 South Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills
$20

“Come on to the Outer Banks Brewing Station and take a virtual guided tour with Co-Owner & Head Janitor, Eric Reece, of our small brewery. Eric will entertain you through this video tour and you will learn the ins and outs of the brewing process and the inner workings of our unique brewery on a sand bar. Your tour will include a tasting flight paired with happy hour treats prepared by our Head Chef Tony Duman. Must be 21 and up to participate in this event. This event starts promptly at 4pm.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support!

Black Pelican Tastes Italian

Friday April 16 @ 5 pm – 9 pm &
Saturday April 17 @ 5 pm – 9 pm

Black Pelican Seafood Co
3848 North Virginia Dare Trail
Kitty Hawk
$60 – $72

“Join us at the Black Pelican as we taste Italian!  Enjoy the original Black Pelican flare you’ve come to know and love with the taste of Italy in a four course meal, with options of your choosing.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support!

Beer Yoga

April 17 @ 9 am – 10 am, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Outer Banks Brewing Station
600 South Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills
$25

“Treat yourself to a unique morning yoga session with a tasty brew. No yoga experience necessary, just an open mind and a love of beer! The session includes an hour of yoga with a 16 0z. glass of cold draft beer of your choice, to stay hydrated of course.

We ask that you bring your own yoga mat and towel (sanitized yoga mats can be provided upon request).

Please show up 15 minutes early to get situated. Class will be held inside, WEATHER PERMITTING it will be outside in the beer garden.

Class size will double if held outdoors so please keep checking in if tickets are sold out.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support!

Wine and Brine OBX Oyster Tour

April 17 @ 9 am – 12 pm
North Carolina Coastal Federation
637 Harbor Road
Wanchese
$60

“Chef and oyster expert Dan Lewis (formerly of Coastal Provisions Oyster Bar) again invites you to learn about and enjoy oysters first hand with the help of coastal experts, oyster farmers, and a favorite local wine bar. The tour starts at the Wanchese office of the NC Coastal Federation to learn oyster basics and their beneficial impacts on the environment, at their demonstration oyster lease.

Then you will drive over to Oregon Inlet Fishing Center and go out on a real oyster farm, Savage Inlet Oysters, with growers Bobby and Stephanie Smith. Next the tour will end at Trio in Kitty Hawk for a tasting of NC Oysters from Chef Lewis of Wine & Brine OBX. Beverages will also be available for purchase at Trio, including perfect oyster pairings of wine and beer.

Dress appropriately for the weather, and with comfortable footwear for the boat.

Portion of proceeds to support the NC Coastal Federation oyster reef restoration efforts.

There are four time slots available with 6 spots for each time. Be sure to choose the proper time when purchasing tickets. Tour will take approximately three hours.”

Vintage Beer Lunch

April 17 @ 12 pm – 1:30 pm
TRiO
3708 North Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk
$37.50

“When TRiO opened in 2011 we began to cultivate a cellar of unforgettable beers that would age just as well as fine wines. After years of cellaring we have decided to break out a handful of our favorite aged brews to the public.  We invite those who have a passion for tasting and learning to join us for a lunch focusing on beers that will delight the senses. Lunch will be composed of an assortment of vintage beers, one of our delicious paninis and chips. Come join the fun and experience why TRIO Restaurant & Market is your neighborhood leader in all things beer, wine and cheese! Cheers!

This event starts promptly at 12:00 pm.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support!

Duck, Bourbon and Beer 5 Course Dinner

April 17 @ 6 pm – 9 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station
600 South Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills
$45

“Join us at the Outer Banks Brewing Station and enjoy a five course duck dinner hosted by Maple Leaf Farms, paired with our house beer and select bourbons.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support!

Wine Spectator’s #1 Wines of the Year ” Tasting with Chef’s Menu”

April 17 @ 6 pm – 8 pm
TRiO
3708 North Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk
$150

“We have patiently been cellaring some of the wines voted #1 on Wine Spectator’s annual Top 100 List. These wines are extremely difficult to find once the honor is announced. For this event we will be pouring 2oz. tastes of Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta ’05 (#1 2008-Retail $175), Duckhorn Three Palms Merlot ’14 (#1 2017-Retail 250), and Peter Michael Au Paradis Cabernet ’12 (#1 2015-Retail $350).

A Chef’s Menu will also be served. Throughout the event Haslinger Champagne, Jarvis Napa Cabernet Frank ’13 (Retail $175) and Jarvis Napa Chardonnay ’15 (Retail $80) will be served as well.

Space is EXTREMELY limited so don’t delay.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support!

Jazz Brunch and Bottomless Mimosa

April 18, 2 Seatings. 11 am – 12:30 pm & 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station
600 South Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills
$30

“Join us at the Outer Banks Brewing Station for one of the only Jazz Brunch’s on the Beach! While you listen to live Jazz music, choose a dish from our brunch menu and pair it with bottomless fresh squeezed mimosas made with Spanish Cava.

Be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders and servers! Tax and Gratuity are NOT INCLUDED. Thank you for your support! There are TWO seating times for this event. Be sure you attend the time you purchased.

If you’d like to enjoy Taste of The Beach 2021, Southern Shores Realty still has some availability for this weekend.

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