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Outer Banks Nightlife

Nightlife on the Outer Banks

Here is the scoop on the nightlife along the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Many of our local restaurants stay open late during the summer months with live entertainment, events, and much more. The following restaurants are places you can enjoy after hours to grab a few drinks, and relax on your OBX vacation.

Corolla Nightlife

Corolla is full of history, fun in the sun, and fun... not in the sun. Among our beautiful Outer Banks Corolla rentals, there is plenty to do. If you are looking for something to do after the sun goes down, we have it right here. From a very modern style restaurant, Metropolis, to the laid back beach lifestyle environment, Uncle Ikes, there is something here for every night owl. 


Metropolis stands apart from other nightlife venues due to their abstract and creativity. New on the beach, they strive to make your night one you want to play on repeat. 

Uncle Ike's

Laid back, beach casual restaurant that comes alive at night. Uncle Ike lives by the motto "helping beach memories be more memorable... or forgotten". 

OBX Comedy Club - Corolla

Love to laugh?  Enjoy an evening being entertained by nationally touring comedians!  All of our guests can use the code "srg15" for $5 all tickets!

Duck Nightlife

Duck is a very family oriented town on the Outer Banks on North Carolina. Most of the shopping and dining is within biking distance to our vacation rentals. For the family member looking to grab an after hours drink, enjoy live music as you watch the sunset then check out these popular nightlife spots in Duck. 

Fishbones Raw Bar & Restaurant

Original tiki bar of Duck. Located in Scarborough Lane Shoppes. Serving Caribbean flare all day from their dishes to the after hours night life. 

Sunset Grill & Raw Bar

They like to think of themselves as Outer Banks Key West. From Jimmy Buffet's music playing, to the soundfront seating, to the delicious drinks pouring all night. 

Kitty Hawk Nightlife

Kitty Hawk has a wide variety of nightlife to choose from. If you are staying in one of our Kitty Hawk rentals, here is a list of places to go after-hours. From hanging with the locals at Art's place, to oceanfront drinks at Black Pelican's bar, to all the delicious cheese and wines from all over the world at Trio. 

Art's Place

This is where the locals go to grab a few drinks. You can see the beauty of the Atlantic from their top deck. Live music, cold drinks, outdoor seating, and located on the beach road.

Barefoot Bernie's

Serving up tropical inspirations from around the world, on and off the dishes. With live music inside at the bar, friendly staff, and delicious drinks you will be far from dissapointed. 

Black Pelican

Known for their food, they are also known for their prime location. Oceanfront bar, with great local live music. Serving steamers until late night.

Hurricane Mo's

New second story deck. Whether for happy hour, or after dinner drinks. Enjoy the views of the ocean, with your best company around town. 


Large indoor and outdoor seating. A wide menu of happy hour items, drinks, live music and Outer Banks vibes. Longboard's invites you to come hang ten with them.

Ocean Boulevard

Located on the beach road, you can listen to the waves in between rhythms of the live local music. With a great tapas and wine selection this is a more sophisticated night life.

Rundown Cafe

After traveling all over the world, Rundown brings all of those infusions straight to you.  Tsunami Bar is an indoor/outdoor bar with island flavored drinks and vibes.


Trio is a one of a kind bar experience. From their wine stations, to their wide selection of beers, everyone will find something they can enjoy. 

Kill Devil Hills Nightlife

Kill Devil Hills has a great mixture of everything including, restaurants, bars, shopping and more. If you are looking for the after-hours bar scene, there is plenty right in the heart of Kill Devil Hills. From a wind turbine brewing company, to playing corn hole while you dream of being pitted at the shack! Our vacation rental locations plus the Kill Devil Hills bike path on beach road, make biking and walking to most destinations possible. 

Bonzer Shack

Located just steps away from the ocean, this is a great place to hop off the beach, grab some lunch, cold drinks, and play corn hole. Live music, specials and more!

Chilli Peppers

Chilli Peppers is on the top places for live local music. Their outdoor patio with corn hole boards make for a great relaxed beach feeling. 


Located on the beach road, Goombays serves up tasty dishes throughout the day, and ice cold drinks and live music through the night. 

Jolly Roger

Located on the beach road. Jolly Roger is known for the karaoke nights. Where you can be a beach bum by day, and #1 on the charts by night. 

Mama Kwan's

Infamous for their fish tacos... and their Friday nights. DJ usually packs the house with great music, while bartenders are serving up ice cold drink specials. 

Outer Banks Brewing Station

The Brewing Station holds some of the best night life on the beach. From live performances, music and events, the Outer Banks brewing station always holds a good time.

Port O' Call

Port O' Call is known on the Outer Banks for getting some of the more well known bands on the beach. Located on beach road, this indoor bar will bring it all to you. 

OBX Comedy Club - Kill Devil Hills

Spend the evening laughing your face off and enjoying food and libations!  All of our guests can use the code "srg15" for $5 all tickets!

Nags Head Nightlife

Nags Head is a beautiful town with wide open beaches, tucked away from the center of it all. There are plenty of things to do right in the town of Nags Head, including the night life, dining, and shopping. Whether your looking for an outdoor bar on the ocean, or indoor dancing to the beats of the live music. The best part, our Outer Banks rentals are within biking distance. 

Fish Heads

Views that can't be beat. Located on the Nags Head Pier. You can sit and enjoy a drink while the sun goes down and even stay to enjoy more drinks after the sun has dissapeared.  


One of the main event/concert venues on the beach. Hosting bands like Tribal Seeds, SOJA and more. Always a great night when heading to Kelly's. Located on the bypass.

Lucky 12

Lucky 12 Tavern delivers live music, late night eats, and ice cold drinks on these hot Summer Outer Banks nights. Located on the beach, within biking distance. 


Accommodates large groups. Variety of indoor and outdoor seating. Their top deck delivers views of the ocean, while Mulligan's delivers drink to hit the spot. 

NY Pizza Pub

Serving family style Italian dining by day, live performances by night. Just about every night there is something going on at the Pizza Pub. DJs, Jonny Walker, bands and more!

Tortugas Lie

Known for their food and sand volleyball. Tortuga's puts on a show at night for the locals and visitors. Bartenders serving up some of the best mixes paired with the best beach vibes.