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06/06/2022 to 08/19/2022
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Event: Kitty Hawk Kites Sunset Festival sponsored by Seaside Vacations

Date: June 6, 2022 - August 19, 2022

Location: Jockey's Ridge Crossing (3933 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC)

Event: This awesome free festival occurs nightly during the summer where the sunsets are always beautiful and always free! While you’re there, visit the different shops and pick up a souvenir to take home or check out the daily theme for various fun activities:

  • Mermaid Mondays: Meet & greet a mermaid and shop mermaid merchandise!
  • Kite Lessons Tuesdays: Learn to fly stunt kites, dual kites, or your own kite! You can even build your own kite.
  • Ukulele Wednesdays: Learn to play a Kala Brand Ukulele and get a coupon after your lesson so you can buy your own!
  • Fire Spinning Thursdays: Experience the real magic of music through fire spinning! A radio DJ will keep the music going throughout the performance.
  • Family Game Night Fridays: Enjoy some family-friendly competition with outdoor games and activities! While you're there, shop for some fun souvenirs and gifts!

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The Shops at Jockey's Ridge Crossing

Jeremy’s Sand & Sea

Shop beautiful handmade beach treasures and crafts to take home a special piece of the beach.

Silver Line Jewelry, Art, and Unique Finds

Shop locally made unique jewelry and other beautiful collectibles. Help save our oceans by shopping eco-friendly merchandise!

OBX Old Time Photos

Take a step back in time and have fun with the family dressing up in old fashion styles to take a unique family portrait!

Life on a Sandbar & Hair Wraps

Add a statement to your beach style with a hair wrap or cornrows from experienced designers, shop fun beach jewelry for all ages, and more!

Jockey’s Ridge Creamery

Cool down with the BEST ice cream on the beach! Choose from over 20(+) flavors to create your own tasty treat!

The Fudgery

Enjoy watching Papa Fudge create old-fashioned (and DELICIOUS) fudge you won’t be able to put down! It’s not only the best fudge in the Outer Banks, it’s quite entertaining watching the magic of crafting delicious candy and fudge to come life!

Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

If you are an adventure enthusiast or love everything outdoors, this will be your new favorite store on the island! Shop a variety of name brand surfboards and accessories, outdoor clothing and accessories, and more!

Kitty Hawk Kites

This is a top Outer Banks favorite for visitors year after year! Shop a HUGE kite selection, unique and interactive toys and games, Outer Banks merchandise and souvenirs, brand name products, beach accessories, and apparel! This is truly a one-stop-shop for all your beach needs!