Outer Banks 2018 Holiday Events
by Lacey House
Hangin' With Santa & Kites With Lights
Friday, November 23
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Hangin' With Santa
Saturday, November 24
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Hangin' With Santa
4 p.m - 7 p.m. - Kites With Lights
Where: Jockey's Ridge Crossing
Stop by Jockey’s Ridge Crossing for a visit with Santa and kick off the holidays with Kitty Hawk Kites. Free event! Pictures with Santa, cocoa, cookies, a light show with Kites on Jockey's Ridge and more festivities! Click here for more information.
Duck Yuletide Celebration
Saturday, December 1
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Duck Town Park
A fun event for the family! There will be live holiday music, treats, and an elf scavenger hunt while you wait for the special guest to arrive: Santa Claus! He will make a special appearance as he trades in his sleigh for an unforgettable arrival on a Duck Fire Truck. The event will end with the lighting of the Town Crab Pot Tree. For more information, click here.
Winter Lights By Southern Bank
November 24-January 19
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo
Discover the magic of the season as you stroll along the garden paths of The Elizabethan Gardens. Take in the magic of the winter wonderland as you witness holiday décor, charming displays, and feel the glow of the illumination. For more information, click here.
New Year In The New World
3 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Where: Downtown Manteo
The town is closing the downtown streets so that everybody can gather for live music, family-friendly activities and an early ball drop for the kids. Local food vendors will be on site, and the downtown restaurants and bars will be open late. Topping it off is a full-on fireworks show, the largest in the state, choreographed to music. For more information, click here.