We’re very proud of Ocracoke’s section of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It’s one of the most pristine sections of coast on the entire Outer Banks. To help you plan a special trip, we’ve highlighted Ocracoke Island’s Cape Hatteras National Seashore Programs.
Beachcombing is a way of life on Ocracoke, and shelling, beach driving, and shore fishing are a fun part of every Ocracoke vacation. You can easily access the beach just outside of Ocracoke Village.
Get Creative! Bring your creative spirit to a pastel painting class on Ocracoke Island. Create your own unique work of art and bring a piece of Ocracoke home with you.
Event Starts10/25/2018 - 5:00pm
Chart your course to Ocracoke Island for the Annual Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree. Experience life on Ocracoke during the time of Blackbeard the Pirate.
Event Starts07/03/2019 - 6:00pm
Ocracoke Island welcomes you to our three-day Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd, 4th and 5th. Enjoy a variety of events offering a fun time for all ages.
Independence Day 2018 on Ocracoke Island spanned three fun-filled days featuring activities for all ages. We invite you to join us for this popular week in 2019!
Enjoy Folk Music on Ocracoke Island. In 2018, the Ocrafolk Festival celebrated 19 years of Music, Storytelling, Fine Art, Crafts and Dance. Read our recap of this special Ocracoke Island Festival.
On a sunny spring day on Ocracoke Island a crowd gathered at the Lifeguard Beach to cheer on twelve sea turtles that were released and returned to the ocean.