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 Starts03/17/2019 - 3:00pm
4th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Ocracoke Island Sponsored by Ocracoke Bar and Grill
Event Starts04/20/2019 - 8:00am
2nd Annual Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival will be held on Saturday April 20th. Decoys displays, presentations on the art of carving, raffles and food.
Event Starts04/27/2019 - 8:00am
Join the fun for the 8th Annual Ocracoke Island 10K/5K and 1 mile Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 27th. The annual race will include the 3rd Annual Half Marathon on Sunday, April 28th. Join the 2nd Annual Lt. Maynard’s Challenge, run both days!
Celebrating the Holidays by Spreading Christmas Cheer
A Spring Break on Ocracoke Island is the perfect getaway after a long winter spent dreaming about the beach.
300th Anniversary of the Battle at Ocracoke - Remembering Lt. Maynard. The Royal Navy, under the command of 1st Lt. Robert Maynard, defeated the pirate Blackbeard in the waters off Ocracoke Island.