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 Starts12/29/2018 - 2:00pm
On December 29, 2018 visitors will pack their Oyster Shuckers and head to Ocracoke for the Oyster Roast, Shrimp Steam and Seafood Stew Fundraiser. This annual event is a favorite of both locals and visitors making Ocracoke a getaway destination between Christmas and New Year’s.
Event Starts03/17/2019 - 3:00pm
4th Annual St. Patricks Day Parade on Ocracoke Island Sponsored by Ocracoke Bar and Grill
Event Starts04/20/2019 - 10:00am
2nd Annual Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival will be held on Saturday, April 20th, in the Ocracoke School gymnasium. Decoys on display, presentations on the art of carving, raffles and food.
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.
Enjoy a weekend of Music, Dance, Traditional Food, Workshops, Tournaments and Games.
Start your Thanksgiving with fun and fitness. It’s the 4th Annual, Unofficial 5K Turkey Trot Thursday, November 22nd at 8am! Presented by Angie's Gym and 1718 Brewing on Ocracoke.