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.
Ocracoke Island has the best fishing on the Outer Banks. Miles of undeveloped shoreline allow for endless surf fishing options and the nearby Gulf Steam has world-renowned offshore charter fishing.
Event Starts12/30/2017 - 2:00pm
On December 30th, pack your Oyster Shucker 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 Starts04/28/2018 - 8:00am
Experience a Run Fest Weekend and have a great vacation at the same time. Participate in the Jolly Roger 5k, Queen Anne's Revenge 10k or Half Marathon! Cheer the runners on! We hope to see you in April on Ocracoke Island.
Event Starts05/11/2018 - 11:00am
The annual British Cemetery Ceremony remembers the sinking by German U-boats, of the HMT Bedfordshire, a British trawler, off the coast on May 11, 1942. The 2017 ceremony marks the 75th anniversary of the four British World War II soldiers buried in the small plot of British land along British Cemetery Road on Ocracoke Island.
Celebrate Thanksgiving on Ocracoke Island. We invite you to experience a variety of activities during Thanksgiving week.
This weekend, Ocracoke Island hosted the 3rd Annual Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree
This past weekend, the island celebrated their long history and passion for figs by hosting the 4th Annual Ocracoke Fig Festival.