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 Starts08/17/2018 - 6:00pm
Ocracoke’s history of a passion for figs is celebrated annually at the Ocracoke Fig Festival, taking place this year on August 17th and 18th.
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.
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.