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 Starts04/27/2019 - 8:00am
Join the fun for the 8th Annual Ocracoke Island 10K/5K 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!
Event Starts05/10/2019 - 11:00am
77th Annual British Cemetery Ceremony and reception commemorates the sinking of the H.M.T. Bedfordshire off the coast in 1942.
Event Starts05/25/2019 - 5:00pm
The Firemen’s Ball is a popular Memorial Day weekend fundraiser for the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department. Enjoy a spectacular pig pickin’, auction and dance to live music. Start the summer season with a Memorial Day Weekend stay on Ocracoke Island.
There are many great events this coming Easter weekend. Check out these fun filled activities.
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.