5 Oct 2022
TEMPERATURES ARE IDEAL FOR EXPLORING THE ISLAND
It's the perfect time to enjoy quiet walks on Ocracoke's beaches. Discover miles of natural beauty for as far as you can see. Check out the Ocracoke Lighthouse, Springer's Point Preserve, Hammock Hills Nature Trail, and the Ocracoke Ponies. Evenings are perfect for time spent on the porch, taking in a spectacular sunset, and experiencing amazing stargazing. Are you ready to trade colder temperatures for milder weather on Ocracoke?
Explore Ocracoke's picturesque village
Take a stroll around Silver Lake Harbor. Experience small-town charm and plenty of Ocracoke history just waiting to be discovered. Shop small for the holidays. Visit Ocracoke's unique shops and galleries.
PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR GREAT OFF-SEASON EVENTS
Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree – October 28-29. This annual event focuses on history, pirates, colonial life, and family fun. Stroll the authentic colonial village, join the pirate parade, and watch sword fighting demonstrations. View the arrival of “The Adventure” and “Meka II” in Silver Lake Harbor with cannons firing and the three-ship “Battle of Ocracoke.” Music, vendors, history talks, and children’s events await you.
8th Annual 5K Turkey Trot – November 24th. Join the Turkey Trot, a fun, family friendly, healthy way to kick off your Thanksgiving morning! All participants will receive a t-shirt and a medal. The race starts at 8:00am at 1718 Brewing. Run, walk or stroll through Ocracoke Village. Sign up here.
Native Seafood Oyster Tasting – November 25th. Featuring eastern North Carolina oysters. $10 entry includes a cup of clam chowder. Oysters will be individually priced and steamed shrimp will also be available. For details visit.
Ocracoke Holiday Boat Parade - November 25th. The Ocracoke Holiday Parade of Boats in Silver Lake Harbor is an annual kick-off to the Holiday Season! Boats small and large are welcome! Ocracoke watermen, kayakers, sailors.... if it floats, it can join the parade! Spectators can view the parade from anywhere around the harbor.
Festival Latino de Ocracoke – Dec 2-3. This annual event features music, ballet folklorico dances, incredible food, games, and more. Produced by the Ocracoke Island non-profit, Ocracoke Alive, in partnership with Ocracoke’s vibrant Latino community. Proceeds from the festival benefit programming in the island community.
Ocracoke Preservation Society Wassail Party and Tree Lighting - Dec 6th. Join the Ocracoke Preservation Society in toasting the holiday season with a warm cup of wassail. The event includes the lighting of the OPS Christmas tree and the drawing for the winner of the 2022 fundraising quilt made by the Ocracoke Needle and Thread Club.
OCRACOKE RENTALS TO STAY IN THIS OFF-SEASON
Dockside Sunset is new to the rental program! This wonderful waterfront home offers amazing views of the Pamlico Sound. Enjoy a front row seat to spectacular Ocracoke sunsets. We invite you to experience this charming home with a modern kitchen for your cooking and entertaining pleasure. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths.
Flyway offers amazing long-distance marsh views in a very private location. Enjoy Ocracoke’s fall season on the decks or screened porch. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths.
Flip Flops is a popular pet-friendly getaway located in Oyster Creek. Enjoy distant Pamlico Sound and canal views from the rooftop deck. Relax on the various decks or one of 3 screened porches. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths.
DON'T MISS THE OFF-SEASON ON OCRACOKE, BOOK YOUR STAY TODAY!
Rates on vacation rental homes are much more affordable compared to summer rates. You will find a great selection of homes available. Additional savings are now available. You can save up to 10% off new reservations for 4 nights or more in 2022. This offer is available on most of our homes and includes holidays, festivals, and special event dates. Valid for stays through check-in January 1, 2023. Don't miss the off-season on Ocracoke. Book your stay today! Select a home on our Specials Page and save! Need assistance with planning your fall or off-season getaway? Please give us a call at 855-439-9542.We look forward to your visit!
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