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Spring on Ocracoke Island

We are excited about the arrival of Spring. There will be plenty of activities going on!

Everyone knows that Ocracoke Island is an amazing and unique place to visit during the summer. 

Spring on Ocracoke offers mild weather and even quieter beautiful beaches. 

Why not plan an escape to Ocracoke Island this Spring and enjoy our attractive off season rates?  Now is the perfect time to reserve your stay.

Update:  3rd Annual Ocracoke St. Patrick's Day Parade

2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 17, 11AM - 3 PM

Join the 3rd Annual Ocracoke Bar and Grille St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Cash Prizes!  Pre-Game at 1718 Brewing at 11am.  Parade kicks off at 1:30 and ends at the Ocracoke Bar and Grille.  Plan your float and group entries! No registration sign-up or fee required.

 Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival

 1st Annual Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival

 April 21, 9AM – 6PM

The First Annual Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival will be held at the Ocracoke School. Islander Dave O'Neal, the owner of the Down Point Decoy Gallery will be this year's featured carver. There will be decoy displays, carving presentations, raffles and food. Presented by the Ocracoke Island Decoy Carvers Guild. 

Portsmouth Island Homecoming

Portsmouth Island Homecoming

April 21, 10AM 

Meet descendants of Portsmouth Island and hear their stories. Several homes will be open to visit. The Post Office will be open for a one-day stamp cancellation. Hymn singing will take place in the church. There will be a potluck meal and boat transportation is available from Ocracoke.  For more information please visit Friends of Portsmouth Island. 

Ocracoke Island's 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Family Fun Run

2018 Ocracoke 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Family Fun Run

April 28-29

Come join us for Ocracoke's Run Fest Weekend featuring a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and 1 Mile Family Fun Run. Routes will pass by Silver Lake Harbor, the Ocracoke Lighthouse and down historic streets. Gaffer's Sports Pub will host a post run party.  For more information and registration please visit the Ocracoke Island Run Fest Weekend website

British Cemetery Ceremony

2018 British Cemetery Ceremony

May 11  

The 76th British Cemetery Ceremony and reception commemorates the sinking of the H.M.T. Bedfordshire off the coast in 1942. Four British sailors are buried in the British Cemetery on Ocracoke. Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, British Royal Navy, Canadian Royal Navy and Ocracoke High School students participate in the annual ceremony. 

Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen's Ball

2018 Ocracoke Firemen's Ball

May 26

The 13th Annual Firemen's Ball is the highlight of Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy a pig-pickin' BBQ. Join the silent and live auctions. Music and dancing goes late into the night with some of the island's favorite bands. 

Ocrafolk Festival

2018 Ocrafolk Festival

June 1-3

Enjoy a weekend of great music, storytelling, artists, crafts, family friendly events, an auction, square dance and more in the heart of Ocracoke Village. For more information please visit ocracokealive.org

Ready to book your fun-filled spring week on Ocracoke? We're ready to help! Call our office at (866) 806-0782 or browse and book online from our selection of Ocracoke Island rentals!