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08/05/2021 - 10:00am to 08/07/2021 - 5:00pm
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Festivals

Celebrate Fig Traditions and History on Ocracoke Island

The 8th annual Ocracoke Fig Festival will take place at the Berkley Barn and on the grounds of the Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum. The three-day festival, which is sponsored by the Ocracoke Preservation Society, features live music, storytelling, children's activities and crafts and talks by local fig experts.
2021 Ocracoke Fig Festival

Fig Related Items for Sale

Vendors will be offering fig preserves, fig cakes, fig trees, local cookbooks and other fig-tastic items. 

2021 Ocracoke Fig Festival 

The Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty with special guest chef and TV personality Vivian Howard. Vivian, star of the PBS shows, “A Chef's Life” and “Somewhere South,” will be the festival’s special guest at the Savory Side of Figs Dinner on Thursday evening (Aug. 5). This popular event will feature savory fig dishes from local chefs and restaurants, as well as Howard. Tickets for the dinner will be available through the OPS Museum gift shop beginning July 1st.

2021 Ocracoke Fig Festival

Join the Fig Cake Bake-Off

All are welcome to submit a cake in one or both of the Fig Cake Bake-Off categories on Saturday afternoon:  Traditional or Innovative.

Figs around the Village

During the week of the Fig Festival, island restaurants will offer fig-infused menu items, both savory and sweet. Local shops will stock this year’s selection of fig preserves, so you can take some Ocracoke sweetness home with you.

Mark your calendars for August 5-7

For vacation rental information please visit Ocracoke Island Realty or call our office at (866) 806-0782.

For the latest updates and highlights on the festival be sure to visit the Ocracoke Fig Festival Facebook page!