Roanoke Island Festival Park
Roanoke Island Festival Park is located in Manteo about 5 miles from Nags Head. This 25 acre historic site has various venues to learn about history and the arts. A great family attraction with something for everyone of all ages. Elizabeth II – board and explore this 16th century representative ship American Indian Town – homes, agricultural areas & work shelters line the paths Settlement Site – see what daily life was like for soldiers and sailors in the 16th century Roanoke Adventure Museum – discover 400 years of the region’s history Roanoke Maritime Museum – learn about the craft & history of boat making Roanoke Island Marshes Lighthouse – renovated & reopened in 2004 Performance Series – year round dance, music, drama, opera and children’s shows Nature – stroll along the boardwalk that lines the 25 acre island and view nature at its best Fossil Pit – kids will enjoy digging through the fossil pit for shark teeth and small fossils The park is open March 1 – December 31 from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Admission prices are $10 or adults and $7 for children (5 & under are free). Admission to the Park includes climbing aboard the Elizabeth II sailing ship; living the life of a 16th century settler in the Settlement Site; Exploring 400 years of Outer Banks history in the Roanoke Adventure Museum; Discovering the American Indian Town; viewing the Legend of Two Path film and more. Click Here for a calendar of events. You won’t want to miss this during your Outer Banks vacation.