Events for Your Outer Banks Vacation

Dare County has a wide variety of events and activities for the whole family to participate in during your Outer Banks vacation. Here are some of the upcoming events you can attend during your stay.


Nights in Rodanthe

During your Outer Banks vacation, you can visit Chicamacomico in Rodanthe to get behind-the-scenes information on the popular movie, Nights in Rodanthe. Nights in Rodanthe is the film adaption of Nicholas Sparks' novel, and it was released in 2008. The movie is a romantic drama. The majority of the exterior scenes that are shown in the movie were filmed in Rodanthe. Linda Molloy, who is the Site Operations Manager at Chicamacomico, played Jill Torrelson in the movie. She will be autographing books and the DVD of the movie. The house that was featured in the movie, which is named Serendipity, is now near Chicamacomico. You do not want to miss this special opportunity for behind the scenes activities. This event is for all members. It is a great activity to participate in on your Outer Banks vacations. Click here for information:

Scarborough Faire

Scarborough Faire has started its third season of Faire Days. Faire Days are held every Wednesday from May 29 to Aug. 28. The event features activities for all ages. This year's activities and entertainment include a scavenger hunt, artistic painting by Mike Hart of Beach Gallery, author book signings by 2 different guests at the Island Bookstore, live outdoor music concerts, and the opportunity to make your own jewelry at Ocean Annie's. There is food, art, entertainment, and more at Faire Days, which are held in Duck. You do not want to miss Faire Days during your Outer Banks vacations. Click here for more information:

The North Carolina Aquariums

The North Carolina Aquariums always have exciting events for you to join. One event is the Wetlands Walk. You can learn about the marsh ecosystem in addition to the sound, tides, and estuaries. An aquarium instructor will teach you at this event, which is in Oregon Inlet. The event is $15 per person. If you are a NC Aquarium member, the price is $13.50. This event is for ages 8 and above, and those who are under the age of 12 need to be with a paying adult. This is a great educational event to attend during your Outer Banks vacation. You must pre-register for this event. Visit the following website for more information:

Elizabethan Gardens

Elizabethan Gardens

Another great opportunity you have during your Outer Banks vacation is to go to Tea with the Queen events at the Elizabethan Gardens in Roanoke Island. While in The Elizabethan Gardens, you can enjoy desserts and tea. You also have admission to see The Elizabeth Gardens. The tickets for the event for adults are $22, while the tickets for youth ages 7 to 18 are $11. It is a great opportunity to enjoy a relaxing event during your Outer Banks vacations. Click here for more information:

Yoga on the Green

Yoga on the Green is another relaxing event to attend during your Outer Banks vacation. This class is a basic yoga class, and it is for adults. The event will take place at the Duck Town Green. Participants should bring a pilates or yoga mat or a beach towel as well as water. Click here for more information on this relaxing class to take during your Outer Banks vacations:

We hope you enjoy the exciting activities that are held throughout the year on the Outer Banks. For more information on events to attend during your Outer Banks vacation, call Elan Vacations at 252-491-8787 or visit our events page.

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