The Outer Banks is full of beautiful neighborhoods that make up the community that brings you incredible events year after year. If you’re on the beach this Memorial Day Weekend looking for some fun in the sun or a break from the beach, check out the many activities happening up and down the coast. From the northern beaches of Corolla to Hatteras Island, there is endless fun for the whole family.
OPENING NIGHT OF THE LOST COLONY
7:45pm, 1409 National Park Drive
This year marks the 81st season of America’s longest running outdoor drama! Experience one of the Outer Banks’ finest treasures and learn about what happened to the first English colony to inhabit America as they mysteriously disappeared off of Roanoke Island. Tickets for adults start at $20 and kids under age 5 are free! For more information and ticket purchases, visit the Lost Colony website.
MEMORIAL DAY BEACH BLAST
12pm-5pm, Historic Corolla Park
Gather up the whole family and head over to the Historic Corolla Park for this free, fun-filled day of great beach music and celebration! Performances will be put on by Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band and Aquarium Big Band. This free event will run from 12pm-5pm on the beautiful park grounds. Food and beer vendors will be on site. Bring your beach chairs, relax and enjoy! Beer, food and drinks will all be available for purchase on-site.
7TH ANNUAL SHORE BREAK 5K & TIDE POOL FUN RUN
8am, Koru Village Beach Klub in Avon
Run through Kinnakeet Shores on gorgeous Cape Hatteras, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The race terrain will keep you entertained the entire 3.1 miles along paved roads winding through beautiful Kinnakeet Shores, wooden bridges, boardwalks, beach walkways, and a quick dash over the dunes to the finish. The race culminates with an unbelievable view of the Atlantic Ocean and a post race party with pancake breakfast and Carolina Brewery beers for runners over 21 years of age. Run, jog or walk, all are welcome! Come celebrate Cape Hatteras and give back to a great community! All proceeds from this event will go toward the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund. The 7th annual Shore Break 5K will be held at 8am and the Tide Pool Fun Run on the beach will immediately follow the 5K at 9am.
Don’t miss out on the endless possibilities to keep you entertained and kick off a perfect start to your 2018 summer! If you find yourself, like so many others, wanting to come back to the Outer Banks with your very own vacation home, let the experts at Eillu guide you through your purchase.