The Outer Banks is an awesome place to spend time during the spring. With the weather changing for the better, many experienced buyers choose to visit before the summer season. While many businesses reopen during this time of the year, the area remains extremely tranquil.
Spring is an excellent time to purchase real estate in the Outer Banks. It is just in time to close on your vacation rental home purchase, and start earning income right away. The pace is slower than the summer season, giving you time to explore the area. Since inventory is down compared to last year; get a head start on your search to allow you to find the best deal.
There are also a variety of awesome events that take place during this time of the year. Discussed below are few annual spring events that are sure to be a hit in 2016!
Outer Banks Taste of the Beach March 17-20
The Outer Banks Taste of The Beach Weekend is an annual event that has been growing in popularity year after year and 2016 promises to be better than ever! Don’t miss out on 4 straight days of food, drink, and fun. This is a fantastic way to sample the fare of many fine restaurants, ranging from fancy to casual, on the Outer Banks in one fun-filled, food-centric weekend. This fun food festival event features: wine tastings, cooking classes, special multi-course menu presentations, brewery tours, tapas crawls, cook-offs, showdowns and even progressive dinners. In fact, you can taste your way from one end of the beach to the other. There are over 50 events held at 40 different venues. Come see for yourself why Taste of the Beach has taken the area by storm year after year!
Fly Into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza March 25-26
There’s no better place to welcome the spring season than with the events taking place at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head! The Fly Into Spring event is held at Jockey’s Ridge State Park (across from the store location) and will feature 30 – 100 foot kites soaring high in the Outer Banks sky. It is a sight to behold! Bring the kids or the grandchildren; the Easter Eggstravaganza is a great children’s event where the children can have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs on Jockey’s Ridge.
Flying Pirate Half Marathon & First Flight 5K April 16-17
Don’t miss out on this awesome pirate themed running event. Where else would you expect to see a bunch of pirates running amok? Event participants will enjoy a grand tour of the northern Outer Banks and its beautiful sites. Beginning on The Woods Road in Kitty Hawk, runners will make their way into Nags Head along the Albemarle Sound, around the Wright Brothers National Memorial, and through Nags Head Woods Maritime Forest. What a great way to experience the lovely Outer Banks scenery. Celebrate after the race at the Pirate Jamboree in Nags Head.
Outer Banks Bike Week April 16-24
For those who love to spend time on their bike or those Outer Banks vacationers simply looking to have a great time, Outer Banks Bike Week has you covered! Enjoy a full week of guided tours, bike shows, live music, outdoor concerts, and so much more! The event is in its 14th year and seems to offer those who attend something new each and every year. Come see what’s new at Outer Banks Bike week in 2016!
OBX Brewfest May 30 – June 5
The Outer Banks’ beer fest was so popular, the single day event has expanded to a week-long festival. It is sure to be a good time for all who attend! Come taste beers from breweries all over the country while listening to live music. In addition to the over 40 breweries that will have their various offerings on tap, there will be food pairings, fun lawn games, Craft Brewer Retreat, Tap Takeovers, Beer Dinners, Tasting Events, a Film Festival, an Art Show, a Beach Party/Can Swap, Brewvana: a beer-meets-yoga experience, and much more throughout the entire week!
Outer Banks spring events are a great excuse to visit this beautiful area during this time of the year. Visit our beautiful beaches and enjoy the relaxation that they bring to all who visit! While you are here, visit Eillu to check out the 2nd homes, vacation homes or year round residences for sale. Make your Outer Banks dreams come true this spring.