Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree

Berkley Barn 58 Water Plant Rd, Ocracoke, NC, United States

Come celebrate Ocracoke’s unique pirate history with a weekend of swashbuckling fun. The Jamboree features an historically-accurate pirate encampment and a reenactment of the infamous pirate Blackbeard’s last battle. Interactive living […]

Holiday Gift Market

Berkley Barn 58 Water Plant Rd, Ocracoke, NC, United States

Do your local holiday shopping and support Ocracoke Island’s local businesses, bring the kids out for some holiday gift-making, or spend an afternoon with friends sampling products from local shops.

Festival Latino de Ocracoke

The Festival Latino de Ocracoke is a day to honor vibrant Latino traditions and celebrate the unity of all who are part of this great community. Through delicious authentic food, traditional […]

Ocracoke Light Station 200th Anniversary

On Thursday, May 18, from 1-2 p.m., the public is invited to the Ocracoke Light Station for a special 200th anniversary event. The event will feature several speeches, activities, a […]

Ocracoke Seafood Festival Health Center Benefit

Berkley Barn 58 Water Plant Rd, Ocracoke, NC, United States

Join us for Ocracoke's Seafood Festival benefiting the Ocracoke Health Center. With seafood, awesome music, a live and silent auction, and all of the island fun, you won't want to […]

Ocracoke Island Wide Yard Sale

Sell, buy, browse—or do all three—at the Ocracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale. This event takes place throughout the entire village. Maps will be provided closer to the event with the locations […]

Ocracoke Working Waterman’s Festival

Celebrate this Ocracoke Heritage Event with its rich history and continuing tradition of working on the water in Ocracoke. Since the first inhabitants of the island, Ocracokers have made their […]

Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree

Come celebrate Ocracoke’s unique pirate history with a weekend of swashbuckling fun. The Jamboree features an historically-accurate pirate encampment and a reenactment of the infamous pirate Blackbeard’s last battle. Interactive […]

Festival Latino de Ocracoke

Festival Latino de Ocracoke Celebrates Unique Community on Remote North Carolina Island. November 3-4, 2023. 6th Annual Ocracoke Island Event features Latino Music, Dance, Food, Games, & Community on Ocracoke […]

Turkey Trot

The annual 5K Turkey Trot on Ocracoke Island takes place Thanksgiving morning. Get together with family, friends, and fellow runners, burn some calories, and have fun before the Thanksgiving feast!

Parade of Boats

Ring in the holidays island-style with this seasonal boat parade that takes place on Silver Lake Harbor.

Holiday Gift Market

Do your local holiday shopping and support Ocracoke Island’s local businesses, bring the kids out for some holiday gift-making, or spend an afternoon with friends sampling products from local shops.

Ocracoke Preservation Society Art Auction

Ocracoke Community Center 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy, Ocracoke, NC, United States

The OPS annual art auction will take place on March 30. The event features submissions from amateur artists from Ocracoke and across the country and is one of our top […]

Free

Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival

ocracoke school gym 120 School house rd, Ocracoke, NC, United States

Presented by the non-profit Ocracoke Island Decoy Carvers Guild, this annual event draws decoy carvers and collectors in celebration of a time-honored art.The featured waterfowl species will be the Pintail […]

Scallywag 5k/10k and 1/2 Marathon

Join us for a Runfest that includes a half marathon, 5K and 10K races, and a one-mile family fun run. The races take place in village through historic roads, by […]

Portsmouth Island Homecoming

Every other year, the Friends of Portsmouth Island, in cooperation with Cape Lookout National Seashore, sponsor an old-fashioned homecoming in Portsmouth Village. In addition to the homecoming service, the village is open […]

Free

British Cemetery Ceremony and Reception

This ceremony and reception commemorate the sinking of the H.M.T. Bedfordshire off the coast of Ocracoke Island in 1942. Four sailors from the Bedfordshire are buried on the island in […]

Ocrafolk Festival

Presented by Ocracoke Alive, this three-day festival celebrates music, storytelling, and artisans from the North Carolina coastal region and beyond. Wander the festival grounds for delicious food from local restaurants […]

Ocracoke Island Independence Day Celebration

The Fireworks show will be held on July 2! More details on the Independence Day festivities to come. Independence Day activities are sponsored by the Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board, Hyde […]

Ocracoke Fig Festival

Berkley Barn 58 Water Plant Rd, Ocracoke, NC, United States

The Ocracoke Fig Festival offers something for everyone. The festival celebrates the island’s sweetest traditions, Ocracoke figs, fig preserves, fig cakes, and fig trees! This family-friendly event includes exhibits, demonstrations, […]

Free