Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree

Berkley Barn 58 Water Plant Rd, Ocracoke, NC

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

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 Island Waterfowl Festival

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 […]

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 Fig Festival

Berkley Barn 58 Water Plant Rd, Ocracoke, NC

Learn about Ocracoke’s fig history and culture while enjoying old-fashioned crafts and games. Local vendors provide fresh figs, fig preserves, local cookbooks, fig-smoked BBQ, and other fig-tastic items. Everyone is […]

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.