Island-Wide Yard Sale
Sell, buy, browse—or do all three—at the Ocracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale.
** Specific date of event has not yet been determined. Please stay tuned ** Presented by Ocracoke’s own community-supported radio station WOVV 90.1 FM, the Annual WOVV Women’s Arm-Wrestling Tournament never disappoints. This double-elimination tournament is as much about the spectacle of costumes and wrestling personas as it is about strength. The ladies always impress […]
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 and an amazing selection of fine arts and crafts.
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 welcome to submit a cake to the Fig Cake Bake-Off. A panel of judges chooses the winners with free samples for everyone after the contest.
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 Ocracoke Harbor, and by the second oldest lighthouse in the nation. Each participant receives a t-shirt and a finisher medal. The top three male and […]
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!
Sponsored by Ocracoke Alive, the Festival Latino de Ocracoke celebrates traditional Mexican foods, games, arts, and dance.
Presented by the Friends of Portsmouth Island, the Portsmouth Island Homecoming is a great way to see the uninhabited Island. Bring your special covered dish to the picnic on the grounds and enjoy meeting old and new friends. This Homecoming will be a great opportunity to see for yourself what the National Park Service, Cape […]
Find treasures of all kinds at more than two dozen island homes and businesses throughout the village. Items to be sold include crafts, home goods, tools, furniture, artwork, clothing, toys, decoys, jewelry, accessories and more. Maps highlighting each participating yard sale location will be available the Tuesday prior to the sale at the Ocracoke Variety […]