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While many enjoy spending their summers in the Outer Banks, fall is just as good a time as ever to visit. In fact, in October alone, some unbelievable events are happening in the Outer Banks that you won’t want to miss. To make sure you don’t miss any of the month’s exciting events, the team at Shore Details has put together a handy guide on the can’t-miss October events happening in the Outer Banks. 

5 Fun October Events in the Outer Banks

Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament: For over 20 years, the Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament has brought anglers from all over the Outer Banks to Manteo, NC. This charity tournament raises money for youth in Dare County. Not only is the Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament a good cause, but it’s fun for the whole family. 

Outer Banks Seafood Festival: For seafood lovers, the Outer Banks Seafood Festival in Nags Head, NC, is a can’t-miss event. Attendees sample delicious seafood from local restaurants, shop for goodies from local artisans, enjoy live music, and more. 

Oink & Oyster Roast: Support Outer Banks charities and eat well while doing it at the annual Oink & Oyster Roast event in Kitty Hawk, NC. There will be a whole pig, platters of fresh oysters, and plenty of other food to pig out on at the event. You definitely won’t leave this traditional Outer Banks event hungry.

Bluegrass Island Festival: Experience mountain music by the sea at the Bluegrass Island Festival. The Bluegrass Island Festival, located at Roanoke Island, NC, is an annual festival that brings together a full lineup of local performers and bluegrass legends. Kick back, relax, and enjoy great music from the comfort of your beach chair. 

Hatteras Village Haunted Trail: The weekend of or before Halloween, the Sea Breeze trail at Hatteras Village transforms into something more fearsome. Every year, the path has a new spooky theme. Are you brave enough to enter Hatteras Village Haunted Trail? 

Luxury Vacation Rentals in the Outer Banks

Stay in a Shore Details vacation rental to be near all of the fantastic events the Outer Banks has to offer in October and beyond. We offer a variety of well-appointed vacation rentals in Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras, Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo, NC. To find your perfect vacation home in the Outer Banks, give us a call at 252-357-7121 or check availability online.