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Ocracoke to Honor British Sailors

A memorial ceremony on Thanksgiving Day will honor and recognize the fallen mariners of the Battle at Ocracoke on November 22, 1718 Named by The Smithsonian as #3 of the ten anniversaries worth traveling for in 2018, the Ocracoke community will host representatives f... View the full post »

Festival Latino de Ocracoke Celebrates Island's Unique Community

3rd Annual Ocracoke event features music, dance, food, & games: November 9-11, 2018The 3rd annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke will take place on Ocracoke Island, NC, the second weekend of November. Produced by the island non-profit, Ocracoke Alive, in partnership with Oc... View the full post »

Pirates to Invade Ocracoke

PIrates to invade Ocracoke ARRRRRGH you ready? Ocracoke Island’s Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree expanded to 4-day event for 300th Anniversary.Join us Oct. 25 to 28 for living history exhibits, ship battles, sword fights, historical t... View the full post »

Welcome Back, Visitors!

Update on Access to Ocracoke!Ocracoke Island began welcoming back visitors Friday, September 21, 2018. Ocracoke Village was spared any noticeable damage; the island remains the same beautiful, friendly place that visitors know, love, and return to year after year. The Cape Hat... View the full post »

Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration

Three Days of Fun!The festivities kick off Tuesday, July 3, with the famous Ocracoke Square Dance and a fireworks show to be seen from beautiful Silver Lake. The fun continues July 4 with a full day of activities, featuring the Sand Sculpture Contest, a traditional hometown parade... View the full post »

Ocracoke Summer: Beach Days & Nights

In May 2018, Dr. Beach rated Ocracoke the #2 beach in the U.S.A. According to Dr. Beach (a.k.a., Dr. Stephen Leatherman), our pristine, wild beaches, protected by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, are notable for their cleanliness, free & easy access, fine sand, excellent water ... View the full post »