Events

OPS Fish Fry

Jul 3 2024 - 8:00am
Come experience the flavors of the coast at the Ocracoke Preservation Society's Fish Fry event on Ocracoke Island. Delight your taste buds with a delectable selection of freshly fried seafood delicacies while soaking in the lively island atmosphere.Read more

Ocracoke Island Independence Day Celebration

Jul 2 2024 - 12:00am to Jul 4 2024 - 12:00am
Mark your calendars for July 2nd! The Fireworks show is back! Stay tuned for further updates on our Independence Day celebrations. Independence Day activities are proudly sponsored by the Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board, Hyde County, and the Ocracoke Civic & Business Association.Read more

Ocracoke Fig Festival

Aug 2 2024 - 12:00am to Aug 3 2024 - 12:00am
The Ocracoke Fig Festival is a fun event that celebrates the traditions of the island centered around Ocracoke figs, fig preserves, fig cakes, and fig trees. The festival offers a range of activities for all ages, including exhibits, demonstrations, fig preserve and fig cake contests,...Read more

Ocracoke Seafood Festival

Aug 31 2024 - 8:00am
Join us at Ocracoke's Seafood Festival, where every bite supports the Ocracoke Health Center. This fundraising extravaganza aids in the repair, renovation, and expansion of the facility, furthering their mission to deliver quality, accessible, and affordable medical care to both our community and visitors alike.Read more

OPS Working Waterman’s Festival

Oct 19 2024 - 8:00am
Join us in celebrating Ocracoke's rich maritime heritage, a tradition that has endured since the island's earliest settlers. From piloting ships through the perilous Ocracoke Inlet to a variety of fishing endeavors, including crabbing, clamming, and oyster harvesting, as well as duck hunting and decoy...Read more

Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree

Nov 1 2024 - 12:00am to Nov 2 2024 - 12:00am
Step into Ocracoke's vibrant pirate history with a weekend of swashbuckling fun at the Jamboree. Witness historically-accurate pirate encampments and thrilling reenactments of Blackbeard's infamous last battle. Engage with interactive living history exhibits, sing along to sea shanties, and explore a marketplace filled with seafaring...Read more

Turkey Trot

Nov 8 2024 - 8:00am
On Thanksgiving morning, join us for the annual 5K Turkey Trot on Ocracoke Island. Gather with family, friends, and fellow runners for a calorie-burning, fun-filled event before indulging in your Thanksgiving feast!Read more

Festival Latino de Ocracoke

Nov 8 2024 - 8:00am to Nov 9 2024 - 7:00pm
Presented by the island non-profit organization, Ocracoke Alive, in collaboration with the vibrant Latino community of Ocracoke, the festival promises a vibrant celebration featuring music, ballet folklorico dances, delicious food, games, and more. All proceeds from the Festival Latino de Ocracoke will support community programming...Read more

Parade of Boats

Nov 29 2024 - 8:00am
Celebrate the holiday season in true island fashion with this festive parade set against the backdrop of Silver Lake Harbor.Read more

Holiday Gift Market

Nov 30 2024 - 8:00am
Support Ocracoke Island's local businesses this holiday season by doing your shopping locally. Gather friends and family for an afternoon of exploring and sampling products from our diverse array of shops and vendors.Read more

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