Winter Events Near Wanchese, NC

Winter Events Near Wanchese, NC

If you’ve taken our advice and gifted a getaway, you received the gift of a trip, or you just decided to take a trip: you’re in luck. Winter in the Outer Banks is beautiful and relatively mild- with lower temperatures in the 20’s and higher in the 40’s (Fahrenheit). Just like anywhere, temperatures tend to be cooler near bodies of water.

Below are some upcoming events- we tried to do some of each, so everyone has something they love! But rest assured, there truly is something for everyone, even if we missed it in our blog!


Winter Lights at the Elizabethan Gardens

Date and Time: Select Dates through November and December. 6 PM to 9 PM.

Location: Manteo, NC.

Cost: Adults are $16, and youth and child tickets are $12 and $8, respectively. Infants are free, and dogs are welcome for $5!

Highlights: Beautiful lights, Santa, Face painting, solo musicians, and carolers!

For more information, click here!

Holiday Tour of Homes

Date and Time: December 3rd from 1 PM to 6 PM.

Location: Manteo, NC.

Cost: $10

Highlights: This tour is great for those who love and appreciate any of the following: history, architecture, beautiful homes, and the holiday season. The tour also hosts a raffle and offers bicycles for free on a first-come, first-serve basis. The tour starts on the bustling Budleigh Street, so if you work up an appetite or a desire for shopping, you are in the perfect place!

For more information, click here!

First Flight Anniversary

Date and Time: December 17th. 9 AM.

Location: Kill Devil Hills, NC

Cost: Park entrance fees are waived on this day.

Highlights: Celebrate the accomplishment of the Wright brothers on the 118th anniversary of their first flight!

For more information, click here!


Shuck Hatteras Oyster Festival

Date and Time: December 16th from 5 PM to 9 PM. December 17th starting at 1 PM.

Location: Rodanthe, NC.

Cost: $25 per ticket.

Highlights: This event has it all: live music, amazing food, local vendors, games, and an all-you-can-eat oyster roast.

For more information, click here!

As you can see, there’s no shortage of fun and fulfilling winter events near Wanchese. All you need to do is find cozy lodging to make your trip complete- and that’s where we come in. When looking for the perfect Bed and Breakfast, we suggest staying with us here at Island House Bed and Breakfast. Located in Wanchese, North Carolina, our bed and breakfast has a rich history, adding to the cozy historic feel of the island. If you want to stay in and spend time together, our Bed and Breakfast is a cozy oasis, and if you want to visit the surrounding areas, all of the above events are no more than forty minutes away from our B&B!

We offer quaint rooms decorated with antiques and special prices and packages! To make your reservation, call us at 252-473-5619.


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