Outer Banks Veterans Event Directory
November 5-14, 2021
On behalf of the citizens of Dare County, we would like to thank each of you for your service. Thank you for the sacrifices you made and continue to make to protect our freedom.
Below you will find a list of events, ceremonies and specials for Veterans on the Outer Banks. We hope you and your family members will join us at one of the wonderful events or ceremonies taking place in Dare County this Veterans Week. Please note that some events and/or discounts require a Veterans ID.
Friday, November 5
Manteo First Friday Concert
Join us for a First Friday Concert in downtown Manteo on Friday, November 5th from 6:00pm-8:00pm featuring The Morgan Creek Bluegrass Band. The concert will take place at Dare County Arts Council, located at 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo. The concert is free, family-friendly and open to the public.
Thursday, November 11
Outer Banks Veterans Week Concert
There will be a free Outer Banks Veterans Concert on Veterans Day in the backyard at Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint featuring rock n’ roll by Trick Fly starting at 6pm. The concert is free, family-friendly and open to the public.
2021 Veterans Writing Workshop
The 8th Annual Outer Banks Veterans Writing Workshop will be held at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14. Writer, educator, editor and veteran Dario DiBattista will lead this year’s Veterans Writing Workshop, which is titled A Guide To Telling Your Stories. The workshop is free to veterans, active-duty military and their family members, and it includes complimentary breakfast and lunch. To register for the workshop, please click here.
Veterans Day Ceremonies on the Outer Banks:
Veterans Day Ceremony- Southern Shores
The Veterans Day Ceremony in Southern Shores will take place Thursday, November 11 at 11:00am at the Southern Shores Town Hall (insert address).
Veterans Day Ceremony- Manteo
The Veterans Day Ceremony in Downtown Manteo will take place Thursday, November 11 at 11:00am at the Dare County Veterans Memorial, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo.
Veterans Day Ceremony- Nags Head
The Veterans Day Ceremony in Nags Head will take place Thursday, November 11 at 11:00am at Nags Head Town Hall located at 5401 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head.
Veterans Day Ceremony- Kill Devil Hills
The Veterans Day Ceremony in Kill Devil Hills will take place Thursday, November 11 at 12:30pm. The ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial on Veterans Drive in Kill Devil Hills.
Veterans Specials + Discounts On The Outer Banks:
Outer Banks Veterans Week is funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.
This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
Thank you to the numerous hotels, restaurants and other businesses throughout the Outer Banks that welcome our Veterans during Veterans Week with special rates and discounts.