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Upcoming things to do on Hatteras Island

This Month on Hatteras Island & Outer Banks

Events & Happenings


apr 18-19, First Flight 5k and flying pirate half marathon

The Flying Pirate Half Marathon course winds its way through the natural beauty that is North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Run the 13.1 miles and cover some spectacular ground – 2015 is the 6th Anniversary of this fun filled Pirate themed half marathon! Come to the Outer Banks and join the Pirate’s for this fantastic race! Begin in Kitty Hawk and follow the course into Nags Head, along the Albemarle Sound, around the Wright Brothers National Memorial, and through the Nags Head Woods Maritime Forest. Finish with a Pirate Jamboree in Nags Head!

On Saturday run the First Flight 5K on the NPS grounds of the Wright Brothers Memorial! Fun for everyone includes Finisher medals, event shirts, SWAG & Pirate Jamboree on Sunday! Come fly with the Pirates! Save the date: April 18 & 19, 2015 WWW.FLYINGPIRATEHALFMARATHON.COM

apr 18-26, obx bike week

Packed full with entertainment, great food, events and special attractions. Bike Shows, Poker Runs, Guided Tours, Party Nights, Tattoo and Bikini Contests, Over 100 Vendors, Live Music, Outdoor Concerts, Pig Pickin & more!

april 30-may 3, 2015 ESA mid-atlantic regional surfing championships

With a history of over forty-five years of success, ESA contests are organized at the grassroots, district level on a year round basis. Each district conducts four or more contests per year, and each year the ESA has over 150 competitions along the entire East Coast. From the local district level, top finishers are invited to advance to Region competitions (of which there are three; Southeast, Mid-Atlantic & Northeast). The top finishers in those Regional championship events are invited to the The Easterns® which is held each September on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

This 4-day surf competition is sure to rock the pier this spring. Starting on Thursday and concluding early afternoon on Sunday with competition starting each day at 7 a.m.

may 1-2, Hatteras storytelling festival

Yarn tellin’, foot tappin’ Hatteras style! This year, the Festival will focus on local talent & Hatteras Island stories.

may 2, 4th Annual run in the sand- 5k road/beach race- 1 mile fun fun

Announcing the 4th Annual NCSHP / MADD / NCLEAP Run In The Sand. Proceeds go to Mothers Against Drunk Driving and North Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program. The event consists of a 1 mile Fun Run / Walk which begins at 9:30 am. The 5K, which courses through the lighthouse grounds, begins at 10:00 am. Lastly, a M.A.D.D. Kid’s 50 Yard Dash on the beach starts at 11:00 am for ages 12 and under. Check us out on Facebook at NCSHP RUN IN THE SAND

may 25, shore break 5k and tide pool fun run

8am for 5K, 9am Fun Run. The 4th annual Shore Break 5K will be held at 8am and the Tide Pool Fun Run on the beach will immediately follow the 5K at 9am. Run through Kinnakeet Shores on gorgeous Cape Hatteras, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This race terrain will keep you entertained the entire 3.1 miles, from paved roads through winding beautiful Kinnakeet Shores to wooden bridges, boardwalks, beach walkways, a few steps up and over the dunes and finally finishing with an unbelievable view of the Atlantic Ocean as the final stretch takes you to the beach. Run, jog or walk, all are welcome! Come celebrate Cape Hatteras and give back to a great community! All proceeds from this event will go toward the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund.

Christmas at Cape Hatteras!

Today until the first of the year buy 2 nights and get the 3rd night for free!  Come stay with Cape Hatteras Motel and enjoy 3 nights for the price of 2!  Now through the first of the year! 

The “supermoon” is gorgeous!!

Don’t let this time pass you by!  You have to be on the beach right now seeing the view I am.  The “supermoon” is absolutely gorgeous.  Give us a call today 1-800-995-0711 before it disappears!

Puppy Drum are biting!

Guests are catching puppy drum right in front of the  motel!!!  Come stay with us and enjoy some fall fishing.

Fall fishing has arrived!!

Fall fishing has fallen upon us!  Right in front of the motel, a returning guest caught a 26 pound red drum!

Hatterassity, a bluegrass block party, October 9th-12

Four days of Bluegrass, Irish, Acoustic and Roots music at the Hatteras Village Civic Center.  Come stay with Cape Hatteras Motel and join in the fun with the Bluegrass block party!

2014 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic, September 20-26th

Real Kites, presents the Cape Hatteras Wave classis, an OPEN kitesurfing competition focused solely on kitesurfing in ocean waves.  Come stay with Cape Hatteras Motel and join in the fun at REAL watersports!  Starting this  Saturday, September 20th.

PBR Fishing Tournament at Avon Fishing Pier

Come stay with us at Cape Hatteras Motel and enjoy some fall fishing!

November 7-9 the Avon Fishing Pier will be open around the clock for the first annual PBR Classic- Red & Blue Fishing Tournament.

The tournament will focus on Red Drum and Blue Fish and cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each category.

Entry to the tournament is $90 per person or $60 per person for annual pier pass holders. To enter the tournament, visit the Avon Pier or to fill out the entry form and pay the entry fee. 63 people will be allowed to enter the tournament.

The PBR Classic will also feature a raffle. All funds raised through the raffle will go to the “T Fund,” which is a fundraising initiative to rebuild in the infamous “T” on the end of the Avon Fishing Pier.

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Day at the Docks 2014

Day at the Docks was started to celebrate the “Spirit of Hatteras” when the village recovered from Hurricane Isabel in 2003 as an intact community, anchored by the commercial and charter fishermen.  The weekend long event is a confirmation of the strength of community, heritage and living traditions of the waterman.  Come stay with us September 18th-September 20th and join the many festivities from island history, childrens’ activities, a chowder cook off and many other fun festive things are planned!  Lots of entertainment for the young to mature!

Ocrafolk Festival on Ocracoke Island

June 7-9. for more updated information please visit our local news website at