Special Events in Ocracoke
3rd Annual Miller Lite Ocracoke Island 10k/5k and 1 Mile Family Fun Run
Saturday, April 26, 2014 (Ocracoke Village)
Save the date, Saturday April 26, 2014 for the 3nd Annual Ocracoke Island 10k/5k and 1 mile Family Fun Run. Join the Fun on Ocracoke Island. Participate in the race or cheer the runners on! All 10k/5k runners will receive a T-shirt designed by a local artist and are invited to a complimentary post run party at Gaffer's Sports Pub. The race is a benefit for Ocracoke Community Radio WOVV, Ocracoke School Athletic Boosters Club and the Ocracoke Community Park.
9th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen's Ball
Saturday, May 24, 2014 (Ocracoke Community Center)
Enjoy this great community fundraiser for the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department. This annual event is a popular Memorial Day weekend attraction. Mark your calendar for a day of great barbeque, a fun fast paced auction and silent auction. The dance features a musical extravaganza with great bands. All proceeds benefit the Ocracoke Fire Protection Association. Visit the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department Website at http://www.ocracokevfd.org/
15th Annual Ocrafolk Festival
Friday, June 06, 2014 (School Road, Ocracoke Village)
The Ocrafolk Festival enters its 15th year of great music, storytelling, artists, crafts, family friendly events, an auction and more.
The three day festival is a wonderful community event. This island tradition takes place the first weekend in June every year. The festival kicks off on Friday night. Saturday offers a full day of music and storytelling. Artists and craftsmen will be displaying and selling their work. Sunday offers a Gospel sing and more music! Please visit the Ocrafolk Festival Website for full details at http://www.ocracokealive.org/ocrafolk-festival
Celebrate July 4th on Ocracoke Island
Friday, July 04, 2014 (Ocracoke Island)
Ocracoke Island welcomes you to the 4th of July Celebration 2014. Celebrating Independence Day on Ocracoke Island offers a fun time for all ages. Enjoy an old time parade, sand sculpture contest, classic car show, children's events, local entertainment, square dance, and much more.
Sponsored by the Ocracoke Civic and Business Association.
Annual Ocracoke School PTA Halloween Carnival
Friday, October 24, 2014 (School Road, Ocracoke)
The Annual Ocracoke School PTA Halloween Carnival will take place at Ocracoke School. The carnival is the major fundraiser for the Ocracoke School PTA. Carnival festivities begin with a children's Costume Parade. Refreshments available. There will be carnival games for all ages. Join the Cake Walk and play Quizo, Ocracoke School's version of Bingo.
The Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree
Friday, October 31, 2014 (Ocracoke Island)
Chart your course to Ocracoke Island for Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree and a weekend of swashbuckling fun October 31 through November 2 will roar as members of Blackbeard's Pirate Crew will invade Ocracoke Island by land and by sea, featuring a three ship battle in Ocracoke Harbor!
9th Annual Oyster Roast and Shrimp Steam
Saturday, December 27, 2014 (Ocracoke Fish House on Highway 12)
Ocracoke Working Watermen's Association 9th Annual Oyster Roast. All proceeds help support the non-profit Ocracoke Working Watermen's Association and its efforts to ensure the livelihood of the island's working waterfront and commercial fishing industry. This popular December island event brings together residents and guests for amazing seafood.