Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival Fun for the Whole Family

Need something for the kids to do? A fun time that will keep the whole family laughing and create some great memories? Check out the Kitty Hawk Watermelon Festival this Thursday at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head. This is the 12th Annual Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival and having attended quite a number of … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival Fun for the Whole Family

Trashion Show & More Fill Outer Banks Weekend

Weather stopped the first go around of the First Annual Trashion Show, but the rescheduled gala for Friday is looking nothing short of spectacular. The place to be tomorrow, Friday, is at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills at 5:00 p.m. That’s when it all happens. The models walk the runway in … Continue reading Trashion Show & More Fill Outer Banks Weekend

BrewTag 2018-Beer, Wind and Flight on the Outer Banks

A Possible Nor’Easter Can’t Keep Beer from Flying Somehow, flying into the teeth of a brisk northeast wind, the BrewTag competitors proved conclusively that beer can almost fly. The weather was iffy on Saturday, but that didn’t keep the aeronautical engineers who created the Flying Chicken and other wonders of the imagination of flight from … Continue reading BrewTag 2018-Beer, Wind and Flight on the Outer Banks

Spectacular Kite Display at 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival

Best Kite Flying Weather Ever, According to Experts Two days of near perfect kite flying weather greeted the 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival this year, and the kite flyers of Kitty Hawk Kites took full advantage of it. The display that was put on at the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills was the … Continue reading Spectacular Kite Display at 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival

Rogallo Kite Festival Comes to Jockey’s Ridge State Park

      36th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival Has Something for Everyone There is probably no better way to celebrate Francis Rogallo than with the Kitty Hawk Kites Rogallo Kite Festival. Held this coming weekend, June 15-17, at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the 36th annual edition of the festival is a must stop and see part … Continue reading Rogallo Kite Festival Comes to Jockey’s Ridge State Park

Jockey’s Ridge State Park Most Visited in NC

Over 1.5 Million Visitors Last Year We’ve always known that Jockey’s Ridge State Park is popular and the latest news from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources confirms that. Jockey’s Ridge State Park was the most visited North Carolina Park in 2017. According to NCDNCR 1,560,254 visitors came to the park last … Continue reading Jockey’s Ridge State Park Most Visited in NC

BrewTag Asks-Can Beer Kegs Fly?

If Humans Can Fly, Why Not Beer? One of the questions that has plagued humanity since the Wright Brothers proved mankind can fly is, if humans, why not beer kegs? This Saturday at the Nags Head Event Site, Kitty Hawk Kites and the organizers of BrewTag will attempt to answer that question. This will be … Continue reading BrewTag Asks-Can Beer Kegs Fly?

Watermelon Festival-Kids, Family, Fun

A Perfect Day to Celebrate Watermelon During the summer there’s not a lot of large celebrations, mostly because just about everyone is concentrating on making sure our visitors are treated like guests and they that they’re having a great time. But there are a few, let’s call them, mini-festivals and one of our absolute favorites … Continue reading Watermelon Festival-Kids, Family, Fun

Rogallo Kite Festival at Jockey’s Ridge Saturday & Sunday

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Something for the whole family? If that’s the case, check out the Rogallo Kite Festival at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by Kitty Hawk Kites, the event is a wonderful celebration of a true American hero. Francis Rogallo and His Invention … Continue reading Rogallo Kite Festival at Jockey’s Ridge Saturday & Sunday

Downtown Manteo Weekend Party Welcomes Summer

With a generous contribution from the weather, downtown Manteo was definitely the place to be this weekend. On Friday the first First Friday of the summer kicked the season off in spectacular fashion followed by what may have been the best Dare Days celebration in some time. First Friday The June First Friday has traditionally … Continue reading Downtown Manteo Weekend Party Welcomes Summer