30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Sunday

A Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade that actually falls on St. Patrick’s Day? Unheard of…unprecedented…and yet it is happening. The 30th Annual Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be this Sunday, March 17. The Parade is always held on the Sunday closest to March 17 so evidently 30th time is the charm. Marching along … Continue reading 30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Sunday

Kelly’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Highlights Best of Outer Banks

Parade Honors Spirit of Joy As dawn broke the outlook for the 29th Annual Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade seemed ominous—a driving rain with 20 mph winds would have made it difficult to hold the annual celebrations of all things Irish. But then the clouds parted and the sun came out. It was windy … Continue reading Kelly’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Highlights Best of Outer Banks

Late November Closing for Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern

End of an Era Comes Sooner Than Expected Last week Mike Kelly confirmed rumors that had been swirling about for some time—at  the end of November he will be closing Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern. If there is a surprise in this, it is that the closing is coming much sooner than expected. Most observers felt … Continue reading Late November Closing for Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern

Zack Mexico Rocks Kelly’s Tavern

Zack Mexico took a journey back to their roots on Saturday night, rocking the house at Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern. A local band that’s making a name for itself regionally, the founding members of the group all hail from Kill Devil Hills. It was a great show and if nothing else, it certainly clarified the … Continue reading Zack Mexico Rocks Kelly’s Tavern

19th Annual Mollie Fearing Art Show Looks Great

There are some great traditions on the Outer Banks for artists and it’s always great to see who turns out for the art shows. Sponsored by the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) the Molly Fearing Art Show is one of the best around. Open to DCAC members and Dare County Residents, it is a wonderful … Continue reading 19th Annual Mollie Fearing Art Show Looks Great

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade-An OBX Tradition

The 27th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade did not disappoint. Of course, Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration never seems to disappoint. In so many ways it’s the epitome of Outer Banks entertainment . . . a little bit whack, a lot of fun, but very much designed as something the whole family can … Continue reading Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade-An OBX Tradition