Looking for something to do this weekend? Enjoy great seafood and local beer/wine? Then be sure to check out the 2016 Outer Banks Seafood Festival. It's being held on Saturday, October 15 from 10:30-6 at the Nags Head Event Site. The event is held rain or shine, and there are non-seafood options available as well. As described on the official website, www.outerbanksseafoodfestival.org,
The mission of the Outer Banks Seafood Festival is to provide a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating our coastal seafood heritage and community.
Promote the positive social and economic impact of the seafood industry on the citizens of the Outer Banks;
Educate the public about seafood and its importance to the area’s economy;
Publicize the wide variety of seafood indigenous to North Carolina and the Outer Banks and provide the opportunity for people to enjoy it;
Boost tourism and recreation on the Outer Banks in the non-summer months;
Establish a scholarship program for educational pursuits related to the seafood industry;
Provide the opportunity for Outer Banks non-profit, civic, church and educational organizations to raise funds through participation in the festival.
Admission is only $5. Purchase SeaBucks to sample as many of the small plates as you desire. SeaBucks can also purchase event merchandise. Enjoy great food and listen to live music all day by several local bands. It's a great time to be had by the entire family!
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