Holiday & New Year’s Events on the OBX

by | Dec 20, 2018

With the holidays right around the corner, you may be looking for ways to celebrate! Read on for a few fun Holiday & New Year’s Events on the OBX.

Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens

The Elizabethan Gardens is not just a summertime attraction! From now until January 19th, the gardens are embellished in thousands of twinkling lights and holiday decor. Experience the magic of the holidays with the enchanting lights, sights and sounds of the Elizabethan Gardens turned into a “winter wonderland.” Don’t allow fear of the cold outdoors hold you back either- the gardens will have a fire on the great lawn to warm up around. This event is weather dependent, so check the Elizabethan Garden’s website before venturing out!

New Year’s Celebration in Manteo, NC

Gather with the people you want to start the new year with in Manteo on New Year’s Eve for the downtown celebration. Downtown local restaurants and bars will be open late into the evening for this Outer Banks holiday. Live music from several bands and DJs will be performed leading up to midnight. An early ball drop is scheduled for the young ones at 8 p.m. The celebratory evening will conclude at midnight with a beautiful fireworks display from a barge in Shallowbag Bay. Read more about the event here.

OBX Holiday Bonus

The Holidays are the perfect time to just kick back and relax with family. If you are into cooking or mixing up specialty drinks, view some specialty OBX Holiday recipes here from!

Stay at The Sea Ranch Resort for your Outer Banks Holiday & New Year’s

The Sea Ranch Resort is offering a winter getaway special! The special runs now through February 28, 2019. Visit our special offers page to learn more. The Sea Ranch offers oceanfront rooms, condos, and main building guest rooms in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Ask about our pet-friendly rooms!

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