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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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The Hyde County Chamber of Commerce serves Ocracoke Island as well as all of the Mainland Hyde County communities.
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Hatteras (18.08 mile)
October 20 - 25
Offering 100 programs ranging from paddling and wildlife photography to birding and natural history.
September 17 - 20
A celebration of Hatteras watermen with seafood cooking demos, fishing boats and gear, fishing industry skills contests and competitions, live music and games for children.
Hatteras (18.85 mile)
October 8 - 11
A four day Bluegrass Block Party featuring local food and talent, with regional and national bands playing bluegrass and roots music.
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Ocracoke (0.11 mile)
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Ocracoke (0.21 mile)
Coffee, espresso, tea, smoothies, bagels and baked goods. FreeE Wi-Fi. Open 7am daily.
Ocracoke (0.23 mile)
Fine dining at its best! We offer open air screed porch dining as well as a fully air conditioned interior.
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Ocracoke (0.10 mile)
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