Outer Banks Christmas Winterlights

Come experience Holiday lights and music transforming The Elizabethan Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland complete with peacocks, butterflies, deer and other garden creatures created with flowers, seeds, natural elements, as well as traditional holiday decorations. Stroll through The Gardens and enjoy the spirit of the season. Festive trees grace the Gatehouse, Reception Hall and great Lawn. WinterLights is 18 nights of lights and floral displays at The Gardens! Each evening enjoy The Gardens’ Gift Shoppe and plant sales, which offer 10% off all merchandise. Friends’ receive an additional 10% off. For the occasion, a special holiday promotion is planned featuring many gifts under $15.00 ~ pre-wrapped and ready to give for Christmas. Garden plant sales will feature winter annuals; ornamental vegetables; forced bulbs; rosemary Christmas Trees; and conifers with bows. Tickets for Friends’ and Non-members: $9 for Adults; $7 for youth (ages 6-17); $4 for children (5 and under).

December 6-10 , 13-17, 20-23, 27-30th see website for details

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Manteo Christmas Parade

The Manteo Christmas Parade is Saturday December 3rd. Winding through the streets of Manteo, the Christmas parade is a Manteo tradition. Local schools, charitable organizations, and business help spread the spirit of the season.
If you are looking for a hotel in Manteo or Outer Banks Bed & Breakfast , The Tranquil House Inn is a wonderful place to stay:)

Thanksgiving Events on the Outer Banks

Thanksgiving is a great time to visit us on the outer banks. The fishing is usually fantastic this time of the year with rockfish, trout, and blues. We are expecting good weather so perhaps enjoy some nice walks on the beach. Manteo is going to be hopping with holiday cheer with many shops having holiday sales and downtown Manteo will be festive so come join us.Some other events happening over thanksgiving are:

Hangin’ With Santa
November 25 – 26
Kitty Hawk Kites (mp 12.5), Nags Head. Children can have their free photo taken with Santa in a demonstration Hang Glider Friday and Saturday, set up at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head. This event is free, so bring your cameras!!

Kites with Lights
November 26th
Jockey’s Ridge State Park (mp 12.5), Nags Head. Watch the night sky magically transform as kites with lights glow in the sky atop Jockey’s Ridge State Park.

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