Location / Parking

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival will be held at

6800 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959 (MP 16.5 on Route 158).


There is no onsite parking. Free shuttle service will be provided to and from the Festival. Shuttle/off-site parking locations are shown below the map.

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FREE Shuttle & Off-Site Parking Locations
Please note no food or beverages will be allowed on the shuttles.

  • Whalebone Park [Blue Lot]:
    - In the 7200 block of S. Virginia Dare Trail, across from Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head, 10:30am - 7:00pm.
  • Nags Head Elementary School/Dowdys [Green Lot]:
    - 3100 S. Wrightsville Ave. Nags Head, 10:30am - 8:00pm (starting at 6:00am for volunteers and vendors)
    * This lot should be used for all handicap parking
  • Nags Head Town Hall [Red Lot]:
    - 5401 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, 10:30am - 7:00pm.
  • Dare County Government Center [Purple Lot]:
    - 954 Marshall C. Collins Street, Manteo, 8:00am - 7:00pm.

Shuttles run approximately every half hour or less.

  • Travel lightly and pack well. What you bring on has to fit in your lap.
  • No pets will be allowed on the shuttles or on the festival grounds. 
  • No alcohol or coolers are permitted on the shuttles.
  • No food or beverages will be allowed on the shuttles.

No Onsite Parking:

There is NO onsite parking at the festival and no parking allowed on Route 158 bypass road.

Entering the event:

Only buses will be allowed to drive into the festival grounds.  Individual vehicles will not be allowed to drop off passengers.


- There will be designated cross walks close to the Festival event site for crossing Route 158.
- Pedestrians may only enter at the main entrance, which is also where admission tickets are sold.
- Please be mindful of signs, cones, and traffic control personnel to ensure your safety.
- Bike racks will be available onsite, but please bring your own locks (no charge for bike parking).


- Grouse Street - across from main entrance
- Harvey Street - across from south end of site

2014 Festival Program:

Click Here to download a printable version of this Program (PDF file).
Outer Banks Seafood Festival Site Map

2014 Festival Site Map:

Click Here to download a printable version of this Site Map (PDF file).
Outer Banks Seafood Festival Site Map