The festival is October 19th, 2019 and it runs from 10:30am to 6:00pm.
You will need to bring your Photo ID as well as your ticket, if already purchased. The festival is being held in a large open field, so closed toed shoes and long pants are recommended. Also don’t forget your sun screen and sun glasses. No high heel shoes. However, the event will be held rain or shine, so rain gear is advised.
Pets are not allowed at this event unless they are service animals.
Outside coolers are not allowed at this event. A variety of food and drink will be offered on site.
Blankets, towels and chairs are encouraged for use in the viewing area of the music stage.
There will be NO parking onsite. Handicap parking is available at certain parking lots and is covered under the Directions and Parking page.
Please refer to the Direction tab on the Home page for parking sites. There will be no charge for parking at these sites or for the shuttle to the festival from these parking sites.
Yes. There will be beach wheelchairs on a first-come, first served basis for those needing assistance.
Port-o-potties will be available on site including those for persons with disabilities.
Yes, this is a family-friendly event.
No, alcohol may not be brought on-site. Beer and wine are available for sale with a valid ID. Proper identification is required, and the Outer Banks Seafood Festival reserves the right to refuse the sale of alcoholic beverages to any attendee.
No, only cash, credit cards and debit cards are accepted for admission and Seabucks sales. Food and beverage vendors accept Seabucks only.
There is a $5 admission fee. Children under 12 will be admitted free with a paying adult. Admission tickets can be purchased locally or they are available on this site.
Seabucks are tickets that are used the day of the festival to purchase food and beverages. They can also be used to purchase Outer Banks Seafood Festival merchandise. They are $1 each and can be purchased either on-line in advance or at the event.
Yes. Non-seafood options will be available.
Medical emergencies are exactly that – THERE IS NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT to us than your safety and your general well-being. There is one designated FIRST AID area on site, and there are trained medical personnel on site at all times. Please familiarize yourself with the location as soon as you enter the site. ADDITIONALLY, if there is an emergency, feel free to approach ANY FESTIVAL STAFF or VOLUNTEER. ANYONE carrying a RADIO, driving a GOLF CART, or wearing a volunteer shirt will make it his or her priority to help – please ask for help if you need it.
Yes, there will be police officers on site.
Yes. Weapons, including pocket knives, multi-tools, replica/toy weapons or pepper spray, are not allowed and will be confiscated.
The event is held rain or shine. The Outer Banks Seafood Festival reserves the right to postpone, cancel and/or evacuate events due to adverse weather conditions.
No – All ticket purchases are final and nonrefundable.
Smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking area.
We will accept Visa, Master Charge and Discover as well as cash on the day of the festival.
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