The stunning North Carolina Outer Banks are filled with rich history, endless adventure, and picturesque ocean views. It’s no wonder the Outer Banks are widely regarded as one of the best family vacation destinations. There are plenty of things to do in the Outer Banks with kids for a vacation everyone will remember forever. May is the perfect time to book your family vacation to the Outer Banks because there will be two awesome and FREE kids festivals.
Book your stay in time for the upcoming kids festivals with Atlantic Realty. We have a quality selection of Outer Banks vacation rentals with premium options featuring oceanfront views, theater rooms, and pet-friendly rentals. Keep reading to learn more about the upcoming kids festivals you don’t want to miss!
Experience These Two Free Outer Banks Kids Festivals
The 34th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival
The Artrageous Kids Art Festival is one of the best kids art festivals in the Outer Banks and will be a day full of art activities, dance performances, live music, food vendors, and an artisan market. The festival’s 2023 theme is “Space to Create!” It will give the kids an open-minded outdoor space for their creativity to flourish.
There will be a Young Artist Village to promote the artwork of artists ages 17 and under. They will be able to sell their handmade crafts to festival attendees. There will also be a place for adult artists to sell their work. Artrageous is one of the best free kids festivals in the Outer Banks for its commitment to helping youth let their creativity shine.
When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Dowdy Park in Nags Head, NC
The 14th Annual KidsFest
The Annual KidsFest is another one of the free kids festivals in the Outer Banks happening in May. Kids aged five and under can enjoy an exciting day of arts and crafts, snowballs, interactive music, fire trucks/police cars, bubbles, and more at this free festival! Each activity will have its own station the kids can explore.
This is one of the best free kids festivals in the Outer Banks for families with very young children. A bonus is that the 34th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival is happening the same weekend! You’ll be able to enjoy a weekend of free family fun in one of the most wonderful places in the world.
When: Friday, May 12, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, NC