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After the sun goes down, the Outer Banks comes alive with nightlife! Several local restaurants offer live music in their bars or taverns during the week but especially on the weekends. There is also a comedy club in the area as well as live concerts at Roanoke Island Festival Park during the summer.

Kelly's Tavern -- Live Music and the largest dance floor on the Outer Banks!

MP 10.5 in Nags Head on the Bypass
(252) 441-4116

Port O'Call and Gaslight Saloon -- Live Music Nightly including Rock, Reggae, Top 40 and Alternative. Local and National Bands, bikini contests and more.

MP 8 On the Beach Rd in Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-7484

The Outer Banks Brewing Station -- Live Music in Pub Atmosphere. Specializing in custom beer brewed onsite. Look for the Windmill as the Brewing Station is completely wind powered.

MP 8 On the Bypass in Kill Devil Hills.
(252) 449-2739

The Comedy Club -- Shows nightly Memorial Day through Labor. Call or visit the website for showtimes and to purchase tickets.

2 locations -- Corolla in The Flying Dutchman Restaurant and in Kill Devil Hills at the Ramada Inn


Outer Banks University -- Featuring the original Outer Banks Pub Crawl. Gather a group of family and friends (adults only) for a sampling of the Outer Banks best bars and nightlife in a party bus!

(252) 449-5437

Sanctuary Vineyards -- Featuring complimentary wine tastings with live music and winerly tours during the summer months. Just 15 miles over the bridge in Jarvisburg, near the Cotton Gin.