Sunset Festival

Jun 10, 2024 - Aug 9, 2024
7:00 PM - Sunset

Jockey’s Ridge Crossing will be hosting the Annual Sunset Festival this year running from June 5th to August 11th. Make it a fun trip to Jockeys Ridge Crossing to experience their nightly events, shopping, sweet treats and walk up the sand dunes to experience the serene sunsets. The Outer Banks has one of best places to view the evening Sunset on Jockeys Ridge Sand Dunes.  Stop by the Kitty Hawk Kites Store to pickup a kite to fly while watching the sunset. Life on a Sandbar has a little bit of everything, including sand art projects, cool hair wraps/braids and beautiful jewelry. Try some of the best homemade ice cream on the Outer Banks at Scoops and some amazing fudge at the Fudgery. Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has great new items from Salty Crew, Vans, Hurley and more. to some of the best deals for Hobie Kayaks. Stop by Natural Life for some great good vibes product and take your photo in front the new mural!

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18th Annual Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

Aug 1, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Games, music, food, and LOTS of watermelon. What more could you ask for in a summer celebration? Join Kitty Hawk Kites for a summer bash you won’t want to miss. Splash tank, corn hole, toy demos, face painting, and tons of watermelon competitions including seed spitting, watermelon eating, and a watermelon ice cream eating competition just to name a few.

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Outer Banks Pirate Festival

Aug 7, 2024 - Aug 8, 2024

Ahoy Mateys! Get ready for a swashbucklin’ good time as Kitty Hawk Kites hosts the Outer Banks Pirate Festival. Pirates will be camped out at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing. Come learn the vast history of pirates on the OBX, and participate in Scallywag school for the little ones to see if they have what it take to be a pirate!

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Outer Banks Kite Festival

Sep 13, 2024 - Sep 14, 2024
10:00am - 4:00pm

The Outer Banks Kite Festival brings some of the nation’s best kite fliers right here to our backyard. Come out and join us for 2 days of kite-flying fun for the whole family. Enjoy massive display kites flying high, and participate in stunt and power kite lessons given by pros.

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Jeep Invasion

Sep 20, 2024 - Sep 22, 2024

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Surfrider Foundation Beach Cleanup

Sep 22, 2024
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kitty Hawk Kites is partnering with Surfrider Foundation to host a series of beach cleanups. Participants will meet at the Soundside Rd. public sound access. Once volunteers have checked in, they will receive gloves, cleanup bags, and will be free to clean up a stretch of beach of their own choosing. Whether it be their favorite spot to hang out or their home beach access.

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Hangin' with Santa

Nov 29, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024

Come spread the holiday cheer with Kitty Hawk Kites and the Jockey’s Ridge Crossing crew. Free visit and pictures with Santa, cocoa and cookies, and a light show with kites on Jockey’s Ridge are just a few of the fun and festive things going on… not to mention all the amazing holiday sales!

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Kites with Lights

Nov 30, 2024
4:00 - 7:00 PM

Come spread the holiday cheer with Kitty Hawk Kites and a kite light show on the dunes of Jockeys Ridge State Park!

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