If you have ever been to Hatteras Island, it is a destination all its own. Each little village has something incredible to offer. Things move a bit slower “down south” and we just love it! If you are looking to take a vacation to Hatteras Island or perhaps just a day trip, we have discovered a few Hatteras Island August events and fun things to do while you are in the area.
Hatteras Island August Events
Hatteras Light a Night
Through August 29th, 2023, bring blankets and chairs for the evening of stars and stories on the grounds of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
43638 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC-Park in the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse parking lot.
Tri Villages Market
Through August 16th, the Tri Villages Market is held every Wednesday, rain or shine, through Look for the Camp Hatteras sign oceanside and you will see the artist & makers’ market tents set up across Highway 12 on the soundside.
24798 North Carolina Hwy 12 Rodanthe, NC 27968
Historic Shipwreck Rescue Reenactment
Every Thursday through Labor Day 2023. See history come to life! Widely known for its rich history of saving souls in peril from the sea, the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station has, for many years, provided a re-enactment of the beach apparatus rescue drill, recognized as an integral part of the Life-Saving Service. Meet on the porch promptly at 2 and hear an introduction to the history of Ocean rescues from the early 1800’s to present before proceeding out to the drill field where Chicamacomico’s Drill team will explain the equipment, and conduct the drill culminating with the rescue of a lucky kid from the audience.
23645 N.C. Hwy 12 Rodanthe, NC 27968
2pm every Thursday through Labor Day
View more info here.
Meet The Artist-Frisco Native American Museum
Learn a new craft, discover your own talents or just take advantage of the opportunity to meet and interact with a working artist. Each Friday, the Frisco Native American Museum will “showcase” an artist at work. Visitors will have an opportunity throughout the day to ask questions and interact with an artist and to make their own special item during a hands-on activity/program at 2:00 PM.
Details will be posted on the website for each available session as well as in the museum the day of the event. Meet the Artist sessions are included in museum admission; however, there will be a modest charge for supplies if individuals want to make their own craft.
Admission: Admission: $5/ seniors, youths, & college students with ID; $8/ individuals, $20/ family w/up to 4 youths
2pm-4pm every Friday through September 1, 2023.
Run Hatteras 5k Race Series Avon, NC
Run Hatteras AVON, NC Friday’s at 8 AM June 30 – August 18 Summer 2023
Fee: Adult 5k $38, Teen 13-17 $35, Active Military Veteran $35, 12 & Under $30
Crazy About Beads!-Frisco Native American Museum
August 25th at 2pm.
Native peoples used Finger Weaving to make belts and sashes that shared family and tribal stories. You will be learning the basics and making your own bracelet, or hat band, or choker. You will also take home a craft for making gifts.
53536 NC Hwy. 12Frisco, NC 27936
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