OBX Pridefest Event Locations
Parking & ShuttlesParking for the festival is located across the highway from First Colony Inn at "The Soundside". There will be a shuttle this year between this parking lot and the festival grounds at the rear entrance to First Colony Inn, but we encourage you to stay within walking distance of First Colony Inn or take a taxi. There is a fee to ride the shuttle. A one-way trip is $3. A round trip is $5.
If you park illegally road-side or in hotel/motel area, you are at risk of being towed. Parking at First Colony Inn is restricted to guests of the Inn only. We encourage you NOT to drink and drive. Call Island Taxi, one of our sponsors.
First Colony Inn
6720 South Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959
Located at milepost 15.5. Across highway 158 from the Nags Head Dairy Queen and Pamlico Jack's Restaurant.[do_widget id=text-6]
Daytime events are Family-Friendly!
Evening events are NOT!
Pamlico Jack's Restaurant
6708 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959
Located at milepost 15.5, across the highway from The First Colony Inn, is the location of the Friday night and Sunday Drag Brunch shows.
OBX Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station
600 South Croatan Hwy.
Kill Devil Hills
Located less than a mile from the Wright Brothers National Memorial, The Outer Banks Brewing Station is the location of the Saturday night shows.
Sunset Booze Cruise
When - Saturday
Time - Departing at 5:00pm
Where - Pirate's Cove Marina on the Manteo/Nags Head Causeway, at the foot of the big bridge on the Manteo side.BIG CHANGE THIS YEAR! You may purchase this cruise separately (a la carte) for $50 or by buying an all-access weekend Pride Pass for $110. The Crystal Dawn departs at 5:00 pm from Pirate’s Cove Marina. The boat holds only 100 passengers so don't wait to purchase! A waiting list will be created on the dock starting at 4:30pm. This cruise WILL sell out! While enjoying this two-hour sunset cruise on the Roanoke Sound you will see many local sites including the Elizabeth II, Jockey’s Ridge, the former home of Andy Griffith, the Lost Colony theater, shorebirds, wildlife and perhaps even a few dolphin. Don’t miss this chance to SAIL with us!
The above photo was taken during OBX Pridefest 2012.
Kelly's Restaurant & Tavern
Kelly's Tavern2316 South Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC
Kelly’s Tavern has served and entertained Outer Banks neighbors and guests for over 30 years. Come enjoy the last event of the Pridefest weekend, Jamie Monroe’s Pridefest Wrap Party, Drag Show & Dance Club!