The Perfect Outer Banks Easter Celebration


Easter Celebration


Are you ready to hop your way to the perfect Outer Banks Easter celebration? This week we have everything you need to have a fabulous Easter with a beach vacation. From crafts, a healthy run, to Easter egg hunts there is no shortage of fun on the OBX. Grab the camera, round up the kids and let's get started planning your Outer Bank Easter Vacation!


Family-Friendly Easter Weekend Events

Island Art Show

Island Art Show-Hatteras Island

Throughout the spring and summer the northern villages of Hatteras Island, which include, Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo hold a monthly art show. This free event features live music, free parking, and over twenty local vendors. Local artisans feature paintings, sea-glass jewelry, handmade soap, and beautiful woodwork among many other things. This Easter is the perfect time to drive down to Hatteras Island which is close to all of our Outer Banks vacation rentals and enjoy the Island Art Show; we're sure you won't go home empty-handed.


5th Annual Hoppin 5k

5th Annual Hoppin Run

Had a little too much Easter candy? Gather up the family for the 5th Annual Hoppin Run. With runs ranging from the competitive to the family fun run, any level can enjoy this event. All proceeds benefit five year old Bella Conner who is battling Cerebral Palsy. This event is what Easter is all about. March 31st.

Elizabethan Gardens

Elizabethan Gardens Eggstravaganza

Is there a more beautiful Easter setting than the Elizabethan Gardens? We doubt it. Come to the gardens on Saturday, March 31, for a day of activities and of course a huge Easter egg hunt. Event details.


Fly Into Spring and Easter EGGstravaganza

Celebrating not only Easter, but also National Kite month, this event is full of high flying fun. Featuring a traditional Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter bunny, this event is far from your typical Easter egg hunt. On Saturday, March 30, there will be 30-100 foot long kites circling the skies. You don't want to miss this event.

Kitty Hawk Kites- March 30-31

3933 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC



21st Annual Dare County EGGstravaganza

If you love a massive Easter egg hunt with over 5, 000 eggs then we have the event for you. Join the Dare County Parks and Recreation Dept., on Saturday, March 24, at 11:30 am for a day full of Easter fun for the whole family. Events include face painting, egg spoon races, egg toss, and of course an egg hunt. There will even be a guest appearance by the Easter Bunny for pictures! This event is free to the public. For more information. Click here.



You've collected all the eggs you can handle, the sugar high is wearing off. Now, what to do? Easter is a beautiful time on the Outer Banks, the weather is beautiful, there aren't big crowds, and everyone is excited about the start of the new season. However, if you get caught in the rain or if you are looking for something to do at night as a family, we have a few fun projects for the kids. Here are three of our favorites.

Fun Easter Crafts and DIY Projects

Silk Tie-Dye Easter Eggs

Silk Tye-Die Easter Eggs

Want to dye Easter Eggs and looking to try something new? Why not give silk tie tie-dying a try! This is a fun and easy project that's tons of fun to make with the kids and will provide you with a beautiful Easter decoration for your home. Instructions.
Bunny Planters

Easter Bunny Planters

This project is a fun and super easy activity the kids will love. Plus, they make great gifts for grandparents and friends. All you'll need is a few pieces of felt, a couple of tin cans, some white paint, and a glue gun. Add a few more bits and pieces, and soon your daffodils will have a beautiful new home. To get all the details about this project, click here!

Paper Mache Eggs

Papier-Mache Easter Eggs

This project is really enjoyable for kids and adults alike. Create unique papier-mache eggs that can hold sweet treats or even small prizes. They are perfect for a family Easter-egg hunt or even as a party favor. The sky is the limit as this project lets you try any color or pattern you like. Find out more about this wonderful project by clicking here.


We hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter. If you're still looking to make plans to visit the Outer Banks for Easter, have no fear. There is still plenty of time to book the perfect Outer Banks vacation rental. Just give one of our friendly reservationists a call at (866) 760-3526 or go online and book directly with Elan Vacations. Click the button below to start your perfect OBX Easter vacation.
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