The harbor view from Mermaid’s Folly gift shop in Community Square. Photo: C. Leinbach

The list below of upcoming seasonal closings is as of Dec. 30, 2022, and will be updated as we receive information. At this time of the year, business hours may change due to weather, doctor’s appointments or other spur-of-the-moment needs. Businesses: please send your seasonal closing info to: or send us a message on Facebook.

Variety Store: Open daily, 7 am to 7 pm. Closing at 1 pm Thanksgiving Day.
1718 Brewing Ocracoke: Open
3 to 9 pm until Dec. 31. Closed January & February.
The Back Porch: Closed but may do some pop up dinner events during winter months. Reopening mid-April.

The Breeze: Closed for the season. Valentine’s dance on Feb. 12, 2023, then open April 14 for the season. 
DAJIO: Closed
Eduardo’s of Ocracoke:
Flying Melon: Closed but
open New Year’s weekend, Friday, Saturday & Sunday for dinner (5-9). New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31): dinner and live music by the Ray McAllister Band, 10 pm.
The Fudge & Ice Cream Shop: Closed until just before Easter.
Hang Ten Smoothies:
Hart’s Hot Dog Hut (inside Jerniman’s):
Closed. Reopen first Tuesday in April.
Helios Hideaway:
Closed until Dec. 6.
Howard’s Pub: Closed
Jason’s Restaurant:
Closed until Jan. 6 though it may be Jan. 13.
Kayla’s Country Kitchen (on School Road): Open 8 am to noon; closed Wed. & Sat. Closed through Dec. 26.
Lazy Sundae’s ice cream treats is available for delivery through November and will be out on the streets when it’s warmish. Text 252-921-0283 for delivery.
Magic Bean Coffee Bazaar: Open 7 am to 1 pm Sunday through Thursday; 7 am to 4 pm Friday and Saturday.
Native Seafood:
Closed but will open Nov. 25 10 am to 4 pm for an oyster tasting, and a day between Christmas and New Year’s. Reopening in early March.
Ocracoke Coffee Company: Closed. Reopening in late March/early April
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Open. Closing Feb. 1, 2023, to mid-March
Ocracoke Seafood Company (the Fish House): Reopening early April.
Old Salt Sandwiches & Such: Open
. Closed until April 4.
Plum Pointe Kitchen: Open
Pony Island Restaurant:
SMacNally’s: Closed for season
Sorellas Pizza & Pasta
: Closed
Stockroom Street Food: Closed. Reopen in April.
Slushy Stand: Open at noon to 6 pm Wednesday-Thursday & Sunday; noon to 9 pm Friday & Saturday.
Sweet Tooth and Fig Tree Bakery & Deli: Closed until April.
Taqueria 504Suazo’s: Open at 21 West End Rd., across from the Variety Store. Monday, Wed.-Fri., 9-7; Sat. & Sun. 9-3. Closed Tuesday.
Thai Moon: Closed for the season
Zillie’s Island Pantry: Open all year except Christmas. Will adjust hours as we move to winter.

Blackbeard’s Lodge: Open
Bluff Shoal Motel: Open all year.
Silverlake Motel: Open all year.
Sand Dollar Motel: Open all year except January
Captain’s Landing: Open until Dec. 1
The Castle B&B and Courtyard Villas:
Closed until February or March. Villas will remain available for three-night minimum stays throughout the winter.
Edwards of Ocracoke Cottages: Will close after Thanksgiving weekend. Re-open mid-March
Oscar’s House B&B: Closed until April.
Ocracoke Harbor Inn: Open. Closing Nov. 27 until end of March.
Ocracoke Island Realty: Open all year
Blue Heron Realty: Open all year
Thurston House B&B:
Closed until April.
Anchorage Inn: Open all year
Pony Island Inn: Open all year
NPS Campground: Open all year.
Teeter’s Campground: Open

Jerniman’s Campground: Open all year
Pam’s Pelican B&B: Open
Harborside Motel: Open
Crew’s Inn: Open

Angie’s Gym: Open
Books to Be Red: Open 10-4:30
Captain’s Cargo: Open
until Dec. 1
Ride the Wind Surf Shop: Open daily
Island Artworks: Open
Island Yoga: Open
Island Ragpicker: Open
7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm. Will be closed January and February. Reopening in March.
Kitty Hawk Kites: Open Wed. to Sun 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Down Creek Gallery:
Tentative closing Nov. 26. Possibly staying open into December. Reopen mid-March.
Ocracoke Discovery Center (NPS): October through January open Wednesday to Saturday 10 to noon; base of the lighthouse staffed and open: Wednesday to Saturday 1to 3 pm
Ocracoke Preservation Society: Closes Dec. 6 after the Wassail Party. Reopen late March or first of April.
Over the Moon: Open 11 am to 5 pm; closed Sundays
Little Rituals: Open
Mermaid’s Folly (main shop): closing Jan. 3

Moonraker Tea Shop: Open through Christmas.
Mona’s Mobile Hair Care: Open all year. 252-921-0510
The Sunglass Shop on Ocracoke: Closed until April 2023
Village Thrift (in the Community Store): Open Thursday to Saturday noon to 4.
Village Craftsmen: Open
Monday to Saturday 11-5. Last day of season is Dec. 3.
Wheelie Fun: Open
Bella Fiore: Open
Pirates Chest: Open
all year
Portsmouth Island Adventures: will run limited schedule weather permitting into November.
Ocracoke Island Golf Carts: Open daily at 8 am to Nov. 1.

Ocracoke Garden Center: Open
Schooner Windfall: Sailing trips available Nov. 11 to Dec. 16 as weather allows.
Sea Break: Open

Sunflower Studio: Open through end of November.
Kitty Mitchell Studio: Open through Jan. 1. Reopen April 1. May do some classes, workshops or special events in the winter.
Tradewinds Tackle: Closed until mid-March. On-call when we can for winter months.

Health services:
Ocracoke Health Center: Open. 252-928-1511
Island Mobile Medical Care: Open. Gail Covington, FNP. 252-996-0511
Ocracoke Mobile Veterinarian:
Open. 252-923-3787