EVENTS 2018 on Ocracoke, N.C.

Ocracoke Lighthouse July 2017 C. Leinbach

The Ocracoke lighthouse. Photo: C. Leinbach

Ocracoke Bar & Grille St. Patrick’s Day Parade — March 17

Friends of Portsmouth Island Homecoming — April 21

Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival — April 21 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ocracoke School Gym)

Ocracoke 5K/10K/Half-Marathon Road Race — April 28 & 29

Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament — May 2- 4

British Cemetery Ceremony — May 11

Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen’s Ball — May 26

Ocrafolk Festival — June 1 to 3

WOVV Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament — June 14

Fourth of July Celebration — Fireworks July 3; sand sculpture, old-fashioned parade and more July 4

Fig Festival — Aug. 10 & 11

Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree 300th anniversary — Oct. 25 to 28

Festival Latino de Ocracoke — Nov. 10

Parade of Boats — Nov. 24

OPS Historic Homes Tours — Dec. 1

OWWA Oyster Roast — Dec. 28