Things to Do on Ocracoke: Performances & Events

The arts thrive on Ocracoke Island, and in the warmer months, there are always plays, concerts, performances and other things to do on Ocracoke on the events calendar. Hear local musicians share their songs in cozy studio spaces and venues. Discover facets of the island’s history as it’s explored through plays and musicals. These events deliver delightful entertainment to both adults and younger audiences. Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming festivals and other annual events. Ocracoke’s events embrace elements of the local culture and heritage and are revered traditions within the community. 

Ocracoke Alive

Performances & Events in Ocracoke
84 School Road, Ocracoke
(252) 921-0260

Ocracoke Alive, Inc. was formed to enrich the Ocracoke Island by serving the cultural and artistic needs of the community. Through fundraising and donations, this group supports the musical, educational and artistic vein of the Ocracoke community by organizing and sponsoring multiple events throughout the year, including the annual Ocrafolk Festival, Ocrafolk School Fall Retreat, Festival Latino de Ocracoke and community plays and school programs.... read more

Ocracoke Alive, Inc. was formed to enrich the Ocracoke Island by serving the cultural and artistic needs of the... read more

Ocracoke Alive's Deepwater Theater and Music Hall

Performances & Events in Ocracoke
82 School Road, Ocracoke
(252) 921-0210

Deepwater Theater and Music Hall on School Road is the headquarters for Ocracoke Alive, a nonprofit organization that sponsors cultural and artistic activities and festivals. Ocracoke Alive offers summertime shows in this indoor, air-conditioned performance hall. Season 2: A Dingbatter's (ALL NEW COMEDY) Guide to Ocracoke, plays Wednesdays, and Ocracoke's internationally renowned folk band, Molasses Creek, plays Thursdays. (Ocracoke Alive's A Tale of Blackbeard Musical is held at Ocracoke... read more

Deepwater Theater and Music Hall on School Road is the headquarters for Ocracoke Alive, a nonprofit... read more

Ocracoke Preservation Society and Museum

Performances & Events in Ocracoke
49 Water Plant Road, Ocracoke
(252) 928-7375

For a peek into Ocracoke’s past, visit Ocracoke Preservation Society’s Museum. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to preserving the island’s history and cultural heritage and to protecting its environment. Housed in the turn-of-the-century home of Coast Guard Capt. David Williams, the museum lets visitors glimpse island life in the early to mid-1900s. Many of the architectural elements are intact, and a bedroom, living room and... read more

For a peek into Ocracoke’s past, visit Ocracoke Preservation Society’s Museum. The nonprofit organization is... read more

WOVV 90.1 FM Radio, Ocracoke Village Voice

Performances & Events in Ocracoke
P.O. Box 1447, Ocracoke
(252) 928-9688

Ocracoke's community radio station WOVV 90.1 FM invites island visitors to tune in to hear live local programming featuring music and entertainment, local news, weather, sports and coverage of local civic and business affairs. The programming is produced and presented by and for locals and visitors alike, broadcasting from the station’s studio in the heart of Ocracoke Village. If you get Ocracoke fever when you're... read more

Ocracoke's community radio station WOVV 90.1 FM invites island visitors to tune in to hear... read more