Nags Head nightlife is always hopping. Between all of the live musicians to see and DJ dance parties you visit, you’ll feel like a big city somehow makes its way to the Outer Banks every night and brings all the entertainment with it. Some Nags Head events only happen during the summer months (perfect for vacation activities) and others happen throughout the year, so you can always find something to do. In the summertime you can go to outdoor movie showings on the sound, see firework displays, participate is nighttime nature walks, magic shows, DJ dance parties, lip sync competitions and even line dancing.
One of the most popular contenders in Nags Head nightlife is live music. Nags Head events feature live bands and solo musicians year round who often perform at local restaurants, bars, outdoor decks, piers and coffeehouses! Enjoy some local, coastal-influenced music as you overlook the ocean while sipping a beverage or tasting a restaurant’s specialty dish. Musicians may perform their own original compositions or they may be a tribute band playing familiar songs. And if you're one of those who must be on stage, you can even find karaoke nights happening around the area where you can belt out your favorite tunes. Check out the listing below to see how Nags Head nightlife can liven up any evening during your vacation.