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North Carolina New Year’s Guide on Hatteras Island

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When you can’t wait to leave the old year behind and look forward to the new year with a fresh perspective on everything, there’s no better place to ring it in right than Hatteras Island. This beautiful and inviting Outer Banks destination is a popular stop for travelers year-round, but when New Year’s rolls in, the area has a way of coming to life in vibrant style! Whether you’re heading this way with the entire family in tow, or you’re enjoying an adult’s only getaway, you’ll find the event calendar is packed with options for fun that you won’t want to miss. Read on to see our guide to Hatteras Island New Years!

Dine in Style at Café Pamlico

Each year for New Year’s, Café Pamlico located at 49684 North Carolina Highway 12 in Buxton invites guests to come and be a part of their luxurious holiday five-course dinner. When you book your place in advance, you’ll enjoy a sophisticated selection of savory fare paired with sparkling drinks to top the evening off in a delicious style. The Pamlico Sound works as your scenic backdrop for this event while friendly and professional table service is built into your dining experience too. Participants also have a complimentary Champagne toast to look forward to at this high-end eatery that’s known and loved for its outdoor seating options and locally sourced seafood selection designed to impress.

Party at Turner’s High Moon Bar and Grill in Avon

If your New Year’s travel plans have you lingering in Avon, you’ll want to make sure the annual party at Turner’s High Moon Bar and Grill is on your must-do list during your Hatteras Island getaway. This premier live music and nightlife venue finds its stride over New Year’s. When you arrive, you’ll enjoy access to more than 21 beers on tap as well as a kitchen that’s open until the small hours of the morning. The New Year’s party here typically includes plenty of dancing as well as a theme for those who would like to participate in a costume contest. This is the perfect place to be if you love high-energy fun, great beverages, and ringing in the new year alongside your best friends.

Take Part in the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation New Year’s Dance

When you love to dance and you’re looking for a way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on Hatteras Island that also benefits a great cause, the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation annual dance is a must. This is typically hosted at the Civic Center in the heart of Hatteras Village and invites participants to pair a night of dancing and fun with hors d’oeuvres, a Champagne toast at midnight, and plenty of time at the selfie station too. Proceeds for this event come from tickets and the on-site silent auction so no matter how you participate, you can rest assured your giving goes towards something truly important.

Give Bar Hopping a Try

Beer enthusiasts who are making their way to Hatteras Island over North Carolina New Year’s will find themselves right at home when they choose to participate in the annual 12 Bars of Christmas event that’s hosted each New Year’s Eve. This highly anticipated and extremely popular experience showcases 12 pop-up bars done up in a festive style that participants will check out on their route through Manteo. Food and drinks are included, and each stop requires guests to get a “passport” stamped to prove they’ve arrived. The event typically begins at McAllister’s Corner at Two Roads Tavern which is where you can your crew can gather before things get underway.

Focus on Being Balanced This New Year’s

For Hatteras Island-bound travelers over New Year’s who are looking for a healthy take on their fresh start, the team over at Grateful Yoga is happy to help. Make your way to the Roanoke Island Fitness Lab in Manteo to participate in a fun-for-all yoga class on New Year’s Eve that’s set to Grateful Dead music! You don’t need to make a reservation to enjoy this experience which is completely donation-based and open to participants of all ages. It’s a good way to feel great when the new year rolls in, knowing you’ve improved your balance, achieved a sense of center, and done something your body will be thankful for.

Book Your Trip to Hatteras Island in Style Today

Whether your Hatteras Island journey happens over New Year’s, or you’re looking forward to booking a stay another time of year in the name of vacation fun, renting your accommodations through the property professionals at Midgett Realty is your starting point. Our wide variety of vacation rentals on Hatteras Island is designed to inspire and provide guests with the luxurious options they deserve to feel right at home. Reach out today to learn more about our amazing selection and to start planning your next trip. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Outer Banks soon!