Upcoming Events

HICF Paddle Palooza

9:00 AM

Whether it’s your first time on a standup paddleboard or you’re a seasoned race pro, join us for the HICF Paddle Palooza at the Frisco Woods Campground on Saturday, September 10. The day will be filled with mens, womens and kids SUP races, live music, food and awards ceremony. 


We’ll have race divisions for all ages to keep the playing field even, for a day of SUP fun on the water. 


Online registration is now open! 

Visit: https://paddleguru.com/races/HICFPaddlePalooza 

Day at the Docks

09/15/2016 - 09/17/2016

A celebration of Hatteras watermen with seafood cooking demos, fishing boats and gear, fishing industry skills contests and competitions, live music and games for children.


Cape Hatteras Wave Classic

09/17/2016 - 09/23/2016

REAL Watersports is proud to announce the 2016 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic. The Cape Hatteras Wave Classic is an OPEN kitesurfing competition focused solely on kitesurfing in ocean waves. Surf-style is a fast growing discipline in the sport of kiteboarding and a true passion for the crew at REAL. The Wave Classic will showcase top talent riding with surf inspired style as they battle for victory in the Outer Banks surf. 


Why September? Dredging barrels. Warm water. Epic surf and kite sessions. With most local surfers and kiters claiming September-October as their favorite time of year on Cape Hatteras, it was an easy choice to hold the first Cape Hatteras Wave Classic in September. 


The Cape Hatteras Wave Classic is an OPEN kitesurfing event, allowing any kitesurfer from anywhere in the world to enter and compete. With incredible wind and waves throughout the month of September, the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic will showcase incredible riders in amazing kitesurf conditions. 


Hatterasity Bluegrass Festival

10/06/2016 - 10/08/2016

A weekend Bluegrass Block Party featuring local food and talent, with regional and national bands playing bluegrass and roots music. 

Featuring Special Consensus, Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass and Grammy Nominee: James King, From East PA, the Crop Circle Agents, From Upstate New York where it is still snowing, Chad Darou & Stealin’ Time and Rebecca Colleen & the Chore Lads. 


Fish Like a Girl - Charity Fishing Tournament

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

On October 15th, 2016 the Avon Fishing Pier will welcome ladies to participate in the 3rd annual “Fish Like A Girl” fishing tournament from 8am-5pm. 

As fish are caught they will be measured by length, and the largest fish wins! There will be an awards ceremony directly following the tournament at 5pm. 

All net proceeds go towards helping to raise awareness and research for breast cancer with the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation. 

Entry into the tournament is $30, which includes an event T-shirt and complimentary fishing pass for the day.