2024 OBX Taste of the Beach: A Culinary Adventure in the Outer Banks

Taste of the Beach is an annual event that celebrates the rich culinary culture of the Outer Banks. Scheduled from April 12th to 14th, 2024, this festival invites food enthusiasts to indulge in a diverse array of tastes offered by over 50 local restaurants.

Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply looking to explore new flavors, Taste of the Beach presents an unparalleled opportunity to savor the best of OBX cuisine​​.

Taste of the Beach Event Highlights

  • Wide Variety of Food and Drinks: From fresh seafood to gourmet dishes, the event showcases the talents of local chefs and restaurants.
  • Interactive Culinary Experiences: Attendees can participate in wine tastings, cooking classes, brewery tours, and cook-offs.
  • Special Menus and Samplings: Enjoy culinary samplings, special multi-course menus, and much more.

Why You Should Attend

  • Discover New Flavors: Taste of the Beach is a perfect occasion to explore new dishes and find new favorite restaurants.
  • Meet the Chefs: Engage with local chefs and learn about the inspiration behind their dishes.
  • Enjoy the Community Vibe: The festival brings together locals and visitors in a celebration of food, culture, and community.

Tips for Attending Taste of the Beach

  • Purchase Tickets Early: Ensure your spot at popular events and tastings by buying tickets in advance.
  • Plan Your Visit: With so much to see and taste, it’s helpful to plan which events and restaurants you don’t want to miss.
  • Stay Hydrated: With the April sun and the abundance of food and drink, remember to drink plenty of water throughout the day.


Taste of the Beach offers a unique blend of culinary delights, interactive experiences, and community spirit. It’s more than just a food festival; it’s a celebration of the Outer Banks’ vibrant culture and cuisine. Make sure to mark your calendars for this delicious event​​.