Bring Your Appetite to Currituck This Fall

September 22, 2023

Fall brings the boldest flavors to Corolla and the Currituck mainland. Now is the time to plan your stay and celebrate the best of the season. Save these dates and join us for some of our favorite annual events and Fall traditions.

Currituck Bulls and BBQ
November 4, 2023, Currituck County Rural Center: 184 Milburn Sawyer Rd., Powells Point, NC

Our county’s most popular Fall event returns to the Currituck County Rural Center this November. Bulls and BBQ is a celebration of championship barbecue, live music, family fun and a thrilling live rodeo. Get your tickets for the Rodeo or the People’s Choice BBQ Competition online. Tickets sell fast! Free activities for all guests include the cornhole tournament, petting zoo and ax throwing. Local food vendors will be on site providing a variety of delicious dishes and sweet treats.

Visit the Bulls and BBQ official page for information on ticket sales and a complete schedule of events. Be aware that tickets tend to sell out quickly!

Crabdaddy Seafood and Wine Festival
October 7, 2023, Sanctuary Vineyards: 7005 Caratoke HighwayJarvisburg, NC

Enjoy an afternoon of all-you-can eat blue crabs paired with local wine and beer, plus delicious barbecue and a succulent fish fry. Sanctuary Vineyard’s annual seafood fest also features live music and the “Crabdaddy Olympics,” a fun series of themed challenges. Guests will receive a souvenir wineglass to take home, too!

Visit Sanctuary Vineyards to purchase your online tickets. Admission is $60 for adults and $30 for children 6-12.

Blue 42’s Brewing Barn Fall Festival
October 7, 2023, 2132 Caratoke Highway, Moyock, NC

Currituck’s newest stop for local beers and specialty coffee drinks and smoothies invites you over for a day of free family fun and activities. Browse gifts and goods from area vendors and join friends on a hayride through Powell’s pumpkin patch. Don’t forget your camera to capture all the new Fall memories!

Visit Blue 42’s Facebook page for more information about this all-day event.

Fall Libations & Temptations

The change of season not only ushers in pumpkin spice treats, it heralds the release of new wines, spirits, and beers designed to pair with Fall flavors. In Corolla and on the Currituck mainland, one can sip a variety of libations and purchase bottles for later enjoyment. Buffalo City Distillery offers a Crisp Apple Whiskey and Honey Roasted Almond Whiskey. Over at Whalehead Brewery, try select seasonal beers with any of their specialty pizzas. Of course, no Fall day in Currituck is complete without a visit to any of our amazing farm markets, where you’ll find the freshest autumn fruits and vegetables and homemade baked goods.

For more events, go to our Calendar of Events page at

When you book a beach vacation home for your Corolla vacation this Fall, you will find the beaches are less crowded and the temperature is just right for a long stroll along our shores. The Wild Mustangs still play in the dunes, and opportunities for fishing and bird watching are plentiful. Pack a light sweater and join us, and when you get here be sure to download our free Currituck OBX mobile app for great deals and more events in Corolla and on the mainland.