Announcing the 2023 Best of the Beach Competition returning this fall!

Preparations are now underway for the 2023 Best of the Beach competition, brought to you by and JAM Media Solutions, where you, the readers, review our list of dozens of categories and nominate your favorite establishments across the Outer Banks!

This year, the nomination round will commence on Monday, October 2, 2023. The businesses with the most nominations will fill the top positions in each category and secure a place on the official ballot.

The voting period will begin Monday, October 16, 2023, and concludes on Thursday, November 2, 2023. The winners will be announced shortly after the voting window closes.

Last year, we were overwhelmed by your support for your Outer Banks favorites, with more than 49,000 ballots and over half a million individual votes cast for restaurants, shops, bartenders, gift shops, fishing charters, surf schools, and much more in our annual contest.

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