Support the Outer Banks Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the Annual OBX Watermelon Festival

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Celebrate summer and cool off with Kitty Hawk Kites and Food Lion by supporting the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the 18th annual OBX Watermelon Festival coming Thursday, August 1, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy many watermelon-themed activities or grab a slice of juicy watermelon to go at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head.

OBX Watermelon Festival is free for guests to attend; however, the purchase of tickets is required to play and eat! Compete in classic competitions to win from a selection of awesome prizes. Activities at the event include Face Painting (provided by The Lost Colony), T-Shirt Tie Dye (provided by Food Lion), Watermelon Bowling, Watermelon Windsocks, Watermelon Eating Content, and more!

Stop by and share in this summertime tradition. Bring the family for a day of summertime fun and help support the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition, a valuable community organization working to improve safety in the Outer Banks.

About Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest independent retailer of kites, toys, flags, and wind-related items in the world, offering a vast selection for all ages and skill levels. Celebrating 50 years of teaching the world to fly by offering outdoor experiences and adventure, Kitty Hawk Kites offers unique outdoor experiences and events for enthusiasts of all kinds. Visit for more information.

About Outer Banks Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Coalition

The Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition is a group of committed and concerned citizens from the Outer Banks of North Carolina interested in the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. The coalition was founded in January of 2013, after several collisions with pedestrians and bicyclists occurred across the Outer Banks. Its members stretch from Corolla to Hatteras including several town officials, many law enforcement officers from several towns, local citizens, and many business leaders from major employers throughout the Outer Banks. Visit for more information.