Your Ultimate Guide to the Duck, NC, Jazz Festival

It’s time to get jazzy! Put on your swing dancing shoes and head to the Outer Banks for the Duck, NC, Jazz Festival! The annual event happens every Columbus Day Weekend in October in Duck. Before you boogie-woogie on over, make sure to access our free Vacation Guide. It’s packed with trendy restaurants, fascinating attractions, and exciting outdoor recreation on the OBX.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Duck, NC, Jazz Festival

About the Festival

The two-day, free event is a full day of jazz-themed events, fantastic food and drinks from Duck businesses, and great company at Duck Town Park and Boardwalk. Live music carries from two stages and throughout the park from talented jazz bands and performers from all over the country, as well as local and regional artists. 

The Pre-Party – Jazz Events Around Town

Attend fun, jazz-themed events throughout the week leading up to the concert in the park. These include outdoor sunset movies and storytimes around town at local Outer Banks businesses. 

Duck Jazz Festival Weekend

Once you’re ready to indulge in the best smooth jazz of your life, gather your friends and family. Then, bring food, coolers, blankets, and chairs to have the best time. You can also rent chairs while you’re there from Ocean Atlantic Rentals. Bring your furry pals too, as long as they are well-behaved!

Choose from a variety of food and beverage options from some of the best Duck eateries. Delicious food and incredible jazz music? What else could you ask for?

More Outer Banks Live Music, Please!

No, matter where you go on the Outer Banks, there is always great music to be found! Here are some other Outer Banks music festivals and live music events you should check out.

Or, if you’re coming to the Outer Banks with your mind set on food, plan your trip around the Outer Banks Seafood Festival! This foodie event happens in Nags Head, NC, every October. If you decide to go to the Seafood Festival, don’t worry, you won’t miss out on the great music. You can enjoy talented local musicians at this event as well!

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Reserve our Jewel of the Isle vacation property in Duck. It’s close to the Duck Jazz Festival, and is conveniently located near the beach and some of the best Outer Banks attractions. This spacious rental is the best place to take your family because it has eight bedrooms and accommodates 20 people!

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