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When is the Duck Jazz Festival?

The Duck Jazz Festival is Sunday, October 11, 2015.

When is the 5K Duck Turkey Trot?

The twentieth annual 5K Duck Turkey Trot is Thursday, November 26, 2015 @ 6:00 AM in the town of Duck.

When is the Outer Banks Marathon?

The annual Outer Banks Marathon is on November 8, 2015.

When is the pool open?

In general the pool opens Memorial Day weekend and closes in late September or early October depending on the weather.

Where can I buy (or rent) it?

Where can I buy seafood?

Dockside N’ Duck Seafood Market has excellent seafood and is located at 1216 Duck Road, across from Wee Winks in Duck, and their telephone number is (252) 261-8687.

Where can I rent linens?

Ocean Atlantic Rentals has linens available for rent. They have a Duck location and their telephone number is (252) 261-4346.

Where can I rent beach chairs and umbrellas?

Ocean Atlantic Rentals has a variety of beach essentials available for rent. They have a Duck location and their telephone number is (252) 261-4346.

Where can I purchase adult beverages?

In North Carolina, beer and wine can be purchased at grocery and convenience stores while liquor is sold only at Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) stores.  In Duck, Tommy’s Market and Wee Winks sell beer and wine.  There is an ABC store in Duck at Wee Winks Square.

Distance

How far is Ocracoke?

Ocracoke Island is about 98 miles from Colony by the Sea.  It should take just under three hours to drive there.

Where is the post office?

The Duck Post Office is located at 1245 Duck Road across the street from the Sunset Grill restaurant.  The telephone number is (252) 261-8555.

What is the zip code for Duck?

The zip code for Duck, NC is 27949.

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