Summer Events

Summer in the Town of Duck brings a host of events which provide families and friends a chance to gather at event sites throughout Duck Town Park.

Events are family friendly and FREE thanks to generous support by the Town Council and local businesses. If interested in event sponsorship click here, or contact Betsy Trimble.

All events, except for the 4th of July parade, are held at the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road. All events are free and open to the public.


Person in yoga pose with overlaid text "Yoga with a Lifeguard"

Yoga with a Lifeguard

Mondays June 6- August 1 at 7:30 a.m. on the Town Green

Yoga and safety tips all in one event! Kick start your week with a relaxing family yoga class followed by a Beach and Ocean Safety presentation on the Town of Duck Lawn. Yoga class and presentation will be led by 5th year Duck Surf Rescue Lifeguard and Yogafit Level 1 instructor Ellie Gardill.

Yoga with the Lifeguards is structured for all ages and levels of experience! Class will take place in person and streamed live. The video will be posted for 48 hours following the class.
*In the event of rain, class will be live streamed only.

Outdoor yoga class

Yoga on the Green

Tuesdays May 31- September 27 at 7:30 a.m. on the Town Green

Start your day in Duck with a yoga class led by Duck Village Yoga. This is an all levels gentle morning yoga practice where you will be guided through a foundational practice with guided breathwork and meditation. Classes take place in person and will be streamed live on Facebook. Sponsored by Village Realty.

All classes will be posted on the Town Facebook page for 48 hours after the class.
*In the event of rain, class will be live streamed only.

Outdoor exercise class

Dynamic Flow

Wednesdays June 1- September 28 at 7:30 a.m. on the Town Green

Dynamic Flow on the Green with the OBX Fitness Collective takes place in person as well as live streamed on Facebook. Dynamic Flow is a natural, practical, and playful calisthenics workout for the amateur and the athlete. Watch a short video to hear about the workout from local trainer DL Althoff. Sponsored by Zen & Zip.

All classes will be posted on the Town Facebook page for 48 hours after the class.
*In the event of rain, class will be live streamed only.

Child looks at box turtle in a container

NC Aquarium Live Animal Program

Select Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Duck Amphitheater

Join us in the Duck Amphitheater as we welcome Rhana Paris, educator with the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island with some of her friends. Rhana brings with her a wealth of knowledge and fun stories to share about some of our neighbors out in the wild. Children will be invited to participate as well as get up close with the live animals that she brings with her.

2022 Schedule: June 21 (crabs), August 2 (Snakes) , August 23(Box Turtle)

Presented by Kellogg Supply Co. & The Cottage Shop

Band logo - Nature Out Loud!

Nature Out Loud

Select Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Duck Amphitheater

Nature Out Loud! is a fun and interactive children’s concert that will not only have the whole family on their feet and dancing but will also educate about the wild world around us. Join us in the Duck Amphitheater this summer for this free children’s event.

2022 Schedule: June 29, July 27, August 10

Juggler Ivan Pecel

Variety Shows

Select Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Duck Amphitheater

After a well received first season in 2019 we are very excited to bring these comedic acts back to Duck. Each week of the series we bring in a different act. Never the same, but always entertaining!

June 28- Ivan Pecel: Making Juggling Tolerable
July 5- Flexible Comedy with Jonathan Burns
July 12- Dale K- Almost Evil Comedy Hypnotist
July 26- RePercussion
August 9- Doc Swan: Cure for the Common Show

Magic Show with magician showing a box containing swords.

OBXtreme Magic

Select Wednesdays in the Duck Amphitheater

World renowned illusionist Clive Allen returns for another magical season in the Duck. Prepare to be amazed when you bring the whole family to enjoy mind bending illusions with a splash of comedy. A fan favorite for years, the OBXTreme Magic Show is sure to entertain!

This year we will see him all summer long with 6 weeks of 2 shows and 2 weeks of 1 show. Tickets are no longer required for this fan favorite show.

Presented in part by Towne Bank

Child drawing with chalk on a sidewalk.

Story Time & Chalk Art

Thursdays June 16- September 1 at 9:30 a.m. at the Town Hall

Why do one event when you can do two! We start the day with Story Time and follow up with some Chalk Art Fun. We will provide the chalk, we just need you to provide the creativity. The event starts on the steps of the Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall with some stories provided by Island Bookstore or Ducks Cottage Coffee and Books. Then we will head over to the Town hall where you can show off your best chalk skills on the sidewalk squares around the building.

Be sure to bring some water with you as it does get hot!

People enjoying a small outdoor concert

Concerts on the Green

Thursdays June 16- September 15 at 6:30 p.m. on the Town Green

What better way to enjoy a beautiful evening in Duck than with some live music! Thursday evenings the Town Green comes alive with music. Whether you like covers, country, originals, or local you’re sure to enjoy the show.

Bring the family, chairs, blankets, picnics, and coolers out on Thursday evenings an enjoy some free live music.

Town of Duck Summer Movies on the Green Event

Movies on the Green

Select Tuesday evenings at Dusk on the Town Green

When the sun goes down the silver screen comes to life! Bring the family, lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, and picnics for a free family movie night under the stars.

2022 Dates: July 12- Clue, July 19- Luca, August 16- Brave, August 23- Monsters, Inc.,
August 23- The Princess and the Frog