Outer Banks Shrimp Cook-Off

The 10th Annual Outer Banks Shrimp Cookoff to benefit the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research will be held on Sunday November 3rd from 12-3 pm at Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar in Kitty Hawk, NC.

Local restaurants will compete to prepare the best shrimp dish. A large silent auction with donations from local businesses, live MC, OB drink specials, 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and a dolphin conservation booth will round out the event! This year’s event is sponsored by Kitty Hawk Kites, the Nags Head Dolphin Watch, Outer Banks Veterinary Hospital, Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates, Access Design, and Jam Media Solutions.

For updates on this year’s event, check out our blog at obshrimp.com. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased at the door or in advance at Ocean Boulevard, Outer Banks Veterinary Hospital or online. Purchase online tickets below:



Last year’s winners were:

Chef’s Choice: A tie between Ocean Boulevard – Thai Shrimp Style Ceviche and Barefoot Bernie’s– Curry Shrimp with Rice and Peas

People’s Choice: Red Drum – Sesame Veggie Noodles with Seared Shrimp and Cusabi Dressing

Judge’s Choice: Sooey’s BBQ – Further South Shrimp Cocktail