Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park, a 27-acre North Carolina State Site and cultural center, is a celebration of history, education and the arts.

Learn of America’s first attempts at colonization by boarding Elizabeth II, a representative 16th century sailing vessel, and then visiting with soldiers in the newly expanded Settlement Site.

In the Roanoke Island Adventure Museum, interactive exhibits travel beyond America’s beginnings to explore the next 400 years of Outer Banks history.

The on-site Art Gallery hosts monthly changing exhibits to a myriad of renowned artists.

During the summer months, the North Carolina School of the Arts presents the “Illuminations" Summer Performing Arts Series on the Pavilion lawn. Also during the summer months, top quality children's performances are presented in the indoor Film Theatre.

Distance from the Golfin' Dolphin: approx. 37 miles