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Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park Review

This multi-functional attraction sits on the waterfront in Manteo. Costumed interpreters conduct tours of the 69-foot ship, Elizabeth II, a representation of a 16th-century vessel, but you can also help them set the sails, plot a course, and swab the decks. The 25-acre state park also has an interactive museum representing 400 years of Outer Banks history as well as a gift shop, a re-created 16th-century settlement site, a Native American exhibit, a fossil pit, plays and concerts at indoor and outdoor venues, arts-and-crafts exhibitions, and special programs.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Waterfront off Budleigh St., 1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954 | Map It
  • Phone: 252/475–1500; 252/475–1506 for event hotline
  • Cost: $10 good for two consecutive days
  • Hours: Mar.–Dec., daily 9–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Roanoke Island
Updated: 10-07-2012

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