Four restaurants in Kill Devil Hills have teamed up to bring locals and visitors the highly anticipated "Christmas Island" on the Outer Banks this holiday season. To celebrate OBX Christmas in a way like never before, these restaurants will open from December 1-December 31 with festive holiday pop-ups. Each restaurant features a unique name, theme, Christmas decor, and holiday menu plus specialty drinks. Each location will host events as markets, gingerbread house decorating contests, cookie exchanges, brunches, & more. 


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Lucky 12 - Jingle 12 Tavern

First up is Lucky 12 Tavern, known as Jingle 12 Tavern during all of December. Owner and founder, Mark Ballog was the motivator for this original event that started at Lucky 12 and has now taken over local establishments in the jolliest way. Mark's goal was to bring more business to restaurants in the offseason while highlighting fun festivities. The Ski Lodge, Ice Fishing Shack, and Igloos are available for booking. For monthly events, reservations, and a full list of holiday menu items, visit their website.


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Bonzer Shack - The Broken Candy Cane

Featuring Christmas inspired food, adult & kids holiday cocktails, Bonzer Shack has transformed into The Broken Candy Cane. There's something magical, or one could say grinch-like, in the air at The Christmas Villain's Favorite Hangout. Check their website and social media for featured events, December hours, and new menus. Dressing in your holiday best is encouraged!


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Mama Kwans - Mama Klaus's (Holiday Tiki Hut) 

"Mele Kalikimaka," from this Hawaiian-themed pop-up called Mama Klaus's Holiday Tiki Hut. Mama Kwan's is putting a tropical flare into their holiday restaurant. Visit Santa or tour the walk-through light display next door. 


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Goombays - Goombrrr's

Goombays Grille and Raw Bar has frozen over into a winter wonderland. Goombrrrs is decked out with holiday cheer and delectable cocktails. Visit any of the four locations of Christmas Island Pop-Up Bars and receive a passport. Once you get all four locations stamped receive a one-of-a-kind holiday gift. Hurry, there’s only a limited amount of passports.


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