Plan Your Visit

Roanoke Island Festival Park is an interactive family attraction that celebrates the first English settlement in America. Visitors board and explore the park's centerpiece, a representational ship, Elizabeth II. Climb aboard and help costumed 16th-century sailors. Try traditional woodworking, play Elizabethan games, and watch the blacksmith at the Settlement Site. Discover 400 years of Outer Banks history in the interactive Roanoke Adventure Museum. See The Legend of Two-Path, a mini-movie about Native Americans. Experience the new American Indian Town exhibit that includes a wide variety of true-to-scale structures, role-play environments, and places to explore, plant, dance, build, and play. The gift store offers historically themed gift merchandise and much more. Enjoy the onsite Art Gallery, the Fossil Pit full of treasures, and the marsh-side Boardwalks that surround the site. 


Summer Hours 

Open Daily from 9 am - 5 pm

Open March 3rd - December 31st (closed some holidays)

Admissions: (Good for 2 Consecutive Days)

Adult - $10 | Youth (3-17) - $7
Child (2 & under) - Free
Military - $9 | Senior (age 65 and up) - $9

Admission includes climbing aboard the Elizabeth II sailing ship, living the life of a 16th century settler in the Settlement Site, exploring 400 years of Outer Banks history in the Roanoke Adventure Museum, discovering the American Indian Town and viewing the Legend of Two Path film. The Museum Store, Fossil Pit and boardwalks are free and open to the public

Driving Directions

Roanoke Island is nestled between the North Carolina mainland and the Outer Banks.

For specific directions from areas of the country, go to the Outer Banks Visitor Bureau website