The Village of Oriental
Dazzling waterfront views and southerly breezes enhance the charm of the quaint little fishing village of Oriental, North Carolina. Here you can immerse yourself in the laid-back culture of the village visiting our local art galleries, the Old Theater, our many shops and boutiques, hanging out at our local restaurants, brewery, tiki-bar, coffee shop, parks or marinas. Or you may choose to explore the local area on foot or by bike. Oriental is a unique, friendly and fun-loving town known for its southern hospitality and its obsession with boating. People come from all around to attend our Croaker Festival, our Ol' Front Porch Music Festival, our Fourth of July Parade, our Regattas, our Oriental Boat Show, or for a wedding or family event in our charming little village. If you are an angler then you'll be right at home. Oriental is known for its fishing and you'll find an abundance of trout, redfish, flounder, drum, tarpon, crabs, and shrimp.