Jennette's Pier Hours of Operation and Directions


Jennette's Pier is open year round. Operating hours do change, however, based on the seasons.
Fall -- September (6 a.m. to midnight), October and November (closing hours vary)
Winter -- December, January, February and March 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Spring -- April 7 a.m. -- closing hours vary
Summer -- May, June, July and August 5 a.m.– midnight

Open 364 days a year.

Driving directions

Jennette's Pier is located on the oceanfront at milepost 16.5 in the heart of the Whalebone Junction District of Nags Head on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. When you're getting close, just look for the wind turbines.

GPS: 35.910 N, 75.596 W

From Hampton Roads, take VA-168 South continuing onto NC-168 South/Caratoke Hwy. Continue onto US-158 East (By-Pass) on the Outer Banks. After passing Tanger Outlet Mall take a left on East Gray Eagle Street then a right onto NC-12 (Beach Road). Jennette's Pier will be on the left.

From Raleigh, take US-64 East to Nags Head. Continue on US-64 East to NC-12/South Virginia Dare Trail (Beach Road). Jennette's Pier will be on the right.

From Hatteras Island, take NC-12 north to Whalebone Junction. At the light, turn right onto NC-12/South Virginia Dare Trail (Beach Road).  Jennette's Pier will be on the right.

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