The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association (OCBA) was founded and incorporated in 1991.

We are a non-profit corporation organized primarily to further the common good and general welfare of residents of and visitors to Ocracoke within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The OCBA strives to provide opportunities for dialogue, education, advancement and improvement of all aspects of its Contributors through meetings, training, communications, publications, and other programs and activities.

The OCBA coordinates several island events: the July 4 activities including professional fireworks, the semi-annual Island-Wide Yard Sale (fall and spring), Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree (late October), the Holiday Market (late November) and the Island Celebration (holiday lights competition).

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Public Restrooms - Island Inn

The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association Inc. expects its four-unit public restroom building to be completed by Easter 2024 and is seeking bids on a contract for cleaning and maintenance. The contract RFP is located on this website under the Gallery tab.  ...

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