Shop Downtown New Bern-

June 16, 2021

Downtown New Bern is one of the most charming downtowns in North Carolina. It’s a place where everyone is welcome, including your furry friends! We offer handcrafted gifts, artwork, outdoor clothing and supplies, furniture, apparel, accessories, packaged food, confections and… Read More

Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride 2021

June 3, 2021

September 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm September 11, 2021 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. A community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS one pedal stroke at a time. Feel the extraordinary support and excitement throughout your… Read More

New Bern History Quest

June 2, 2021

June 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Test your sleuthing skills in this all new, family-friendly outdoor scavenger hunt!Join the New Bern Historical Society and Sherlock T. Bear on Saturday, June 5 10am-4pm.Starting & ending at New Bern Battlefield Park. Rain… Read More

Spring Fling- New Bern Fair Grounds

May 19, 2021

May 19-23, 2021 5 p.m.-9 p.m. We’re back! And it’s WAY past time for a little fun… Come join us for a carnival! Opening on Wednesday May 9 at 5pm and there will be different promotions every day. Gate admission… Read More

ENC Home & Outdoor Expo

May 5, 2021

Find inspiration and education for your home and outdoor lifestyle at the semi-annual ENC Home & Outdoor Expo on Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23 from 10 am – 4 pm each day. Returning to the beautiful Riverfront Convention… Read More

Plein Air New Bern Event

May 3, 2021

May 10-16,2021: Plein air is the centuries old tradition of painting the real world directly and on site. Various mediums can be utilized depending on the artist’s preference, including oils, pastel, acrylics, and watercolors. The Plein Air New Bern event… Read More

Behind the Scenes- Gardens at Tryon Palace

April 17, 2021

April 20,2021 2-3 p.m. Tyron Palace Gardens Tryon Palace Greenhouse and Gardens Manager, Hadley Cheris will meet guests at the Waystation to discover what is popping up in the 16 acres of Tryon Palace Gardens. (Tour cancelled only in the… Read More

Southern Living- The South’s Best Small Towns

March 25, 2021

 The anatomy of a perfect Southern small town doesn’t come in just one idyllic shape or size, nor does it ever look or act in quite the same way. Some show their personality by way of tiny historic downtowns, while… Read More