New Year’s Eve Block Party!

December 26, 2019

The City of New Bern is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Block Party is returning to New Bern! Save the date for Tuesday, December 31! This event  will be held downtown at the intersection of… Read More

New Bern Bears

December 23, 2019

In honor of New Bern’s 300th Anniversary in 2010, over 50 fiberglass, ceramic bears were sponsored and adopted by local businesses to be placed throughout the city. Since then, more than twenty additional bears have been placed in various… Read More

New Year’s Eve Bear Drop 2019!

December 12, 2019

You may have watched the ball drop in New York, or even the peach drop in Atlanta, but you’ve probably never seen a bear drop to ring in the New Year! In New Bern we like to do… Read More

Christmas Play- Miracle on 34th St.

December 7, 2019

Details Date: December 7,12,13 & 14 (December 8 & 15 at 3:00 p.m.) Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Cost: $10 – $18 Website: RiverTowne Players Phone: 252-634-7877 Email: Website:… Read More

New Bern Polar Express!

December 2, 2019

New Bern Trolly has turned into the New Bern Polar Express! Make plans to get your tickets for you and your family, limited seating is available. Trolley Tours begin and end at: 610 Pollock St… Read More

Holiday Bed and Breakfast

December 2, 2019

Bed & Breakfasts of New Bern Holiday Open House will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. The annual event showcases some of the premier B&Bs along Pollock Street, Historic Downtown New Bern’s B&B Row. Participating in this… Read More

Christmas at Tryon Palace New Bern, NC

November 19, 2019

Christmas Belles: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration returns to New Bern with beautiful new decorations and heartwarming holiday vignettes illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight. Join Tryon Palace for its 39th year with decorations inspired by an 18th-century fascination with the… Read More

Beary Merry Christmas- Downtown NB

November 14, 2019

November 29th 4:30pm-8:30pm Kick off to Beary Merry Christmas, Downtown New Bern 2019! Community Tree Lighting at 4:45pm – Union Point Park Parade to Santa House at 5:15pm – S. Front & Middle Street Santa’s Arrival at Bear Plaza… Read More

Holiday Schedule- Carolina Colours

November 6, 2019

HOLIDAY DECORATING SCHEDULE – MIKE WILSON 11/21 – Fluff wreaths and attach new bows to each wreath. 11/22 – Hang wreaths on the streetlight poles. 11/22 Decorate the Circle. 11/22 – Decorate the Living Room and Pro… Read More