New Bern

It’s Time For Your Visit

New Bern

It’s Time For Your Visit

New Bern, NC is the first state capital, home to Tryon Palace and the birthplace of Pepsi Cola. Discover the NC History Center, enjoy drinks and dinner on the waterfront, or shop at one of our unique downtown boutiques.

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If you’re planning an overnight stay in our charming town, Charm Discounts are the best way for our guests to take advantage of special rates. Don’t miss out on the savings!
There are not many cities that can say they were the birthplace of one of the world’s best known soft drinks and were once the capital of our state. Come discover all the things that make our city so special.

Havelock Chili Festival & Car Show

October 21 Car Show begins at 7am, Chili Festival begins at 10am


MumFeast: September 29, MumFest: October 14-15, MumFest Concert Featuring Sugar Ray: October 21

Trail To Tryon 5k, 10K, Half Marathon

November 11, 2023 at Tryon Palace

Through the Looking Glass: “A Journey with the Storytellers”

The 100th Anniversary of the New Bern Historical Society: April 22, 2023 through January 8, 2024

ArtWalk In Downtown New Bern

Second Friday of Each Month