Holiday Events

Celebrate the holiday’s in New Bern with various events that entices locals and visitors alike to get into the holiday spirit.

Christmas Light Tour by Carriage

Join S and S Carriage Rides for a festive Christmas Light Tour in Downtown New Bern. *Private Rides - $60 (per group 4-6 people) *Trolley: $12 each for Adults & […]

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S Front St, S Front St
New Bern, NC
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Live Window Displays

Downtown shops participate in this annual event to have their self-made live window displays for visitors and residents to stroll through the historic district and view. There will be a […]

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Downtown New Bern, New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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New Bern Tours: The Polar Express 2021

Tour Dates Set....Times to be determined Tickets go on sale November 26, 2021

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Downtown New Bern, New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Pancakes for PIE

Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday […]

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Morgan’s Tavern & Grill, 235 Craven St
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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2021 New Bern/Jaycees Christmas Parade

The annual Downtown New Bern/Jaycees Christmas Parade! Marching Bands, themed floats, civic groups, and who knows - maybe even Santa Claus himself! Help us bring in the holiday season with […]

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Downtown New Bern, New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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The Bonafides at Mistletoe Market!

Join us in Mistletoe Market for your favorite bluegrass & blues band! The Bobafides will play your holiday favorites & more while you explore downtown, take a holiday carriage ride […]

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Downtown New Bern, New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Union Point Park, 210 E Front St
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Christmas Open House

Join the Yuletide Celebratoin: Beautiful Decorations, House Tours, Free Refreshments, Carols, and more! Take a peek inside New Bern's Bed & Breakfasts: Meadows Inn, Hanna House & Benjamin Ellis House

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Pollock Street, Pollock Street
New Bern, NC
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Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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