MumFest

MumFest

MumFest is a combination of family fun, entertainment, attractions, exhibitors and great food in the beautifully restored setting of historic downtown New Bern and its waterfront. About 100,000 festival-goers enjoyed Mumfestivities in 2019. And, MumFest 2020 promises...
Community Appreciation Day

Community Appreciation Day

Come visit Tryon Palace and enjoy activities and craft demonstrations free-of-charge at Community Appreciation Day! Discover military through the ages, explore a Civil War Encampment at the New Bern Academy, and learn about genealogy and family history. Free tours...
Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace

Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace

Fans of Outlander series may now travel in Claire Fraser’s literary footsteps in the Governor’s Palace, located in New Bern, the first permanent capital city of North Carolina. Meet with the servants who can offer enlightenment as to the facts regarding...

Magician Gary Shelton

Magician Gary Shelton will be joining us for the holidays in Bear Plaza! Be sure to catch Gary during one of his shows while on your visit to see Santa.

3rd Annual Beary Merry Mistletoe March

Join New Bern Bernie Bear and our wonderland sponsor Coastal Childrens Clinic for the 3rd Annual Beary Merry Mistletoe March. Join us as we march through Downtown New Bern, North Carolina to the sounds of the holidays and end at the O.Marks Building swhere RiverTowne...