Christmas Light Tours by Carriage

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Get the Christmas season started off with a ride on the Christmas Wagon..  Rides begin/end at the corner of S. Front & Craven Streets across from Nautical Wheelers.  The wagon will hold 10 passengers and each ride is approximately 18 to 20 minutes long. Children 2 and under ride free. Reservations are recommended,  but not […]

Holiday Nights

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Experience a small town Christmas in Downtown New Bern while eating and shopping local. Businesses will extend their shopping hours until 8pm on these nights. Plus, Santa will be in Bear Plaza from 4-8pm and it will be snowing from 6-8pm!

Very Beary Christmas Lights Tour

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Jump on the Polar Express in this 1 Hour tour filled with caroling, a trip to see lights on Canterbury Lance and a visit with "The Conductor" and Santa's Elves. Tickets available online starting November 26th Begins at the Hancock St. side of the O'Marks Building on Middle St. and ends in front of the […]

Craven County Jaycees Christmas Parade

Downtown New Bern New Bern

MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!! It’s that time of year again where we want to start getting things going for the Downtown New Bern festivities! We want to try and get an even bigger turnout with our Parade! If you or someone you know is interested in being a part of this event, we would like […]

Very Beary Christmas Lights Tour

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Jump on the Polar Express in this 1 Hour tour filled with caroling, a trip to see lights on Canterbury Lance and a visit with "The Conductor" and Santa's Elves. Tickets available online starting November 26th Begins at the Hancock St. side of the O'Marks Building on Middle St. and ends in front of the […]

Holiday Nights

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Experience a small town Christmas in Downtown New Bern while eating and shopping local. Businesses will extend their shopping hours until 8pm on these nights. Plus, Santa will be in Bear Plaza from 4-8pm and it will be snowing from 6-8pm!

Christmas Light Tours by Carriage

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Get the Christmas season started off with a ride on the Christmas Wagon..  Rides begin/end at the corner of S. Front & Craven Streets across from Nautical Wheelers.  The wagon will hold 10 passengers and each ride is approximately 18 to 20 minutes long. Children 2 and under ride free. Reservations are recommended,  but not […]

Art Walk

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Join downtown businesses and restaurants for opening receptions, demonstrations, special events, and much more!  

Very Beary Christmas Lights Tour

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Jump on the Polar Express in this 1 Hour tour filled with caroling, a trip to see lights on Canterbury Lance and a visit with "The Conductor" and Santa's Elves. Tickets available online starting November 26th Begins at the Hancock St. side of the O'Marks Building on Middle St. and ends in front of the […]

Live Window Displays

Downtown New Bern New Bern

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. Windows will be judged and a trophy awarded to the winner