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November 2018

Santa House Open in Bear Plaza

November 23 - December 24
Santa House in Bear Plaza, 232 Middle St
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday beginning Friday, November 23rd through Monday, December 24th Have your photo taken with Santa for $6 then add on one of our Beary Merry frames for an additional $3.00

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New Bern’s Gingerbread House Contest & Display

11/23/2018 - 01/02/2019
Downtown New Bern

Gingerbread House Contest and Display sponsored by New Bern Historical Society Houses displayed at select downtown merchants.  For more information visit www.NewBernHistorical.org/gingerbread.

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Santa’s Arrival

November 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa House in Bear Plaza, 232 Middle St
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Beary Merry Christmas in New Bern officially begins on Friday, November 23 with "Light up the Season”, an annual family event that will welcome Santa and illuminate Bear Plaza with thousands of lights and open Santa House to kids of all ages. The seasonal block party will take place along the 200 block of Middle ... Read more

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Community Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Traffic Circle – Broad & East Front Streets Downtown New Bern, 35.107710, -77.035686 + Google Map

Join us on Saturday, November 24, 2018 for the Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting. The 30ft artificial tree is sponsored by the generosity of the greater New Bern Community and will be located at the traffic circle at the end of Broad and East Front Street. Don't miss this wonderful small town Christmas tradition!  

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December 2018

New Bern Christmas Parade

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown New Bern

The annual Craven County Jaycee's Christmas Parade! That's right - the Christmas Parade through downtown New Bern has always been a Jaycee's event! We'd love to have you be in the parade this year! Early registrations starts now through November 24th. Our entry fee is cheap - only $15 for early registration, and $25 after ... Read more

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34th Annual Coastal Christmas Flotilla

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Union Point Park, 210 E Front St
New Bern, 28560 United States
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New Bern Parks & Recreation is pleased to bring you the 34th Annual Coastal Christmas Flotilla on December 1st at Union Point Park. More info to come...

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Craven Smart Start Holiday Hustle

December 8

At Craven Smart Start, we believe when young children are given the opportunity to reach their full potential, that they will become loving, nurturing independent individuals who will contribute to their families, communities, and society. We believe that all children, when surrounded by a supportive community, can achieve economic success and experience the highest quality ... Read more

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Seasons of Giving: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration

December 8 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tryon Palace

Masquerade: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration This famed North Carolina tradition returns to Tryon Palace in 2018 with beautiful, new decorations and heartwarming holiday vignettes illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight. Make your holiday historic this year at Tryon Palace’s 38th annual “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Visit with historic characters in period clothing, witness holiday vignettes spanning ... Read more

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Sledding Shopping Sunday

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Craven Street, Downtown New Bern, New Bern, NC United States + Google Map

Our meteorologists are predicting snow on Craven Street for December 9th! Be sure to bring the kids to this event - it's not every day that you get to go sledding in downtown New Bern! The town had such a wonderful time last year we're bringing the slopes back this year for more sledding fun. ... Read more

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LIVE Window Displays

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown 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. There will be a judging and trophy awarded to the winner! Who you think will win this year?!

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