Independence Day Weekend in and around Town

Happy Independence Day Weekend

We hope you have a fun and safe 4th of July Weekend! What are you doing? Here are some events and ideas to help you decide what to do:

3rd: Independence Day Celebration with Billy Holton and the Soul Shakers, 5:00pm – 12:00am at Christoph’s on the Water in the DoubleTree by Hilton. Call 252-638-0306.

4th: 4th Annual New Bern Run For The Warriors® at Union Point Park.

4th: Havelock Freedom Fest Splash 5K Run, 8:00am. Call 252-670-5906.

4th: Havelock Freedom Fest, 8:00am – 5:00pm in the City Park. Call 252-444-6400.

4th: River Bend 4th of July Celebration, festivities begin at 8:45am, River Bend Town Commons. Call 252-670-0757.

4th: The Glorious Fourth, 10:00am – 2:00pm, Palace grounds and North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3500.

4th: City of New Bern 4th of July Celebrations, 3:00pm and fireworks at 9:15 at Lawson Creek Park. Call 252-636-4000.

There also all kinds of fun activities to include something to do for all ages!

Visit the local Art galleries and shops to admire the vast array of art on display by local Artists.

Check out Amusements to learn about fun and games. Some examples are miniature golf, roller skating, playing bingo, bowling, and much more!

Relieve some stress by working out at the local Fitness Centers.

Learn about New Bern’s 305 years of History by taking a professionally guided or self-tours and visit the many historical landmarks.

Spend some time at the New Bern – Craven County Library, read a book, use the computer, and better yet, take some FREE computer classes!

Get some fresh air by taking a walk in the park. Your kids will have a blast at the local playgrounds and water park. Your dog can play with others in the “dog park” (you need to register for access). Thanks to the City of New Bern’s Parks and Recreation and Craven County Recreation and Parks there are over 20 parks, a community resource center, and two recreation centers in our community. They also organize numerous events and classes throughout the year.

Enjoy a Night on the Town by attending a live performance, singing Karaoke or dancing, or watching a movie at the box office.

Get back to nature by visiting Outdoor Recreation and see the hotspots for biking, boating, camping, fishing, golfing, hiking, hunting, tennis, scuba diving, etc.

Enjoy a stroll through the New Bern Farmer’s Market. The locals gather here on the weekends to shop for arts and crafts, food, and many other unique gifts. They even have live bands throughout the year.

What are you doing this weekend?

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