FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Shuttle on down ....
Although there'll be plenty of parking spaces in downtown New Bern during MUMFEST you can easily shuttle from a free parking area with continuous service on the half hour. Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-4pm. Pick up location: New Bern Mall-JC Penny rear parking area Hwy 17 S.
Compliments of: Little Caesar's Pizza and New Bern Parks & Recreation
What about handicapped parking?
Designated parking for the handicap will be in the O.Marks parking lot on Hancock St. See map page.These parking area(s) are restricted to vehicles with a handicapped symbol on their license plate or decal hanging from the rear view mirror. Violators will be towed away at the violator's expense.
Directions to downtown?
FROM NORTH: Washington, Pamlico County, and points North
Drive SOUTH on US Hwy 17 to New Bern, cross the new Neuse River Bridge.
Follow signage into the downtown area.
FROM SOUTH: Wilmington, Myrtle Beach, SC, and points South
Drive NORTH on US Hwy 17 to New Bern. Continue on Hwy 17 (Martin Luther King Blvd) and follow signage into the downtown area.
FROM WEST: Raleigh, Kinston, and points West
Drive EAST on US Hwy 70 to New Bern. Take Pembroke/Trent Woods exit. Turn right, cross over the overpass and continue on First St.to Neuse Blvd. Turn right and follow signage into downtown.
FROM EAST: Havelock, Morehead City, and points East
Continue on Hwy 70 to the Pembroke/Trent Woods exit. Turn right on First St. Continue on First St. and turn right onto Neuse Blvd. (which becomes Broad St) Continue on Broad St. which takes you into the downtown area.
Is there a rain date?
No. The show must go on, rain or shine although some events may be delayed or postponed depending upon the intensity of the rain.
Are pets allowed?
Pets are prohibited at MUMFEST for the safety and convenience of visitors. The City's Code of Ordinance, Chapter 6 "Animals" prohibits animals from being within 150 feet of the MUMFEST festival area, regardless if the animal is on a leash. Violaters will be subject to a $25 fine. This does not apply to guide dogs.
What about bicycles?
Any vehicle that may be a potential hazard to pedestrians is prohibited from entering the street festival area, including skates, skateboards, scooters, as well as bikes.
Baby Changing Station
A baby changing station is located in the Lil'Kidstuff Korner @ Broad and Craven St. near county admin. bldg. courtesy of New Bern Recreation and Parks Department.
See festival map - mumfest.com
Hancock @ Broad St.
First Citizens Bank - Broad St
East Front St - handicap accessible
Union Point Park restrooms
Union Point Park - boat ramp
Craven @ Pollock Street - handicap accessibility
Emergency & First Aid
Located at the First Aid Station at the corner of Craven & Pollock Streets adjacent to City Hall.
Lost & Found
Located in City Hall, Craven and Pollock Streets.
Schedule of Events and Festival Map
I need Lodging Information
For a complete list of available accommodations and other visitor-related information click on www.visitnewbern.com
or call the Craven County Visitor Information Center at 1-800-437-5767.
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