9:30am-6:30pm Sunday

New Bern Mall


Where should people park?

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

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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.

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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Porta Potties

See festival map -
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

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Emergency & First Aid

Located at the First Aid Station at the corner of Craven & Pollock Streets adjacent to City Hall.

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Lost & Found

Located in City Hall, Craven and Pollock Streets.

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Schedule of Events and Festival Map

A printable map of the festival area can be download from QR codes will be displayed throughout the festival area   Schedule of Events       Festival Map

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I need Lodging Information

For a complete list of available accommodations and other visitor-related information click on

or call the Craven County Visitor Information Center at 1-800-437-5767.

The Charm Package is a special way forNew Berns overnight guests to take advantage of exclusive discounts and services while visiting our charming town. It all starts with selecting your discounts from dining, shopping and everything in-between.

To enhance your visit click

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2015 sponsors

Title Sponsor

Joe Alcoke Auto and Truck Center

The Swiss Bear

Sun Journal


MUMFEST Kickoff Concert


Coastal Beverage Co.


New Bern Rotary Club

The Bernie Bear

Pepsi Minges Bottling Group

Wells Fargo

The Bear 97.9

ESPN New Bern 103.9 FM & 1490 AM
WNOS NewsTalk 107.5 FM & 1450 AM
ViaMark Advertising
Beasley Broadcasting Group
107.9 WNCT
V103.3 WMGV
99.5 the X WXNR
101.9 Kiss FM WIKS
106.5 WSFL

Beach Boogie & Blues  95.7 AM

Inner Banks Media
Thunder Country 96.3
94.1 WNBU Talk of the Town
Digity Media
All the hits BOB 93.3 WERO
Your Country 95.1 WRNS


The Neuse Bear


CarolinaEast Health System

Hampton Inn

Island Essential Tent & Event Rentals

North Carolina Education Lottery

SpringHill Suites Marriott




Little Caesars Pizza

City of New Bern

Boat Show

New Bern Grand Marina Yacht Club

The Trent Bear

A.G. Salem & Associates

Computer Services, LLC

Courtyard Marriott Riverfront New Bern

First Citizens Bank

Hatteras Yachts

Piggly Wiggly Stores

Tarheel Associates, Inc.

the little bank

University of Mount Olive

The Local Bear



Coldwell Banker-Willis Smith Co.

DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern Riverfront

Duke Energy Progress

Galley Stores

Morgan's Tavern & Grill

Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

Sumrell Sugg, Attorneys at Law

The Country Biscuit

Craven County Independent Insurance Agent Association


Call (252) 638-5781
or email:

PO Box 597 - New Bern, NC 28563 - Tel: 252-638-5781 - Fax: 252-638-6696 Website:

MUMFEST Coordinator: