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Festival
Hours:

Saturday
9:30am-6:30pm

Sunday
9:30am-5pm

FREE
Trolley/Shuttle
from
New Bern
Mall

 

BIG KID STUFF AND Lil' KIDSTUFF

MUMFEST OFFERS
BIG KIDSTUFF AND Lil’ Kidstuff

A variety of entertainment geared just for them include The Carolina Puppet Theatre who bring the theatre art form of puppetry into the present for a rip-rolling good time! Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters, use lively music and zany puppetry to make these shows a delightful experience foryoung children and families. The professionally handmade puppet characters come to life with personality, brilliant colors and audience interaction. You will meet Bartlet the super-duper star, Puddles the duck and other unusual puppet friends. Don't miss this MUMFEST favorite!

Steve Myott, a master story teller and mask maker.

Steve loves to share his original stories by using his unique paper maché masks in his performances. No one can sit idly by as music, masks and comedy are combined for top quality entertainment. This program will entertain children of all ages. Audience participation is inevitable as people don masks and become part of the show!

 

And don't miss the magic show!

Steve Wille has been performing magic for over 25 years and has appeared on TV both in the U.S. and Bermuda. Steve is a very talented magician, entertainer and a real crowd please. He has been a MUMFEST favorite for years! 

You will find Steve performing shows at the Kids stage and on the midway area.

Gary Shelton the family comedian has been making audiences laugh since the late 70s. His humor is southern flavored and family friendly; His acts bring out the wonder and laughter in audiences of any size and age.  Gary's unique combination of comedy, magic and storytelling engage people in a first rate family experience. Don't miss his shows at the Kids stage and on the midway area.  He is an all-time MUMFEST favorite!

Willy the Hillbilly will join us at MUMFEST for two days, compliments of Pepsi MInges Bottling Group. Festival-goers will have fun meeting Willy the Hillbilly in person, shaking his hand and posing with him for photo ops! For those old enough to remember the 1960's and would enjoy jogging their memory with a 1966 Willy the Hillbilly commercial, go to Willy the Hillbilly.

Homer & Bart Simpson will be at Mumfest, Saturday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. brought to you by Suddenlink.

Don't miss the chance to meet and greet the Simpson's! They'll be walking around looking for you to shake hands and get your picture taken.

Stop by Suddenlink's booth on East Front St. near Union Point Park and say 'thanks' for bringing Homer & Bart Simpson to MUMFEST!

AMUSEMENT RIDES are always a festival must do.

Hop on the merry-go-round or drive a bumper car. Michael's Enterprises is a Fayetteville, NC mobile midway company featuring rides, games, cotton candy & snow cones. Michael's Enterprises' has provided for MUMFEST guests many years offering rides and games for the whole family.     

 

Visit the Pumpkin Patch

Sponsored by Christ Episcopal Church


Corner of Middle and Pollock Streets has hundreds of pumplins of all sizes, gourds, Indian Corn & much more, all in time for the fall season. All proceeds benefit local outreach.

 

Be sure to check back - it's early in the year

and the number of attractions is growing!

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2015 sponsors

Title Sponsor

Joe Alcoke Auto and Truck Center

The Swiss Bear

Sun Journal

WITN, MyTV, MeTV

MUMFEST Kickoff Concert

Bojangles'

Coastal Beverage Co.

Banner

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

Suddenlink

The Neuse Bear

Bojangles'

CarolinaEast Health System

Hampton Inn

Island Essential Tent & Event Rentals

North Carolina Education Lottery

SpringHill Suites Marriott

Brochure

CenturyLink

Trolley

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

BB&T

B/S/H/

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


FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SPONSORSHIP:
MUMFEST SPONSOR GUIDE


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or email:
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