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Dec
11
Tue
Holiday Pops presented by: The North Carolina Symphony
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holiday Pops presented by: The North Carolina Symphony @ Temple Baptist Church | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Hurricane Florence and the restorative efforts still in effect at the New Bern River Front Convention Center, this event has been relocated to Temple Baptists Church!

Join the North Carolina Symphony for this spectacular holiday celebration filled with joyful symphonic arrangement of holiday classics including Christmas at the Movies, White Christmas, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – plus our popular sing-a-long!

 

Dec
13
Thu
7th Annual Canterbury Christmas Light Ride
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

t’s that time of year again!
DECORATE THOSE BIKES!

There is no better way to experience Christmas lights than on a bike with friends!

This will be a fun, slow ride through the Canterbury Road area well known for those amazing lighted globes hanging from the trees.

There is a requested donation of $5 for Local Hurricane Relief to be distributed by the Bike Box Project (501c3 nonprofit) . Please pay at Flythe’s Bike Shop (2411 Trent Road) by Thursday December 13th, or pay at our tent before the Ride.

We will park on Canterbury Road in the spaces in front of Bangert School. Bangert’s address is 3712 Canterbury Road in Trent Woods.

Upon return we will have Hot Apple Cider and Cookies!

Cyclists must wear helmets and have a headlight and tail-light. Flythe’s has a wide selection. Younger children in baby seats or trailers are welcome. All Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian who is responsible for their actions.

Dec
14
Fri
ENC Live Home Improvement & Holiday Gift Show
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm
ENC Live Home Improvement & Holiday Gift Show @ Craven County Fairgrounds | New Bern | North Carolina | United States
Two Exciting Shows Under One Roof!  The annual event showcases new trends and products in home improvement, technology, home decor and more.  Tour local and National vendor products & demonstrations, shop the local crafts and complete your holiday shopping with unique gifts for everyone on your list!  Local food trucks, music, hourly prizes, kid activities, and Santa round out the event!
Friday, December 14th 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday, December 15th  9 am – 4 pm
Hosted by ENC Media Live, The Sun Journal, The Daily News and The Free Press.
Admission $3 per person, Under 12 Free
For exhibitor information contact Julie Alley at julieencshows@gmail.com or 970-590-0383.
Holiday ArtWalk
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come to downtown New Bern to participate in the festivities at the local ArtWalk businesses.  Downtown art galleries and restaurants stay open for extended hours and sponsor special events every second Friday of the month!

Dayspring Ministries Christmas Banquet
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dayspring Ministries Christmas Banquet @ The Flame Catering & Banquet Center | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Join us for a time of fellowship and great food as we celebrate the season!

Dec
15
Sat
Pancakes for Pie
Dec 15 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in beautiful, historic downtown New Bern?

Join us for Pancakes for PIE at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill, 235 Craven Street. Breakfast will be served Saturday, December 15, from 7:00 – 10:00 am to benefit Partners In Education, the local education foundation for Craven County Schools. Morgan’s will be festively decorated for the holiday season and is the perfect setting to start your day with pancakes, bacon, sausage, fruit cup, orange juice, coffee, and water. All this for just $7 per adult, and $5 for children 12 and under. Reservations are not required as this is a pay at the door event. Debit, credit cards, checks, and cash are accepted. In order to expedite seating, please have checks or cash ready.

20th Annual Cookie Walk
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
20th Annual Cookie Walk @ Christ Episcopal Church | New Bern | North Carolina | United States
Enjoy live music while you take in the sights and smells of the thousands of homemade cookies for sale. The Cookie Walk Café will offer sandwiches, savory snacks, and your favorite beverages. Come early to get the best selection. All proceeds from this event go to local charities. Helping our community, one cookie at a time.
Bernie Bear’s PJ Dance & Laser Party
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Grab those cozy jammies and head on over to the O’Marks Building in Downtown New Bern for the very first Bernie’s Pajama Dance & Laser Party! Music and a spectacular laser light show by Emerald Owl Production. And it’s free! Hold your spot by picking up your tickets anytime after December 1st at Mitchell Hardware or Bear City Fudge Company. Brought to you in partnership by Beary Merry Christmas and The New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. Each party will be 1.5hrs long. Pick from 2 different party times, 5:30 or 7 o’clock Complimentary milk & cookies for kids in attendance.

 

Dec
16
Sun
A Special Musical Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
A Special Musical Service of Nine Lessons & Carols @ Christ Episcopal Church | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Christ Church invites you to join them as they celebrate A Special Musical Service of Nine Lessons & Carols. The service will include scripture readings, lovely choir music, and traditional carols.

 

This event is free of charge

Dec
21
Fri
New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

Dec
22
Sat
Beary Merry Christmas: Sledding Sunday
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Downtown stores open their doors with awesome holiday sales and SEASON EXCLUSIVE HOURS while our snow machines work to keep the sledding lounges going for hours. Sledding will be on the corner of Craven and S. Front Street as soon as you arrive over the drawbridge! Other activities like bounce houses, crafts and fun are available too. Be sure to bring your coats, gloves, and holiday spirit for this fun event!

New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

Dec
23
Sun
New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com

SNOW in Bear Plaza
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Bern’s Polar Express
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Bern's Polar Express @ New Bern Trolley Tour
All aboard New Bern’s Polar Express

Enjoy a one hour tour aboard the New Bern Trolley filled with caroling, Christmas lights and a visit with the Conductor and Santa’s Elves. Plus a Believe sleigh bell for each guest. Advance ticket purchase is required. Seating is limited.

Departure Dates and Times:

December 7 & 8 at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

December 21, 22, 23 at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

Ticket Prices:

First Rider: $25

Additional Riders: $15

Children: $10

Purchase tickets at www.NewBernTours.com



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