Celebrate the Fall at New Bern Mumfest October 14 – 15
October 11, 2017
New Bern's annual Mumfest, held the second full weekend in October, takes place this year from October 14 – 15. Head over to New Bern’s revitalized historic downtown streets and waterfront to celebrate the 35th year of this festival, which has been recognized as October's Top 20 Event in the Southeastern United States and winner of Best Festival in the annual Reader’s Choice Awards.
Join the more than 100,000 other visitors at this all-ages festival, which offers something for everyone. Check out numerous free attractions, savory festival foods, arts and crafts, commercial and non-profit exhibits, roving and live entertainment, boat rides, amusement rides, the 5-K Run, a model railroad exhibit, K-9 and retriever demonstrations, and much more. This City-sponsored event is produced by Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation, a private nonprofit established to lead the downtown revitalization effort in partnership with local government.