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Mumfest Weekend

Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens
Tryon Palace Historic Site October 12th-14th Friday-Sunday Free garden admission; interior tours require the purchase of a ticket.

Welcome to Mumfest 2018
MumFest is a combination of family fun, entertainment, attractions, exhibitors and great food in the beautifully restored setting of historic downtown New Bern and its waterfront. More than 100,000 festival-goers enjoyed Mumfestivities in 2017. And, MumFest 2018 promises to be another fabulous fun-filled fall weekend! 

MumFest is one of the finest award-winning festivals in the state of North Carolina. It is recognized statewide as a major eastern North Carolina family festival, and has received numerous awards over the years to include Best NC Main Street Downtown Event, Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 October events, and the Sun Journal Reader’s Choice winner as Best Festival for many years running. MumFest is a great weekend for visitors of all ages!

Your MumFest weekend includes buskers (street performers), free music, entertainment for children, crafts, and much more; entertainment that everyone will enjoy!!


Kick-off Concert
Join them for the MumFest Kick-off Concert featuring Dan + Shay Headline the WRNS
Friday, October 12, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, on the South Lawn of Tryon Palace

VIP tickets include food, wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages, VIP only rest rooms and front and center viewing for the concert of the year! $100 per ticket.

Premium View tickets have the next best view of Dan + Shay with its own cash bar for beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages as well as its own rest rooms. $30 per ticket.

General Admission. $20 per ticket.

Children under the age of 2 years are allowed free of charge, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children 2 years and older require a ticket, no exceptions.

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