We’re easy to get to!
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 St.to 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.
FOR EASY ACCESS TO THE FESTIVAL, PARK AT LAWSON CREEK PARK AND TAKE THE SHUTTLE. LAWSON CREEK PARK IS AT THE PEMBROKE RD / TRENT WOODS EXIT OF HWY 70. THE SHUTTLE RUNS EVERY 15-20 MINUTES DURING FESTIVAL HOURS.