OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Take in the sights and sounds…

THE CLIFFS OF THE NEUSE STATE PARK

Hike, paddle, kayak, camp, fish, swim and more at this beautiful state park.

HERMAN PARK CENTER

Enjoy the Kiwanis Mini Train, the Lady in the Park Fountain and free events that take place throughout the year.

DOWNTOWN GOLDSBORO

Downtown is full of historic architecture, public art work and is meant for walking! Take a stroll and enjoy free events throughout the year. 

ARTS & CULTURE

Let us paint you a picture…

THE ARTS COUNCIL OF WAYNE COUNTY

Check out the latest gallery exhibition, explore the Art Alley and take in free events throughout the year!

PUBLIC ART

Take a stroll down Center Street and discover beautiful works of public art such as sculptures and murals. 

CENTER STREET JAMS

From May to August, Downtown Goldsboro hosts a live music series called Center Street Jams. Live music, food, drink and lots of time for dancing!

HISTORY BUFFS

Take a glimpse into the past…

CHARLES B. AYCOCK BIRTHPLACE HISTORIC SITE

Take a picnic with you and explore the beautiful grounds and working farm at this historic site. Learn about North Carolina history by heading inside for their exhibitions.

WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM

Learn about Wayne County history at this free museum! Rotating exhibitions, events, and discussions can be caught throughout the year.

OLD WAYNESBOROUGH HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Take a step back in time by heading to Old Waynesborough Park to check out the historical village! Walking trails and other outdoor activities also are available.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY

I believe the children are our future…

DOWNTOWN GOLDSBORO CRITTER CRAWL

Head over to the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation and pick up a map! This free scavenger hunt may even lead to a prize!

GOLDSBOROUGH BRIDGE BATTLEFIELD

Take the family on an adventure and learn about local history! Take a self-guided tour through the 32-acre battlefield. 

TOUR SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE

Every last Thursday of the month Seymour Johnson Air Force Base hosts a free tour to learn more about the mission of the base and it’s history. 

DOG-FRIENDLY

It’s not “ruff” to have a good time…

STONEY CREEK PARK & DOG PARK

Check out the walking trails, butterfly garden and the large and small dog park!

TAKE A SWIM AT CLIFFS OF THE NEUSE STATE PARK

Head over the the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park and enjoy the swimming lake and many trails available.

LIGHTS UP DOWNTOWN

Explore the beauty of the holidays by going to Lights Up Downtown during December and watch Center Street light up!