Frequently Asked Questions

Does Goldsboro have an air show?2020-06-23T11:29:26+00:00

Yes, Wings Over Wayne Air Show is held biennially in odd-numbered years. It’s the largest free air show in the state attracting close to 200,000 people to Wayne County for the two-day event at Seymour Johnson Air Show. Check out their website for more  info: www.wingsoverwayneairshow.com.

Can I get a tour of the Mt. Olive Pickle Factory?2017-06-28T13:07:51+00:00

Yes, but sort of. Just give a call and we’ll work with you! Our number is 919-734-7922.

Where are the paddletrails in Goldsboro-Wayne County?2017-06-28T13:07:37+00:00

It’s the Neuse River! Did you know that our Neuse River is actually along the Mountains to Sea Trail? If you’re looking to explore the paddletrails, call us at 919-734-7922 to get your brochure and map. Not local? No problem. We’ll email or mail you a copy.

I need a good hotel in the area. Where should I stay?2017-06-28T13:07:10+00:00

Southern hospitality is in our blood. Give us a call at 919-734-7922, and we’ll provide great recommendations that cater to your travel needs.

Are there greenways, bike paths, running trails in Goldsboro Wayne County?2017-06-28T13:06:58+00:00

Check out Goldsboro Parks & Rec’s Greenways and Cliffs of the Neuse State Park to find the right path for you!

Are there festivals in Goldsboro-Wayne County?2017-06-29T14:55:57+00:00

Festivals Galore! Center Street Jams runs May – August, Beak Week Poultry Festival is every September, Pig in the Park is our BBQ festival that happens every April, Taste of Wayne is our local foodie fest, Lights Up Downtown, and you know what? It’s best if you just click here for the annual calendar of events.

Goldsboro nightlife…does it exist?2017-06-28T13:04:44+00:00

Why, yes it does! Downtown Goldsboro is always hopping. Literally, hopps flying left and right at Goldsboro Brew Works and Well-Travelled Beer. If you’re a music-lover and foodie, you can usually catch a live band on the weekends at one of the downtown restaurants and pubs. Also, check out Brewmasters for live music and craft beer menu.

Is there a convention center in Goldsboro-Wayne County?2017-06-28T13:03:52+00:00

Yes! Well, it’s still in the making. Construction of the Maxwell Regional Agricultural and Convention Center will be complete March 2018. Whether you’re needing a space for a couple folks, or for a conference of 1,000 people, check us out.

Can I book my vacation through Visit Goldsboro’s office?2017-06-28T13:03:19+00:00

No, sorry. We’re not a travel agency. However, we do make great vacation buddies, so if the invitation still stands…call us!

Where can I get an I Heart Jet Noise bumper sticker?2017-06-28T13:03:03+00:00

That’s easy. Just call us at 919-734-7922, and we’ll send one to you. FREE.

Where’s the best BBQ in the area?2017-06-28T13:02:53+00:00

How about, you try them all and let us know what you think? The Wilbers vs. McCalls rivalry is as legendary as their BBQ. Check out all our local ‘cues here.

Can I take a tour of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base?2017-06-28T13:01:20+00:00

YES! The tours are the last Thursday of every month and your spot must be reserved through the Visit Goldsboro office. Click here to find out more about the tours and to reserve your spot.

Where can I go to have fun with the kids?2017-06-28T13:00:50+00:00

Parks, farm tours , museum , special events, sweet shops, indoor arcades & shows…the options go on and on! Click on the words that interest you to find out more.

What’s there to do in Goldsboro?2017-06-28T12:55:48+00:00

The simple answer: A LOT! Just depends what your cup of tea is (iced sweet tea, that is). Check out our “Things to Do tab” to explore all there is to offer!