THE CLIFFS OF THE NEUSE STATE PARK – HIKE, KAYAK, PADDLE, CAMP
get creative at the arts council of wayne county
shop until you drop in downtown goldsboro
eat some totally fly international cuisine
discover the magic combo of FRESH BREWS AND BARBECUE
The City of Goldsboro was awarded a grant through the United State Dept. of Transportation in the amount of $15 million. This was a highly competitive grant, as only 3% of applicants are awarded. Our city matched part of the capital investment and by the end of 2015, our downtown Center Street was completely transformed. Since that project wrapped up, over 75 new businesses have opened up
LEARN SOME LOCAL HISTORY AT THE WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM
GRAB UP SOME FRESH PRODUCE AT THE FARMERS MARKET
TAKE A RIDE ON THE KIWANIS TRAIN IN HERMAN PARK
LEARN ABOUT LOCALLY PRODUCE WINE AT A SECRET GARDEN WINERY
DISCOVER HOW A GOAT FARM IS RUN AT HOLLY GROVE FARMS
HOLLY GROVE FARMS
Situated on 65 acres, Holly Grove Farms is a family owned and operated business, specializing in all natural farmstead goat cheeses. Visit their farm for a tour, and check out their amazing gift shop on-site and online. They have over 1,000 dairy goats. Holly Grove Farms is one of the largest farmstead and woman-owned goat dairies in the United States.
PICK STRAWBERRIES, SUNFLOWERS OR PUMPKINS AT ODOM FARMS
DANCE YOUR HEART OUT AT DOWNTOWN CENTER STREET JAMS
take a tour of seymour johnson air force base
KICK SOME AXE AT WHOOPAXE THROWING LODGE
TEE OFF AT ONE OF OUR MANY GOLF COURSES
AIR FORCE BASE
Named after a US Navy Aviator from Goldsboro, this base predates the US Air Force itself. Getting its start in 1940 during the height of WWII, it was originally purposed to be a training air field for our nation’s defense. Even today, it remains the only air force base named after a naval officer. Seymour Johnson AFB also serves as the venue for North Carolina’s largest free air show in North Carolina, Wings Over Wayne Air Show.
PUT ON A SOUR FACE AT MT. OLIVE PICKLE COMPANY
catch a show at the paramount theatre
GET DOWN LOW FOR THE DOWNTOWN CRITTER CRAWL
GO PICNICKING AT THE CHARLES B. AYCOCK BIRTHPLACE HISTORIC SITE
TAKE A SELF-GUIDED PUBLIC ARTS TOUR AROUND DOWNTOWN
MT. OLIVE PICKLE COMPANY
Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc., located at the Corner of Cucumber & Vine in Mount Olive, North Carolina, was originally founded for the purpose of brining cucumbers to be sold to other pickling firms. Mt. Olive has grown to manufacture the best-selling brand of pickles, peppers and relishes in the U.S.
WALK THE GOLDSBOROUGH BRIDGE BATTLEFIELD
test your PUZZLE-BREAKING skills at downtown escapeS
GRAB A DRINK AND MEET THE BREW PUP AT R&R BREWING
GET AN ADRENALINE RUSH AT BUSCO BEACH ATV PARK
enjoy the holiday lights at lights up downtown
R & R BREWING
Get some rest and relaxation at Wayne County’s first micro-brewery. Making their own in-house brew selections and giving a nod to their hometown of Mount Olive, NC with their locally known pickle beer, R&R Brewing is one-of-a-kind. Check out their weekly music, food truck, trivia and musical bingo line ups for a good time with some fresh brews on tap.
TAKE TO THE SKIES AT WINGS OVER WAYNE
DISCOVER HIDDEN TREASURES AT THE GOLDSBORO FLEA MARKET
GET YOUR GAME ON AT THE KILL ZONE PAINTBALL
throw it back to the 90’s at gold city video
TAKE IN A CLASS AND A SMOOTHIE AT BARRE HAUS & FRESH BARRE
WINGS OVER WAYNE AIR SHOW
Wings Over Wayne Air Show is a biennial event taking place every other year in odd-numbered years. It has grown to be the largest FREE air show in North Carolina attracting nearly 200,000 people to the flight line of Seymour Johnson AFB for the two-day event.
GRAB SOME sweet treats AT MICKEY’S PASTRY SHOP
DISCOVER EVERYTHING PICKLES AT THE NC FESTIVAL
TAKE A STROLL THROUGH THE MOUNT OLIVE HISTORIC DISTRICT
UPDATE YOUR VINYL COLLECTION AT GOLD CITY MUSIC
TAKE IN A GAME AT LARRY BILL’S FUN TIME MINI GOLF
MOUNT OLIVE HISTORIC DISTRICT
The Mount Olive Historic District captures the architectural history and development of a small, bustling Eastern North Carolina town from the 1850s to 1949. Encompassing approximately 200 acres, the district includes homes, commercial buildings, churches, industrial plants and schools. It is rich with architectural details, with 655 resources and 71 percent classified as contributing – at least 50 years old as of 1999 and retaining architectural integrity.
TAKE ON THE FLY & FRESH AGRIVENTURE TRAIL
Paint and sip with friends and family at wine & design
Enjoy the day at the goldsboro equestrian center
check out the cigar lounge and local and Fresh brews at tobacco & hops
TRY 50 FLAVORS OF HERSHEY’S ICE CREAm and more aT STAY SWEET BAKERY
THE FLY & FRESH AGRIVENTURE TRAIL
Looking for a way to connect with the outdoors? Want to eat the freshest foods, produce, and to support local businesses? Interested in learning about farms, local wildlife and the environment? Welcome to the Fly & Fresh Agriventure Trail.Totally Fly Goldsboro wants you to discover a new kind of trail that connects you to eating fresh, supporting local, and getting outdoors. Representing a diverse community, the Fly & Fresh Agriventure Trail wants you to connect to the stories of our local producers, makers, and business owners, to the food you’re eating, and to the environment and wildlife in Wayne County, NC.
GET SOME INSTA-Worthy pics with the local architecture
find FRESH MEATs AND NC PRODUCTS AT HERITAGE FARM GENERAL STORE
WALK THROUGH TIME AT THE OLD WAYNESBOROUGH HISTORICAL VILLAGE
Have a date night with wine and charcuterie at THE 18TH AMENDMENT LOUNGE
EXPLORE OUR LIVE MUSIC SCENE AT RESTURANTS EVERY WEEKEND
PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE
The park is located on the site of the former town of Waynesborough, the original seat of Wayne County from 1787 until 1847. The park consists of a village featuring nine historic buildings brought from across the county. These buildings, including a school, lawyer’s office, and Quaker meeting house, date from the 1860’s to the 1920’s. In addition to the village we have over 150 acres along the Neuse and Little Rivers with over four miles of walking trails through open spaces, forest, and cypress swamp.
GRAB SOME BBQ AT THE YEARLY EVENT, PIG IN THE PARK
HAVE A BLAST AT THE WAYNE REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL FAIR
CHECK OUT ALL THE TOTALLY FLY TOURS HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
CHECK OUT THE MILITARY APPRECIATION FESTIVAL, NC FREEDOM FEST
PICK UP SOME TOTALLY FLY AND I HEART JET NOISE MERCH AT THE VISITOR CENTER
TOTALLY FLY TOURS
The Totally Fly Tours site is a hub for all the tours taking place around Wayne County hosted by the Visit Goldsboro, NC office and other partner organizations. It’s the perfect place to find any tours you’re looking for from seasonal, self-guided, and partner organization tours that range from Seymour Johnson AFB to the Wayne County Museum.