Mumfest will go on as scheduled

NEW BERN, NC (WITN) Mumfest says it will be moving forward as scheduled with the festival in New Bern the weekend of October 13th and 14th.

Mumfest says while eastern Carolina is working its way through this post-hurricane period there is a desire for normalcy. With that in mind, the City of New Bern and Swiss Bear, have decided to proceed with the festival

Organizers say they look forward to bringing New Bern's favorite festival back to the downtown.

There will be hundreds of vendors, artisans, a wide variety of food, exciting entertainment, amusement rides, live music, a beer garden and more.

Free parking and a shuttle service will be provided from Lawson Creek Park to the festival's main entrance at Hancock and Broad Street.

Shuttle hours are Saturday: 9:30am – 7pm; Sunday: 10am – 5:30pm.

Festival hours are Saturday: 10am – 6:30pm; Sunday 10am – 5pm.