New Bern prepares to celebrate Mumfest

NEW BERN, (WITN) - In just a few months, the city of New Bern will celebrate one of the most popular festivals in Eastern Carolina, Mumfest.

Rides, games, music, and hundreds of arts, crafts, and food vendors are set to take over New Bern for this year's Mumfest. It's scheduled for October 12th -14th.

This year the kick-off concert will be back with country superstars Dan and Shay headlining the Friday night concert at Lawson Creek Park.

Also coming back to the festival this year is all of the great street performers that have wowed us in years past. In addition, there will also be two new acts including a professional trampoline team that has numerous awards and holds a Guinness World Record.

Executive Director Lynn Harakal said, there's something for everyone.
"from New York we're bringing in some urban dancers that will be doing some amazing dance moves on the street that will really fun and really cool."

There will also be rock climbing walls, bounce houses, and dozens of rides and games. WITN is a proud sponsor of Mumfest and members of our team will be in New Bern throughout the weekend of October 12th-14th.