Tryon Palace Candlelight 2021

This famed North Carolina tradition returns to Tryon Palace in 2021 with beautiful, new decorations and heartwarming holiday vignettes illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight. Candlelight is a site […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming […]

Stanly-Spaight Duel

Join Tryon Palace at the annual reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel, an interpretation of an infamous moment in New Bern’s early history at 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 4th, at […]

Tryon Palace Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht will lead a tour of the historic Jones House with a brief description of the house and then through the Tryon Palace Costume […]

The First Day of the Battle of New Bern Book Signing

Join author Eddie Ellis, native New Bernian and historian, researcher, and speaker, for two evening lectures of revealing dialogue covering chapters from his new book, Whispers of the Long Departed.  Born in […]

Whispers of the Long Departed

The Untold History of Southern Craven County Award-winning journalist, author, and historical sleuth Eddie Ellis will both entertain and educate us with the previously undisclosed story of southern Craven County […]

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with […]

Our State’s Outlander North Carolina Tour

Inspired by Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, Our State and AAA Vacations present an Outlander experience from New Bern to Blowing Rock. Meet in Raleigh to be transported to Tryon Palace in New Bern, glean more fascinating […]