The New Bern Mall hosts events throughout the year to bring people together in the Mall to engage, entertain and inspire our community. Whether you are looking to participate in an event or seeking family friendly activities, we hope you will explore all that is happening at the New Bern Mall.
Color for a Cause
Color for a Cause is a live mural coloring contest and shopping event that raises funds and awareness for local organizations. Shop anywhere in the Mall during the event and show your receipt to support the cause of your choice. This fun night out at the Mall brings together hundreds of people in support of a variety of important causes.
Visit the Easter Bunny
APRIL 5th - APRIL 20th
Hop on over and bring the whole family to visit the Easter Bunny at the Mall. Take your picture and choose from a variety of photo packages and accessories available to purchase to commemorate the experience. Don’t forget to shop the Mall for new spring arrivals and check back for special events with the Bunny that you don’t want to miss.
Our City READS: Recognition Night
The READS Program partners with local elementary schools to host two events that inspire student readers. Held at the end of the school year, the READS Recognition Night honors students who met their reading goals during a special ceremony. Students can find their name on the Wall of Recognition and receive a certificate from special guests.
The Summer Showcase
The Summer Showcase celebrates local food, entertainment, recreation, health, services and more. Businesses come together and fill the Mall to promote what is right here in our community. The event concludes with the presentation of the City Favorites as voted on by the community in each category.
Our City READS: Spirit Night
The READS Program partners with local elementary schools to host two events that inspire student readers. The READS Spirit Night is held at the beginning of the school year and is a fun night out filled with reading games and prizes. The Mall donates $1 to the school’s library for every attending student.
The Festive Five
Choirs, musicians, dancers and more perform live in the Mall during this five-night event that kicks off the holiday season. Performers spread holiday cheer to crowds of shoppers, friends and family while competing for the title of the Festive Favorite. The community can vote for their favorite act and the winner is announced in a special Facebook Live.
Visit Santa's Village
Visit Santa’s Village at the Mall to share your Christmas wish list and take your picture with Santa Claus. Choose from a variety of photo packages and accessories available to purchase. Check back for special events with Santa held throughout the Christmas season that are fun for the whole family.