There's always something to celebrate in Tarboro!
We love to party! Whether it's fine arts or football, Tarboro knows how to have a good time. Come join in the festivities and you'll leave town ready for more. And that's exactly what we promise: more fun, more fellowship, and more unforgettable moments at every single event.

Tarboro's Brewgrass Celebration
November 6th from 12:00pm-5:00pm
Let's face it: beer makes everything better! Add in some bluegrass and it's basically heaven. Spend a day relishing the best of both at Tarboro's Riverfront Park from 12:00pm-5:00pm! Hubby Jenkins will kick-off the event followed by C. Albert Blomquist, Momma molasses, and Carolina Lightnin'. Craft brewers include Duck Rabbit Brewing, Koi Pond, Pitt Street, HopFly, Mythic, Space Way, and our very own Tarboro Brewing Company! Grab a lawn chair and bring a crowd to this family-friendly event!

A Tar River Christmas & Parade
December 4th-8th, read below for specific times!
Embrace the excitement of Christmas during this five-day event! Join us Wednesday night for a performance by the North Carolina Symphony at Edgecombe Community College. The fun continues Thursday night in downtown Tarboro with a tree-lighting, caroling, kids' activities, and free carriage rides! Friday and Saturday nights bring plenty of Christmas shopping followed by the Historic Tarboro Candlelight Tour of Homes. Finish the event on Sunday with the annual Christmas Parade at 2:00pm.

New Year's Eve Downtown Countdown & Ball Drop
December 31st from 7:00pm-12:00am
Join us for an exciting night as we ring in a new year! The fun begins at 7:00pm with the kids' ball drop and is followed by live music at 9:00pm by Liquid Pleasure. There will be a downtown countdown, laser light show, and confetti blast at midnight to celebrate the start of 2020! Food vendors and both hot and cold drinks will be available. No outside alcohol, please!