Things to Do in Kinston

There is always something to look forward to in Downtown Kinston. Bookmark this page and check back often so you'll know what is happening next. Click on images and graphics below to get more details, where available.


June 9 - The Entertainers
Sand in the Streets

June 23 - Legacy Motown
Sand in the Streets

July 4 - Pizazz
Sand in the Streets

July 14 - Jim Quick and the Coastline Band
Sand in the Streets

July 28 - Mikele Buck
Sand in the Streets

August 11 - Too Much Sylvia
Sand in the Streets

August 25 - Band of Oz
Sand in the Streets

Updated 1/8/2016

Pride of Kinston

Ongoing Exhibits and Events

Community Council
for the Arts

Open hours from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesdays thru Fridays and from 10:00 am to 2:00pm on Saturdays.The Arts Center is not open on Sundays or Mondays.

Sand in the Streets

Sand in the Streets

Sand in the Streets, Kinston's legendary Thursday night music-in-the-park series runs June through August! We have a great lineup for 2016.

Explore Downtown Kinston

Whether you have the whole day in town, or just a little time to kick around, take the Kinston Krawl to build up your appetite and experience the flavor of downtown Kinston.

Annual Events Hosted by
Pride of Kinston

2015 Pride of Kinston 8000 Run for the River
10th Anniversary

Mar. 28, 2015

Run for the River

Visit the Images of Kinston-Lenoir County Magazine

Images of Kinston-Lenoir County - Relocation information for the Kinston Area

Sand in the Streets is sponsored by...

Pride of Kinston

Minges Bottling Group

R. A. Jeffreys

Realo Phramacy

Spirit AeroSystems

Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Myrtilla Brody

Corporate Resources

Perry Management

Brody Brothers

Carl Younger

CDS Networks

Dr. Charles & Marion Classen

Duke Energy

Grainger Hill Performing Arts Center

Dr. June Rose

Kendall Hill

Dr. Rupert & Frances Jilcott

Select Food Service

Stephen B. Hill



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