Hello 2022!

Weekend at a Glance

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  Welcome to Edenton, we are glad you are here with us this weekend! 

This weekend you can... check out our trolley tours, hit the streets on our walking tour, catch a breeze on the tour boat, visit the Farmers Market, or watch a movie in our local theater for some family fun!

Dine, play, and stay!      

Historic Trolley

This time of year is the perfect time to visit and take advantage of whatever type of weather comes our way.  Showers help our beautiful gardens grow; shopping with new additions to our downtown features;  local art at the Chowan Arts Council and some other offers on East King and South Oakum; guided tours - walking and trolley; self-guided museum trail and your favorite dining spot is excited to see you. 

Begin your visit at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center and proceed from there with whatever mode of explorations you have in mind - most of all Enjoy!

505  S Broad Street
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Edenton Farmers Market 

Summer is approaching quickly- come grab some homemade treats to start this warm weather off right! Wednesday Markets 3:00 - 6:00 PM. Saturday 8 AM - 12 PM.

Edenton Farmers Market

200 North Broad Street
8 - 12 noon        
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Taylor Theater 

Playing nightly with weekend matinees!  

We are so excited to have our movie theater open and featuring first-run movies. Our theater is now open at 100% capacity. Come view the latest movie selections- a perfect way to breakaway for some AC time in the heat of the day!

Click here to Explore the Possibilities

Dining Features 


Food sampling above: The Table at the Inner Banks Inn

Stop by before or after your Shopping and Touring Excursions to dine inside, outside or pick up your take-out order. Warmer weather seems to be finding us making it great to enjoy your delicious meal even at the park.  The links below will lead you to the various restaurants and their cuisine for your dining pleasure:

Edenton Bay Trading Co also hosts Vinyl Night on Saturday evenings and Sangria Saturdays inside and on the patio when weather permits!

 Explore the Possibilities

Walking Tour - This weekend will make for the perfect time to complete your Edenton check list.  Self-guided Museum Trail Walking Tour; Board the Trolley; Kayaking; Check out the Historic Buildings or  Take a Guided Walking Tour - A great way to get out and about with Social Distancing and learn more about our significant historic contributions...


Begin your Self-guided Museum Trail Tour at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center, 505 S Broad Street - they are open to visitors and residents.  Inside you will find a wonderful gift shop that also features online purchases in case you return home and wish you had picked up the perfect gift. Sit a while on the porch- the view and breeze are both amazing.

Trolley Tours:

Monday - Saturday (No Tuesday Trolley) 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 

Sunday 11:30 am, 1:00 pm (Seasonal May - October) 

Tickets are purchased inside the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center


Penelope Barker House Welcome Center       

- Open 10 am - 5 pm daily 
 - Fantastic gift shop, history displays, and trolley reservations inside.  Tour with Masks and Social Distancing



Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center

  - The Visitor Center is open following COVID Criteria 9 am - 5 pm Tues - Sat; Guided Tours Walking Tours are available 10 am and 2 pm/ 252-482-2637 

Walking Tour Costs:    $5 adults/$3 children - Tues - Sat

Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center
open year round, Tuesday-Saturday  9 am – 5 pm. Closed State Holidays - Good Friday and open on Saturday.
Scheduled Guided Tours offered with reservation - see below the types.
For group reservations, rental inquiries & educational programming, please call.
We accept cash or check ONLY

 All Sites Tour, inclusive of:
Iredell House and dependencies
1767 Chowan County Courthouse
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & historical cemetery
COST: $5.00 per adult, $2.50 per child (ages 3-15)

 Individual Site Tours
Iredell House and dependencies
1767 Chowan County Courthouse
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & historical cemetery
COST: $2.50 per adult, $1.50 per child (ages 3-15); per Site

Additional Tours
Cupola House Tour (10 am – 4 pm) by reservation
COST: $5.00 per adult, $2.50 per child

Harriet Jacobs Tour
COST: $2.50 per adult, $1.50 per child
            Fridays & Saturdays  -  Year round by reservation.

1758 Cupola House Tours Sunday noon - 3 pm beginning the end of March 
otton Mill Museum Tours Saturday 11 - 2 pm/Sunday 12 - 3 pm year round

Edenton Town Harbor Office is Open to the public 
                  Free Two Day Boat Slip - Kayak Rentals

Sail or Cruise into the South’s Prettiest Small Town. Breakwater, boat slips with electric hookup, and restroom and shower facility. Enjoy the 2-night complimentary stay.
Wi-Fi available at the park.

Outdoor enthusiasts can also rent canoes, kayaks and paddle boards at the harbor daily. 
Paddle our Creeks  and Ponds throughout our town and County: 
Paddling Trails

One person in kayak per hour: $5
Two people in kayak per hour: $7
Per hour: $10
All Day (one person in canoe): $35
All Day (two people in canoe): $45
Kayak or Canoe: $20

Must be returned by 10 am if not returned by 10 am a charge of $10 per hour will be applied.

Sailors and Cruisers — check out the Albemarle Loop Features for getting off the ICW and enjoying the Inner Banks Harbor Towns for planning purposes.

Edenton Harbor Park Assistant available 8 am - 5 pm

252-482-2832 or 252-337-4488



The Links at Mulberry Hill

Waterfront Course

18-hole, semi-private golf course located along the beautiful Albemarle Sound. Open daily. Driving range on-site. Snack bar and pro shop open 8am-6:30pm/daylight savings time 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Cart rental available.

Linda Parrish

Sound Shore Drive
Linda Parrish 

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