Category: News & Events

Here’s information about Oriental, Pamlico County and all the happenings.

Annual “Art on the Neuse” Arts Festival

The twelfth annual “Art on the Neuse” arts festival was held this past weekend.  This charming event draws ever larger crowds as Oriental has become known as a mecca for artists who often draw their inspiration from the waters surrounding

Upcoming Events in Oriental

There’s always a lot happening in Oriental!  We may be the Sailing Capital of North Carolina but we’re also much more than that.  Here are some of the regular events going on in and around Oriental, North Carolina in the

It’s Bluegrass, Y’all!

Wow, there’s always something cool happenin’ in and around Oriental!  Pamlico Community College will host its Second Annual Bluegrass Festival – next Saturday, March 7th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come on out and listen to some great music,

We had a Lovely ‘Spirit of Christmas’ Open House at our Hotel in Oriental, North Carolina

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our Annual Spirit of Christmas Open House during this charming two day festival of cheer!  We enjoyed all of the regular guests as well as several new visitors who toured the suites while

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the best hotel in Oriental, North Carolina!  We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday!

Busy Week in Oriental North Carolina

The Carolina Tailwinds Bicycle Tour Group will be pedaling into Oriental this Thursday as part of their much respected “Outer Banks Bicycle Tour.”  That’s their cool equipment van in the foreground of the photo.  We’re glad to have you back

Oriental NC’s First Annual Ol’ Front Porch Music Fest Coming in September

Back years ago, folks would gather on the porch of Lucille and Billy Truitt’s porch.  Back years ago, that porch led into a wonderful old store with a maze of aisles and “all kinds of stuff” to pick up and

Owners Ted and Shirley Garner in this Year’s Croakerfest Parade

Cycle NC’s Coastal Ride Draws Over 1,000 Cyclists to Oriental

Cyclist-guests started arriving at River Neuse Suites Thursday afternoon in preparation for the latest Cycle NC gathering.  We’ve hosted the popular group’s events a couple of times now– and what a group of wonderful people!  We look forward to hosting

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a blessed and very Merry Christmas! And we want you to have a fabulous New Year as well So come “Chase The Dragon!” Every New Year’s Eve, Oriental, NC holds its Annual Running of the Dragon.