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Labor Day Delights in Washington

Labor Day Delights in Washington

Looking for something fun to do in Washington this holiday weekend?  Here is your guide to Labor Day 2020 on the Pamlico. The Wine Crate will have live music with Dave Raducha on September 5th from 5-7pm.  Captain Cooks (formerly On the Waterfront) will...

Introducing the Washington Taco Trail!

Introducing the Washington Taco Trail!

It is about time we all agree on one thing this year… tacos are our favorite! The Washington Tourism Development Authority (WTDA) is proud to present the Washington Taco Trail.  This tourism campaign serves to promote Washington’s many local Mexican restaurants...

Chill Out! Ways to Beat the Heat this Summer in Washington

Chill Out! Ways to Beat the Heat this Summer in Washington

Is it ‘hotter'n a blister bug in a pepper patch!’ Could you ‘fry an egg on the sidewalk!’ Are you just tired of 98 degree days?  Well, here are some creative ways to beat the heat in Washington!   Being on the Pamlico River, Washington is the perfect place to rent a...

Savory Secrets:  Hidden Gems in Washington

Savory Secrets: Hidden Gems in Washington

Yes, there are some fabulous independently-owned restaurants in Washington. But even more importantly, there are hidden eatery ‘gems,’ those diners and ‘joints’ that might not pop up on your google or GPS when searching for restaurants. These are the places that have...

A Great Visit to Washington, NC: A Visitor’s Experience

A Great Visit to Washington, NC: A Visitor’s Experience

We are always delighted when our visitors have a great travel experience in Washington; and even more so when they share their travel experiences with us! Over Memorial Day weekend, Bryan Nowak and his wife visited our beloved City. He shares their travel story...

Enjoy To-Go Local Cocktails at Home

Enjoy To-Go Local Cocktails at Home

Local restaurants have been taking a hit during the stay-at-home order. Many are operating on a small percentage of their normal income. Even with curbside service and delivery, nothing will beat the culture customers can find when dining in at a local spot. Without...

Fame, Names, & Acclaim:   Personalities on the Pamlico

Fame, Names, & Acclaim: Personalities on the Pamlico

Washington is home to a lot of famous folks. Actually, many celebrities have either stayed here, lived here, or were born and raised in Washington.  One person of note is Edward Peed. Peed was killed Feb. 8, 1902 after he responded to a fire on the...

Server Profile Series: Meet William!

The Washington Tourism Development Authority wants to keep our local restaurants and their servers on everyone’s minds so we are starting a series of server and employee profiles. Most are open for take out, delivery, or curbside pickup.  Some are closed until this...

Wedding Now, Reception Later

Wedding Now, Reception Later

Jennifer Hemink Vogt is one of many brides whose wedding plans were disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Originally, the plan was to marry the love of her life, John Vogt, on March 28 at First United Methodist Church’s historic sanctuary located next to the Washington...

Server Profile Series: Meet Brittany!

The Washington Tourism Development Authority wants to keep our local restaurants and their servers on everyone’s minds so we are starting a series of server and employee profiles. Most are open for take out, delivery, or curbside pickup.  Some are...

Server Profile Series: Meet Brookes!

The Washington Tourism Development Authority wants to keep our local restaurants and their servers on everyone’s minds so we are starting a series of server and employee profiles.  Most are open for take out, delivery, or curbside pickup.  Some are...

For the Sake of Art, Connect to Creativity

For the Sake of Art, Connect to Creativity

We are all feeling an impact from the COVID-19 outbreak right now, and that includes our local organizations. The Historic Turnage Theatre managed by the local arts council, Arts of The Pamlico (AOP), has been closed since March. The Historic Turnage Theatre is a...

Why Should You Virtually Support Local Musicians?

Why Should You Virtually Support Local Musicians?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the music industry to a complete stop, at least in the traditional sense. Ticket sales have been lost for about two months now as gigs around the world have been cancelled and tours are being rescheduled. This financial stress is felt...

Remember Who Was There for You When You Were Hangry

Remember Who Was There for You When You Were Hangry

Many small businesses are currently living in fear of their financial future as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow amongst the American population. Many of those small businesses are restaurants and bars. Just a couple of weeks ago, the North Carolina governor...

Where to Find the Best BBQ in Washington

Where to Find the Best BBQ in Washington

When it comes to barbecue, Little Washington has a variety of top tier Eastern Carolina style options. Eastern North Carolina is famous for its’ style of BBQ, defined by juicy and flavorful chopped pork. Locals all have a preference but come visit and decide for...

Did you know? 2019 Highlights

Did you know? 2019 Highlights

It’s the beginning of a new year, and Washington, NC has a lot to be proud of as we continue to grow. We credit this growth to new initiatives by the community and recognition from important organizations in North Carolina. Did you know that Beaufort County has over...

Bring on the Night: Washington’s Nightlife Itinerary

Bring on the Night: Washington’s Nightlife Itinerary

When searching for the best bars in Washington, NC, you don’t have to venture farther than the Harbor District located on the Pamlico River. Little Washington has a unique variety of bars that are sure to welcome drinkers of all styles.    Market Street Pub is a...

How Great Thou ART: the Scene in Washington

How Great Thou ART: the Scene in Washington

If you are an art enthusiast, then you need to check out the art scene in Washington.  Whether you are into paintings, handcrafted jewelry, sculpture, or mixed media, the galleries in Washington have something to delight and inspire you.   Each work of art...

Holiday Happenings in Washington, NC

Holiday Happenings in Washington, NC

Written by Gabrielle Whitlock Find your joy in Little Washington this holiday season. From light displays and parades to holiday markets and concerts, this little town knows how to celebrate. The Washington Christmas Parade takes stride down Main Street on the morning...

Sunday Funday in Washington

Sunday Funday in Washington

We can all agree that the weekend is everyone’s favorite. As we carry on “adulting” throughout the week, we can build up a lot of stress and, in some cases, severely sore feet. Many people have found their release in Sunday Funday, a day dedicated to satisfying the...

Washington:  A Fall Foodie Paradise

Washington: A Fall Foodie Paradise

My mom’s favorite time of year was always autumn.  She instilled in me the importance of hanging a fall wreath, and I can still smell the pumpkin bread she’d let me help make as it baked in the oven. I guess that’s why Autumn is my favorite season,...

Mask Up Photo Contest

Mask Up Photo Contest

Embrace the mask suntan and make it a fashion piece! We all need to do our part in helping prevent the spread of the virus – it takes all of us. The State of North Carolina requires the use of face coverings when spending time in indoor public settings including...

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