Created in 1987, the Kinston-Lenoir County Convention & Visitors Bureau/Visit Kinston is a destination marketing organization and the leading authority on travel and tourism in Kinston and Lenoir County. In recent years, Visit Kinston’s primary objective is to boost the economy. Visit Kinston is a driving force making Kinston and Lenoir County a tourist destination!

Visit Kinston isn’t just for those who are visiting, but for those who are staying and living in the area. The Visit Kinston staff provides residents with information that may assist them in planning weddings, reunions, events or even just a night on the town. Our staff is ready to assist area residents when guests are visiting from out of town by providing sample itineraries, private tours, dining and lodging information. Visit Kinston resources provide a one-stop planning guide for general reference, restaurants, shopping, attractions and events.

The calendar of events allows residents and visitors to see what’s happening in Kinston and Lenoir County on any given day. Let us help you!

“We are dedicated to making Kinston and Lenoir County a tourist destination that will continue to grow for years to come!”
-Jan Parson, Visit Kinston Executive Director

Kinston-Lenoir County Tourism Development Authority

118 W North Street
Kinston, NC 28501

Media Inquiries

For media requests, please contact:
Jan Parson, Executive Director
P: (252) 523-2500

Our Staff

Jan Parson, Executive Director

Board Meetings

In accordance with Public Policy 143-318.12
Public notice of official meetings

Kinston-Lenoir County Tourism Development Authority
2019-2021 Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be held at The Kinston-Lenoir County Tourism Development Authority Office located at 118 W North Street, Kinston, NC 28501.

July 16, 2019

August 20, 2019

September 17, 2019

October 15, 2019

November 19, 2019

December 17, 2019

January 21, 2020

February 18, 2020

March 17, 2020

April 21, 2020

May 19, 2020

June 16, 2020

July 21, 2020

August 18, 2020

September 15, 2020

October 20, 2020

November 17, 2020

December 15, 2020

January 19, 2021

February 16, 2021

March 16, 2021

April 20, 2021

May 18, 2021

June 15, 2021