Things To Do in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Rocky Mount Event Center is located in the town of Rocky Mount in eastern North Carolina, which is home to many restaurants, beautiful parks, and the Rocky Mount Mills brewery. We’ve prepared this mini guide so that when you’re visiting our event center, you’ll know what to do in town. 

Restaurants in Rocky Mount

One of the best ways to get to know a new town is to try its restaurants. A long-standing staple in Rocky Mount is Anne’s Donuts. Running since 1952, the bakery is celebrating its 69th anniversary this year. You can get a taste of fresh, local seasonal foods at Lou Reda’s. And there’s no better place to get a taste of the community than Larema Coffee House.

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Outdoor Activities in Rocky Mount

A popular activity in Rocky Mount and the area around it is fishing. There are several ponds, rivers, and creeks that make for perfect fishing posts, and the Millpond Dam is a popular spot. If you don’t feel like fishing, you can take a stroll at City Lake or one of the many parks in town. If you still want to enjoy the rivers, the are many spots to kayak. There a multiple access points along Tar River that you can launch from.

Rocky Mount Mills

Rocky Mount Mills is an 82-acre campus located along the Tar River that showcases the beauty of the town. The restored cotton mill hosts many different amenities and is a testament to historic preservation. There are places to stay, work, and play.

One of the unique features of the campus is the brewery. Local brewers can get their start at Rocky Mount Mills by using their equipment either by leasing or by expanding their brewing capacity. There are a few brewing companies based out of the Mills, like Koi Pond, Hopfly, and Mythic Brewing.

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Book Your Next Event at Rocky Mount Event Center

Rocky Mount Event Center is perfect for visitors looking to experience our beautiful city or residents wishing to book their next event. The venue is centrally located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. We host events including concerts, conferences, weddings, and even birthday celebrations. Visit us online to book your next event with us.