Visit Goldsboro

Convention Center4,088 sq. m
Guest Rooms1,111
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel100 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues5
Average Room Rate$95.00
Daily Food Cost
Occupancy Rate6%
Tax Rate6.75%

Visit Goldsboro


Why Choose Our Destination?

We could go on about our scenic state park, historic sites that date back to antebellum era, legendary BBQ joints, and brag about the daily airshows we witness as F-15E Strike Eagles soar across our skies, but what Goldsboro's appeal really boils down to is its originality. Goldsboro doesn’t try to offer the stocked tourism menu folks can find in most cities. Instead, we capitalize on the simple way of life that gets lost in the technology and noise of metropolitan settings. Best put, we promote experiential tourism. Whether the traveler arrives to Goldsboro for business or pleasure, our goal remains the same. We aim to provide a way for both residents and visitors to enjoy an authentic experience full of outdoor adventure, unique flavors, history, genuine hospitality, and airpower that cannot be found or duplicated elsewhere.

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Distance from Airport

  • Raleigh Durham International

    104.61 km from City Center

  • Pitt-Greenville Airport

    64.37 km from City Center


Local Attractions

The Paramount Theater

Originally built in 1882 and reconstructed in 2008, this beautiful landmark is Historic Downtown Goldsboro’s headquarters for the performing arts. In addition to an increasing amount of events produced by local organizations, the Paramount Theatre now presents an annual Performing Arts Series featuring nationally and internationally known artists. Visit the website for a complete listing of performances. 139 S. Center St., Goldsboro, NC 27530 | (919) 583-8432
139 S. Center St
Goldsboro, NC, US 27530

The Maxwell Center

Convention Center
• 45,000 sq. ft. of Flexible Campus Meeting Space • 10 Total Breakout Rooms on Campus • 15,000 sq. ft. Convention Hall • 9,500 sq. ft. of Outdoor Green Space • 1,000 hotel rooms within 4 miles • 20 restaurants and shopping areas within 2 miles • Near I-95, and centrally located between major east coast cities • Specialized private tours of our main attractions and sponsored opening receptions are complimentary services through convention staff
3114 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC, US 27534


Additional Information

Dubbed a Beer City and home to two historic BBQ joints, what really makes us worth the trip is our food. Don’t listen to your heart or mind. When you have to make a decision on your next event, forget your brain and your heart, listen to your taste buds.


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