This year there are many tours available while you are visiting the Wings Over Wayne Airshow. These experiences are tailored around Goldsboro’s story, but we want these experiences to bring joy to your own story! To register for any of the tours click on the register now button. We look forward to seeing you at the show!
Seymour Johnson AFB Tour
Get a look at Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Air Force Base in the World! Thursday, 4/25. Morning Tour. FREE! Limited to 40 spots.
Come into town early for a sneak peek of all the air show activity and get a look at how this operational base is key to keeping Americans safe and free! Tours typically start at 8:30 am and last 2.5 hours. Walking is limited to 1.5 miles total. Tour includes transportation on and around the base. A list of prohibited items will be provided at that time. Please wear comfortable clothing and be mindful of lose jewelry/accessories. Snacks and water are allowed to be brought by tourists, as they will not be provided on the tour. Tour is rain or shine. The week of the tour, you will receive an itinerary and the location of the pickup location for the tour. Most often, the pickup location is the Visitor’s Center of SJAFB located on 1050 Wright Brothers Ave, Goldsboro, NC 27531. This will be confirmed the week of the tour.
Goldsboro History Tour
Get to know pieces of Goldsboro’s past on this guided tour, Thursday, 4/25. Afternoon Tour. $10. 1pm-3:30pm. Limited to 22 spots.
Take a guided tour of Goldsboro Bridge Battlefield followed by a guided walking tour of the revitalized Downtown Goldsboro! Your tour fee includes transportation to the historic Battlefield, historical guide, snack from downtown shop, and souvenir! You can expect to walk 2 miles total on this tour. If would like to cancel to receive a refund, you must do so 72 hours before the tour start time. If cancellation occurs within 72 hours of the tour, a refund is not guaranteed. 48 hours before the tour, you will receive a reminder via email and request to confirm your spot. Tour duration 2.5 hours. Scheduled time: 1pm-3:30pm. Tour is rain or shine, and nonrefundable due to weather. Meet up location is Goldsboro Brew Works at 207 N John St, Goldsboro, NC 27530. Parking is free.
WOW 2023 TOUR INFO COMING SOON
TAKE A LOOK AT 2019'S TOUR OPTIONS
WINGS OVER WAYNE AIR SHOW 2019
Ghosts of Goldsborough Tour
Downtown’s buildings have quite the story to tell, and a paranormal investigator is the perfect story-teller! Friday, 4/26. $15. 8pm-10pm. Limited to 40 spots.
Led by Candlelight Tour Company, come to historic downtown Goldsboro to follow a real-life paranormal investigator dressed in period costume and hear stories of war, death, and spirits that inhabit our fair city! Be prepared to learn the history of Goldsborough, as well as be entertained by the haunted history that awaits. There’s approximately 2 miles of leisurely walking, so wear comfortable shoes and bring your cameras! If inclement weather causes tour cancellation, refunds will be honored. Tour duration: 2 hours. Scheduled time: 8pm-10pm. The tour departs from and returns to the Wayne County Museum located at 116 N. William St. Parking is free.
BBQ Trail Tasting Tour
Taste your way through some of the best BBQ this south has to offer, Friday, 4/26. Mid-day Tour. $25. 12pm-3pm. Limited to 22 spots.
Goldsboro is home to legendary, historic BBQ as it houses two BBQ joints on the NC Historic BBQ Trail. On this guided tour, you will get your fill sampling Wilber’s BBQ, Grady’s BBQ, and Adam’s Roadside BBQ, as well as meeting the pit masters and getting a look at the pit itself. Learn about eastern NC style BBQ and why the ‘cue is worth the trip. We also have to mention that this is rehearsal day for the state’s largest air show, Wings Over Wayne. These BBQ spots are located on some of the area’s most prime viewing spots for this action. Pigs and planes—yes please! Transportation, food, and souvenir are included for the tour fee. Closed-toe shoes are advised when entering into BBQ pits, and we also suggest wearing pants with stretchy waist bands! If would like to cancel to receive a refund, you must do so 72 hours before the tour start time. If cancellation occurs within 72 hours of the tour, a refund is not guaranteed. 48 hours before the tour, you will receive a reminder via email and request to confirm your spot. Tour duration: 3 hours. Scheduled time: 12pm-3pm. Tour is rain or shine, and nonrefundable due to weather. Meet up location is Goldsboro Brew Works at 207 N John St, Goldsboro, NC 27530. Parking is free.