COVID-19 Information for Returning Visitors

Businesses are beginning to reopen under the state’s phased reopening plan, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Wilson in the coming weeks!

As you begin traveling again, know that we continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) closely and to follow the recommendations of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to make Wilson safe for residents and visitors.

We encourage you to exercise healthy travel habits and to follow official CDC travel recommendations.

If you have any questions regarding the coronavirus, public safety in Wilson, or the reopening of businesses, please contact our Visitor Center by calling 252-243-8440 or emailing

For updates from the City of Wilson, click here.

The following Wilson, NC, events have been cancelled or postponed:

  • The Eyes on Main Street Outdoor Photo Festival has been postponed until October 31, 2020.
  • Gig in the Park Concerts are canceled.
  • All recreation centers and community centers are closed.
  • All athletic programs are suspended.
  • Many outdoor spaces, such as parks and trails, remain open. Please check individual facility websites to confirm.

For ways to support local businesses in Wilson, you can stay up to date on our Facebook page. Thank you in advance for your patience and continued support of Wilson’s local businesses! We look forward to seeing you soon!