Rocky Mount Event Center Grand Opening and Halloween Events

The grand opening for the spectacular, new, Rocky Mount Event Center is happening with an exciting line up starting on Thursday, October 25 with a huge, free event and the celebration continues this weekend with the venue hosting “Spooktacular Oktoberfest.”

Grand Opening Event

The official grand opening of the Rocky Mount Event Center takes place on Thursday, October 25 from 4:00-8:00 pm.The beautiful, new Rocky Mount Event Center is located at 285 North East Main Street in Rocky Mount and will feature several music acts as part of the ceremonies.

There will be free admission and the first 75 people who arrive will receive a free hot dog and soft drink.  The doors will open at 4 p.m. and the program will begin at 4:30. The Master of Ceremonies for the grand opening of the Rocky Mount Event Center will be Christ Hohmann, Chief Meteorologist for WTVD ABC 11. Also on hand will be Congressman G.K. Butterfield and live music will be played by opening acts, The Tams and Deep Fried Funk starting at 5:45 p.m.  The main attraction of the grand opening will be a free concert by the legendary George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic.

Spooktacular Oktoberfest

More family friendly, free fun will be coming to the Rocky Mount Event Center this weekend, as the annual fall Rocky Mount tradition, Spooktacular Oktoberfest event will take place at the new downtown venue on Saturday, October 27 at 4-7 pm. As always, there will be various fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, including, free treat bags to the first 200 kids in costumes and “special guests” that all the kids will enjoy to include: Moana, Paw Patrol-Skye and Marshall, and Captain America Minion. In addition, there will be games with prizes, face painting, a magic show, bounce house, a live DJ, food and carnival style food. For those looking for a scare, there will also be a haunted house attraction also.

The grand opening of the Rocky Mount Event Center is just the beginning of the grewat attractions and events that will be coming to the newest addition to the city’s entertainment scene. For more information on these two events and all the great upcoming talent set to perform at the Rocky Mount Event Center, visit