Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum Events

Here is your one-stop shop for all events happening at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. Whether you are looking to attend a public event such as a concert or a private function like a wedding, you can find it on our Calendar. You can also visit www.ExploreWilson.com to find other events happening around the park!

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Gig in the Park: Shoot to Thrill

June 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm



Wilson Downtown Development and the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park are your hosts for this FREE spring concert series starting every other Thursday from April 20th to June 15th from 6pm-9pm.
The FREE event, made possible by Presenting Sponsor, Wilson Energy and additional nightly, community, and friend of downtown sponsors, is a fundraiser for the two non-profits to support additional events and programming throughout the year.
You’ll be rocking to the best of the 80s and 90s, R&B, Soul, Funk, and East Coast Beach Music while chowing down from a wide selection of food trucks. Ice cold beverages for the adults and fun activities for the kiddos!
~ Family-friendly
~ Bring a chair or blanket
~ ID required to purchase beer/wine
~ No outside beverages or coolers
~ Check ExploreWilson.com after 10am on concert day in case of inclement weather


June 15, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park
301 S. Goldsboro Street
Wilson, NC 27893 United States
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Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum
Wilson Downtown Development