Farmville in northeastern Pitt County has redeveloped itself into a comfortable small town with a funky Southern vibe. Stroll down Main Street you will find lots of cool murals, several art galleries, as well as the ECU GlasStation, where you can watch or participate in live glass blowing demonstrations or shop for unique pieces. Shop for vintage one-of-a-kind treasures at Dapper Dan’s antique shop. Visit the May Museum to learn about the agricultural history and development of Farmville and the surrounding area.
There is no shortage of great places to get a wonderful meal or enjoy a craft beverage. Take a tour and tasting of deliciously dark brews at Pitt County’s first craft brewery, the iconic and award-winning, Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery. Stop by the French-inspired Cafe Madeleine Patisserie for mouthwatering baked goods, sandwiches, and sides. Coffee connoisseurs flock to the Lanoca Coffee Institute to learn the art of roasting and crafting the perfect cup. Dinner at the Plank Road Steakhouse is a must to discover for yourself why they were named one of the “Small Town Steakhouses in NC That are Totally Worth the Trip'' by Only in North Carolina. And no trip to Farmville would be complete without a stop at Little Rocket for a cheeseburger or their legendary cheese biscuits.
Farmville hosts lots of fun events throughout the year, such as weekly ourdoor farmers and makers markets in the summer, as well as the long running Farmville Dogwood Festival every April to celebrate spring and showcase artistic and artisanal creations of all kinds! Find all this and more when you explore this eclectic spot.