Established March 8, 1705, Bath Town is the state’s first town.

Port Bath was established on August 1, 1716 as
North Carolina’s first official port of entry.First Port Sponsor Package Revised

The First Port Tri-Centennial Celebration
is a one day event in Historic Bath on May 28, 2016

  • The Tri-Centennial Celebration begins with Interactive Historical Interpretations on the Historic Bath Site. Please join us for events throughout the day to learn more about your local history.
  • Two –hour First Port Receptions are limited to the first 400 tickets sold will take place on beautiful Bath Creek.
  • Street Dance featuring Jim Quick and The Coastline band along with food vendors will start in the late afternoon on Main Street.
  • fabulous fireworks display on the waterfront will be the event’s grand finale.