Welcome to Ayden, North Carolina!
Grab some nationally acclaimed barbecue at the Skylight Inn and then a sweet treat at Gwendy's Goodies before you peruse the unique shops along Main Street. Ayden is a hidden gem just fifteen minutes south of Greenville and East Carolina University that offers an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Kings of Q BBQ Festival
After two years, the King of Q Barbecue festival is back in town! Applications will open January 1st and can be found on the BBQ Festival website, linked below. The BBQ Festival is a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned contest and will be held May 20-21st, 2022.