Whether you're looking for some delicious eats from one of our many regional food trucks, some toe-tapping live music, trivia or karaoke nights, fitness, unique games, engaging workshops, & so much more, there's always something fun happening for the whole family at Casita Brewing Co.® in Wilson, NC!
When you come to visit Casita, it'll be impossible to miss our across the street neighbors, the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park! This whimsical landmark looks different every day of the year. Take a leisurely stroll through the park to admire these hand-made kinetic metal sculptures up close. You can even take your Casita beverage(s) into the park as part of Wilson's Downtown Social District. All you need is one of our stickered cups! You can learn more about these structures at the Whirligig Park Museum located in the Whirligig Station building at the end of our block.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonwhirligigpark.org/
Physical Address: 301 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
This is the other half of our love sandwich on the Whirligig Park! Located a short walk from the brewery, this delightful bakery is a must-see stop when you visit Casita, serving scratch-made cupcakes, cookies, brownies, & so many more sweet treats galore! It's also a great spot to grab a cold brew coffee. Treat Yo' Self Bakery even has a gourmet waffle brunch every Saturday from 8am-3pm. The Bakery is open Tuesday-Saturday 8am-3pm.
Web Address: https://www.treatyoselfbakery.com/
Physical Address: 419 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
The 8th Edition of Eyes on Main Street, Wilson Outdoor Photo Festival opened on October 21, 2022 throughout Historic Downtown Wilson. For 150 days, 100 photographs are displayed on 100 storefront windows, walls, & buildings, spanning nine city blocks. Each Eyes on Main Street edition transforms our city streets into a vibrant gallery of large-scale photographs. The current edition features the work of 100 unique photographers from 41 countries around the world. It's completely FREE to explore all the photographs, & most are within Wilson's Downtown Social District, so grab a Casita beverage & enjoy a leisurely stroll to check them all out!
Web Address: https://www.eyesonmainstreetwilson.com
The Destihl jewel on Wilson's main street (Nash St), Wilson Arts offers free rotating exhibits, an eclectic gift shop featuring local Carolina artisans/makers, classes, & fun live event programming, such as music & theater performances. They've got lots of fun activities happening weekly. Be sure to also check out the events at their sister location, the Edna Boykin Cultural Center, just down the street.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonarts.com/
Physical Address: 204 Nash St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Explore the seemingly endless shelves in a 10,000+ sq/ft warehouse filled with countless treasures for your home, gifts, or just because! Whenever we're in need of some cool vintage pieces, artwork, furniture, clothing, or things we didn't even know we needed, we always head to Rummage Warehouse first. They've even got a year-round Christmas village with more holiday decor than you could ever dream of too. Relax with a Casita beer after your shopping adventure & show off all your finds! Our brewery is only 2 blocks away. Their hours are Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm.
Web Address: https://therummagewarehouse.com
Physical Address: 315 Barnes St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Wilson's very own Imagination Station Science & History Museum creates opportunities for folks of all ages to learn how the world around us works through interactive exhibits. Check their website to see upcoming activities for the kids to participate in before or after you enjoy your Casita pints.
Web Address: https://scienceandhistory.org/
Physical Address: 224 Nash St SE, Wilson, NC 27893
This is one of the most peaceful and picturesque places in Wilson. Take a 2-mile lap around the lake. It's a great place for taking nature photos & a peaceful fishing spot. Bring your kayak or canoe & explore it from the water!
Physical Address: 4621 Lake Wilson Road, Elm City , NC 27822
Ryan's favorite hobby away from the brewery is disc golf! Whether you're a seasoned pro or just getting started, Wilson has a couple of fun courses to work on your game. We even have a couple baskets right here in our beer garden to practice your putting skills. Wilson has a couple public courses to choose from, or try your hand at some of Rocky Mount, NC's more technical courses only a 20min drive away.
Williams Day Camp
515 Mount Vernon D. NW, Wilson, NC 27893
4621 Lake Wilson Road, Elm City , NC 27822
Stay active & participate in one of the fastest growing sports in the US, right here in Wilson! Our newly renovated Greater Wilson Rotary Park features THREE pickleball courts, along with a covered pavilion, a .5 mile paved walking track, two multi-purpose fields, & on-site restroom facilities. Wilson will also soon be home to a state-of-the-art $4.2 million pickleball complex that will include six uncovered pickleball courts, eight covered courts, including two championship courts for tournament play, six tennis courts, and six multi-use courts that can be used for tennis or pickleball.
Physical Address: 1901 Branch St NW, Wilson, NC 27893
This beautifully accessible & walkable space showcases highly curated collections of plants. It's free, educational, & kid-friendly. It's also a great place to have a relaxing blanket lunch & while breathing in some fresh air, just leave your Casita beverages at home for this stop.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonbotanicalgarden.org/
Physical Address: 1806 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Cap off your Wilson adventures with a Wilson Tobs baseball game at Historic Fleming Stadium! The Tobs are part of the Coastal Plain League, a collegiate summer league, featuring top-notch college baseball players from all across the country. Their season runs from June through early-August. Not here during baseball season? Then check out the North Carolina Baseball Museum also located at the stadium. From baseball legends Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, & Justin Verlander, to Elvis Presley, Kevin Costner, & former New York City Mayor, Fiorello H. La Guardia, our local ballpark has been visited by some incredible folks. The NC Baseball Museum is open Thursday-Saturday from 10am-4pm.
Web Address: https://wilsontobs.com/
Physical Address: 300 Stadium St SW, Wilson, NC 27893
Do you want to taste a wide range of local products all in one place? They feature homegrown, seasonal produce, & an assortment of food products made right on-site! They also have seasonal decor in their adorable gift shop. In the back of the property is a farm park where the kids can play, but those hours vary seasonally, so be sure to check out their website for more info & fun special events.
Web Address: https://deansfarmmarket.com/
Physical Address: 7732 4231, NC-42, Wilson, NC 27893
Looking for the perfect memento or gift to take home with you? You MUST check out Wilson's eclectic gift shop! Featuring local & North Carolina makers, crafters, & creatives, The Selkie is your one stop shop to find the perfect one-of-a-kind keepsake to remember your time in Wilson.
Web Address: https://www.theselkienc.com/
Physical Address: 214 Goldsboro Street S, Wilson, NC 27893
Looking for the PERFECT statement piece for your home, office, or apartment? Then you must check out Art at 123 Gallery! Andrea Horton-Morton has a whimsical gallery featuring her own work, as well as many other local artists from our area. This studio also hosts interactive art workshops & classes that are fun for the whole family.
Web Address: https://www.facebook.com/Artat123Gallery
Physical Address: 123 Barnes St W, Wilson, NC 27893
Whether you're a connoisseur of the fine arts, or love discovering exciting new artists & mediums, be sure to stop into The Edge Wilson & let Barb White guide you through her gorgeous loft gallery space! This gallery has rotating exhibitions featuring world-renowned painters, photographers, & artists, including her own iconic Buddha works.
Web Address: https://www.theedgewilson.com
Physical Address: 127 Barnes St W., Wilson NC, 27893
Wilson may not be as involved in the tobacco industry as it once was, but that doesn't mean the city has forgotten it's history with this leafy crop. Take a stroll into the Artisan Leaf gallery & gift shop to peruse one-of-kind items all topped with golden tobacco leaves. You'll find hand-crafted items as small as coasters & charcuterie boards, to full size tables, desks, & bar tops.
Web ddress: https://artisanleaf.com/
Physical Address: 115 Tarboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Calling all audiophiles, Historic Downtown Wilson is home to an eclectic vinyl record/music store where you can buy/sell/trade both popular & obscure albums, CD's, & more!
Physical Address: 220 Barnes St S Suite B, Wilson, NC 27893
In need of a fresh cut, style, or trim? Then you HAVE to hit up Melo at DiFrent Level Barber Studio, just a few blocks away from Casita! He & his crew will hook you up with the fresh look you've been looking for in a fun, relaxing, & comfortable atmosphere.
Learn more & book your appointment: https://difrentlevelbarberstudios.as.me
Physical Address: 419 Nash St, Wilson, NC 27893
Looking for a convenient lunch spot while touring Historic Downtown Wilson? Well look no further than our favorite little sandwich & coffee shop, Carolina Cheese Co.! They're open daily serving up a wide assortment of breakfast & lunch sandwiches for a perfect nosh. They're open Mon-Fri 7am-3pm.
Web Address: https://www.hoopcheese.org/
Physical Address: 109 Barnes St. W, Wilson, NC 27893
If you're craving some delicious Asian-style noodles, sushi, rice dishes, & so much more, you've GOT to try Varee for lunch or dinner! They've got something for just about everybody & can even be prepared vegetarian/vegan/food allergen-friendly. Mouth already watering while here at the brewery? No sweat, simply hop on DoorDash or Uber Eats & have some delivered!
Web Address: https://vareewilson.com/
Physical Address: 2861 Raleigh Road Pwy, Wilson, NC 27896
Grab a full pizza or slice(s) to-go from our next door neighbors at The Hub & pair it with some of our delicious Casita beverages! You're always welcome to bring takeout food into our taproom (just NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES). You could even let the kids go play all their fun arcade games while you relax here at our brewery too!
Web Address: https://thehubwilson.com/
Physical Address: 211 South St S, Wilson, NC 27893
One of the questions we get asked most is "where can I find Wilson's best local BBQ?" Let your palate be the judge at couple of Wilson's best spots... We enjoy both Marty's & Parker's BBQ for their distinctly Eastern NC-style of chopped BBQ plates, sandwiches, & sides. Their fried chicken is also a favorite. Grab some takeout & pair with a Casita pint here in our taproom. We always welcome outside food into our space (just NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES).
Web Address: https://www.martysbbq.com/
Physical Address: 2643 Ward Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893
Web Address: https://www.parkersbbq.com/
Physical Address: 2514 US-301, Wilson, NC 27893
On your way into town, be sure to check a local landmark that's been serving delicious dogs, burgers, & more for over a CENTURY by the same family that founded the restaurant! Inside, you'll find a veritable museum with its walls adorned with hundreds of celebrity, politician, sports, & entertainment personality photographs who have enjoyed Dick's Hot Dogs through the years.
Web Address: https://www.dickshotdog.com/
Physical Address: 1500 W. Nash St, Wilson, NC 27893
Looking for a tasty pick-me-up? Head into Larema Coffee House, located in Wilson's co-working space, the Gig East Exchange, for some coffee & a snack! Larema's hours are Tues-Sat 8m-3pm.
Web Address: https://laremacoffee.com/
Physical Address: 127 Goldsboro St. S, Wilson NC 27893
Historic Downtown Wilson is located only minutes from many of Eastern North Carolina's most-traveled interstates & highways.
Venturing north/south through NC on I-95? Always remember that it's more fun at Exit 121! Stop in, stretch those legs, & explore our fun little city for a much-needed travel break.
The Casita taproom is located a mere .3mile/5min walk from our local Wilson, NC (WLN) Amtrak train station! Whether you have a layover for train/bus transfers, or you traveled specifically to Wilson, we're only a couple minutes away, even if you have some luggage in tow. Day-tripping from the Raleigh, Durham, or Greensboro areas? Consider taking Amtrak for an affordable, quick, & relaxing way to get here!
Did you know our city of Wilson has its own on-demand micro-transit system which operates similar to popular rideshare apps?! Download the Via app & take a Wilson RIDE almost anywhere in town for only $2.50! Wilson RIDE operates Mon-Fri 5:30am-7pm, Sat 7am-6pm.
Use the code TOCASITA for a free Wilson RIDE!