We can’t wait to wow you with our beautiful historic architecture, incredible streetscape, public art and our distinctive vibe. Built over 2 centuries ago, on the business of whiskey, medicinal roots and herbs, we are proud to be the quintessential North Carolina community in the middle of one of the world’s most dynamic regions. 

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Dine. Shop. DISCOVER!

Downtown offers historic architecture with magnificent shopping and dining experiences. Come discover how cool Downtown Statesville really is.

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Downtown On Tap

TUNE IN LIVE the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month on WAME Radio - Real Country 92.9 for Downtown On Tap! 

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Visitors often become residents, falling in love with our vibrant downtown. We are dedicated to creating a strong culture of fun and charm, guaranteed to be experienced on our sidewalks and seating areas, inside our restaurants and breweries and, of course, within our unique shops and boutiques. 

Statesville features everything from live music to challenging escape rooms, live theater to amazing art. We look forward to sharing our story with you.

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Business Directory

Check out the more than 350 shops, restaurants, services, professionals, businesses and organizations in our easy-to-use directory. 

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Invest in Downtown

From our access to I-77 and I-40 to our historic charm and business mix, downtown is a wise investment. Come grow with us!

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About Downtown

Downtown is the hub of shopping, dining, education, cultural arts and entertainment experiences and urban living opportunities.

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Living Downtown

No matter which type of housing fits your needs, you are sure to find a home within our welcoming community.

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As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Downtown Statesville Development Corporation is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.


Statesville is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  Downtown Statesville Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation. 
Love Local on Valentine's DayValentine’s Day is almost upon us, and Downtown Statesville has everything you need to make the day special. Remember, it is not just a ...
Statesville, NC Chosen as the 3rd Overnight Stop for the... Wit Tuttell, the Executive Director of Visit NC, has revealed the exciting news that Statesville, North Carolina, has been selected as t...
'Tis the Season in Downtown StatesvilleThe official Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting is set for Thursday, November 30, in front of the Iredell County Government Building locat...
Senator Vickie Sawyer Named 2023 NCTIA Legislator of the... Senator Vickie Sawyer of Iredell/Mecklenburg was honored as the 2023 Legislator of the Year at the North Carolina Tourism Industry Assoc...
Business Announcements - November 2023August 2023 Business Announcements for Downtown Statesville, NC.
Celebrate Two Decades of Fall Fun: 20th Annual Pumpkin F... Join us in Downtown Statesville on Saturday, November 5 for the Flow Automotive 19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Fest. From 10 am to 5 pm...

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