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. 
Downtown Statesville Development Corporation Celebrates ... Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) held its Annual Meeting on June 19 at the Statesville Civic Center located at 300 S....
Call for Artists: Applications Available for Fall Fine A... Downtown Statesville Development Corporation is accepting applications from artists who wish to participate in the Fall Art Crawl in Dow...
Summer Activities for the Family in DowntownKey to Escape 150 E. Sharpe St. 704-253-4559 The Mercantile on Broad 108 West Broad St Statesville, NC 28677 980-226-3553 The Watering H...
Full Bloom Film Festival Announces Selection of 42 Films... Statesville, NC – June 18, 2024 – The Full Bloom Film Festival (FBFF) is excited to announce the official selection of 42 films for its ...
Join Us at FBFF Movie Night for "Amazing Grace" – An Unf... Statesville, NC – June 10, 2024 – FBFF Movie Night invites you to an inspiring and soulful evening featuring "Amazing Grace," the renown...
Father's Day in Downtown StatesvilleCarolina Mountain Sports123 West Broad Street(704) 871-1444What better way to celebrate the dad in your life than a good, old fashioned ...

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