It Comes Together Downtown!

Discover Downtown

Downtown offers historic architecture with magnificent shopping and dining experiences. You will soon see how cool Downtown Statesville really is.

Calendar of Events

Find out about upcoming concerts, events and all the things there is to do in the Downtown Statesville area. So much to do, so much to see!

Available Properties

Looking for real estate downtown for your business, residential or commercial needs? Find property available in the Downtown Municipal Service District.

Doing Business

Whether you are planning to start a new business, relocate or expand your existing operation, let us assist and guide you every step of the way.






Located in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina amid three centuries of historic architecture, Downtown Statesville is the vibrant heart of the community and is a wonderful place to share with friends, family, neighbors and visitors.

Downtown offers a variety of specialty retail and dining experiences, is home to five Districts on the National Register of Historic Places and host to some of the communitys largest public events from festivals to farmers markets to holiday celebrations. Come and experience the unique atmosphere that is Downtown Statesville. We look forward to your visit.

Recent Downtown News

Community Forum: Historic Vance Hotel

The City of Statesville wants to hear from the community regarding the future of the Historic Vance Hotel. On February 8, 2018 from 3 pm til 7 pm, the community is invited to drop by the Statesville Civic Center to learn about the redevelopment project, meet and...

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Planning an Event? Let us Help!

Whether it is for an intimate gathering or a large corporate event, consider Downtown Statesville when planning your next event! With four different venues to choose from, there is sure to be one that fits your needs. The Statesville Civic Center offers a wide variety...

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The BIG FEED- Feed Yourself. Feed Others.

Join us for ONE WEEK ONLY, January 29 through February 3, as the restaurants and specialty food shops in Downtown Statesville offer featured menu items at amazing prices! The best part? 10% of the sales from these featured items will go to help fill the pantries...

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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 who 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 the National Main Street Center.

Statesville is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  Downtown Statesville Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency.


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