In the News

Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19 that the Union soldiers, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Today,...

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Meet Me Downtown: Uncle C’s BBQ

In a few months, Chip Johnson will be celebrating the 5th anniversary of his Downtown restaurant, Uncle C's BBQ. With the unique sauces and special family recipes, Uncle C's has made quite the name for itself among the residents, employees, and visitors in Downtown...

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Open Mic Night at The Old Jail

On the second Thursday of each month, you are invited to come Downtown and enjoy some creative and impressive local talent! The Iredell Arts Council hosts Open Mic Night in a unique space at the Old Jail, where the lower level has been transformed into a concert hall...

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Cruise-In Downtown Statesville

Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month (from May - November) for a Classic Car Cruise-In from 6pm to 9:30pm. Enjoy a nice evening out with other car enthusiasts in beautiful Downtown Statesville! The classic cars will be located in the West Broad Street parking lot...

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Art in the Park – Fun for All Ages!

If you have never been to Art in the Park, then make this the year you go! This fun event celebrates many different forms of art in a beautiful park setting, with live music, activities for the kids, artists showcasing their unique pieces, and even beer and wine for...

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2017 Statesville Garden Tour

The Garden Tour is one of the most loved Spring events in Statesville. Experience some of the many beautiful gardens and outdoor spaces in town, and maybe take home some inspiration for your own garden. The City of Statesville Community Appearance Commission cordially...

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Meet Me Downtown: McLelland Family Shoes

Four generations of the McLelland family have been putting shoes on the feet of the Statesville community for over 90 years. McLelland Family Shoes still prides itself on expert customer service and quality. When Lib McLelland began selling shoes in the 1920's, she...

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12 Ultimate Outdoor Spots in Downtown

Can you feel that? The warm weather and longer days have returned! Wipe the hibernation sleep from your eyes and crawl out of your winter hoodies. Come downtown and enjoy these ultimate outdoor spots:   Sculpture Park Take a break while enjoying some beautiful...

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