Statesville Criterium Bike Race

For the 17th year in a row, the streets of Downtown Statesville will come alive with the speed, color and crashes of the Crossroads Cycling Classic and this year, it just got even better! Statesville will now be the host of the entire 3-day Crossroads Classic Bike Race! With TWO criterium races on a 0.6 mile course in the heart of Downtown, and one longer road race through Iredell County, this event will be exciting and unique for racers and spectators alike!  

This festival of speed is designed to attract the country’s top professional and amateur cyclists to Statesville, NC by hosting three days of exciting events in Downtown Statesville and Iredell County on August 4 through August 6.

Friday, August 4, the Statesville Criterium will begin at 6:00 pm and get faster as the sun starts to set with the feature Pro race highlighting the evening at 9:00 pm. In between the races, watch the 2017 Trike Races brought to you by D’Laney’s Sports Bar & Grill. These races will start at the square and end in front of D’Laney’s at 114 W. Broad Street. The trike races will run at 6:35 pm, 7:20 pm, 8:05 pm, and 8:55 pm. Inflatable rides for the kids will be provided at no charge on East Broad Street.

Saturday, August 5, the First Flight Criterium will begin at 3:00 pm and provide exciting entertainment throughout the day.  There will be activities for children, music, and so much more! Inflatable rides for the kids will be provided at no charge on East Broad Street.

Sunday, August 6, The CCA Road Race Champoinship will be held in North Iredell County beginning at 7:30 am until 1:30 pm. The races will begin at North Iredell High School. 

We highly encourage spectators to come out for the day or night with the whole family, grab dinner in downtown, and check out the fast action of the World’s top cyclists. Please mark your calendars for this great downtown event. If you have any questions, please call us at 704-878-3436 for more information.

This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors:

Downtown Statesville Trick or Treating

Trick or Treat on in the Downtown Statesville Business District on October 31 is an annual event hosted by the downtown merchants and businesses. From 4-6 pm, the sidewalks come to life with thousands of children and parents taking part every year. Participating businesses will display an orange pumpkin with the downtown logo as its nose in their window and will give away candy to costumed kids aged 12 and younger. Any questions about the event can be directed to DSDC at 704-878-3436.

Small Business Saturday

On November 25th, we encourage residents and visitors to take part in the Small Business Saturday by shopping at our local businesses in Downtown Statesville. With more than 50 unique shops, boutiques and restaurants throughout the downtown district, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list this year. Shoppers supporting local businesses can even receive Shop Small® giveaways. Make a purchase at any of the participating businesses and enter a drawing to win $100 in Downtown Statesville Dollars to be spent at participating businesses. 
Shopping small helps you support your friends, neighbors, other local businesses and the local economy. So spread the cheer and give the gift that keeps on giving by eating, shopping and living local in Downtown Statesville this holiday season. First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Now, Small Business Saturday! Consider your pledge to shop local not just today but throughout the holiday season and upcoming year.

Participating businesses include, but not limited to, the following:
220 Cafe
Broad Street Burgers
Blue Phoenix Vinyl Boutique
My Dog Gone Natural
Wooten Jewlers
McLelland Family Shoes
First Flight Bicycles
Yours Truly Boutique
La Fresca Foods
Twisted Oak Bar & Grill
R Gregory Jewelers
Johnson Greenhouses
Crossroads Cycling
Wine Maestro
Statesville Jewelry & Loan
D’Laney’s Sports Bar & Grill
Traveling Pants Trading Co
Merle Norman Cosmetics
Carolina Mountain Sports
Hardt Boutique
Flor de America Cigars
Peking Chinese Kitchen
Lightside Tattoo
New York Styles
Harry & Jeannie West Fine Musical Instruments
Molly Malone’s Boutique
Mezzaluna II Italian Restaurant
Westmoreland’s Antiques
Special Treasures Thrift Store
Groucho’s Deli
gg’s art frames gifts
Marty’s Pub & Grill

Christmas Parade

The 2017 Statesville Christmas Parade, sponsored by the 30th Masonic District will be held on Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 pm in Downtown Statesville. Lineup will start at 1:30 pm. If you would like to participate, click on the link for more information and  the application: For more information, contact Al Jones, Parade Chairman, at 704-546-5826.

Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Tap Takeover @ Wine Maestro
Tap Takeover @ Wine Maestro
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tap Takeover @ Wine Maestro
Our good friends from Olde Mecklenburg Brewery are taking over our taps! Come enjoy a FREE tasting of several delicious brews and stick around for $1 off draft. As always, there will be some cool[...]
7:30 pm Holiday Pops Concert @ Statesville Civic Center
Holiday Pops Concert @ Statesville Civic Center
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm
Holiday Pops Concert @ Statesville Civic Center
The City of Statesville and Opus Financial Advisors, Inc. are thrilled to welcome back The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra to the Statesville Civic Center for an evening of beautiful holiday music! Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Statesville Civic[...]
7:30 pm Live Music – Amedeus @ Broad Street Burger Co
Live Music – Amedeus @ Broad Street Burger Co
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm
Live Music - Amedeus @ Broad Street Burger Co
Craft Burgers, Craft Beer, and Live Music from Amedeus!
7:30 pm Open Mic Night at the Old Jail @ The Old Jail/ Iredell Arts Council
Open Mic Night at the Old Jail @ The Old Jail/ Iredell Arts Council
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Open Mic Night at the Old Jail @ The Old Jail/ Iredell Arts Council
Open Mic featuring a range of musicians and poets/writers from the region. It is always a pleasant surprise and fabulous event. Come share your talents!!

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