Statesville Criterium Bike Race

If you have never experienced the Crossroads Classic Criterium Bike Race, you need to make it a priority for this Friday and Saturday night! The streets of Downtown Statesville will come alive with the speed, color and crashes of over 100 cyclists racing for that top spot!

Statesville will host the 3-day event, 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! 

Friday, August 3:
 The Crossroads Cycling Co. Criterium will begin at 6 pm and get faster as the sun starts to set with the feature Pro race highlighting the evening at 9 pm. In between the races, watch the 2018 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 and other activities for the kids will be provided at no charge on East Broad Street. Carolina BalloonFest will provide a Balloon Glow beginning at dusk (weather permitting).
Huge thanks to Downtown business, Crossroads Cycling Co. for sponsoring the Friday night criterium race. Stop by their new location at 124 W. Broad Street and take advantage of 10% off all 2018 bikes! A representative from the local sock vendor, DeFeet Socks will be there, so you get to take 15% off your DeFeet Sock purchase!

Saturday, August 4:
 The Downtown Villa Criterium will begin at 4:00 pm and provide exciting entertainment throughout the evening, leading up to the Pro race at 9 pm. 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. Carolina BalloonFest will provide a Balloon Glow beginning at dusk (weather permitting).

Sunday, August 5:
 The Crossroads Classic Road Race will be held in North Iredell County beginning at 8 am. The races will begin at North Iredell Middle School. 


We highly encourage spectators to come out for the night with the whole family, grab dinner in downtown, and check out the fast action of the World’s top cyclists! The Race is on, rain or shine! Questions? Call us at 704-878-3436 for more information.

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 24th, 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 2018 Statesville Christmas Parade, sponsored by the 30th Masonic District will be held on Sunday, December 9 at 3:00 pm in Downtown Statesville. Lineup will start at 1:30 pm.  Want to participate in the parade? 
Click HERE for more information and rules.
Click HERE for the ENTRY FORM.
For more information, contact Al Jones, Parade Chairman, at 704-546-5826.

Upcoming Events

Oct
18
Thu
3:30 pm The Evening Farmer’s Market @ Pecan Park
The Evening Farmer’s Market @ Pecan Park
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Evening Farmer's Market @ Pecan Park
Put the Evening Farmers Market on your calendar every Thursday, April through October, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. Food lovers will enjoy choosing from the large variety of vegetables and fruits. Try something new every week.[...]
7:00 pm Trivia Night @ Unwined Bar & Eatery
Trivia Night @ Unwined Bar & Eatery
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Trivia Night @ Unwined Bar & Eatery
Match wits with your friends every week with Thursday Trivia at Unwined!
Oct
19
Fri
6:30 pm Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours @ Downtown Statesville
Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours @ Downtown Statesville
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours @ Downtown Statesville
The wildly popular Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours are back! Step beyond the beauty of Statesville’s historic downtown and discover its true haunted history- where tales of spirits, scary creatures, mysterious deaths, and creepy alleys become[...]
7:00 pm Live Music – Sydney Lett @ 220 Cafe
Live Music – Sydney Lett @ 220 Cafe
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Live Music - Sydney Lett @ 220 Cafe
Delicious food and a great atmosphere for date night, girl’s night, or family time!

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