Statesville Criterium Bike Race
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).
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:
Broad Street Burgers
Blue Phoenix Vinyl Boutique
My Dog Gone Natural
McLelland Family Shoes
First Flight Bicycles
Yours Truly Boutique
La Fresca Foods
Twisted Oak Bar & Grill
R Gregory Jewelers
Statesville Jewelry & Loan
D’Laney’s Sports Bar & Grill
Traveling Pants Trading Co
Merle Norman Cosmetics
Carolina Mountain Sports
Flor de America Cigars
Peking Chinese Kitchen
New York Styles
Harry & Jeannie West Fine Musical Instruments
Molly Malone’s Boutique
Mezzaluna II Italian Restaurant
Special Treasures Thrift Store
gg’s art frames gifts
Marty’s Pub & Grill
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. If you would like to participate, click on the link for more information and the application: https://www.downtownstatesvillenc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Christmas-Parade-Information-and-Application-2017.pdf. For more information, contact Al Jones, Parade Chairman, at 704-546-5826.