November is right around the corner, and that means it is time for the 15th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Fest in Downtown Statesville on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm. The streets will be filled with over 60 arts and craft exhibitors, a kids' zone, a variety food vendors, and three entertainment stages! Don' forget the crowd favorites such as pumpkin bowling, pumpkin painting, pumpkin smashing, and the pumpkin pie eating contest! In addition, there will be a Classic Car Cruise-In on Court Street, Cornhole Classic Tournament, and the Taste of North Carolina Craft Beer Garden.
Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual "Run for a Reason... Salute Our Veterans" Pumpkin Fest 5K Run/Walk will take place on the morning of Pumpkin Fest. This race supports the Diakonos Veterans Transitional Housing Program in Statesville NC. The 5K begins at 8:30 am, followed by the Fun Run/Walk at 9 am. You can register for the race by clicking here. Pre-Registration ends October 20, 2017 (includes a t-shirt). Raceday Registration is available from 6:30 am - 7:45 am. If you are not interested in running the 5K, you can register as a Ghost runner and purchase a race t-shirt.
Downtown restaurants and stores will also be open throughout the day for festival-goers to enjoy! Admission to the festival is free, although some of the activities will charge a fee.
The 2017 Statesville Pumpkin Fest is organized by Downtown Statesville Development Corporation and the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce with the help of our wonderful sponsors! Interested in sponsoring? Contact us today! For more information about the festival, contact Downtown Statesville Development Corp. at 704-878-3436 or email: info@downtownstatesvillenc