Statesville Welcomes You!

Statesville is home to two North Carolina unique and exciting festivals; the Statesville Pumpkin Festival and the Carolina BalloonFest. These two festivals combined feature great entertainment, food, arts and crafts, hot air balloons and much more.

Beyond festivals, Statesville is also home to numerous attractions and activities including Historic Downtown Statesville, Lake Norman, NASCAR, Fort Dobbs, Love Valley, Zootastic Park, golf, outlet shopping, unique local cuisine, museums and even gem mining. .

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When you are in Statesville, please come see us at: 118 W. Broad Street, Ste. A. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Saturday-9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m.

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Bigleaf Slopes Park

341 Twin Oaks Rd, 704-878-3103. Bigleaf Slopes Park is a Mountain Bike and Multi-use Trail Park owned by Iredell County.

Vance House Museum

501 W. Sharpe Street. Open Second Sundays from April 10-December 11, 2 to 5 pm. Call: 704-880-3067 for more information. One of the oldest structures in Statesville, the Zebulon Vance House served as headquarters for Governor Zebulon Vance during his exile from the state capitol during the last months of the Civil War.

Upcoming Events

May
25
Wed
7:00 am Rotary Farmers Market @ W. Front Street and Meeting Street
Rotary Farmers Market @ W. Front Street and Meeting Street
May 25 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Rotary Farmer’s Market will be held behind the Historic Vance Hotel, on the corner of West Front Street and Meeting Street. The Rotary Farmer’s Market was established by the Statesville Rotary Club in 1975 to provide local farmers an outlet to sell locally grown products and to provide Statesville citizens an opportunity to purchase fresh, locally grown produce and other products. Throughout the season, you can find a variety of fresh produce, flowers, honey and wax products, and local favorites—fresh peaches and apples.
10:00 am The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum ... @ Iredell Museums
The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum ... @ Iredell Museums
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Carolina’s only Egyptian mummy is on exhibit at Iredell Museums! Come explore the culture and history of the 22nd dynasty. Uncover the mystery of mummification in our hands-on CSI lab, and meet Kasra the Dromedary Camel! The mummy has been nicknamed “Margaret”, and she along with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits will be on display. For more information, please visit: http://www.iredellmuseums.org/
May
26
Thu
10:00 am The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum ... @ Iredell Museums
The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum ... @ Iredell Museums
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Carolina’s only Egyptian mummy is on exhibit at Iredell Museums! Come explore the culture and history of the 22nd dynasty. Uncover the mystery of mummification in our hands-on CSI lab, and meet Kasra the Dromedary Camel! The mummy has been nicknamed “Margaret”, and she along with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits will be on display. For more information, please visit: http://www.iredellmuseums.org/
4:00 pm Evening Farmers Market @ Pecan Park
Evening Farmers Market @ Pecan Park
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Evening Farmers Market supports local farmers by providing a location to bring customers and farmers together. Everything sold at the market is locally grown, baked, or crafted by the vendor. No reselling. Food lovers will enjoy choosing from the large variety of vegetables and fruits. Try something new every week!
6:00 pm Thirsty Thursday at Daveste’ @ Daveste' Vineyards
Thirsty Thursday at Daveste’ @ Daveste' Vineyards
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please join us this Thirsty Thursday for live music performed by Kevin Jones! Wine by the glass/bottle and soft drinks will be available for purchase.
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