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FESTIVAL HOURS

The festival is from 10am-5pm with our "after party" concert from 5:30pm-8:30pm!

PARKING

Parking is available throughout Downtown in our 9 public parking lots as well as on-street parking spaces.  Our partners at Mitchell Community College also invite concert goers to park in their various lots surrounding the event.  Click here for a map.

RESTROOMS/PORT A POTTYS

  • Landmark Alley on W. Broad St. - 1 Handicap & 3 Regular Port a Potties
  • W. Broad St. Public Parking Lot – 1 Regular Port a Potty
  • Cooper St. – 4 Regular Port a Potties
  • N. Center St. (behind Corks Taps and Barrels Garden) – 1 Regular Port a Potty and 1 Sink

Click Here for a Map of the Festival Area - To Be Announced!

CARRY-IN POLICY

Guests are prohibited from bringing inappropriate items into the concert area. Some restricted items include:

  • No Outside Beverages Allowed
  • No Dogs or other animals allowed on the street in the festival area
  • No guns or weapons allowed in the festival area

ADMISSION

Admission to the festival is free, although some of the activities will charge a fee.

BRING CASH

Many vendors may only accept cash so BE PREPARED! ATMS are located throughout Downtown.

VENDORS

Click Here for a List of Vendors Attending the 2022 Festival

KID’S ZONE

Attractions - The Kid’s Zone will feature inflatable rides including a 20-foot slide, 15-foot slide, bounce house, 40-foot obstacle course, and Kiddie Playland. All rides are professionally staffed.

ENTERTAINMENT

DENSO Main Stage (hosted by WAME Real Country 92.9 & 550) – located on S. Center St.

    • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Southbound 77
    • 1:15pm – 2:15pm: Broad Street Blues Band
    • 2:30pm – 4:30pm: The Broad Pickups
    • 5:30pm – 8:30pm: {NEW} The Ultimate Eagles Tribute – On the Border – Sponsored by DENSO

Community Stage – located at N. Meeting St.

    • 10am: Betty's School of Dance
    • 10:30a: ARS Cheer
    • 11am: Centre Ballet
    • 11:30am: Tilley's Dance Academy
    • 12pm: In His Steps Dance
    • 12:30pm: Statesville Dance and Performing Arts
    • 1:00pm: ACROFITNESS
    • 1:30pm: Phoenix Martial Arts
    • 2:00pm: Freedom Hope
    • 2:30pm: Thai Kickboxing Organization - TKO
    • 3:00pm: Carolina Dogwood Festival
    • 3:30pm: To Be Announced
    • 4:00pm: To Be Announced
    • 4:30p: To Be Announced

CORKS, TAPS & BARRELS GARDEN

Domestic Beer, Wine & Spirits Available

We will have cocktails, an assortment of domestic beer and seltzer, and cabernet sauvignon, pinot grigio and moscato wine available for purchase. These will be sold for $5 each.

Craft Beer Available

Our local brewery, Red Buffalo Brewing Co, will be onsite selling their craft beer for concert goers to enjoy. Craft beers are $5 each and can be purchased with $5 cash.

*We card everyone! Please be prepared to show your ID if you will be enjoying an alcoholic beverage at our concerts. Over 21 wristbands will be provided for patrons at no charge. Alcohol may be consumed only in designated areas.

CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN

West Broad Street will transform into a large parking lot of classic cars (1992 and older) during the 2022 Statesville Pumpkin Fest. All cars must enter at West Broad Street from Mulberry Street in front of the Mitchell Community College Main Campus. You may enter Mulberry Street from either West Front Street or West End Avenue beginning at 8:30am. For more information about the Cruise-In, contact Chuck Goode at 704-929-8150.

EAT

There are a variety of food options available throughout the festival. Local restaurants will be open as well. Water, soda and other beverages can be purchased through our food vendors.

SECURITY

The Statesville Police Department assists the festival organizers in keeping everyone safe at the concerts. WEATHER This is an outdoor event, so please dress accordingly. The event will take place rain or shine.

*** No dogs or other animals, no bicycles, no skateboards allowed in event area according to City of Statesville Ord. 14-78

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