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 festival goers to park in their various lots surrounding the event. Click here for a map.
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
The Statesville Pumpkin Fest is an outdoor event and will follow all local, state, and federal restrictions in effect at the time of the event. We encourage attendees to determine if this year is the right time for your family to visit. We respect every person’s right to make the best decision they can for themselves and their family.
Guests are prohibited from bringing inappropriate items into the festival area.
Some restricted items include:
No Outside Beverages Allowed
No Dogs or other animals allowed on the street in the festival area
Bring Cash – Many vendors may only accept cash so BE PREPARED! ATMs are located throughout Downtown.
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.
Tickets – Single tickets will be $1 each and Wristbands will be $5 for one (1) hour of play.
Patriot Axe Throwing will have a boot set up in the Corks, Taps, & Barrels Garden and will be charging $5.00 for 5 throws or $10.00 for 15 minutes (per thrower).
Main Stage (hosted by WAME Real Country 92.9 & 550) – located on S. Center St.
10:15 - 11:45 am – Carolina Ridgeline
12:15 - 1:30 pm – American Holler
2 - 5 pm – Red Dirt Revival
Community Stage – located at N. Meeting St.
10:00 am – Betty’s School of Dance
10:30 am – OPEN
11:00 am – Centre Ballet
11:30 am – Tilley's Dance Academy
12:00 pm – In His Steps Dance
12:30 pm – Statesville Dance and Performing Arts
1:00 pm – SHS Dance Department
1:30 pm – Phoenix Martial Arts
2:00 pm – ACROFITNESS
2:30 pm – Carolina Dogwood Queens
3:00 pm – Be You Inspired Dance Academy & Co, LLC
3:30 pm – Thai Kickboxing Organization (TKO)
Domestic Beer, Wine & Spirits Available
We will have cocktails made with Southern Distilling Co. spirits, 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. CASH ONLY.
Craft Beer Available
Our local breweries (Fourth Creek Brewing Co. and Red Buffalo Brewing Co.) will be onsite selling their craft beer for festival 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 festival. Over 21 wristbands will be provided for patrons at no charge. Alcohol may be consumed only in designated areas
W. Broad St. will transform into a large parking lot of classic cars (1994 and older). All classic cars must enter from the intersection of Front Street and S. Meeting Street and you will be directed from there. For more information about the Cruise-In, contact Chuck Goode at 704-929-8150.
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.
The Statesville Police Department assists the festival organizers in keeping everyone safe at the festival.
This is an outdoor event, so please dress accordingly. The event will take place rain or shine.