Events

events iconThere is so much to do in Downtown Morganton! There are great places to eat and shop, live music and open mic nights, local brewery's serving craft beers, fundraisers and galas, yoga and trivia, and much more!

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Holiday Carriage Rides

November 17-December 22, 2018

Where: Carriage pick up will be located on the East Union Side of the Courthouse Square

When: Fridays and Saturdays November 17-December 22; 5:00-9:00pm

There is no better way to view downtown Morganton's Christmas lights than with a horse-drawn carriage ride through town. Whether is is a romantic evening for two or an evening out with the family, enjoy carriage rides in downtown Morganton throughout the holiday season. Tickets are $5 for Adults and $3 for Children 12 and under.

Carriage Rides may be reserved beginning at 5:00pm on the night of your preferred ride. Carolina Carriage Company staff will be on site (East Union ...Street adjacent to Courthouse) beginning at 5:00pm to take your reservation. Rides begin at 5:30pm and will depart from the Courthouse Square on East Union Street lasting approximately 20 minutes.

Santa Visits Morganton

November 17-December 22

Where: Downtown Morganton

When: November 17 5:00-8:00pm; November 23 - December 22 4:00-7:00pm

Morganton is VERY excited to announce that SANTA will be making special visits to our downtown during the Christmas season. Santa Claus will be touring downtown to visit children and families from 4:00-7:00pm. There is no charge to visit Santa.

Pop-Up Farmers Market

Saturday, February 16th 9am-1pm

Come join your local farmers, bakers and craftsmen at a special Pop-up Farmers Market on Saturday, February 16th from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Several vendors will be out at the Mini Market location on 111 North Green Street this Saturday selling all sorts of fresh, homemade items. There will be an assortment of goodies for you to pick up for the week ahead.

Join us!!

Pop-Up Farmers Market

Saturday, March 16th 9am-1pm

Come join your local farmers, bakers and craftsmen at a special Pop-up Farmers Market on Saturday, March 16th from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Several vendors will be out at the Mini Market location on 111 North Green Street this Saturday selling all sorts of fresh, homemade items. There will be an assortment of goodies for you to pick up for the week ahead.

Join us!!

Holiday Bucks Give Away

November 12 - December 14, 2018

Where: Downtown Morganton businesses

When: Discover a Holiday Rock and win! Holiday Rocks will be hidden each Friday

The Holiday Downtown Bucks Give Away is back, with a twist. Starting on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, Holiday Rocks will be hidden throughout businesses in downtown Morganton! Discover a Holiday Rock and turn it into the Morganton Main Street Office (112 B West Union Street) to win big!! Prizes range from $50 to $500 in Downtown Bucks, a gift certificate you can spend in downtown Morganton. A total of $3,000 will be given out over five weeks this Christmas. No purchase is required. Only one rock may be submitted per person each week.

Pop-Up Farmers Market

Saturday, January 19th 9am-1pm

Come join your local farmers, bakers and craftsmen at a special Pop-up Farmers Market on Saturday, January 19th from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Several vendors will be out at the Mini Market location on 111 North Green Street this Saturday selling all sorts of fresh, homemade items. There will be an assortment of goodies for you to pick up for the week ahead.

Join us!!