UPCOMING EVENTS

Check out the 2019 Downtown Calendar!

Stay tuned for more dates and info for the 2019 Event Calendar! 

Annual Farmers Market Meeting - Tuesday, February 12

DDA Annual Chili Cookoff - Thursday, March 14

Farmers Markets - Wednesdays & Saturdays April to October

TGIF - Every Friday evening in May, June & July (with the exception of Friday, July 5th for the Red, White and Blue Festival)

  • May 3rd - The Extraordinaires (Variety) + Car Cruise In
  • May 10th - Grandma's Medicine (Rock n Roll)
  • May 17th - Rooted (Americana)
  • May 24th - Gotcha Groove (Soul)
  • May 31st - Fox and Company (Dance)
  • June 7th - Surf Cavalier (Indie Rock) + Car Cruise In
  • June 14th - Sweet Revenge (Classic Rock)
  • June 21st - Throwdown Jones (Rock)
  • June 28th - Tuatha Dea (Celtic)
  • July 12th - N-SPIRE (Party) + Car Cruise In
  • July 19th - The Night Move Band (Beach)
  • July 26th - Buick MacKane (Southern Rock)
    • TGIF Schedule is subject to change*

State of Origin Craft Brew Festival - Saturday, June 8

Red, White and Blue Festival - July 4th weekend

Morganton Festival - Friday & Saturday, September 6-7

M.A.D.E. Competition - Friday & Saturday, September 6-7

Sunrise Run on the Greenway & Student Fitness Challenge - Saturday, September 7

Miss Morganton - Saturday, September 7

Flavors of the Foothills - Saturday, October 12

October Oyster Outing - Saturday, October 19

Ghost Tours - Friday and Saturday, October 18, 19, 25 & 26

Halloween Spooktacular - Thursday, October 31

Memorial Tree Lighting - Saturday, November 23

Winter Carnival - Saturday, November 23

Christmas Parade - Tuesday, December 3

Breakfast with Santa - Saturday, December 7 & 14

November Farmers Market - Saturday, November 23

Holiday Farmers Market - Saturday, December 14

 


COME DOWNTOWN!

Here are 10 great reasons to come to Downtown Morganton!

1. Great coffee & exceptional dining
2. Live music - jazz, rock & more
3. Gallery crawls and fun art studios
4. Free concerts for all ages
5. Easy access to free parking
6. Funky clothing stores
7. Craft Breweries with indoor & outdoor seating
8. Movies for all ages
9. Cycling-friendly (bike lanes)
10. Free Wi-Fi on the Courthouse Lawn

DOWNTOWN MOTOWN MAPS

Trying to find directions to a downtown Morganton shop or restaurant, or looking for a place to park? Check out these maps!

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AVAILABLE PROPERTIES

available properties iconInterested in moving to Downtown or opening a business? Check out our available properties!

The Morganton Main Street Dept. is here to help put you in business. Let us know how we can help.