October Happenings in Downtown!


Good evening fans & friends of Downtown Mooresville,

We are loving these Fall temperatures and it's a perfect time to join in on the many Happenings in Downtown Mooresville.

October is packed with Mooresville Downtown Commission and Downtown Small Business events!


October 1 - Downtown Uncorked & Artsy | Join us in Downtown Mooresville for a unique evening featuring wine & craft beer tastings, artists, and music along Main & Broad Streets. The wine & craft beer tasting is a ticketed event. Each ticket is $25 which includes a souvenir wine glass and 16, 1 oz. tastings total. In addition, stroll along Main & Broad Streets to visit with artists and listen to live music, 6-9pm. Live music by Musically Yours & Name TBD Bluegrass. Buy Tickets Here through Noon on 10/1. Walk up ticket sales begin at 6pm. Check in and ticket sales are at the Downtown Mooresville event trailer, parked on Main Street between Center Ave. & Moore Ave.

October 2 – Downtown Mooresville Wiener Race | The annual Wiener Race is back! It’s a race day to celebrate the much beloved Dachshund breed. There are 6 race categories along with plenty of contest including best dressed, best trick, longest body and more! Intersection of Church St. & Center Ave., 2pm - 5pm. Visit Mooresville Wiener Race for additional details.

October 2 - Festival of Food Trucks | Gourmet Fare from a bunch of trucks (13 to be exact)! It gets crowded, so come early, bring a chair, bring a friend, and hang out in Downtown Mooresville! Live music by Hotwax & the Splinters & Name TBD Bluegrass. NOTE: October’s event will be held on Main Street between Center Ave. & Iredell Ave., 5-8:30pm

October 6 - MDC Board Meeting | Charles Mack Citizens Center, 1pm

October 8 - Our Town Stage Comedy Series | Join us for the Our Town Stage Comedy Series first show featuring Reno Collier! Known for his time working with Larry the Cable Guy and his contagious laugh, Reno has built a reputation for selling out comedy clubs nationwide. Doors open at 7pm and show starts at 8pm. Guests can enjoy a cash bar during cocktail hour starting at 7pm, located in Alice’s Garden. Visit Our Town Stage for additional details and to purchase tickets.

October 23 - Our Town Stage Indoor Concert Series | Back by popular demand, NC’s very own award-winning Elvis Presley tribute artist. Doors open at 7pm and show starts at 8pm. Guests can enjoy a cash bar during cocktail hour starting at 7pm, located in the lobby of the auditorium.

Visit Our Town Stage for additional details and to purchase tickets.

October 29- Downtown Mooresville Candy Grab | Crazy number of kids, having a great time in Downtown Mooresville while our locally owned businesses pass out candy. Dress up & have fun in the heart of Mooresville! The event runs from 3-5pm but thousands of pieces of candy will be handed out and the event will end promptly at 5pm - don't be late!

October 2021 Biz Events:


158 ON MAIN | 158 N. Main Street | (704) 662-6246

Events all month long, visit website for details

202 NORTH MAIN FINE WINES | 202 N. Main Street | (704) 663-5445

October 1 - Live Music with Delta Fire, 9:00 pm, starts after Uncorked & Artsy, no cover

October 2 - Live Music with One Paper Crane, 8:30pm, no cover

October 8 - Live Music with Love Not Money, 8:30pm, no cover

October 9 - Live Music with Korki & Lori, 8:30pm, no cover

October 14 - Wine Tasting Brian Messenger of Grapevine Dist., 6 wines, light appetizers, 7pm, $20pp

October 15 - Live Music with Matt Stratford Trio, 8:30pm, no cover

October 16 - Live Music with Bryan & Josh, 8:30pm, no cover

October 22 - Live Music with Main Channel Band, 8:30pm, no cover

October 23 - Live Music with AoustiKat, 8:30pm, no cover

October 28 - Wine Tasting Faber Rossell of Tryon, 6 wines, light appetizers, 7pm, $20pp

October 29 - Live Music with Melody & The Notes, 8:30pm, no cover

October 30 - Live Music with Matt Stratford Duo, 8:30pm, no cover


BIG TINY'S BBQ | 179 N. Main Street | 704-658-1409

October 2 - Live Music with Tony Gallo, 5:30-8:30 pm


CARA BAILEY STUDIOS | 144 N. Main Street | 704-249-1418

Wednesdays - Kid/Teen Open Studio, 4-6pm, $20 per student

THE COSMO GYPSY | 108 N. Broad Street | 704-799-0123

October 2 - Side Yard Market, 12-8:30pm

THE GINGERED FARMHOUSE | 166 N. Broad Street | (980) 444-9151

October 3 - Come celebrate our NEW LOCATION and our 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY this weekend! We will have store-wide discounts, giveaways, refreshments, and local artist spotlights! We can’t wait to celebrate with you and your friends! 10am - 5pm

October 23 - Spooky Saturday Sale, Halloween Decor 40% off as well as some spooky treats! 10am-5pm

MOORESVILLE ARTS | 103 W. Center Ave. | 704-663-6661

October 8 - Join us for the Artoberfest reception, everyone is welcome, light refreshments and beverages will be served,6pm-8pm

Artoberfest show dates are Sept. 28 thru Nov.11

NAILED IT DIY | 248 N. Main Street | 704-402-4612

October 7 - Charcuterie Board Night w/ CC Charcuterie, 6-8pm

October 9 - Kids Build It Halloween Light Up Project, 9:30am-12:00pm October 22 - Adult Halloween Party! (project & individual reading), 6-8:30pm

*Register for any & all at mooresville.naileditdiy.com

ON TAP CRAFTY BREWS | 188 N. Main Street | (704) 660-BEER (2337)

Tuesday’s - Thinkin & Drinkin Trivia night, 7pm

Wednesday’s - $2 off draft + Run Club, 6:30pm

October 3 - Join Lake Norman Riot at On Tap for Carolina Panthers vs. Cowboys, 1pm

October 9 - On Tap’s Anniversary Oktoberfest. Kicks off at 9am with the Brat Trot 5k and afterwards festivities include a stein hoisting contest, pretzel necklace station, outdoor fall beer tent, food vendors, day-long pet adoption with Lake Norman Humane Society and live music with Coddle Creek.

9am – 9pm

October 24 - Join Lake Norman Riot at On Tap for Carolina Panthers vs. Cowboys, 1pm

October 31 - Join Lake Norman Riot at On Tap for Carolina Panthers vs. Falcons, 1pm

PAIGE TURNER BOOKS & BOUTIQUE | 172 N. Broad Street | (980) 255-9884

October 2 - Join us for our Open House and fall in love with a new wardrobe! Complimentary Hot Apple Cider.


We can't wait to see you in Downtown Mooresville for all of these exciting Happenings!

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