From Food Truck Festivals to Wine, Beer & Art Walks, from racing Wiener Dogs to Mistletoe Sip & Shop and Holiday Light Shows, there is a reason to visit during every season.  Our fantastic annual signature Downtown Mooresville events will keep you heading to the heart of town throughout the year.  Go ahead and mark your calendar, sign up for our newsletter, or check out the latest event details on Facebook so you don’t miss a single thing happening.

Important Information Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19):

We wanted to share updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 on upcoming Downtown Mooresville events.


We value the health and support the well-being of our business owners, their employees, and of course of all our patrons and fans.  Therefore, per the Executive Order issued on March 14th by NC Governor Cooper, we have cancelled the following upcoming events in Downtown Mooresville:


April 3, 2020:  Uncorked & Artsy

April 4, 2020:  Festival of Food Trucks

We will continue to keep you posted on any additional event changes, rescheduling or cancellations in the following weeks.

Saint Patricks Parade Downtown Mooresville

Don't miss the annual Downtown Mooresville Saint Patrick's Day Parade!  It's a fantastic celebration with the Irish Pipe bands, Connick School of Irish Dance, green cars, tumblers, loads of entertainment, family fun and more.  The parade kicks off at 3pm and will march along Main Street from Iredell Avenue to Center Avenue. Connick School of Irish Dance will perform after the parade near 153 N. Main Street. Bring your chairs and come celebrate St. Paddy's Downtown style!  More details on FB.

March 7, 2020


Downtown Mooresville Uncorked & Artsy 2020

Every Spring & Fall, Uncorked & Artsy uncorks wine bottles and growlers! This fun evening features wine or beer tastings at multiple awesome Downtown Mooresville businesses. Local and regional artists also display and sell their works along Broad & Main Streets.  Live music, in-tandem specials, and light appetizers are also served both inside of businesses and outside on the sidewalks. The tasting portion of the event is $25 per person in advance or $30 at the gate.  Tickets include all tastings and a souvenir Downtown Uncorked & Artsy glass.  The art and live music performances are free to attend.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Mooresville Arts.

October 2, 2020


Food Truck Festival Mooresville

Kicking off APRIL 4, 2020!  Get Gourmet Fare from a bunch of trucks!  The Downtown Mooresville Food Truck Festival takes place on North Main Street from 5-8:30pm monthly through October.   


Portions of Main Street will be closed for each event, so bring a chair, hang out in the street and stay a while so you can delight in these awesome Food Trucks from around the area, taste some delicious gourmet fare, listen to some music, stroll the streets & shop.  Gets crowded so come early!  

May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, October 3


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Our much beloved annual Downtown Mooresville Wiener Race which also raises money for local pet rescue groups is on again this year.  Races are annually held for puppy, junior, adult and senior divisions. There is also a "Cutest" and "Best Dressed" category. All entrants are required to be classified as a Dachshund breed to be eligible to participate.

Visit for all the details including rules, event schedule, registration, maps, and more!  Spectators are plenty welcome, no charge to attend!

2020 Date TBA


Downtown Mooresville 2020 Halloween

Every October, Downtown Mooresville hosts a CRAZY number of kids for our annual Halloween Trick or Treat event.  Kids and adults alike have a great time visiting our Downtown businesses that are handing out candy.  So dress up and have fun in the heart of Mooresville! 


The 2020 Halloween Trick or Treat will be held on Friday, October 30th. 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 30, 2020


Shop Small in Downtown Mooresville

When Small Business Saturday kicks off its annual Shop Small campaign, that means the gift-giving season is right around the corner.  Support your local businesses and the local economy by shopping our independently owned Downtown Mooresville stores!  Both Main & Broad streets are lined with unique mom-and-pop shops full of delightful service and plenty of cool one-of-a-kind gifts, sure to please even the most finicky folks on your holiday list.


Whether it’s sparkly, sweet, handy, special, savory or a thingymajiggy that you need, Downtown Mooresville has all that and more! Stay tuned for details and offers!

November 28, 2020


Downtown Mooresville Mistletoe Sip & Shop 2020

Our unique shops and businesses will be offering open houses, store specials, sumptuous sips, yummy appetizers, gifts, treats & more!  In addition, there will be a life-sized snow globe, a strolling barbershop quartet, and carolers of course. Bring your favorite people and enjoy kicking off the holiday season in the heart of Mooresville. 6-9pm along Main & Broad Streets. 

December 4, 2020


Christas in Downtown Mooresville

Kicking off November 27, 2020!  The annually awesome Holiday Light Spectacular features 150,000 lights set to music. A community favorite you won't want to miss!  On the lawn at Town Hall -  413 N. Main Street.  Free!


Plus don't miss our annual Friday night holiday celebrations: Santa visits, a Christmas tree lane, wagon rides, life-sized snow globe, ice skating and more!  Activities take place on Broad & Main Streets from 6-8pm; ice skating 5-9pm.  Loading for wagon rides takes place at the Christian Mission on Broad Street. Brought to you by Downtown Mooresville, the Charles Mack Citizen Center, and the Town of Mooresville.

Light Show | November 27 - December 31

A Classic Christmas in Mooresville | December 11 & 18