Coming Up: 19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Festival

19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Festival

Quality never goes out of style—that’s something Flow Automotive knows well! Join them in celebrating this year at the 19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Festival happening November 5th. There will be plenty of fun for all ages!

About the Statesville Pumpkin Festival

The Statesville Pumpkin Festival is back for its 19th year! This festival includes two entertainment stages; more than 75 arts and crafts, food, and business vendors; a kids’ zone; and a classic car cruise-in.

Admission to the festival is free, although some activities may charge a fee. Click here for the full list of vendors that will be attending the 19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Festival.

Family fun for everyone! The kids’ zone will feature inflatable rides, including slides, bounce houses, a 40-foot obstacle course, and a kiddie playland. Wristbands will be available for purchase at the festival. You can choose between all-day wristbands for $10, one-hour wristbands, or individual ride tickets for $1 each.

There is sure to be plenty of entertainment at this fun-filled event! There will be stages hosting a variety of music and entertainment throughout the day. You can enjoy performances such as live music, dance, gymnastics, and even martial arts! Check out the entertainment schedule here.

More about the festival

There will also be a corks, taps, and barrels garden on site featuring domestic beer and wine, special cocktails, and plenty of craft beer. An assortment of domestic beer, seltzers, and wine will be available for purchase for $5 each. Red Buffalo Brewing Co., a local brewery, will also be selling craft beer for $5! Over 21 wristbands will be provided for attendees, but make note that alcohol may only be consumed in the designated areas.

Returning for its 10th year is the Classic Car Cruise-in! During the 19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Festival, West Broad Street will be transformed into a large parking lot of classic cars, ranging from 1992 and older. All cars must enter on West Broad Street from Mulberry Street beginning at 8:30 a.m. and may leave at any time.

This annual community event is hosted by the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce, Flow Automotive, and made possible by the many sponsors. Every year, Pumpkin Fest attracts thousands of spectators.

Make sure you plan ahead and stay for the after-party concert starting at 5:30 p.m. with On The Border Eagles – the Ultimate Tribute!

When and where

Head to Downtown Statesville on Saturday, November 5th, any time from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to enjoy this one-of-a-kind event!

Parking is available throughout downtown in the nine public parking lots as well as on-street parking. Event partners at Mitchell Community College also invite you to park in their various lots surrounding the event. Click here for a parking map.


Downtown Statesville will be filled with live music, crafts, great food, tons of activities, and more! You won’t want to miss out on this year’s 19th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Festival.

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