Special to Iredell Free News

Due to the forecasted rain for Thursday, the Downtown Statesville Trick or Treat event has been moved to Wednesday, October 27, from 4 to 6 pm.

This is a safe opportunity for children to trick or treat and receive goodies from downtown businesses and organizations. Trick or Treating has become an annual event in Historic Downtown Statesville, bringing over 1,500 children to downtown in past years.

“We are grateful for the flexibility of our downtown businesses and organizations to pivot and quickly reschedule this event for the community’s enjoyment on a good weather day,” said Marin Tomlin, executive director of the Downtown Statesville Development Corporation.

Participating Businesses

Participating businesses will give away candy to costumed kids aged 12 and younger. A Trick-or-Treat poster will be displayed in the window of the businesses and organizations listed below that are participating in this event. This list reflects those that have signed up as of October 26:

The Vance Hotel (Statesville Police Department)
Statesville Civic Center
Historic Sharpe House
Lake Norman Pool and Spa
City Of Statesville Offices – Customer Service
Statesville City Hall (Statesville Fire Department)
ARS Middle School
Lake Norman Realty
Andrea’s Ice Cream and Sweet Shop
Creations by TYS
Wooten Jewelers
WAME Radio
South Paws Grooming
Kimbrell’s Furniture
Groucho’s Deli
Red Buffalo Brewing Co.
Beth & Co. Salon & Day Spa
Phoenix Martial Arts
Iredell County Library
Pelican’s Snoballs
Allen Tate Realtors
Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce
D’ Laney’s Sports Bar & Grill
R. Gregory Jewelers
Crossroads Cycling Co.
Sub Express
33 1/3 Records
Fourth Creek Brewing Co.
Mitchell Community College
Payne Chiropractic
Upper Room – Resurrection Church
Endeavors Pediatric Therapy
McLelland Shoes
GG’s Arts, Frames, Gifts
AJ’s Heavenly Discounts
Carolina Landmark Realty
Iredell Museums
Old Courthouse/Iredell County EMS, Sheriff’s Office
First Flight Bicycles – Iredell Partnership for Young Children
220 Café

About DSDC

Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization charged with administering the Main Street program for Statesville and whose mission is to champion, promote and lead Downtown Statesville as the economic, social and cultural engine in the region. This is achieved in collaboration with public-private partners working together to enhance the appearance, desirability, and vitality of downtown. Visit www.downtownstatesville.com for details.

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