Signature Events
Downtown Sanford plays host to a variety of unique events many visitors and residents eagerly look forward to. From lively concert series to themed street festivals, these signature experiences make downtown a truly memorable place to be.

Upcoming Events

musical performance downtown Sanford, NC

Downtown Alive! Concert Series

Come jam out to local and regional bands live on downtown stages for free.

Strawberry Jammin’

Our annual celebration of the humble strawberry includes a lineup of events, each one fruitier and more spectacular than the next.

Events Coming Soon

Downtown StreetFest & Fireworks

It’s practically the biggest downtown celebration of the year complete with music, art, entertainment, fireworks and more.

Boo & Brew Ghost Tour

There’s nothing spookier than this annual pub crawl and self-guided tour complete with a ghostly tale that’s frightfully delightful.

Sunday with Sanford Train & Tree Lighting

The most wonderful time of year is made even more special with twinkling lights, a Santa visit and lots of holiday cheer.