Main Street

Explore our Downtown for the day!

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Things to do:

  • Variety of restaurants
  • Coffee shops
  • Bakeries
  • Shopping
  • Local art
  • Murals
  • Trails
  • Music & wedding venues
  • Heritage Center (visitors please drop in and say hello)
  • Elkin Vine Line wine hopper based out of the Heritage Center (257 Standard St)
  • Brewery
  • Wine tasting location with sommelier (Wisdom Table)
  • Farmers market (Saturdays 9-noon)
  • Dog park and dog-friendly restaurants and shops
  • Boat ramp/launch (Crater Park)
  • Kids park (Crater Park)
  • Public restrooms (115 W Main St)
  • Library & post office, and
  • Electric car charging stations at two locations (town hall and heritage center).

Our downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a NC Main Street Accredited Community (since 1998) with a dedicated Main Street Manager and Advisory Board.

Downtown Elkin is famous for:

  • Its charm
  • Monthly Cruise Ins
  • History as a textile town (Chatham Manufacturing); famous for WWI & WWII blankets.
  • Our Main Street is directly along the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST)
  • Downtown Elkin converges with the NC MST, the Overmountain Victory Trail, and the Yadkin River Blue Trail.
  • Listed on the Blue Ridge Music Trail (Reeves Theater)
  • Listed on the Blue Ridge Craft Trail 
  • Listed on the Appalachian Mural Trail
  • Kayak launch/docking 2 blocks from Main Street (dock and enjoy lunch downtown)!
  • Pet friendly 
For event information, go to www.exploreelkin.com
Our State article about Downtown Elkin, click here
For more information, see Elkin Main Street's facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ElkinMainStreet

West end...
Main Street in Spring
Mid-Main St
Elkin mural
   
                            East end...                             Appalachian Moonshine Rally 2013 (12)

Mailing Address

Post Office Box 857 Elkin, North Carolina 28621

Street Address

226 North Bridge Street Elkin, North Carolina 28621

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