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Unique in the

most refreshing ways.

Downtown Sanford, North Carolina

From lively theater shows and beautifully crafted art murals to amazingly delicious restaurants and fantastic shopping, Downtown Sanford never fails to delight and excite visitors in the most surprising of ways.

Upcoming Events

Discover what events are coming up in Sanford and add it to your calendar. See you downtown!

Meet our Sponsors

Much of what we do would not be possible without the support of our amazing sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor

Main Street Sponsor

Block Sponsor

Block Sponsor

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Downtown Sanford is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.


Downtown Sanford is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  Downtown Sanford is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.