Downtown Kannapolis, INC

Downtown Experience

Downtown Kannapolis – Truly One-of-a-Kind

In downtown Kannapolis, find everything from your newest pair of favorite jeans to the furniture to make your house a home.

Grab an old fashioned What-A-Burger with a Cherry Sundrop or start an evening out with a healthful, gourmet meal at restaurant 46.

Walk, bike or run through scenic Village Park, along the streets of a Williamsburg-inspired downtown and through the North Carolina Research Campus.

Pay your respects to generations of war heroes at Veterans Park.

Catch the latest blockbuster at the historic Gem Theatre, one of the oldest single-screen theaters in the United States.

Celebrate at festivals and events that make every season of the year a time for family fun, the arts, movies and concerts.

Shops and restaurants, a historic atmosphere, parks, scientific research and year-round events are just a few of the reasons to visit downtown Kannapolis. Spend a day with us and find out for yourself why Kannapolis is truly a one-of-a-kind destination.


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Grab a Bite in Downtown Kannapolis

Grab a quick burger, a healthy wrap or soup and salad. Make reservations for a healthful gourmet meal or genuine Asian cuisine. Stop in for a glass of fine wine and delicious coffees and desserts. Downtown Kannapolis has several choices for dining in or out.

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Find the Perfect Gift

Visit downtown Kannapolis and spend the day enjoying a variety of shops including clothing, gifts, home furnishings, and everyday needs.  

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Family Friendly Fun

Walk, bike or run through the Williamsburg-inspired downtown that links to Village Park and the city’s greenways. See aspects of our motorsports and music history. Enjoy festivals and events that make every season of the year, especially the holidays, filled with arts, entertainment, music and tasty treats.  Downtown Kannapolis is the place to keep body […]

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History

The Downtown Established The business district in Kannapolis began in 1907 as the first Cannon Mill facilities were being completed, and was an emerging commercial center by 1910. The commercial district became the town’s center of activity where community celebrations and parades were held. The Kannapolis Square, at the intersection of Main Street and First […]

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