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THE MISSION OF ELIZABETH CITY DOWNTOWN, INC.
“THE ECDI OFFICE WILL BE A CATALYST OF REVITALIZATION, ACTING AS A CENTRAL RESOURCE FOR POTENTIAL INVESTORS, VISITORS, AND RESIDENTS INTERESTED IN OUR HISTORIC WATERFRONT DOWNTOWN.”







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ECDI is greatly involved with supporting the local community and providing great events for people of all ages.  From here you can find out about the events ECDI is involved in.

The 2017 North Carolina Potato Festival is coming up Friday, May 19, Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21st!  Mechanical Amusement Rides, arts & craft and food vendors, live music on stage, Potato Peeling Contest, Little Miss Tater Tot contest, Car & Motorcyle show, Cornhole and much more!  We end with our popular Street Dance and Fireworks on Main Street. SEE YOU THERE!!

Our traditional Downtown Holiday Celebration will be Friday, November 24, 2017 from 6-8pm beginning with the ceremonial street lighting at the Pasquotank County Courthouse.  "Sleigh rides" will be available again, Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus will be on-site as well as Olaf the Snowman and shops are open for some great Christmas shopping!  Free and open to the public!

Coming to Downtown Elizabeth City is Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2017!  A Christmas Tree Decorating contest is coordinated by the Downtown Business and Professional Association, and AoA's "Art for the Masses." Stay tuned for details and Shop local!

First Friday ArtWalk - every first Friday of every month come downtown and experience wonderful artists at many participating downtown venues.  For more information see the First Friday tab on this website or ecncart.com, or find our Facebook page at Harbor Arts District.