Events Calendar

Trick or Treat on Main Street
Historic Main Street
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
4:00 PM6:00 PM

Trick or Treat on Main Street, sponsored by the Forest City Merchants Association, will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 4:00pm-6:00pm.


Bring your little ghost or goblin and trick or treat with the businesses and merchants on Main Street!

Regular Council Meeting
382 W. Main St., Forest City
Monday, November 5, 2018
6:00 PM7:15 PM
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
108 East Main Street, Forest City, NC
Thursday, November 22, 2018
6:00 PM8:30 PM

The annual tree lighting ceremony begins at 6pm near the fountain on Main Street.  Welcome and comments from the Town Manager and Mayor, special music by In His Glory Quartet, and lights turned on by the Mayor and his special guest.  After the ceremony, visit the Santa House for complimentary hot chocolate and cookies!  Santa will not be receiving visitors at his house, but will be onsite during the event.

Forest City Christmas Parade
Main Street Forest City
Sunday, November 25, 2018
3:00 PM5:00 PM

The Town of Forest City Christmas parade, sponsored by the Forest City Merchants Association and the Town of Forest City will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 3:00pm.


Lineup for the parade is at the McNair Stadium parking lot.  Parade travels East on Main Street from McNair Drive to the First United Methodist Church.  Lineup begins at 12:30pm.  All participants MUST enter the parking area via Vance Street and Memorial Drive.  You can not enter the parade area from McNair Drive.


There will be no on-street parking for parade viewers on Eastbound Main Street from Church Street east to Mooneyham Library this year. 


Applications are available in the Collections Office at Town Hall, 128 North Powell Street. There is no charge to be in the parade.  Rules and regulations are attached to the application! Applications are also available at:



For more information, please call 828-247-4417.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Forest City Fire Rescue
Friday, December 14, 2018
12:00 PM5:30 PM