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Welcome to Downtown Elon!

The Town of Elon is proud of its downtown and the bustling shops and restaurants that make Downtown Elon their home. With a focus on increasing the activity in downtown, the Town of Elon began a journey to becoming a Main Street Community and achieved that goal in July 2018. Every year shows an increase in new events for the entire family.

Our vision: Downtown Elon is powered by a diverse community of families, professionals, students and retirees. It serves as the center of life-long learning and creative activities for Alamance County, that is enhanced by the energy of Elon University, locally owned restaurants and shops, and a collection of visual art.

Our mission is to optimize downtown opportunities and lead the efforts in and beautification of the downtown district.

Join us in Downtown Elon. Your destination for good food, good shops, and good times.

Check out our Downtown Businesses.

Main Street America 2021 Accredited






“As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Town of Elon is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who 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 the National Main Street Center.”