Mocksville is a vibrant community of 5,000+ residents with established infrastructure and strategically located in a major transportation corridor for economic opportunities. Education with state of the art technology, pre-K thru early college, civic clubs, recreational activities, performing arts and a strong respect for values are just part of the meaning; “Time Well Spent”, Mocksville, North Carolina.
Our roots are deep in history and civic responsibilities. The local Davie County Library history room is an excellent resource of community involvement and historical facts. The Town of Mocksville was chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly on January 8, 1839.
Mocksville has three historic districts which proudly display American flags in honor and thanks to all who have given so much for others on various occasions. The town is proud to be home of the Piedmont Antique Power Association annual tractor parade, in celebration with the Fourth of July fireworks.
The Town of Mocksville is one of 74 towns in North Carolina and one of more than 3,000 in the nation to receive the Tree City USA recognition. Also a designated “Main Street Community” and most recently, recognized as one of the 50 Safest Cities in North Carolina.
We Invite You to Visit and See for Yourself!
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It’s easy to find out when there’s an event taking place in downtown Mocksville; check out the events calendar on the home page.
Make plans to attend the DC Cruisers “Cruise-In” happening from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on the first Monday of the month from April to October.
The Town hosts a Farmers Market on Wednesday afternoons from 3-6 PM from April to November with local certified producers. The market is located in the parking lot at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theatre, next door to the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, just across the street from the Mocksville Town Hall Parking Lot located at 171 S. Clement St in Mocksville, and just a block down W Depot Street from the town square. Enjoy a great variety of produce and homemade products for sample and sale.
Daniel Boone Family Festival
Other popular events include the annual Daniel Boone Family Festival, the first Saturday in May, with re-enactors, historical tours, music, games, vendors and more to commemorate this famous Davie County resident. Frontiersman Daniel Boone once called Mocksville home and his parents are buried here in Joppa Cemetery.
The Oaks Festival
This festival takes place on the town square in historic downtown Mocksville on the second Saturday in October. It features live music, a kid’s area, artisans, and crafters.
The “Twas the Night Before Bed Race” happens on the Friday evening before Thanksgiving and kicks off the holiday events taking place around town. Contestants build a themed handmade bed and race down Main Street for a cash prize. This is followed by the Mocksville Christmas Parade, a family favorite, held the first Saturday in December.
Catch a local Davie High or American Legion Baseball game, a Mocksville-Davie Parks and Rec softball game, take a trail walk, have a picnic, make good use of the playgrounds or just enjoy nature at Rich Park, just down the street from the Davie Family YMCA.
Support and shop local, enjoy specialty shops and restaurants, as well as traditional retail and service-oriented establishments. Supporting locally is a good way to say thank-you to your neighbors, keeps folks employed, boosts the economy and start a new friendship.
A “day-cation” in Mocksville is highly recommended, again and again!
For more resources about our town and places to visit here (and nearby), you may also want to take a look at the NC Main to Main Trail where you will discover the hidden treasures of the Piedmont. We are in the center of it all!