~ BEST BUSKER'S BASH CONTEST ~
Friday, September 4th, 2015
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come out to the 3rd annual ~ BEST BUSKER'S BASH CONTEST ~ in Downtown Salisbury! Street performers will be set up throughout downtown on the sidewalks... and you get to vote for your favorite! Throw an official Busker's Bash guitar pick in the performers bucket to vote!
Our shops and restaurants will be offering 'ridiculous' specials during the event from 5 - 9 pm. Performances will go from 6 - 8 pm. The winners will be announced during the Grand Finale to be held at Uncle Buck's at 9PM.
Stop by the Busker's Bash tents in front of Queen's Gifts (221 S Main Street), Visitors Center (204 E Innes Street), and on the lawn of the Rowan Museum (202 N Main Street) to pick up your 'Pick-Pack' bag including your very own voting guitar picks and your walking map! One 'pick-pack' per person.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: August 26, 2015
Welcome to Downtown Salisbury
For over 250 years Downtown Salisbury has been recognized for its beauty and considered as one of the best places in N.C. for shopping, sightseeing and relaxing. Our diversity of shops, restaurants, antique stores, living history and cultural attractions promise an extraordinary experience! Downtown Salisbury is a great place to spend a day, a weekend or a lifetime. We can think of endless things that we love about downtown Salisbury. So we decided to make a list of some of the 10 best reasons why you have to love downtown Salisbury! Click one of the top ten reasons below and learn more about how to experience each one of them.
Greatest collection of gift shops and antique shops in Rowan County
Two specialty beer and wine shops
Independent coffee shops, bookstores, pharmacy, and more
Buying Local: Can buy almost anything made locally in Salisbury’s local stores, boutiques, wine shops, gift shops, and studios
Best collection of local restaurants in the county
Healthy, locally grown food at the Farmer’s Market
Delicious desserts, including homemade ice cream
- Coffee shops and bars
- Live entertainment at the wine shops and coffee shops
- Genuine Southern Hospitality, fantastic and interesting people
Trains at the train station
Cemeteries: some of the most fascinating historic markers in the southeast
Great architecture: 1825–1950; one of the best collections of a variety of styles in the southeast
Revolving sculpture show that changes every year
Original public art
Four performing arts venues with a variety of openings
Friday Nights Out, Pops at the Post, Blues & Jazz Festival, Brick Street Live
Live music, including cover bands from around the country and the pops symphony
8. Serve others
Give back to your downtown community or nonprofit agencies. Volunteer at Rowan Helping Ministries, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Piedmont Players Theatre
A local love and a household name
Because of everything above!