Valentine's in Uptown Shelby
Let Uptown Shelby be your destination for great gifts, love and celebrations this Valentine's Weekend!
Check back later this year for additional holiday happenings.
Carriage rides- Feburary 13th
5:00 - 8:45 pm
Book the white "Cinderella" carriage for a romantic ride through the heart of Shelby. This price of $50 reserves the carriage for you for 15 minutes and an oversized red buffalo check plush throw to keep you cozy on the ride. It's yours to take home! Enjoy this safe activity before or after your Uptown dinner reservation or before you pick up dinner to take home. We encourage you to arrive 5 minutes early for your reservation. Please note the starting point - 110 S. Washington St! If you arrive more than 5 minutes late for your time slot, we will consider your reservation forfeited. No refund will be available. // For your safety and the safety of our staff & volunteers, we ask that you follow the NC COVID-19 safety protocol, including wearing a mask, social distancing, using good hand, cough & sneeze hygiene, and staying home if you feel unwell. This event has Sold out.
We hope you'll do as much of your shopping for gifts as possible at our great Uptown businesses. We have an eclectic mix of shops as well as a wide variety of restaurants and services that offer take-home packages as well as gift cards.
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Keep our community unique: Support the one-of-a-kind businesses that make our community unique.
Get better service: These businesses survive by their reputation, which typically means customers get better and more personalized service.
Benefit from product knowledge: Local business owners are well-informed about their products and can easily adjust their inventories to include the goods and services local people want to buy.
Invest in the community: Local businesses are owned by people who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community’s future.
Welcome to Uptown Shelby, the heart of our community
Uptown Shelby’s tree-lined streets invite locals and visitors alike to a variety of independent businesses and top-notch attractions.
Hear the music & stories of the American South at the Earl Scruggs Center, taste local produce at the Foothills Farmers’ Market, see a national act at the Don Gibson Theatre, discover local artists at the Cleveland County Arts Council and explore our quirky, fun local businesses. Between live music, great shopping, gallery shows, delicious food, and special events, there is always something fun to do in Uptown.
Come enjoy the great combination of ambiance and options that make Uptown Shelby exciting!
Explore our website for more information about the destinations, businesses, and events in Uptown Shelby. Explore Uptown with this map that shows parking as well as shopping, dining, attractions, art, and more.
Click here to read about Uptown Shelby's growth over the last 10 years, and how our charming district is poised for continued success in the years ahead.
Parking in Uptown Shelby
Thanks for your interest in visiting Uptown Shelby! Free on-street public parking is available throughout the district, and public parking lots provide additional free parking options. We have also designated overflow parking lots for use during construction. Click here for a PDF map of Uptown Shelby that shows parking as well as shopping, dining, attractions, and more.
Bike racks are available at the following locations:
Lily Coffee & Creamery - 108 E. Warren St
Newgrass Brewing Company - 213 S. Lafayette St
City Pavilion - 126 W. Marion St
Alley behind Hats Off Salon - near the intersection of Warren + Lafayette St and accessible from W. Arey St.