Joy Almond, Main Street Manager 704-984-9420

Welcome to Downtown Albemarle

The gateway to opportunities in the Uwharrie Lakes Region, promoting healthy living through recreation, arts, education and entertainment.

Albemarle Downtown Development Corp.

ADDC was established in August of 1989 and has accomplished many tasks over its 30+ years in operation. Our purpose is to aid and promote the redevelopment, improvement, beautification, and revitalization of downtown Albemarle. The organization is governed by a board of directors selected by Albemarle City Council and consists of a small staff; the executive director and a part-time administrative assistant.

Sponsor an Event

All Albemarle Downtown events are made possible by sponsorships from area businesses and organizations.

Apply for a Grant

Learn about the ADDC’s grants available for new or existing business.

Make a Donation


Get In Touch

144 N Second St. Albemarle, NC 28001

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2123 Albemarle, NC 28002

Telephone: 704-984-9415


Hours: M-F: 8am – 5pm

Upcoming Downtown Events

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation (ADDC) 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 Main Street America.



Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation (ADDC) is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  ADDC is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency.