We’re Moving Downtown Forward

Bringing More to Our Downtown

Paving the Way Forward for Downtown

The Future of our Downtown is Bright

We’re Moving Downtown Forward

Bringing More to Our Downtown

Paving the Way Forward for Downtown

The Future of our Downtown is Bright

The Future of Our Downtown

Forward High Point is bringing exciting new opportunities to downtown High Point, NC. Through the development of economic initiatives and innovative projects, we work to move our city forward into the future. With each new venture, we are actively taking strides to transform High Point into a vibrant destination to live, work, study and play.

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– promoting our downtown to benefit the whole High Point Community!

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Forward High Point is a non-profit organization, managed by a Board of Directors made up of local elected and community leaders, helping to reinvigorate downtown High Point. Forward High Point has been tasked with planning and executing many of the strategic goals of the community and city council.

Mission: To Transform Downtown High Point into an extraordinary and vibrant place to live, work, study and play.

Meet our Executive Director, Ray Gibbs





Meet Tim Elliott, with Elliott Sidewalks

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Furnishing Downtown Joy 365

Forward High Point is proud to present
the unveiling of a new Downtown Joy ~

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What’s Happening Here

Craft Beer Fest

Held in the spring of each year, the Carolina Brewsfest Craft Beer Festival in downtown High Point celebrates North Carolina’s exciting and rapidly growing craft brewing community, and our state’s great beer!  This years event occurs on Saturday, May 11th, 2019

High Point Theatre

The Theatre features an elegant 929 seat auditorium with continental style seating. The center is suited for convention use, all types of performing arts, and is available to both professional and amateur groups on a rental basis.

Cycling Classic

In its original tenure, the High Point Cycling Classic evolved into one of the most respected Criterium series races in North Carolina and the Southeast. Backed by the High Point tourism and business community, the city hosted the 2013 and 2014 USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships.

Go Far

Launched in 2003 in response to the childhood obesity epidemic, GO FAR is a comprehensive fitness program designed to teach children of all abilities about healthy eating habits, goal setting, and how to train for a 5K


Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) began as a program of the High Point Area Arts Council. TAG is now in its 25th year of independent operation. The High Point Theatre offers a wide range of performing arts throughout the year that complement TAG’s visual art exhibits.


A Multi-Cultural Festival with musical performances by local groups and established artists. Experience the music, food, dance and art that originates locally and all over the world.


Last Updated: November 18th, 2019

164 South Main Street,
Suite 606
High Point, NC 27260


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