Discover and explore Mebane
Our remarkable town offers one-of-a-kind shops, delicious eateries, and fun events for all ages.
Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or an antique collector, Mebane offers something for everyone. Come discover opportunities to play, shop, dine and be entertained! Our city includes:
- 310 acres of parks
- 2 golf courses
- 50+ dining options
- 20 special festivals, parades, and live music events held each year
- More than 50 name brand and designer stores at Tanger Outlet
- Unique shops and galleries downtown
Explore the towns and villages of Alamance County through Visit Alamance.
Join us downtown for the:
- Annual Dogwood Festival in April
- Fourth of July parade and fireworks
- Magical Christmas parade
Mebane is also home to several 5K events, the Dogwood Golf Tournament, and outdoor concerts.
Take a leisurely stroll downtown and enjoy great food and shopping. Downtown is also home to many seasonal events and festivals.
On Clay Street you’ll find a charming collection of cafes, restaurants, and unique shops on this downtown street. Clay Street is also the location of outdoor music events in the summer.
Antique lovers from around the country flock to the Mebane Antique Auction Gallery for both weekly and special auctions. A number of antique merchants can be found in our charming downtown, as well as gift shops, jewelry stores, and other unique retailers.
Don't miss the beautiful and historic Public Library, located near downtown at 101 S. First Street in a refurbished, historic hosiery mill.
Mebane Historical Museum & Train Display
The Mebane Historical Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits all manner of Mebane’s cultural and historical past. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located at 209 West Jackson Street.
Within the museum is a unique collection of model trains. Open the second Saturday of the month.
Satisfy your taste buds at one of our many restaurants. Sample a variety of fare -- from a downtown deli with homemade bread to fine dining. With more than 50 restaurants to choose from, Mebane offers fare to please any taste -- from fine dining to local delis and coffee shops.
Cuisine choices include Italian, Mexican, Japanese, and our excellent Southern cooking. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or enjoying a casual family dinner, you’ll find the perfect dining option.
The Winery at Iron Gate Farm and the Saxapahaw General Store feature locally grown products and are just a short, scenic drive outside of town.
Try fishing or paddle boating at Lake Michael or hit the links at one of our area golf courses.
Cates Farm is host to Mebane's newest and most picturesque Park and currently offers 2.0 miles of beautiful trails. Cates Farm is 54 acres of what was formerly a pickle farm and is now being transformed into a mind, body, and spirit mecca!
Mebane also offers a number of other hiking, biking, and walking trails.