There is something for everyone in downtown Asheville. Discover hundreds locally-owned stores that range from antique shops to clothing emporiums. You’ll also encounter museums and art galleries, trendy restaurants, and cool bars and clubs with live music and dancing. Check out Pack Square Park, a green oasis for picnics, festivals and events.
Housed in a restored historic building, Grove Arcade boasts a treasure trove of shops and galleries. Stop by Haywood Street where you?ll discover stores selling everything from chocolate to contemporary furniture. It?s also home to Woolworth Walk, showcasing the works of 150+ artists.
Hear great music every night at Tressa’s Downtown Jazz & Blues. The Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club is an incredible venue for live music and dancing. Downtown also offers several restaurants with live music on weekends, such as The Market Place, Pack’s Tavern, and the Highland Brewing Company’s tasting room.
You’ll find reasonably-priced, long-term parking garages downtown, including Civic Center Parking Deck, Rankin Avenue Parking Deck, Wall Street Parking Deck, and Aloft Hotel Public Parking Deck. Street parking is available for up to two hours.
There?s a downtown walking tour along the Urban Trail. You can also opt for a fun bus tour of Asheville landmarks that?s provided courtesy of LaZoom Tours.
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