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Discover Downtown

Downtown Asheville is a rare place

Artists and street musicians converge with tourists and locals for a vibrancy rarely found in a city of this size. People sip cups of Joe at one of several locally-owned coffee shops, listen to live music at a local club. They go on art walks, winding their way through downtown's 30-plus galleries. Shoppers inspect unique boutique finds, or people simply enjoy fine cuisine and people-watching.

Asheville skipped the urban renewal process that stripped the character from many downtowns. Today, its rich architectural legacy with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles is the perfect backdrop to the city's edgy energy.

  • Shops & Galleries

    Downtown Asheville shops and galleries feature a unique mix of locally-owned establishments. Downtown art galleries offer specialized items such as custom jewelry, quilts, furniture and one-of-a-kind gifts.
  • Museums & Attractions

    Downtown Asheville museums and attractions offer something for everyone, whether you seek art museums, historic churches, or literary attractions.
  • Restaurants & Dining

    The city's vibrant restaurant scene goes well beyond its Southern cooking and roots. Expect the extraordinary in Asheville.

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Antique Tobacco Barn

  • 75 Swannanoa River Road
  • Asheville, NC 28805
  • Phone: (828) 252-7291
  • Region: Historic Biltmore Village

There is no place quite like the Antique Tobacco Barn in Asheville. It’s everyone’s favorite eclectic shopping experience and has repeatedly been voted best place to buy antiques in Western North Carolina. Featuring 77,000 square feet of filled up …more

Appalachian Craft Center

  • 10 North Spruce Street
  • Ste. 120
  • Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: 828-253-8499
  • Region: Downtown

The pottery of the North Carolina folk potters awaits you at Appalachian Crafts. Owens, McNeill, Wyndham, and Coles, as well as many skilled artisans from the surrounding neighborhoods. Carved eastern song birds, wooden toys, hand-woven looper rugs, …more

Ariel Gallery

  • 19 Biltmore Avenue
  • Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: 828-236-2660
  • Region: Downtown

Ariel Gallery Asheville's contemporary craft collective. Featuring a wide range of fine craft created by its preeminent local members. Ariel Gallery: for the Well Crafted Life.

Artetude Gallery

  • 89 Patton Avenue
  • Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: (828) 252-1466
  • Region: Downtown

Downtown Asheville's newest contemporary fine art gallery featuring compelling and innovative sculpture, painting and photography by extraordinary artists with regional, national and international followings. We are committed to the artists and …more

Asheville Area Arts Council

  • One Page Avenue
  • Suite #144 & 143A
  • Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: (828) 258-0710
  • Region: Downtown

The Asheville Area Arts Council is the collective voice for the arts, advancing Buncombe County by providing access to resources, developing innovative collaborations, and fostering creativity in the community. …more

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