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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.
Downtown Asheville museums and attractions offer something for everyone, whether you seek art museums and historic churches or literary attractions and a children's museum.Click for more information.
The city's vibrant restaurant scene goes well beyond its Southern cooking and roots. Expect the extraordinary in Asheville.Click for more information.
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.Click for more information.
A book lover's favorite in downtown Asheville for 30 years, loved locally as well as nationally! Great books, great food, great coffee, with author events held almost daily throughout the year!
Restored to its 1940s heyday, this grand downtown emporium features clothing, comfort footwear, traditional housewares, toys and over 500 old-fashioned candies. You'll also find an outdoor department brimming with travel and outdoor gear for all …more
May - NovemberWednesdays2pm - 6pm Montford Farmers Market is a fantastic mid-week market in a convenient downtown location. We are a producer-only market that provides an array of local, hand crafted products. MFM offers sustainably grown fruits and …more
Moog Music synthesizers and other electronic musical instruments are designed and lovingly handcrafted in the Moog factory in downtown Asheville, N.C. Moog Music and its customers carry on the legacy of Dr. Robert Moog, inventor of the Moog …more
Mountain Lights is a lighting store with so much more! Illuminate your home with imaginative accent lighting and beautifully crafted candles, or create your own inviting sanctuary with tabletop pottery fountains, eclectic local art, local …more