Looking for an easy way to experience Bele Chere? Take advantage of the city’s cheap park-and-ride shuttles, available July 23-25. Simply park at one of the designated locations around town and purchase a shuttle ticket at the onsite Bele Chere booth.
The shuttle will transport people downtown, relieving the hassles associated with finding parking and dealing with traffic. Shuttles run Friday, 12 noon-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 noon-7 p.m. The cost for the shuttle is $2 round trip.
Park-and-Ride Locations Include:
West Asheville Shuttle: K-Mart on Patton Avenue
- Parking location: Use the K-Mart parking area, northeast corner of Patton Avenue (US-19/US-23/US-74) and Louisiana Avenue.
- Downtown pick-up/drop-off location: At the Civic Center, the corner of Haywood Street and Flint Street.
East Asheville Shuttle: Asheville Mall, Sears Department Store
- Parking location: Use the Asheville Mall parking area in the back near the Sears Department Store near White Pine Drive.
- Downtown pick-up/drop-off location: At the corner of Market Street and College Street in City/County Plaza.