Friday Fun Kicks off Fall in AshevilleIt’s the first Friday in October and downtown Asheville is THE place to be tonight.
Get Help Planning Your Evening
Asheville Downtown docents will be out across downtown. These knowledgeable Asheville residents are happy to point you in the right direction to fun shopping and great dining. Spot the Downtown Docents by looking for their shopping bags with the Asheville Downtown Association logo and leaf wands.
Immerse Yourself in Asheville’s Art Scene
Asheville’s downtown art galleries open their doors for the final Gallery Walk of the season from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stroll through the heart of downtown to admire the talents of local and regional artists. Pick up a free Downtown Gallery Guide at the Visitors Center for a map of participating galleries.
Enjoy Live Music at the Grove Arcade
The historic Grove Arcade marks the beginning of the weekend with “First Friday” at 5 p.m. Enjoy live music from the Rockefellers, food and drinks until 8 p.m. Cover to the event is as affordable as a $1 donation.