Active and retired military personnel will receive 10% (up to $10) off the Colorful Asheville Tour. Please call 828-246-6777 to make reservation and get discount. Must bring your active military or veteran ID card with you when you check into the tour. About Colorful Asheville Tour: Available Thursdays and Saturdays, June through August, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., guests will experience an inside look into the many colorful creations that make Asheville so unique. The tour package includes a guided color-themed tour of the Arboretum, lunch at Bent Creek Bistro and a personalized dye workshop at WAXON Studios in West Asheville. Tickets for this customized half-day experience are $125 per person and must be purchased five days in advance by clicking the button below.