Home / News

News

Logo
Join the Asheville Downtown Association for our annual State of Downtown Luncheon, presented by First Bank. We'll take a look back at our work in 2018 highlighting accomplishments as well as discuss our priorities for downtown in 2019. We will also release the results of our Downtown Census Survey (surve...Read More
Logo
The Asheville Downtown Association hosted about 200 of the nonprofit’s volunteers, sponsors, board members and other supporters at an '80s-themed party at Urban Orchard on Saturday, Jan. 12. The gathering was held in celebration of a successful 2018 event season and included food from Olive Catering (plus donations from Earth Fare, Fresh ...Read More
Logo
The Asheville Downtown Association (ADA) is now accepting applications for our Wristband Nonprofit Program, part of the Downtown After 5 summer concert series. The nonprofit organization works the wristband sales tents at the event and receives a $2000 gra...Read More
Logo
With the new year upon us, we invite you to share your feedback about 2018 to help guide us in growing our downtown for all. Last year over 200 businesses responded to the first Downtown Asheville Business Census, a collaborative effort led by the Downtown Commission’s Local Economy Committee, Asheville Downtown Associatio...Read More
Logo
The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the winners of its annual Downtown Holiday Windows Contest. Judge’s scored on creativity, originality, interpretation of theme, use of merchandise and the WOW factor. The theme is “Appalachian Holiday,” following the theme of the Asheville Holiday Parade. Winners are: Judge’s Favorite: Purl’s Y...Read More
Logo
Thank you to all everyone who participated in the 72nd Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles of WNC.  This year's parade featured nearly 100 entries including marching bands, dance and cheer squads, nonprofits and businesses. This year’s parade theme was “Appalachi...Read More
Logo
72nd Annual Asheville Holiday Parade Saturday, November 17 ...Read More
Logo
72nd Annual Asheville Holiday Parade Saturday, November 17 Jennifer Pharr Davis Named Grand Marshal The Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles of WNC, rolls, dances and marches through downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 17 beginning at 11am. The parade features more than 100 entries including marching bands, dance and ...Read More
Logo
Each year, the Asheville Downtown Association hosts the Downtown Holiday Windows Contest. The theme follows that of the Asheville Holiday Parade and this year's theme is "Appalachian Holiday." If you're interested in participating, please fill out this application by November 27 to be included in an ad in the Asheville Scene. Preliminary judging will occur on December 4 and final judging on Dec...Read More
Logo
The Building our City Speaker Series continues on Tuesday, November 13 with renowned planner and urbanist, Mitchell J. Silver. Mitchell leads the New York City Parks Department and oversees management, planning and operations of nearly 30,000 acres of parkland. His insight is invaluable to Asheville. This visit will focus on the impact of planning and placemaking on physical and ...Read More

Pages