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The 30th anniversary season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru, continues on Friday, June 15 with headliner Town Mountain and opener Sanctum Sully. Downtown After 5 takes place on North Lexington Avenue at I240 from 5-9pm and is always free. Town Mountain Local favorites, Town Mountain, are returning to the Downtown After 5 stage. Their...Read More
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YWCA Increases High-Quality Childcare Capacity in Asheville ASHEVILLE, NC – It is a multi-faceted issue with many contributing causes, but the fact remains: there just isn’t enough childcare available for working families in our area. In an effort to combat the increasing challenge of finding childcare, YWCA of Asheville is expandi...Read More
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In partnership with the Local Business Subcommittee of the Downtown Commission, Asheville Grown and the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association, we developed the Downtown Census. This is the beginning of an important data collection initiative. The more we learn about downtown businesses, the better we are able to advocate for policy and solutions to common challenges. ...Read More
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Mark Twain once said, “Buy land, they’re not making it any more.” With that in mind, we should celebrate our land heritage and do everything we can to preserve it for generations to come. On June 2, for the 15th year, the Mast Store is celebrating Land Trust Day by hosting the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC) at the stores in Waynesville and Asheville. At the e...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association Foundation is seeking a part-time, temporary Coordinator for the South Slop Mural Project. The South Slope Mural Project is an effort led by the South Slope Neighborhood Association to capture the unique art occurring in the area including many wall murals, as well as commissioning new art at key public or private locations that will...Read More
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We're celebrating our 30th anniversary this year! Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru, takes place the 3rd Friday of the month May-September on North Lexington Avenue near I240. Produced by the Asheville Downtown Association, it's free and features great music, local and region...Read More
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Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s call on women across Buncombe County to get involved in their community during National Women Build Week 2018  ...Read More
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  ASHEVILLE MOVEMENT THEATER COMPANY TO PREMIERE ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE BENEFITTING BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS   ASHEVILLE, NC – APRIL 12, 2018 – On May 13th, Story Choreography Projects ...Read More
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Asheville Fine Art Show May 19 & 20, 2018 Indoors at WNC Ag Center, Fletcher Call for Youth Artists Ages 5-13 or Grades K-8 Applications must be postmarked by May 1   Join us May 19 & 20 for Hot Works’ 2nd...Read More
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In this recent survey with 145 respondents, we asked members and businesses about the proposed changes to parking fees in downtown. 79% do not agree with eliminating the first-hour-free policy in City garages 54% agree that this policy positively impacts their business 55% agree with increasing the daily maximum charge...Read More

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