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1/24/23

Garden Jubilee, one of the largest gardening shows in Western North Carolina, will be held on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Memorial Day weekend. With over 200 plant and craft vendors lining Main Street, the Historic downtown will be transformed into a garden...Read more

1/6/23

The City of Hendersonville Downtown Division and Friends of Downtown are excited to share our 2022 accomplishments and preview of what's to come in 2023. Swipe through the below Annual Report and check it out!

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11/30/22

The last holiday market is here! Join us at 9am-1pm outdoors at the historic Train Depot! This is The perfect time to stock your pantries with feast-worthy baked goods and seasonal food items for the Holidays! Or find that perfect locally crafted gift for your early Christmas shopping. With 30+...Read more

11/18/22

The first holiday market is here! Join us at 9am-1pm outdoors at the historic Train Depot! This is The perfect time to stock your pantries with feast-worthy baked goods and seasonal food items before Thanksgiving! Or find that perfect locally crafted gift for your early Christmas shopping. With...Read more

11/8/22

Enjoy Downtown Hendersonville during the Holidays! We have so many special events for you to get your holiday fill. See the list below of all the different events. Special thanks to the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority for their support in downtown holiday events!

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10/28/22

This is the last market of the season! Don't miss your chance to get any last minute market shopping done! But don't worry we will be back for the holidays! November 19th and December 3rd are the dates of our Holiday Markets so put those in your calendars!

This Saturday customers will...Read more

10/21/22

Bearfootin ’ Auction surpasses $140,000 in proceeds for nonprofits

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2022) - In an exciting conclusion of a month-long virtual auction , the 20 th annual Bearfootin ’ Bear Auction generated $140,250 to benefit local nonprofits. This is a $38,250 increase...Read more

10/21/22

We are counting down the last couple of markets for the season! Don't miss your chance to get any last minute market shopping done!

This Saturday customers will find 30+ local vendors offering seasonal produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, and more! Check out this week's vendor and...Read more

10/14/22

We are counting down the last couple of markets for the season! Don't miss your chance to get any last minute market shopping done!

This Saturday customers will find 30+ local vendors offering seasonal produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, and more! Check out this week's vendor and...Read more

10/11/22

Trick-or-Treat! Monsters, ghosts, and goblins will be on parade in downtown Hendersonville this Halloween Monday (October 31), from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the family-friendly Treat Street Carnival. Candy sponsor, Ingles Markets have generously provided extra candy for the downtown merchants to...Read more

10/7/22

Bidding for the 2022 Bearfootin’ Art Walk continues until October 15 at 6pm.

After a successful pivot from a traditional live auction to a virtual auction which raised more than $84,000 in 2020 and $100,000 in 2021, the Friends of Downtown Hendersonville continued the virtual bidding...Read more

10/7/22

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) named Jamie Carpenter, Downtown Manager with the City of Hendersonville to participate in the 2022-2023 class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute , a free leadership and economic development training...Read more

10/7/22

Fall is here! It's a perfect time to shop for late summer vegetables like peppers and squash while also bringing home decorative gourds, pumpkins, and delicious butternut squash.

This Saturday customers will find 30+ local vendors offering seasonal produce, baked goods, handmade crafts...Read more

10/3/22

Request for Proposals - Event Planning Services for Garden Jubilee Festival - DEADLINE EXTENDED to 10/21/2022

Elevents, dba Friends of Downtown Hendersonville, a 501c3 Nonprofit (509a2) is requesting proposals from businesses or individuals who provide event planning and coordination...Read more

9/21/22

After an August-September pause, Guided History Walks resume this fall …

Guided History Walks in Hendersonville Offered in October – on Main Street, in Oakdale Cemetery, throughout the 7 th Avenue Historic Depot District, and, new this year – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs tour....Read more