A Downtown Business Marketing Opportunity with The Center for Art & Entertainment Granted monies from the Community Foundation of Henderson County, the City of Hendersonville and NC Cares to "open safely," The Center for Art & Entertainment at 125 S. Main is excited about opening April...Read more


Two Holiday Farmers Markets will bring seasonal, farm-fresh products and locally made artisan crafts to the area’s residents and visitors just in time for the holiday season. Hosted by the Hendersonville Farmers Market, the Holiday Markets will take place outdoors on November 28 and December 5...Read more


HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (October 28, 2020) - After several weeks of virtual bidding, the 18 th Annual Bearfootin’ Bear Auction came to an exciting close on Saturday with proceeds totaling $84,109. This is a $26,700 increase from the 2019 total and a $36,900 increase from the 2018 total.

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After several weeks of virtual bidding, the 18 th annual Bearfootin ’ Bear Auction will come to a n exciting close this Saturday. The twenty Bearfootin ’ Art Walk bears have adorned Main Street for the last five months, each serving as a unique and colorful attraction to visitors and residents...Read more


City of Hendersonville Downtown Economic Development Office Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

Washington, DC – City of Hendersonville Downtown Economic...Read more


Downtown Treat Street Carnival, Holiday Street Lighting Canceled Bearfootin’ Art Walk Auction Goes Virtual

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (September 21, 2020) - After serious thought about the safety of the community and statewide mandates on public gatherings, the...Read more


Love Hendo and Explore Local This Saturday in Downtown Hendersonville!

September 3, 2020 -- Downtown Hendersonville is open for business Labor Day weekend with friendly local faces at LoveHendo Saturday. Typicall y, the North Carolina Apple Festival hosts a downtown street fair with...Read more


For Immediate Release

Friends of Downtown Hendersonville

Contact: Jamie Carpenter


Four Downtown Hendersonville Businesses Receive Pivot Fund Grants

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HEND ERSONVILLE, NC (Aug 6, 2020) – Hendersonville Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2-8, 2020. The market operates every Saturday at...Read more


For Immediate Release

City of Hendersonville Downtown Program

Contact: Jamie Carpenter


Love Hendo and Shop Local on First Saturdays in Downtown...Read more


Historic Downtown Hendersonville

Receives 2020 National Main Street Accreditation

Hendersonville, NC (July 7, 202o) Historic Downtown Hendersonville has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ program. Accredited status is Main Street America’s top...Read more


Downtown Hendersonville to host additional Open Street Weekends

HENDERSONVILLE, NC June 12 th , 2020 – Downtown Hendersonville will host four additional Open Street weekends beginning with the weekend of June 19 th – 21 st . Open Streets Downtown is a weekend long closure of...Read more


HEND ERSONVILLE, NC ( May 20 , 2020) – Mark your calendars! O pening day for the inaugural H endersonville Farmers Market is Saturday, June 6 . The market will take place each Saturday, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Historic Train Depot on Maple Street until October 31, with two holiday markets...Read more


The Friends of Downtown are focused on providing exciting and relevant events that add to the character and spirit of our community while supporting our entrepreneurial community and making the district a wonderful place to live. We also place a tremendous value on every one of our volunteers...Read more


May 7, 2020-- Downtown Hendersonville is preparing for businesses to be open and ready to welcome customers back downtown in a safe and healthy way. Businesses can opt into the “SafeHendo” pledge to let customers know of the precautions they are taking to ensure the safety of their customers,...Read more