Embraced by the gentle slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the campus of Appalachian State University, Boone is a real downtown experience - a community with heart, focused on its economic, social, and environmental impact and dedicated to the enriching experiences of art, history, music, food, and shopping. 

Want to learn more about what's happening in Boone?  Listen to the latest "What's Up In Boone" podcast to hear about all the exciting and fun happenings going on in your favorite mountain town.  Also check out a live video feed of downtown Boone's King Street courtesy of Resort Cams

Click here to download a map of Downtown Boone!  


Join the Town of Boone Monday, July 4 for our annual 4th of July parade and celebration.  The parade starts at 11:00 am and travels through downtown Boone on King St.  Join us at the Jones House Cultural and Community Center at the conclusion of the parade for cake and watermelon. Be sure to check out the fireworks later at Clawson-Burnley park located off State Farm Rd.  All community organizations and groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.  Click here for a registration form. Please call 828.268.6280 for more information.  



Parking in downtown Boone is always free on Sundays, after 5:00 pm, and on Town of Boone observed holidays.  Check out our parking page for more information.    

Boone was recently named Outside Magazine's #10 Best Place to Live in America.   Downtown Boone is proud to have helped make this accomplishment happen!  Thanks to everyone who cast their vote for Boone, NC.     
The next downtown Boone First Friday is July 1 starting at 6:00 pm.  Scroll through downtown while you enjoy complimentary refreshments, art openings and receptions, live entertainment and demonstrations.  Check back closer to July 1 for a listing of all the happenings and events.