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!  



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 February 3 starting at 6:00 pm.  Stroll through downtown while you enjoy complimentary refreshments, art openings and receptions, live entertainment and demonstrations. Check back closer to the date for a list of specials, happenings, and events taking place during the February First Friday.
The Downtown Boone Development Association and the Watagua County Public Library are once again delighted to be hosting a Holiday StoryWalk through downtown Boone.  Start at the library and follow the pages down Depot and around King street.  This season's story is Bear Stays Up by Karma Wilson.  Bear's friends are determined to help him stay awake for Christmas and get him up from his hibernation on Christmas Eve.  Enjoy sharing a sweet holiday story while strolling through downtown enjoying the ambiance of the holiday season. Parking for the Holiday StoryWalk is available at the Watauga County Public Library or check out our parking page for more information about parking in downtown.