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 October 7 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 the October First Friday for a list of what's happening.

Welcome App. State and Georgia State Fans! Visit our Touchdown Downtown page to find out everything you need to know about gameday in downtown Boone.  Go APPS!     


Join your friends at the Watauga County Public Library, the Town of Boone, and the Downtown Boone Development Association as they celebrate the 16th annual Downtown Boone BOO!  The fun starts at 4:00 pm at the Watauga County Public Library with arts & crafts, games, and entertainment followed by a silly and spooky tour through the Jones House with games, prizes, special guests, and more on the lawn of the Jones House.  Trick-or-Treating with the downtown merchants begins at 5:00 pm and concludes just after 6:00 pm.  Enjoy family-friendly Halloween fun in downtown Boone.  Call 828.268.6280 for more information.