Doe Ridge Pottery Gallery is the finest collection of local handmade pottery in the High Country. The gallery features all of Bob Meier's work, including many one-of-a-kind pieces, vases, lamps, vanity sinks, dinnerware, and wedding registries. Bob also features the work of 14 other local artists that make beautiful functional and decorative pottery.

View a listing of arts and cultural institutions located throughout downtown Boone. 


Check here for more info about our annual Christmas Parade.

Check Here For Monthly DBDA Board Of Directors Meetings And Agendas

Happening in and around Downtown Boone in 2017


Find yourself lost at Lost Province Brewing Company, a brewpub located behind Mast General Store.  We serve authentic and innovative craft beer brewed on site and savory wood fired fare using local and organic ingredients wherever possible. 

The lawyers of Deal, Moseley & Smith LLP assist clients in Boone, NC and throughout Watauga County with estate planning, probate & estate administration, special needs planning, commercial real estate, residential real estate, business law, civil litigation, family law, and criminal law.


Harmon Parking 

We rent parking spaces to students and other person's close to the College and Downtown Boone at semester rates. We have been renting parking spaces since 1960. Safe and secure parking here.  (828) 262-1632 or (828) 729-6396

Ghosts, ghouls and goblins hit the streets of Downtown Boone for Annual Downtown Boo! 

Check here for parade information and registration forms.

Check the list of all upcoming First Friday events on our homepage

Downtown Boone First Fridays are a wonderful opportunity to visit downtown galleries and businesses and to enjoy art showings, refreshments, and live entertainment.  First Fridays happen the first Friday of every month except January.  Gallery reception start times may vary but most First Friday events start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude around 8:30 p.m.  For more information, please call (828) 268-6280.  

Interested in exhibiting your art at the Jones House Cultural and Community Center? Click here for an artist application.  

Refreshments during the Jones House artist reception during first Friday. 

Something Else Gallery & Gifts is a venue for local North Carolina artists to display and sell their work. This gift shop is a destination shop, boasting several trips to "see it all" by customers. They carry "one of a kind" and "hard to find" items with affordable price tags. 

Visit Downtown to see all of the Window Decorations in our Downtown Business Shop Windows!
then, Vote for your favorite Here!

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 a heart focused on its economic, social, and environmental impact and dedicated to the enriching experiences of art, history, music, food, and shopping. 

See downtown Boone live by checking out a live video feed of downtown Boone's King Street courtesy of Resort Cams

Want to know what's happening in the High Country?
Click here to listen to the latest "What's Up in Boone" podcast. 

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.