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. 

Click here to download a map of Downtown Boone!

Saturday, November 28 is national Small Business Saturday.  Support local businesses by visiting your favorite spot in downtown Boone on Small Business Saturday.  When you purchase at locally owned business more money is kept in the community, and purchasing local helps grow other businesses as well as the local tax base.  Closer Is Better!   
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 December 4 starting at 6:00 and concluding around 8:30 pm.  Scroll through downtown visiting shops, galleries, and restaurants and enjoy art receptions, complimentary refreshments, live entertainment, and free art demonstrations. Below is a list of specials, events, and happening for the December First Friday:  

- Jones House Cultural and Community Center: Join the Appalachain State Univeristy Sustainable Energy Society and the Town of Boone at the Jones House for the annual downtown Boone Christmas Tree Lighting.  Also happening at the Jones House along with First Friday activities will be Split-Rail Records' Christmahanakwanzika Local Singer-Songwriter Showcase.  Music 5 - 8 p.m., Tree Lighting 6:30 p.m.  Call 828.268.6280 for more information.  Hope to see you there.  


Welcome football fans to downtown Boone! We hope that before and after the game you'll visit our unique shops and boutiques, enjoy our delicious restaurants showcasing local food, wine, and beer, and learn more about the wide variety of professional services and businesses downtown Boone has to offer. Check out our Game Day page for more information about upcoming football games, tailgating, and parking.  Click here for the complete 2015 ASU football schedule.    






The Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 5th starting at 11 a.m.  All community groups and organizations are encouraged to participate.  Come help us ring in the holiday season in downtown Boone. Join us for refreshments at the Jones House Community Center at the conclusion of the parade. Click here for a registration form. 





Already missing the Summer Concerts on the Lawn at the Jones House?  We've got your solution!  Once again the Jones House will be hosting an Indoor Fall Concert Series featuring David Holt, the Harris Brothers, Dale Jett, Crooked Road Ramblers, and Shelia Kay Adams. Enjoy this group of talented musicians in an intimate and up-close setting in the Main Gallery of the Jones House.  Light refreshments served. Tickets just $20. Check out joneshouse.org for show times and other information.