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River Arts District

Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-552-4723
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Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-552-4723
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our teenage niece for a weekend getaway and had the best time! Expect to spend a few hours wandering.

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like arts and artisinal crafts, this is the place. Numerous buildings with industrial vibe, and so many unique styles. Painting, glass blowing, lots of pottery, textiles, jewelry, etc. Many unique styles of pottery I had not seen before in other arts districts across...More

Thank MPWAnnapolisW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradise for visual artists! Blocks and blocks of old warehouses refurbished into galleries and studios to peruse and enjoy, and just about every artist we met was willing to stop working and chat with us about their product and process. We especially enjoyed art by...More

Thank SewManyDolls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for antique stores when we came across this area. Most of the gallerys were on the higher end, saw some nice works, but not nice enough to give them money. The area is very spread out, and most of the places were the...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two afternoons trying to cover the River Arts District but that simply was not enough time. So many studios to visit and so many warm and interesting artists to speak with. Could easily have spent another day going in and out of the many...More

Thank Merryl F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was excited to visit the River Arts District and accompanied a friend who had previously visited several times. Unfortunately, on an early Sunday afternoon, very few places were actually open. This should be a prime time, but what I expected to be lively was...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great stop on our trip. I liked Tessa Lang's artwork alot as well as Mr. Holland's porcelain work.

Thank dscarver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it’s one mile of artists. Great being able to walk into their studios and talk with them about their work. Wonderful people to meet and galleries to explore

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this cool area to enjoy antiques as well as local artists. Neat old buildings to walk through and just enjoy.

Thank lipstick44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Can easily imagine making the Arts District a reason to visit Asheville. Very interesting galleries and art work. We really enjoyed the co-op studios with artists being on site. Very helpful

Thank AZvacation2015
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9 October 2017|
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Response from 957rwp | Reviewed this property |
I was able to find street parking.
18 March 2017|
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Response from jrigger |
12 Bones Smokehouse has fantastic barbecue. 5 Foundy Street, Suite 10 · Asheville, NC 28801 Phone (828) 253-4499
24 February 2017|
Response from Rdskolars | Reviewed this property |
Yes. By 10:00am you should have plenty of choice.