So many shoes, so little time! One of the largest selections of shoes and footwear in the Southeast. Tops for Shoes is located in downtown Asheville, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Though we are a locally-owned, single store operation, we serve a six state region due to the fact that Asheville is a vacation destination. At its current location, Tops for Shoes fills nearly half a city block. The store is owned by Bob and Ellen Carr who took over operations from Ellen’s parents in the 1970’s. Tops for Shoes offers an extensive selection of brands and sizes to fill most any customers’ needs. There are 40 salespeople with many years experience.
Asheville-themed gift and apparel for locals and visitors alike. This unique store offers a wide range of apparel including community-inspired t-shirts, jackets, hoodies and hats for adults and children – along with their higher-end line, NCline. MTN Merch offers a select number of locally-made products and gifts from woodworking to leather, soaps and food items. MTN Merch’s mission is to provide products that embrace the adventurous mountain lifestyle of the Asheville area while supporting the local community through proceeds and initiatives.
Authentic general store featuring quality goods, traditional clothing and custom fit shoes. Since 1883, Mast General Store has been outfitting the Appalachians with traditional mercantile goods, comfortable clothing, rugged footwear and quality outdoor gear for all mountain seasons. Discover for yourself why….. some times are just too good to leave behind, and why it is a simple pleasure to just browse throughout the store.
Visit the 35th Annual Asheville Quilt Show “All Things Bright And Beautiful” from Sept 29th through October 1st. The show takes place Friday and Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at the WNC Agriculture Center, Davis Center. Featuring over 400 quilts, quilts for sale, kids sewing station, a hand-made item gift shop, vendors, and product raffle. Entrance fee is $7 and parking is free.
Since 1984, Gallery of the Mountains has featured American handmade crafts by more than 100 local and regional artists of the Southern Appalachians. Located inside The Omni Grove Park Inn (Sammons Wing Promenade), this gallery offers a unique collection of jewelry, pottery, fiber art, and more, with an emphasis on quality and craftsmanship. Be sure to visit their sister shop, Grovewood Gallery, located just across the street in Grovewood Village.
The Downtown Market-Asheville’s most unique shopping experience! A 42,000 sq ft INDOOR market featuring the area’s most talented artists & crafters, local merchants, farmers, musicians & chefs… all who have come together to form One Bazaar Community! Interior shops include: The Culinary Canvas Food Court, the hi-fi (organic) Coffee Bar, Amazing Savings, a full-size discount & organic grocery store, Focal Points Art & Antique Gallery and an Eclectic Flea Market. Open Fri.- Sat.-Sun., 10a-5p. Ample FREE parking.