Upcoming events and things to do in Asheville, NC. Below is a list of events for festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, group meetups and more.

Interested in adding an event to our calendar? Please click the green “Post Your Event” button below.

Saturday, July 13, 2024
Plant Club Pop-up Market
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – Jul 14 @ 2:00 am
The Canopy at Art Garden AVL

Join us for our monthly Plant Club Pop-Up Market!

This market happens every 3rd Saturday of the month in The Canopy at Art Garden AVL from 11 am – 3 pm.

Our next Plant Club Pop-Up Market will be on Saturday, June 15, 2024.

191 Lyman St., #320, Asheville, NC, 28801

Come enjoy The Canopy and check out local growers and makers of all things plantie: from unusual houseplants and rare tropicals, to native medicinals, handmade pots and trellises, to botanical watercolor paintings, stained glass art, and cut flower bouquets, herbal salves and teas, and more!

Support local and shop all things plantie!

Check our IG @artgardenavl the week before each Plant Club to see who will be vending with us that month!

This event is free to attend. Park for free in our parking lot.

Vend with us for only $10 – apply on our website: https://www.artgardenavl.com/getinvolved

Sunday, July 14, 2024
Southside Community Farmers Market
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Southside Community Farmers Market

Listing

About Southside Community Farmers Market

Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Southside Community Farm hosts a farmers market featuring all BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) vendors on the first Sunday of every month, May-Oct. from 12-3 PM. The market is EBT accessible. Come enjoy delicious patties, hot sauces, veggies, fruit, flowers, medicines, crafts and more!

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market

Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market, 3-6pm, On Wednesdays through October, check out the Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market,
which showcases local farmers, vendors and artisans and the delicious produce the area is known for, all items sold here are
made by or grown by the vendor

River Arts District Farmers Market
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
River Arts District Farmers Market

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Located in the River Arts District, and surrounded by art galleries and breweries, come find out about Asheville’s favourite mid-week market!

 Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Weaverville Tailgate Market
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Weaverville Tailgate Market

Weaverville Tailgate Market

 Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription

Proudly serving the Weaverville community since 2009

Thursday, July 18, 2024
Flat Rock Farmers Market
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pinecrest Presbyterian Church

Bringing Local Farm Fresh Food to your Table

 Opening Day- 5/4/23

Join us on Thursdays from 3-6 pm through October

 

Celebrating over 15 years of bringing fresh, local produce and handcrafted goods to the community of Flat Rock NC.
Join us every Thursday, May – October at our location at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church at the corner of Upward Rd and Greenville Hwy. 

The Biltmore Park Farmers Market
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Biltmore Park Farmers Market

Enjoy an abundant selection of products provided by farmers and creators based in the greater Asheville and Western North Carolina area. From farm fresh seasonal produce, eggs, honey, handcrafted teas and foraged mushrooms to artisan baked goods, organic body care, flowers and more, this market promises to fulfill your shopping list with healthy, delicious, and local goods.

Share in the spirit of community and support local farmers, artisans, and crafters in Biltmore Park Town Square. Follow our socials for more Farmers Market updates!

View the full list of 2024 Biltmore Park Farmers Market vendors:

Appalachian DiviniTEA – Handcrafted teas, tea-infused soap, tea tinctures and tea-ware

Barnhouse Kitchen – Handmade frozen savory pies, quiches, savory strudels

Black Dog Flowers – Fresh cut, Appalachian-grown flowers and arrangements

Bobian Designs – Handmade textiles and fabrics including reversible hats, stoles and shawls

Bonny Bath – Organic body care including salt scrubs, magnesium sprays, deodorant and more

Brooms Blooms – Cut flowers, bouquets and dried flower arrangements, seasonal vegetables, watermelons and peppers

Conjure Craft Chocolate – Chocolate baked goods and bean to bar chocolate roasted and ground in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains

Country Fields Greenhouse – Fresh fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef; perennials and annuals, shrubs, hanging baskets and trees

Hillbilly Shrimp Market – Wide variety of fish and seafood fresh-caught of the coast of NC; seafood products including fish batter, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce and hot sauce

Honeybee Bliss – Honey, honeybee propolis, beeswax items, creamed and infused honey, brand apparel

Ivy Fields Farm Stand – Pastured pork and chicken cuts, charcuterie, bone broth, pasta, ramen broth and noodles, seaweed salad, marinated eggs, menma, pesto, dry rubs, pickles, soup and sourdough starter kits

Lanning Road Farms – Seasonal vegetables, farm fresh eggs, chorizo, Lanning Road Farms shirts

McConnell Farms – Fruit ciders, hand pies and pastries, greenhouse plants and seasonal fruits and vegetables including peaches, apples, blackberries, cherries, figs, strawberries, squash, potatoes, beans and sweet corn

Personalized Herbals – Candles and candle wick clippers; take home herbal tea, cups of tea and tea infusers, herbal baths

Raspberry Fields & Mini Batch Bakery – Seasonal, fresh picked raspberries; baked goods including bread, cakes, pies, cookies, pastries, raspberry jam and vinegar, raspberry shrub beverages and lemonade

Riverview Farms – Seasonal fruits and vegetables and fresh cut flowers

SAVOR Shrub Bitters – Non-alcoholic, fermented apéritif-inspired craft cocktail and mocktail mixers

Sugar Creek Meat – Heritage breed red waddle pork, infused salts, barrel-aged soy sauce, dog treats

Tryon Mountain Farms – Simple syrups including kudzu blossom and blueberry prickly pear and flavored salts from hibiscus chili garlic to lavender white wine and more

Wild Goods – Foraged mushrooms and mushroom logs and seeds, ramps and ramp vinegar, wild greens and wild fruits and nuts; mushroom salts, seasonings and teas; tinctures and tonics, truffle salt and freeze-dried slices, grass fed butters, handmade artistic brand apparel

Enka-Candler Farmer’s Market
Jul 18 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Enka-Candler Farmer’s Market

Buncombe County farmers markets are opening throughout April and May—or, for year-round markets, shifting back to regular season hours. Spring markets offer an array of produce as well as meat, cheese, eggs, bread, prepared foods, and a wide selection of plant starts.

 

Nine markets in Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Friday, July 19, 2024
East Asheville Tailgate Market
Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
East Asheville Tailgate Market

🖤 Vendor list drop! Welcome new vendors @blazingstarflowers @djspickles and @monkasbakery and welcome back @wildgoodsforaging!

Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Saturday, July 20, 2024
Henderson County Tailgate Market
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Henderson County Tailgate Market

Every Saturday from 8am-12pm, This is the 44th year for this
weekly tailgate market, where vendors sell fresh-picked seasonal vegetables and fruit, local honey, cut flowers, plant starts and
more, The market will be open through October. L

Hendersonville Farmers Market
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Historic Train Depot

Hendersonville Farmers Market in front of the Historic Train Depot, 8am-1pm, Hendersonville Farmers Market aims to be a world-class market that contributes to the success of local producers and growers, expands access to farm fresh foods, and creates a
vibrant community gathering space. With fresh produce, meats, baked goods, crafts, live entertainment, food trucks, and more,
it’s a weekly outing with something for everybody! Visitors can expect a lively atmosphere celebrating food, farm and family with
live music every Saturday! At least 30 vendors from within a 60-mile radius participate in each market, offering produce, meat,
eggs, dairy, honey, baked goods, crafts, beverages, and more. Special events such as Tomato Day, Wellness Day and
Juneteenth Celebration will occur at the market regularly throughout the season. Food trucks will also be a staple, allowing
visitors to enjoy breakfast or lunch on their farmers market adventure

North Asheville Tailgate Market
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Asheville Tailgate Market

Shoppers at the market

Welcome to Western NC’s most premier farmers market!

Since 1980, we have been providing Asheville and the surrounding area with a full range of local, sustainably produced produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, breads, plants, prepared foods and crafts. Day vendors complement the members’ offerings with additional products and services.

The North Asheville Tailgate Market is a weekly, Saturday morning gathering of the best farmers, craftsmen, and bakers. With over 40 vendors and more than 40,000 annual customers, the market’s energetic and warm environment welcomes all.

Asheville City Market
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Asheville City Market

Visit the Market

WHEN: Saturday mornings, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., April–Dec. Winter market hours: 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Jan.–March. No market the last two weeks of the year.

WHERE: North Market Street between Woodfin and Walnut streets in downtown Asheville. The street is closed to traffic during market times.

GETTING HERE: Free parking for customers is available at the HomeTrust Bank lot and at the Family Justice Center lot across from the YMCA at 35 Woodfin Street. Handicapped parking is available. There is a bus stop on the N1 and N2 routes one block away, on Broadway. Buses stop at both Woodfin and Walnut streets.

Stay up to date on market news via FacebookInstagram, and weekly e-newsletters.

Find Out More About

Vendors

Asheville City Market is a producer-only market, which means that all farm vendors grow or raise the products they are selling themselves. For non-farm vendors (such as prepared food, seafood, coffee), preference is given to products and foods prepared or processed locally or made with locally sourced ingredients.

The list below reflects vendors for the entire season, but not all will attend market each week. Sign up for the Asheville City Market e-newsletter to see the weekly vendor schedule.

Black Mountain Tailgate Market
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Black Mountain Tailgate Market

Black Mountain Tailgate Market

COME CELEBRATE!

OPEN FROM MAY – NOVEMBER :: 9AM – NOON

Our market is a seasonal Saturday morning community event featuring organic and sustainably grown produce, plants, cut flowers, herbs, locally raised meats, seafood, breads, pastries, cheeses, eggs and local arts and handcrafted items. A family event every Saturday from May through November.

Visit us on Facebook!

Sunday, July 21, 2024
Southside Community Farmers Market
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Southside Community Farmers Market

Listing

About Southside Community Farmers Market

Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Southside Community Farm hosts a farmers market featuring all BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) vendors on the first Sunday of every month, May-Oct. from 12-3 PM. The market is EBT accessible. Come enjoy delicious patties, hot sauces, veggies, fruit, flowers, medicines, crafts and more!

Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market

Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market, 3-6pm, On Wednesdays through October, check out the Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market,
which showcases local farmers, vendors and artisans and the delicious produce the area is known for, all items sold here are
made by or grown by the vendor

River Arts District Farmers Market
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
River Arts District Farmers Market

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Located in the River Arts District, and surrounded by art galleries and breweries, come find out about Asheville’s favourite mid-week market!

 Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Weaverville Tailgate Market
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Weaverville Tailgate Market

Weaverville Tailgate Market

 Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription

Proudly serving the Weaverville community since 2009

Thursday, July 25, 2024
Flat Rock Farmers Market
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pinecrest Presbyterian Church

Bringing Local Farm Fresh Food to your Table

 Opening Day- 5/4/23

Join us on Thursdays from 3-6 pm through October

 

Celebrating over 15 years of bringing fresh, local produce and handcrafted goods to the community of Flat Rock NC.
Join us every Thursday, May – October at our location at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church at the corner of Upward Rd and Greenville Hwy. 

The Biltmore Park Farmers Market
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Biltmore Park Farmers Market

Enjoy an abundant selection of products provided by farmers and creators based in the greater Asheville and Western North Carolina area. From farm fresh seasonal produce, eggs, honey, handcrafted teas and foraged mushrooms to artisan baked goods, organic body care, flowers and more, this market promises to fulfill your shopping list with healthy, delicious, and local goods.

Share in the spirit of community and support local farmers, artisans, and crafters in Biltmore Park Town Square. Follow our socials for more Farmers Market updates!

View the full list of 2024 Biltmore Park Farmers Market vendors:

Appalachian DiviniTEA – Handcrafted teas, tea-infused soap, tea tinctures and tea-ware

Barnhouse Kitchen – Handmade frozen savory pies, quiches, savory strudels

Black Dog Flowers – Fresh cut, Appalachian-grown flowers and arrangements

Bobian Designs – Handmade textiles and fabrics including reversible hats, stoles and shawls

Bonny Bath – Organic body care including salt scrubs, magnesium sprays, deodorant and more

Brooms Blooms – Cut flowers, bouquets and dried flower arrangements, seasonal vegetables, watermelons and peppers

Conjure Craft Chocolate – Chocolate baked goods and bean to bar chocolate roasted and ground in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains

Country Fields Greenhouse – Fresh fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef; perennials and annuals, shrubs, hanging baskets and trees

Hillbilly Shrimp Market – Wide variety of fish and seafood fresh-caught of the coast of NC; seafood products including fish batter, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce and hot sauce

Honeybee Bliss – Honey, honeybee propolis, beeswax items, creamed and infused honey, brand apparel

Ivy Fields Farm Stand – Pastured pork and chicken cuts, charcuterie, bone broth, pasta, ramen broth and noodles, seaweed salad, marinated eggs, menma, pesto, dry rubs, pickles, soup and sourdough starter kits

Lanning Road Farms – Seasonal vegetables, farm fresh eggs, chorizo, Lanning Road Farms shirts

McConnell Farms – Fruit ciders, hand pies and pastries, greenhouse plants and seasonal fruits and vegetables including peaches, apples, blackberries, cherries, figs, strawberries, squash, potatoes, beans and sweet corn

Personalized Herbals – Candles and candle wick clippers; take home herbal tea, cups of tea and tea infusers, herbal baths

Raspberry Fields & Mini Batch Bakery – Seasonal, fresh picked raspberries; baked goods including bread, cakes, pies, cookies, pastries, raspberry jam and vinegar, raspberry shrub beverages and lemonade

Riverview Farms – Seasonal fruits and vegetables and fresh cut flowers

SAVOR Shrub Bitters – Non-alcoholic, fermented apéritif-inspired craft cocktail and mocktail mixers

Sugar Creek Meat – Heritage breed red waddle pork, infused salts, barrel-aged soy sauce, dog treats

Tryon Mountain Farms – Simple syrups including kudzu blossom and blueberry prickly pear and flavored salts from hibiscus chili garlic to lavender white wine and more

Wild Goods – Foraged mushrooms and mushroom logs and seeds, ramps and ramp vinegar, wild greens and wild fruits and nuts; mushroom salts, seasonings and teas; tinctures and tonics, truffle salt and freeze-dried slices, grass fed butters, handmade artistic brand apparel

Enka-Candler Farmer’s Market
Jul 25 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Enka-Candler Farmer’s Market

Buncombe County farmers markets are opening throughout April and May—or, for year-round markets, shifting back to regular season hours. Spring markets offer an array of produce as well as meat, cheese, eggs, bread, prepared foods, and a wide selection of plant starts.

 

Nine markets in Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Friday, July 26, 2024
East Asheville Tailgate Market
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
East Asheville Tailgate Market

🖤 Vendor list drop! Welcome new vendors @blazingstarflowers @djspickles and @monkasbakery and welcome back @wildgoodsforaging!

Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Saturday, July 27, 2024
Henderson County Tailgate Market
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Henderson County Tailgate Market

Every Saturday from 8am-12pm, This is the 44th year for this
weekly tailgate market, where vendors sell fresh-picked seasonal vegetables and fruit, local honey, cut flowers, plant starts and
more, The market will be open through October. L

Hendersonville Farmers Market
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Historic Train Depot

Hendersonville Farmers Market in front of the Historic Train Depot, 8am-1pm, Hendersonville Farmers Market aims to be a world-class market that contributes to the success of local producers and growers, expands access to farm fresh foods, and creates a
vibrant community gathering space. With fresh produce, meats, baked goods, crafts, live entertainment, food trucks, and more,
it’s a weekly outing with something for everybody! Visitors can expect a lively atmosphere celebrating food, farm and family with
live music every Saturday! At least 30 vendors from within a 60-mile radius participate in each market, offering produce, meat,
eggs, dairy, honey, baked goods, crafts, beverages, and more. Special events such as Tomato Day, Wellness Day and
Juneteenth Celebration will occur at the market regularly throughout the season. Food trucks will also be a staple, allowing
visitors to enjoy breakfast or lunch on their farmers market adventure

North Asheville Tailgate Market
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Asheville Tailgate Market

Shoppers at the market

Welcome to Western NC’s most premier farmers market!

Since 1980, we have been providing Asheville and the surrounding area with a full range of local, sustainably produced produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, breads, plants, prepared foods and crafts. Day vendors complement the members’ offerings with additional products and services.

The North Asheville Tailgate Market is a weekly, Saturday morning gathering of the best farmers, craftsmen, and bakers. With over 40 vendors and more than 40,000 annual customers, the market’s energetic and warm environment welcomes all.

Asheville City Market
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Asheville City Market

Visit the Market

WHEN: Saturday mornings, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., April–Dec. Winter market hours: 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Jan.–March. No market the last two weeks of the year.

WHERE: North Market Street between Woodfin and Walnut streets in downtown Asheville. The street is closed to traffic during market times.

GETTING HERE: Free parking for customers is available at the HomeTrust Bank lot and at the Family Justice Center lot across from the YMCA at 35 Woodfin Street. Handicapped parking is available. There is a bus stop on the N1 and N2 routes one block away, on Broadway. Buses stop at both Woodfin and Walnut streets.

Stay up to date on market news via FacebookInstagram, and weekly e-newsletters.

Find Out More About

Vendors

Asheville City Market is a producer-only market, which means that all farm vendors grow or raise the products they are selling themselves. For non-farm vendors (such as prepared food, seafood, coffee), preference is given to products and foods prepared or processed locally or made with locally sourced ingredients.

The list below reflects vendors for the entire season, but not all will attend market each week. Sign up for the Asheville City Market e-newsletter to see the weekly vendor schedule.

Black Mountain Tailgate Market
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Black Mountain Tailgate Market

Black Mountain Tailgate Market

COME CELEBRATE!

OPEN FROM MAY – NOVEMBER :: 9AM – NOON

Our market is a seasonal Saturday morning community event featuring organic and sustainably grown produce, plants, cut flowers, herbs, locally raised meats, seafood, breads, pastries, cheeses, eggs and local arts and handcrafted items. A family event every Saturday from May through November.

Visit us on Facebook!

Sunday, July 28, 2024
Southside Community Farmers Market
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Southside Community Farmers Market

Listing

About Southside Community Farmers Market

Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Southside Community Farm hosts a farmers market featuring all BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) vendors on the first Sunday of every month, May-Oct. from 12-3 PM. The market is EBT accessible. Come enjoy delicious patties, hot sauces, veggies, fruit, flowers, medicines, crafts and more!

Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market

Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market, 3-6pm, On Wednesdays through October, check out the Etowah Lions Club Farmers Market,
which showcases local farmers, vendors and artisans and the delicious produce the area is known for, all items sold here are
made by or grown by the vendor

River Arts District Farmers Market
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
River Arts District Farmers Market

cutmypic.png

Located in the River Arts District, and surrounded by art galleries and breweries, come find out about Asheville’s favourite mid-week market!

 Buncombe County will continue to offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.