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. 

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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.    

The next downtown Boone First Friday is April 7 starting at 6:00 pm.  Stroll through downtown while you enjoy complimentary refreshments, art openings and receptions, live entertainment, and demonstrations. 
Enjoy some of the region's best musicians in an exclusive atmosphere with the Indoor Concert Series at the Jones House Cultural and Community Center.  Tickets are $20 per person, doors open at 7:00 pm.  Call 828.268.6280 to reserve your seats today. joneshouse.org 
March 26 features Joel and Kelli Jones-Savoy, a duet performing sounds of Cajun country blended with the songs of the classic country era and the tunes of the Southern Blue Ridge. Savoy is part of a deeply-rooted Cajun music family and grew up playing with his parents and brother on and off stage.  He continues performing with his family, wife, and various groups, and also producing recordings for his Grammy Award winning label, Valcour Records. Jones-Savoy grew up in North Carolina playing old-time and bluegrass music with a musical father, who is a notable song writer and mandolin player.  4:00 pm - beginning and intermediate Cajun fiddle workshops with the concert beginning at 7:30 pm. joelsavory.com   
Interested in moving your business to a new level of customer service?  Join the Boone Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Boone Development Association, and Panoramic Hospitality for a half day workshop, A Passion for Service. 
Offering an excellent customer service experience provides significant, measurable benefits to businesses, organizations, and institutions. Purposefully investing resources that will provide your staff with skill sets to enhance your customers' experiences not only increases your business but helps maintain and grow our regional economy.  Call the Boone Chamber of Commerce to register today, 828.264.2225.
Join your friends at the Watauga County Public Library and the Downtown Boone Development Association for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 8th 2:00 - 4:00 pm.  The fun starts at the library with entertainment and games, then follow the Easter Bunny to the Jones House Cultural and Community Center for games, prizes, give-a-ways, and Easter Egg Hunts. Hop to see you there!    
Do you have a sculpture that you would like to showcase in downtown Boone?  Check out the DBDA Call for Submissions for the 2017-2018 downtown Boone Public Art Exhibit.  Call 828.268.6280 for more information.