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The DBDA has released a Call for Submission for the 2015 - 2016 Downtown Boone Public Art Exhibit. Click here for more informaiton as to how to submit your art for consideration. Questions? Call 828.268.6280 for more information.
The Annual Easter Eggstravaganza is March 28th 2 - 4 pm. Click here for a flyer. The fun starts at the Watauga Co. Library at 2 pm with entertainment and arts & crafts. Children and families then "parade" to the Jones House Community Center for more fun, games, prizes, and an Easter Egg Hunt!
The Eggstravaganza will still be on Saturday March 28th from 2-4pm even though the weather is going to be a bit chilly. Call 828.268.6280 if you have any questions or concerns.
Starting the week of March 23, 2015 the Town of Boone and the IPS Group will begin installing new smart meters for all on-street parking in downtown Boone. For more information about the new smart meters please visit http://ipsgroupinc.com/townofboone/ or click here.
The parking validation program will continue until May 1, 2015. After May 1, exceeding time citations with a validation sticker will no longer be accepted. Please remember that exceeding time validations are for customers only, and validations are good for one car per day, per person. Please click here for more information about the validation program. If you have questions about a citation please click here to be directed to www.mclaurinparking.com. If you would like to appeal your citation please write your appeal and deliver or mail it to Boone Town Hall - McLaurin Parking 567 W. King St. Boone, NC 28607 or contact McLaurin Parking at 828.264.2645.
On-street parking Monday - Saturday is $1 an hour. Time limits are one hour Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and two hours on Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Once your time has expired you may return to the meter and pay for more time. Handicapped parking spaces will have no time limits.
Within the next several months, the Town of Boone and the IPS Group will also be installing paystations at the King and Depot street parking lots. Currently, the King St. parking lot provides a long-term, +1 hour parking option for downtown patrons. The Depot St. will also change from being hourly to long-term, +1 hour parking with the installation of the pay -station. Visitors to downtown Boone are encourgaged to use these long term parking options during their stay in downtown Boone. Once the pay stations are installed, parking in the these lots will be $1 an hour. The Town of Boone will install signage to assist with directing visitors to these long-term parking options. The current Queen St. meters will continue to be $.50 per hour for up to three hours.
Please contact Virginia Falck at 828.268.6280 if you have any further questions or concerns.
Thank you for visiting downtown Boone.