City of Asheville parking garage signs and “Find Parking” maintenance complete just in time for SoCon Tournament

SoCon basketball game file photo

The City of Asheville parking availability signs and the “Find Parking” feature on the Asheville app are up and running, just in time for the SoCon tournament in downtown Asheville this weekend. 

Signs mounted on the outside of City maintained parking garages now accurately display the number of parking spaces available in the facility.

Additionally,  “Where’s Parking?” allows drivers to see the number of spaces available in City and County maintained garages before hitting the road.


SoCon Parking Information

The SoCon Tournament will be held March 2, 2023 – March 6, 2023 at the Harris Cherokee Center in Downtown Asheville. 

During the tournament downtown visitors should expect higher pedestrian and vehicular traffic on the northern end of downtown. 


Plan your Parking

Planning for a primary and backup parking location is recommended prior to traveling downtown. 

The parking garages below will have event parking with a daily flat fee of $7:

  • Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville Garage
  • Rankin Avenue Garage
  • Wall Street Garage


The following lots will be closed: 

  • Lot 13
  • Lot 14
  • Lot 18
  • Both Cherry St lots.

Biltmore Avenue garage will be open under normal hourly rates.


Additional paid and free parking lots, as well as street parking can be found on the City of Asheville’s Parking Services website