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Local MLK Association and City of Asheville announce 2024 Juneteenth Celebration June 17-21

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County, in partnership with the City of Asheville, has planned the 2024 Juneteenth Celebration with the intended outcomes of a diverse celebration that fosters broad participation, promotes community awareness and appreciation, and celebrates the liberation of enslaved people. Dating back to 1865, two and a [...]

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Mardi Gras Parade returns on Sunday, February 11

 Secret Garden fun returns to downtown Asheville Sunday, February 11, 2024. Times and Routes 10:00 a.m. Line up and float assembly begins on Southside Avenue between Biltmore and Short Coxe Avenue   3:05 p.m. Traditional Step Off The parade will enter Coxe Ave. at the intersection of Southside. The route takes the parade north on Coxe Ave. and wraps [...]