Good news for Downtown Asheville…four parking garages in the Downtown Central Business District will be receiving improvements: Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Wall Street, Rankin Avenue, and Biltmore Avenue garages. The improvements were identified in the comprehensive parking facility assessment that was completed in August 2023. The assessment identified select improvements and categorized by priority: Immediate Repairs – the [...]
The 2023 Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, returns to downtown on Saturday, November 18, beginning at 11 a.m. Like any celebration, there will be impacts to traffic and parking. Get to know the parade route, and access streets to City owned parking garages so you can make the most of the day. But most importantly, come enjoy the day with your Asheville community and friends!
The Wall St Parking Garage is currently undergoing repairs and improvements to the facility. If you're looking for parking, check out our real time parking service website.
City of Asheville offices close Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day; know your services schedule
The City of Asheville offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 29, a federally designated holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and the Veterans Council will host a Memorial [...]
Wall Street Parking Garage improvements require after-hours temporary closure beginning May 8, alternate parking arrangements available
Update 5/22/23: The Wall Street Parking Garage temporary night closures have been extended through May 25, 2023. During this period, the garage will remain open between 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Temporary evening closures are in place to ensure the community’s safety while improvements are being made. The Wall Street Parking Garage will be temporarily closed between [...]
Due to a number of incidents impacting public safety, the City of Asheville is taking targeted steps to address the rise of crime especially in downtown Asheville. There are complex circumstances contributing to the safety issues that Asheville is currently seeing downtown and it will take a community response to address these complexities. Multiple City [...]
City of Asheville parking garage signs and “Find Parking” maintenance complete just in time for SoCon Tournament
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 [...]
Biltmore Garage to temporarily close on April 11 through April 25, alternate parking arrangements available
Update: The temporary closure of Biltmore Avenue Garage has been changed to April 11, 2023, through April 25, 2023. The Biltmore Avenue Garage will remain open to monthly parking permit holders and hourly parkers until April 11, 2023. The dates were changed due to a shortage in critical materials needed by the contractor to proceed [...]
The City of Asheville will be hosting a job fair on March 1, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 2p.m. at Stephens Lee Recreation Center.
The City of Asheville has several parking options and price points for workers searching for parking options in downtown Asheville.
From approximately 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022 West Walnut Street will be fully closed between Haywood Street and Rankin Avenue. The West Walnut entrance to the Rankin Avenue Garage will be unavailable for use during this time period. The second Rankin Avenue Garage entrance (located at approximately 12 Rankin Avenue) will [...]
The City of Asheville’s Parking Services Division is excited to announce the launch of new parking equipment in each of our four parking garages. Parking in the garages has been free while old equipment has been removed, and replaced with new. The tentative launch dates for the new equipment are as follows for each parking garage: November [...]
Starting July 30, work will begin to replace the elevator in the Rankin Avenue Parking Garage, 12 Rankin Avenue, Asheville. The elevator will be out of service for an estimated 100 days. During this time, ADA accessible parking spaces on the upper levels of the garage will be relocated to the lowest level. The City of [...]