Stay active in April with Asheville Parks & Recreation

Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) has 30 days of programs and events to help the community explore, connect, discover in April. Browse highlights below and use these resources to find hundreds of additional opportunities including free meetups and clubs, exercise and sports, arts and crafts, and more throughout the month:


Trucks, Tunes, and Special Events

  • Help fine tune Recreate Asheville: Shaping Our City’s Parks, the city’s comprehensive parks and recreation plan, during a community workshop on April 6
  • Get an up-close look at the equipment and skills required to maintain our city and public safety systems at Truck City AVL on April 13
  • Channel your younger self with parachute games, dodgeball, and other recess favorites at Blast From the Past Adult Game Time on April 14
  • Visit with other four-legged friends and their human companions at the Dog Pawty on April 20
  • Dress in your white party best for music and dancing at the All White Affair for adults 40+ on April 27
  • Dress little ones in their favorite superhero costumes to save the day at Toddler Superhero Bash on April 27


Park Pop Ups

  • While older kids are at APR Spring Break Camp, the Rec n Roll mobile play team rolls into Jake Rusher Park on April 1, Carrier Park on April 2, and Weaver Park on April 4 with activities for younger folks
  • Share your creativity with other adults 40+ as you draw inspiration from nature with Art in Carrier Park on April 11 and Art in Montford Park on April 12
  • Shop for treasures or sell your own at Stop and Shop popup market on April 20 and find keepsakes from local artisans at Burton Street Craft Market on April 27


Hikes, Climbs, and Bigfoot Tracking


Grooving, Glowing, and Games


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These are just a few highlights of April fun in Asheville for little to no cost. If you don’t want to miss a moment, sign up for Asheville Parks & Recreation’s monthly newsletter or follow on Facebook and Instagram.