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Explore Asheville Music Venues – Asheville Civic Center

Asheville is the music capital of the southeast

Explore Asheville Music Venues – Asheville Civic Center

Centrally located in downtown Asheville, the Civic Center is Western North Carolina’s home to conventions, trade and consumer shows, educational program, and entertainment events. The facility consists of a 25,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a Banquet Hall, a 7,700 seat Arena and the 2,400 seat Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.


Take I-240, exit 4C (Montford Ave./Haywood Street/Visitors Center), left onto Haywood Street (at light at top of off-ramp); Civic Center directly ahead. Once on Haywood Street, pass in front of Civic Center (street will curve south); parking garage on next turn after Center (between Vanderbilt and Library).

Meeting Planners:

Please contact our Meetings & Conventions staff for more information about this meeting facility.


87 Haywood Street

Asheville, NC 28801

Attraction Amenities:

  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Parking (Fee Charged)
  • Food/Beverage:
  • Beverages Available
  • Snack Bar/Shop


  • Admission Charge

General Contact:

Phone: 828-259-5736

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