A timeless beauty and compelling history are reasons enough to visit the elegant Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville. But the architectural gem beckons for many other reasons throughout the year.
Grove Arcade’s ongoing appeal begins with an inviting mix of local shopping, dining, galleries and essentials. There’s even an Outdoor Artists Market featuring the work of local artisans. If you’re looking for cookie-cutter businesses that could be found most anywhere, Grove Arcade probably isn’t the place for you.
When you’re not shopping or strolling through the beautiful building, you can enjoy a range of dining options along Grove Arcade’s restaurant row that includes Mediterranean, Italian and contemporary Southern cuisine. With such choices you’re sure to find fare that suits your taste. The Grove Arcade also offers a variety of services that are locally owned and operated.
Although appealing during any season, a special time of year to visit Grove Arcade occurs during its Winter Wonderland from mid-November to early January. The beautifully decorated halls – including a Gingerbread House Display in partnership with The Omni Grove Park Inn – help visitors recapture the holiday magic of yesteryear in a historic setting. This season’s Winter Wonderland begins Nov. 16 from 5-8 p.m. and continues until Jan. 6, 2019.