Art & Entertainment in Downtown Waynesville
Downtown Waynesville is a vibrant, friendly small town, nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with magnificent mountain views of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Fine shops, galleries, cafés and restaurants are all within walking distance of Main Street’s tree lined brick sidewalks. Historic buildings, relaxing benches, public art and welcoming folks make Waynesville a thoroughly enjoyable place to live and visit. Numerous popular events, parades and festivals occur throughout the year. The heart of Appalachian culture and heritage, Waynesville hosts Folkmoot USA, North Carolina’s official international music and dance festival annually.
Waynesville is home to Haywood Arts Regional Theater, an award winning theater, The Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts at the historic Shelton House, historic Inns and B&Bs, Mast General Store, The Strand Theater, book stores and much more! For art and entertainment, Downtown Waynesville has it all. Contact us at Downtown Waynesville Association for further information.