Main Street is a principal thoroughfare that brings you to Historic Downtown Hendersonville where your Real shopping and dining activities begin. Located within the WNC mountain region; our Main Street design allows for an enjoyable walking and biking experience; our wayfinding signage guides our traffic, making it easier to locate parking and maneuver around Main Street. Downtown Hendersonville is a user-friendly destination.
Downtown Hendersonville offers year-round live concerts, crafters, antique events, art displays, and parades. Our visitors can enjoy the complimentary Wi-Fi all along our Main Street district. Email your friends back home or email us to share your Downtown Hendersonville experience. (Email:
The year 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of our designation for the NC Main Street program. In 1988, the Historic Downtown district was entered into the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the group is one of 57 such organizations in North Carolina to hold membership in the Main Street Program, which is part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that’s dedicated to the revitalization of the nation’s central business districts. Preparations for the 25th anniversary celebration are in the concept stages.
After or before your shopping and dining activities; you are invited to a complimentary tour of the Henderson County Heritage Museum and The Mineral & Lapidary Museum of Henderson County; both located on Main Street.