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Pritchard Park Summer Series

Each summer, Asheville Downtown Association brings fun, family friendly events to downtown's Pritchard Park as part of the Pritchard Park Summer Series. All events are free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.

Hoop Jam: Tuesdays from June 5- August 7 from 5:30-7:30pm. Bring your own hoop and twist away or borrow one to try out. This event is in partnership with Asheville Hoops.

LEAF Community Arts: LEAF Community Arts' programming takes place each Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm, from June 6 through August 8 (except July 4, when programming moves to Pack Square Park). Join LEAF for cultural performances and crafts with Easel Rider teaching artists. View the full schedule here.

Singer/Songwriter Series: The Pritchard Park Songwriter Series brings local live music to the park every Thursday, 5-7 pm, from June 7 through August 9. Join us for intimate performances spanning various genres and musical styles. The full lineup will be announced soon.

  • Drum Circle: Since 2001, the beats and rhythms of the Asheville Drum Circle have pulled drummers, dancers and spectators into Pritchard Park for communal music enjoyment. Attendees are welcome to bring along their own drums and join in the fun. The Drum Circle takes place every Friday from 6-9:50 pm.

Note: All events are weather dependent with schedules and lineups subject to change.