The temps are dropping, trees are getting lit, and carolers are caroling. It’s that time of year, so we thought we’d contribute to holiday festivities with our own semi-original song, featuring our favorite topic: Asheville.
Now don’t get your stockings in a twist — this isn’t even close to an exhaustive list. We could fill 100 verses with things that are super cool about Asheville, but to keep this short and sweet we’ll just stick to one. So, here you have it: AVLtoday’s 12 Days of Asheville.
On the 12th day of Christmas, Asheville sent to me... 🎶
Twelve places to sing karaoke
We love breaking into tune on stage. Be your own jukebox hero with this list of local spots where you can sing a song or three.
Eleven up-and-coming Instragram accounts
Wanna up your social media game, or just get some fun inspo? Whether you’re a lifestyle maven or your interests are food or health, don’t miss these fantastic local Instagram accounts.
Ten craft cocktails to sip
We may be known as Beer City, USA, but our local mixologists really throw down when it comes to craft cocktails. Try one of the seasonal flavors from these shops.
Nine food trucks to try
Grab some hearty grub from Queen’s Island Cuisine, The Scarlet Bee, or another of these mobile eateries.
Eight great WNC hikes
Lace up your boots and explore the beauty and splendor of the great outdoors.
Seven fastest growing companies
On Inc. 5000’s annual list of the country’s fastest growing companies, seven of them are right here in the 828.
Six table topics for holiday meals
Cringey convos? Skip them with these six engaging local topics of discussion.
Five plant shops
Deck the halls with boughs of holly with help from one of these indoor plant shops.
Four must-see holiday productions
Forget Netflix and get into the holiday spirit with these festive local theater productions.
Three spots to sip tea
Grab a cuppa and settle in for a lovely tea time ritual.
One best city in North Carolina
There is only one Asheville — find out why it’s the best city in the Tar Heel State.