Welcome to Downtown Brevard
Downtown Brevard, North Carolina is the cultural jewel in the crown of Transylvania County, Land of Waterfalls. Charming downtown Brevard offers fun, relaxation, and cultural delight for everyone from rugged outdoor adventurers to families with small children.
Come play in the waterfalls and trails of Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park, or DuPont State Recreational Forest. Then enjoy the artsy, tasty, comfy delights of downtown Brevard.
Your Perfect Mountain Getaway Spot
All that adventuring is sure to whet your appetite. In downtown Brevard, savor a farm-to-table meal and enjoy a pint of locally brewed beer. Or feed your soul, attend a concert or visit one of our many art galleries. Then sleep comfortably in one of our many convenient hotel accommodations.
They don’t call Transylvania County the cycling capital of the south for nothing. Come for world-class mountain biking, stay in downtown Brevard for the biker-friendly atmosphere. Talk bikes and gear at our many local outfitters. Trade stories about your morning ride on Pisgah’s famous Farlow Gap or any of the hundreds of other heart-stopping trails nearby downtown Brevard.
Big City Culture, Small Town Charm
On the streets of downtown Brevard, you’ll find small-town comforts and big city cultural sophistication. Share a milkshake at the local soda shop then stroll through art galleries offering pottery, glass, painting, sculpture, photography, metalwork, and more.
As you make your way through town, listen carefully. The cool mountain air of downtown Brevard is often made all the sweeter by bluegrass, jazz or a Tchaikovsky symphony. World-class musicians from The Steep Canyon Rangers to Yo-Yo Ma have been drawn here by the Brevard Music Center.
Whatever your interests, downtown Brevard will keep the fun going after full days of mountain biking, swimming, hiking, fly fishing, and waterfall chasing. Come see for yourself why downtown Brevard has been named one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns.”
A shortlist of things to do in Downtown Brevard might not stretch all the way down Main Street, but it would certainly wander through the one-of-a-kind inventories of local boutiques, grab a delicious meal or three at a wide variety of mouth-watering local eateries (of both casual and upscale orientations), drop by for a little bluegrass on the front porch of the Silvermont Mansion, get a tip or two about a mostly secret swimming hole from a chatty local and end up on a romantic, moonlit stroll past the courthouse gazebo.
Downtown Brevard offers fine, relaxed accompaniment to wilderness exploration and a whole new sort of adventure for any and all inclined to follow their senses through one of America’s Coolest Small Towns.
Diamond Rush: 4 South Broad Street | ((828) 883-4312
Transylvania County Heritage Museum: 189 West Main Street | (828) 884-2347 | website
Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas: 21 East Main Street, Brevard | (828) 884-2141 | website
Co-ed Cinema: 101 West Main Street | (828) 883-2200 | website
Pisgah Film House: 114 West Main Street | website
Comporium Communications: 190 East Main Street | (828) 884-9011
Transylvania Times: 37 N Broad | (828) 883-8156 | website
Transylvania County Public Library: 212 South Gaston Street | (828) 884-3151 | website
US Post Office, Brevard Branch: 211 West Main Street | (828) 883-9380 | website
WSQL Q102 FM Radio: 62 West Main Street | (828) 877-5252 | website
A Blast From the Past: 15 West Main Street | (828) 885-2590 | website
Be Boutique: 40 W Jordan St | (828) 508-8882 | website
Brevard Clothing Company: 41 East Main Street | (727) 644-2428
Brevard Hemp: 19 North Caldwell | (828) 884-8420 | website
Broad Street Wines: 30 S Broad | (828) 883-2101 | website
Brown Bean Coffee Roasters: 57 West Main Street | (828) 883-2233
Children’s Center Emporium: 38 S Broad Street | (828) 877-5250
The Cherry Tree: 14 East Main Street | (828) 884-8733
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine: 31 South Broad Street | (828) 877-4700 | website
Rocky’s & Rocky’s Corner Market: 50 South Broad Street | (828) 862-4700 | website
Gravy: 17 West Main Street | (828) 862-4900
Harris “Ace” Hardware: 123 West Main Street | (828) 883-2103
Highland Books: 36 West Main Street | (828) 877-5000 | website
Humane Society Thrift Shop: 84 East Main Street | (828) 884-6577
Hunters and Gatherers: 40 West Main Street | (828) 883-3709 | website
Lilly T’s Clothing Co.: 14 West Main Street | (828) 884-3444 | website
Local Color: 36 South Broad Street | (828) 384-0684 | website
Main Street Ltd.: 147 East Main Street | (828) 884-4974 | website
Mantiques: 68 West Main Street | (828) 884-9021 | website
Mountain Paint & Decorating: 120 West Main Street | (828) 884-2285 | website
Mountain Quilts: 60 West Main Street | (828) 577-3221
O. P. Taylor’s : 1 West Main Street | (828) 883-2309 | website
Spice it to a Tea: 64 West Main Street | (828) 606-003 | website
Sun Dragon Art & Fiber: 43 South Broad Street, Suite 102 | (828) 877-3550 | website
Penny Lane Exchange: 32 South Broad Street | (828) 883-4645
Poplar & Ash: 22 West Jordan Street | (219) 588-2968 | website
Roost Interior & Gifts: 35 W Main | (828) 884-2012 | website
The White Squirrel Shoppe: 2 West Main Street | (828) 877-3530 | website
Theophilus: 66 East Main Street | (828) 884-2994 | website