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nightlife asheville ncAs one of the premier cities for outdoor activities, Asheville is second-to-none. With thousands of miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, wilderness and city camping options, hundreds of waterfalls, whitewater rafting, and access to zip line canopy tours, there is enough adventure here to encompass a lifetime. However, the Asheville-experience does not stop when the sun goes down. Nightlife is just as important and prevalent in Beer City.

Nightlife in Asheville, NC

For a city of 90,000, Asheville’s nightlife is may be more exciting than other nearby hip southern cities like Charlotte, Raleigh, Charleston, Knoxville, or Richmond. For food, music, and drinks, it might be more comparable to Atlanta or Nashville. For food, Asheville has several famous restaurants, including but by no means limited to:

  • Tupelo Honey Café
  • Buxton Hall Barbecue
  • Red Stag Grill
  • Hemingway’s Cuba
  • Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack
  • Pack’s Tavern
  • The Breweries

Asheville is beer city, with more than 60 breweries calling our town home, including:

  • New Belgium
  • Sierra Nevada’s Mills River Campus
  • Burial Brewing
  • Wicked Weed
  • Catawba Brewing
  • Hi-Wire Brewing
  • Green Man Brewery
  • Highland
  • Asheville Brewing Company
  • Bhramari Brewing Company
  • French Broad River Brewery
  • Oscar Blues Brewing

Some of the biggest bands and freshest acts play our incredible music venues:

  • The Orange Peel
  • The Grey Eagle
  • Isis Music Hall
  • Salvage Station
  • The Odditorium
  • Thomas Wofle Auditorium

Off The Wagon Dueling Piano Bar is part music hall, part craft cocktail bar, and all fun. We have been in Asheville for five years, and have seen thousands of tourists and locals have the time of their lives. Check out our menu, give us a call, or just come by and join the fun.