ASHEVILLE, NC – The City of Asheville will provide continuous express shuttle service and free parking for Bele Chere, July 23 – 25. To use these services, attendees should park at one of two designated locations and look for the Bele Chere booth selling shuttle tickets. The shuttle will transport people downtown, relieving the hassles associated with finding parking and dealing with traffic. The cost for the shuttle is $2 round trip.
Park-and-ride locations include:
West Asheville Shuttle: K-Mart on Patton Avenue
Parking location: Use the K-Mart parking area, northeast corner of Patton Avenue (US-19/US-23/US-74) and Louisiana Avenue.
Downtown pick-up/drop-off location: At the Civic Center, the corner of Haywood Street and Flint Street.
East Asheville Shuttle: Asheville Mall, Sears Department Store
Parking location: Use the Asheville Mall parking area in the back near the Sears Department Store near White Pine Drive.
Downtown pick-up/drop-off location: At the corner of Market Street and College Street in City/County Plaza.
The shuttles will run Friday, noon – 11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Sunday, noon – 7 p.m.
For more information, contact 253-5691 or visithttp://www.belecherefestival.com/.