Asheville Welcomes You!

Long identified as a center of creative spirit, natural beauty and fun, Asheville boasts a myriad of reasons why it is the perfect place for your sporting event. Asheville offers a dynamic destination, ideal venues and a welcoming community.

Planning Made Simple

The Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission and the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau work in collaboration with one another to ensure each sporting event in Asheville is a successful and unforgettable experience. How we can help:

  • Contact area hotels and sporting venues in Asheville on your behalf to gather information on rates and availability.
  • Put together itineraries to visit venues and properties of interest so you can better make a decision.
  • Compile area proposals and information for presentations to decision makers on final destination.
  • Assist in event planning.
  • Connect you with local service providers and media outlets.
  • Provide visitor information & giveaways for athletes and fans.
  • Creative brainstorming to make sporting events in Asheville stand out above the rest.

A Dynamic Destination

Asheville is the type of unique place that lingers pleasantly in your mind and memories for years to come. The eclectic downtown hums with art galleries and street musicians, sidewalk dining, nationally recognized bookstores and bakeries for canines. Yet, for all of its unique offerings, Asheville resonates with a warmth and friendly charm of a Southern town.
Accolades abound for its beauty, arts, outdoor adventure, cuisine and much more. Recently named one of the top 21 places to visit in 2011 by Fodor’s Magazine. Come find out what all the buzz is about!

The Ideal Venues – A Perfect Fit

Do you need an arena to seat 6,300 people? Or are you looking for a facility with an emphasis on health and wellness? Maybe you need multi-use fields outdoors. Or a diverse facility that can accommodate your equestrian needs.
You might decide to utilize our new tennis facility. Or choose one of our versatile indoor facilities for a dance competition. Whatever type of venue you need, in Asheville you will find the perfect fit.

Getting here is easy!

Asheville offers a central location and is easily accessible. We are a prime Southeast destination with convenient access to Interstates 40 and 26. Our Asheville Regional Airport has a growing number of flights with service to 9 major US cities. For more travel information click here.