Black Mountain Culture

Black Mountain NC Coffee ShopBlack Mountain is an amazing place to both vacation and settle down because of the amazing local culture. From the homegrown artists and musicians to the great hiking and other outdoor activities, there is something for people of all ages to love in Black Mountain.

Black Mountain Center for the Arts

Black Mountain Center for the Arts (BMCA) is where artists, musicians, and thespians come to share their creativity with the community. This organization has a showcase with beautiful paintings and sculptures, as well a theater for plays and musical performances.

BMCA also offers classes for community members interested in all forms of artistic expression including dance, yoga, poetry, painting and piano. Check out their website for more info -

Creative Mountain Food & Brewery Tours

Creative Mountain offers guided walking tours around Black Mountain for foodies and beer-lovers. Depending on whether you select the Ultimate Foodie Tour or the Pub and Grub Crawl, you’ll sample either Black Mountain’s delicious restaurants or the spectacular local breweries. You can also set up a private tour and get a sample of both.


Downtown Black Mountain has dozens of shops perfect for an afternoon stroll on a sunny day. There are children's toy stores, boutiques and pottery and art galleries. When you need a break, stop at one of Black Mountain’s amazing restaurants to relax and grab a bite to eat.