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  • Excellent28%
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Oct 1, 2018
“Addicts and fighting”
Jul 1, 2018
“Friday nights are something else”
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4 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

I hate to write anything negative about Asheville, because it truly is one of my favorite places to visit. However, my friends and I had a bad experience at this park. We had just gotten some lunch on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and were looking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kayteegirl84
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Drum circle on Friday nights is a site to see. Goes from May to November every Friday night. People bring out their bongos and other various instruments. A few people pick the tempo and then everyone joins in. Great people watching.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julez182
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is a really small park in the middle of a busy downtown area. There are good bars and restaurants close by. Friday night there is the drum circle which truly is something to see. But other than that there really isn't much of a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bcusac2016
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Pritchard Park is a small little city-center park not unlike others in the middle of cities and towns. It offers a bit of green space and respite in the midst of the bustle of the city. On the downside, you'll be more likely to encounter...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Levannah
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Pritchard Park is in the middle of downtown Asheville with benches and wierd frekie folks. Panhandlers on occasion until police run them off. Cigs, grass, cigars smoked and butts on ground with empty bottles. Some days are better than others. Always be on your guard...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank travelersjimbeth
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This is a small park that holds the Drum Circle on Friday nights. It is near all the bars, restaurants, and coffee shops downtown. We stopped and watch the beginnings for the drum circle before heading across the street for dinner reservations. I see what...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Pietrosmom
Reviewed January 6, 2017

By going on Friday, you'll see and experience the crowd that shows up for the very fun and lively drum circle. There are ample bars and restaurants within walking distance once the fun of the drums wears off.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank tellym2016
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We loved the drums on Friday night at Pritchard Park. It was a total surprise...we didn't know what to expect. Very entertaining, safe and fun....Oh and it is free:)

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Dakotagirl777
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Pritchard Park is an area that seems the hangout spot for the homeless and drug addicts. It is a grungy area with panhandlers and not an area I wanted to spend much time. I did enjoy the Friday night drum circle as that was fun...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Wonderful park in the middle of town. Good acoustics for a park. Lots of space and friendly folks. Also good restaurant right next door with outdoor seating - bonus!

Date of experience: July 2016
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