Shopping Main Street in Hendersonville

Shopping in the downtown business district in historic Hendersonville is a unique way to pick up many unusual gifts and to take in the local flavor and culture of the mountains. The merchants of the Main Street district are an eclectic group of businesses that have long served Hendersonville through the years and have expanded to meet the needs of the modern community. 

Taking a stroll down Main Street and you will see the many stores and the unique wares that make shopping in Hendersonville a joyful experience. An interesting blend of fine arts, dining, and unique favorite creates a unique walkable shopping experience. Shopping Main Street will become a tradition not only during the Christmas season but year-round. 

The merchants of Main Street can fill the varied needs of anyone looking for that unique gift for someone special any time of year. Below are just a few of the unique merchants of Main Street.

Mast General Store

527 N. Main Street


Long a shopping favorite of Hendersonville’s townsfolk, shopping Masts into an amazing mix of outdoor gear as well as household necessities, games and books, food, college wear, candy, and everything in between. The staff at Masts can help you find the fitting gift if you can’t find it yourself. You can get lost in Masts for the day wandering through the store looking at all the offerings, it’s well worth the time to visit one of Hendersonville’s favorite stores that is sure to become one of yours. Don’t forget to pick up one of the famous Masts shirts for yourself!

Check out Masts’ website for sales and deals. They have online ordering and shipping to make your experience more enjoyable.

Emma’s Baby Boutique

210 N. Main Street


If you have little ones in the family, this is the place to shop for gifts that will be unique and cherished for a lifetime. They have clothing and extra special gifts for girl and boy infants through the toddler years. An all-encompassing store dedicated to the growing family they also carry holiday wear, colligate wear, summer outfits and swimwear for the summer, sleepwear, shoes, socks and booties, knit hats for the cool Hendersonville nights, toys, and just about anything you need to gift that young one. 

Their website has a large offering of clothing that can be ordered online and delivered to your door. Long one of the favorites of the moms in Hendersonville that will become one of your favorites too!

Dancing Bear Toys

418 N. Main Street


During the Christmas season, toys are the favorite of young and old alike. The more unique, the better. Dancing Bear has a dizzying array of games, dolls and accessories, high tech gadgets, fun educational games, Lego and Playmobile sets, push and pull toys for the young…just about anything you need. Check out their website for the many fun toys and other offerings that are sure to put a smile on their faces and teach them a thing or two along the way.

If you are out-of-towner or want to have your gift delivered before getting to Hendersonville, no worries. All gifts can be ordered online and delivered. Check their website for specifics on the online ordering process. 

Places to Refuel and Relax While Shopping

Shopping and carrying the gifts you purchase from the many merchants of Main Street will mean that you will need a place to sit, relax, and refuel before another round of shopping or heading home. The Main Street shopping district has you covered with an amazing number of eateries, coffee shops, and bakeries to satisfy your cravings. They are scattered throughout the district and if you ask one of the merchants, they can direct you to a special place. 

Black Bear Coffee Co.

318 N. Main Street


Black Bear offers a wide array of hot drinks from the traditional coffee to cappuccinos, expressos, iced coffee, steeped tea, lattes, and special drinks like the Bear Hug, Dawn to Dusk, the Polar Bear Affogato, and many other favorites. If you need a little something extra, they have a wide range of breakfast and lunch sandwiches that match well the coffees and will refuel you for another round of shopping. Breakfast items include the Power Start Sandwich, the So. Cal Burrito, Avocado Toast, and several other sandwiches. The lunch menu includes the Black Bear BLT, Vegan Wrap, Roast Beef Panini, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, and the Turkey Classic. Stop by and refresh from a day of shopping on Main Street.

Mezzaluna- Brick Oven & Tap House

226 N. Main Street


Tailor-made for the kids in the shopping family! Mezzalunas has a large selection of pizzas, a variety of pasta, sandwiches, salads, calzones, and a kid’s menu for the smaller ones. For the adults, there is a great entrée menu for those needing a heartier fare and appetizers for the not too hungry. They have an extensive beer and wine menu for the adults and traditional sodas and teas for the younger folks. Mezzaluna is a great place for lunch or supper before heading home. Refuel and refresh at Mezzalunas after a day of shopping on Main Street!

Please adhere to all federal and local protocols & guidelines 

concerning COVID-19. The merchants and eateries of Hendersonville wish you the happiest and safest experiences while you are in town.