Downtown Greensboro Inc. Blog


National Folk Festival reveals Greensboro site map

(Excerpt: Triad Business Journal – Laura Mazurak)

The National Folk Festival revealed its site map for the 2015 festival, which will be held Sept. 11-13 in downtown Greensboro.

There will be 10 performance venues in total, including two late-night entertainment areas and an arts marketplace for local vendors.

This is the first year of the … Read More

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2015 Fun Fourth Festival

The Fun Fourth Festival has been presented annually since 1975 as a community celebration of Independence Day for Guilford County and the Piedmont Triad. In 2015, the Street Festival will be held in the Historic District of Downtown Greensboro! The Freedom Run & Walk begins and ends at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown and the Fireworks Finale will … Read More

Zack Matheny to lead DGI as President and CEO

GREENSBORO, NC, June 18, 2015 – The Board of Directors of Downtown Greensboro Incorporated (DGI) announced today that Zack Matheny has accepted the position of DGI President and CEO. Matheny will take the helm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

DGI completed a formal process with a seven-member search committee, composed of DGI board members and community members. “DGI is … Read More


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The Urban Gardner at the Railyard

Downtown Greensboro’s South-end has a new shopping destination.

After decades of being known as a destination for antiquing, gallery hopping and vintage clothing finds, local shoppers can now fill their gardening needs as well.

The Urban Gardener, a new garden center located at the railyard off of South Elm Street and Lewis Street, is a darling storybook attraction that … Read More


Preyer Brewing Company and Crafted The Art of Street Food’s Grand Opening

Deep Roots Market is joining in on the fun! Preyer Brewing Company and Crafted The Art of Street Food’s Grand Opening will be held on Sunday, June 14 from 4 to 9 pm. Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy a shrimp boil by Crafted, Beer by Preyer and teas, water, soda, kombucha and fruit by … Read More


Prospective National Folk Festival Volunteers: Online Registration Is Open

At least 1,000 volunteers needed to fill a variety of positions for the free, 75th anniversary event taking place in downtown Greensboro, September 11 – 13, 2015

Greensboro, N.C., June 8, 2015 —The National Folk Festival has unveiled its online tool for Volunteer Registration. With a minimum of 1,000 volunteers needed for the Festival to run smoothly, volunteer recruitment … Read More