Downtown Greensboro Inc. Blog


“Ride the Rails to the National Folk Festival” Sweepstakes Runs July 29 – August 15

Winner will receive two round-trip Amtrak Business Class tickets from any East Coast location Amtrak serves to Greensboro, N.C, to attend the National Folk Festival from September 11-13, 2015

Winner will also enjoy two-night stay at Greensboro’s Proximity Hotel

Greensboro, N.C., July 28, 2015  — The National Folk Festival announced today that Amtrak, in partnership with the … Read More


Restaurant Week benefiting the Downtown Greenway-mark your calendar!


Natty Greene’s Brewing Co. and Foothills Brewing Company Create Innovative Partnership to Sponsor National Folk Festival

Together, the breweries will serve as Craft Beer Sponsors and provide all beer sold at the Festival, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary from September 11 – 13, 2015, in downtown Greensboro

Greensboro, N.C., July 14, 2015 — The National Folk Festival announced today that Natty Greene’s Brewing Co. and Foothills Brewing Company are joining forces to serve … Read More


Triad McDonald’s to Sponsor Family Stage at National Folk Festival

One of seven outdoor performance venues, the Family Stage will host daytime performances that appeal to festival-goers of all ages on September 12 and 13, when the National Folk Festival celebrates its 75th anniversary in downtown Greensboro

Greensboro, N.C., July 15, 2015 — The National Folk Festival announced today that Triad McDonald’s Restaurants will sponsor the Family Stage … Read More


Downtown Greensboro Inc. – Town Hall Meeting



Please join us to meet Downtown Greensboro Inc.’s new President and CEO, Zack Matheny, and to share ideas about how to make Downtown Greensboro a great place to live, work and play.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Elm Street Center – Ground Level Regency Room 203 S. … Read More


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