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Your Local Weekend Guide!

If you're looking for fun, entertaining and educational things to do in the Greensboro, NC area, you've come to the right place. Our Weekend Guide is packed with a variety of our favorite events and activities that we want to share with you! 


Weekend Guide

Michelle Porter

I have been a leader in Greensboro’s real estate market since 1995 and have consistently been a top producer in many segments of the Triad market...

I have been a leader in Greensboro’s real estate market since 1995 and have consistently been a top producer in many segments of the Triad market...

Sep 6 5 minutes read

1. Tate Street Festival

When: Sat, October 19, 2019, 1:00-7:00pm

Where: Tate Street, Greensboro, NC 27403

Join us on October 19th for Tate Street Fest 2019!
We have a great group of Art and Fine Craft Vendors this year and an AMAZING Music Line-up!!

1pm Lowercase (f)
2pm Vaughn Aed
3pm Rich Lerner & the Groove
4pm Matty Sheets & the Nervy Bees
5pm Corporate Fandango

Come out and celebrate Community, Music and the Arts together!!


2. Fall Parade of Homes

When: Sat, October 19, 1:00 - 5:00pm, Sun, October 20, 1:00-5:00pm

Where: Throughout Greensboro & Guilford County

Our Fall Parade of Homes will be held Saturday & Sunday, October 12-13 & 19-20 showcasing newly constructed homes on tour throughout Greensboro & Guilford County.  Homes will be open from 1 – 5 pm. Admission is free!

The Parade provides a great opportunity to see the very best in residential construction including new designs, products and services in today’s new homes.

Parade magazines can be picked up at area Harris Teeter and Lowe’s Home Improvement stores in advance of the Parade…as well as from each Parade home. 

Download our mobile APP –  GREENSBORO PARADE OF HOMES  – to map your tour.  This is a great resource that provides information on each Parade home, including driving directions as well as contact information for participating builders. 


3. Sunday Jazz Picnics // Still Rise

When: Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30pm

Where: Center City Park, 200 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

Special thanks to our presenting sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Yost & Little Realty for bringing us eight Sunday evenings throughout Fall with FREE, live jazz music and lawn games. It's the perfect time for families, young professionals and visitors to relax and enjoy the weather in Center City Park.


4. 2019 Carolina BalloonFest

When: Sat, October 18 at 3:00pm - Sun, October 20 at 6:00pm

Where: Carolina BalloonFest, 531 Old Airport Rd, Statesville, NC 28677

Carolina BalloonFest is a fun-filled weekend of amazing live entertainment, attractions and family activities. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather with the sights and sounds of over 50 colorful hot air balloons, which are scheduled to launch twice daily.

Patrons can also experience balloon glows, hot air balloon competitions, an NC wine and craft beer garden, artisan and marketplace village, on-site acrobatic circus, huge kids zone, and so much more. Oh! And remember to bring your camera!

Free admission for children 12 and under! $10.00/day admission tickets available on site. Balloon rides are purchased directly from a participating ride pilot. 


5. Free Fall Festival

When: Sunday, October 20, 2019, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Canterbury School, 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Rd, Greensboro, NC 27455

We're throwing a party and EVERYONE is invited! 🎉

If you’re in the Greensboro area, join us for this FREE event with fun activities for kids and adults, apple cider, and more. 🎊

Come dressed up in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy FREE live music and fun activities including:

• Axe throwing
• Inflatables
• Face painting
• Apple Cider
• Candy
• Popcorn
+ More!


6. Mystery & Mayhem Segway Tour

When: October 18-19, 20, 23-25, 28-29, 2019 at 12:30 and 3:00pm

Where: 176 YWCA Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27127

This two hour Segway PT tour takes you through a winding tale of suspicious stories, mysterious mayhem, and local chaos as we glide through the streets of Winston-Salem. Take a tour of the town while your guide weaves tales of murder, suspicion and quirky circumstances. From spooks to specters, to ne’er-do-wells, this tour has it all.

Yes, you are welcome to wear a costume (as long as it still allows you to wear a helmet, doesn’t include a mask, won’t limit any of your hand movement, and doesn’t touch the ground). Yes, you can make a spectacle of yourself (with our help)! Free photos are included. All tours start with a thorough indoor safety orientation followed by a training obstacle course. All participants are required to wear a helmet to ensure a safe and fun adventure. Flat, closed-toed shoes only. Price is $69.


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