Arts, Culture, & Entertainment

Greensboro Downtown Parks offer a variety of exciting cultural programs and events. By supporting local artists and entertainers through our concert series, residencies, and community days, we love bringing a fun and active vibe to our downtown happenings. See our programs below to keep up with everything we have going on.

Full moon fusion

Every Full moon of the year, we'll host local partners, artist, musicians and more for a night of experimental fun. This is an opportunity to gather with others in the community as we connect through creative programs. 

Every Full Moon of the month

Tunes @ Noon

We've got tunes! So come take lunch in the park every Wednesday, 12-1:30pm, March to May. PorterHouse Burger Company and Ghassan's Fresh Mediterranean Eats kiosks are open daily for lunch in DG Square at LeBauer.

Every Wednesday, March 18 - May 27

Downtown karaoke

This is your chance to grab a mic and show us what you've got! DJ Energizer will lay down the tracks for a fun night of singing your heart out once a month in Center City Park.

Every Fourth Monday, March - August: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

First Friday Drum Circle

A staple of First Fridays in Greensboro, offering an open invitation to participate in an awesome community collaboration in Center City Park.

Every First Friday, April - November: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Sunday Jazz Picnics

Free, live jazz music in Center City Park offers the perfect opportunity to kick back and relax on the day of rest.

Every Sunday, April 4 - May 31: 6pm-8pm

Fourth friday grooves

Join Dj MikeWawa in grooving to the music every fourth Friday of the month in Center City Park. Each month will showcase a different genre, offering plenty of opportunity to move to something new!

Every Fourth Friday,  April - September: 7:00PM-8:00PM

Movie Nights

Free summer movies in LeBauer Park, sponsored by UNC Greensboro.

Every Friday, June 5 - August 28: 5pm-11pm

Dance Days

A powerful day of community-building through dance, offering the chance to participate in national and international styles of movement for free in LeBauer Park. Use dance to communicate and celebrate with others.

September 19, 2020

Greensboro green day

Come out, dressed in green, to LeBauer Park in celebration of St.Patrick's Day! This family friendly event offers plenty to do, with food, a vendor market, children's activities, and live music and dance performances.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

LeBauer Park

monday night orchestra

Come out and enjoy free music from the Northwest Guilford High School Chamber Tunes! The audience can sit back and enjoy the music, ranging from classical to modern day pop tunes. And be sure to stick around to meet the musicians!

Every Third Monday, March - May: 6:00PM -7:00PM

spring blooming

Come celebrate the lighting of Janet Echelman's sculpture, "Where We Met", on the First Friday of April! Families and friends can enjoy dinner, play lawn games under the newly reinstalled sculpture, listen to music, and celebrate the return of Spring as we countdown to the year's first lighting of Where We Met at sunset.

Friday, April 3, 2020

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

LeBauer Park

First Friday Art Park

Painters, potters, and more will make their way to Center City Park every first Friday of the month for demos and hands on projects led by artist-instructors from Art Alliance of Greensboro. Come on and try it - because art is for you!

Every First Friday, April - September: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Monday night poetry

Roses are red. Violets are blue. We're bringing poetry to the park just for you! Join Greensboro Public Library and celebrate rhythm and rhyme every third Monday with an open mic session for all area poets. Bring your verse to share! Share your own works or read your favorite poem. All are welcome!

Every Third Monday, April - October: 7:00PM-8:30PM

Food Truck Fridays

Every Friday, May through the end of October, come out to Center City Park for a food truck rodeo! Each Friday will feature three different trucks offering a variety of tasty eats sure to satisfy any midday craving. So come out, grab a bite, and enjoy the fresh air!

Every Friday,  May - October: 11:00AM-2:00PM

City Sunsets

A Saturday-night concert series offering free live music and a great time for families, young professionals and visitors to relax and enjoy Center City Park. 

Every Saturday, June 6 - August 29: 7pm-9pm (Skipping July 4)

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200 N Davie Street

Greensboro, NC 27401


Greensboro Downtown Parks Inc. is a non-profit organization in partnership with the City of Greensboro, Center City Park and LeBauer Park. The mission of GDPI is to serve as the executive management of Greensboro’s downtown parks, focusing on public activation, maintenance, financial well-being and overall vitality.

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