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Center City Park and LeBauer Park are a combined 5-acre urban green space that serves as the central gathering place for Greensboro’s residents and visitors in a setting that is both relaxed and lively.
hours + Directions
Center City Park and LeBauer Park are open daily
Sunday - Thursday: 8AM - 9PM
Friday - Saturday: 8AM - 10PM
Daily from 7AM - 11PM
Parking: Metered street parking is available, as well as garage parking in the Church Street Deck, located at
215 N. Church St. Greensboro, NC 27401.
Center City Park
200 North Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Center City Park, located in the heart of downtown Greensboro, fills the block between North Elm and North Davie Streets and is bordered on the south by West Friendly Avenue and on the north by the Renaissance Tower office building.
208 North Davie Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Center City Park and LeBauer Park are City of Greensboro parks built for the enjoyment of this community with contributions from local foundations, businesses, organizations, individuals and the State of North Carolina. The City of Greensboro provides significant resources to maintain these parks, and they are managed by the non-profit Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc.
To ensure enjoyment for all, park visitors are asked to follow the Greensboro Downtown Parks Rules and Regulations. Park Rules and Regulations are subject to change or revision without notice.
LeBauer Park, located across Davie Street from Center City Park, fills the block between Davie and Church Streets. The park is framed by the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Central Public Library, and the Greensboro Historical Musem.
DOWNTOWN GREENSBORO SQUARE
Open 8am-10pm, the Lincoln Financial Children’s Garden is a 15,000 square foot play area that includes artificial turf play mounds, toddler’s play area, custom 4 foot climbing wall with handholds, 6 foot climbing hill with ropes, and two 6 feet tall slides. Children can also play on a modern designed merry-go-round, interactive climbing boulders and a custom artist-designed sensory wall.
The Downtown Greensboro Animal Hospital Dog Park is a 3,500 Square foot play area designed for all day use. The canine play area is organized around a three-foot high “King of the Hill” mound of artificial turf. The play area is paved with decomposed granite for easy clean-up and maintenance. The entry gate features an “airlock” helping to manage access and limit escaped pets. An area along the public promenade overlooks the play area so park visitors can watch the fun!
Performance Pavilion with lawn seating for up to 2,000 people. The covered area is the perfect place for cocktail hours, fitness programs, movie nights and more.
Downtown Greensboro Square is a 4,500 square foot plaza located between two custom restaurant buildings designed by NC architect Frank Harmon. This flexible plaza includes movable bistro tables, chairs, umbrellas, decorative planters, and identity signage. The square has an elevated view over the Price/Bryan Performance Place with spectacular views of the Janet Echelman sculpture, Where We Met.
The Putting Green is a 1,375 square foot social area with a 600 square foot, three-hole putting green. This active area is a favorite among all ages as it is located next to a paved walking path between the Greensboro Public Library and the Greensboro Cultural Center.
Anchored by a seasonal water feature, this is a destination for families and children. Water blasts out in jets with dynamic blasts and fun fog! The plaza is transformed in winter for the Piedmont Winterfest Ice Rink in mid-November.
This one-acre plot of gardens within LeBauer Park is the perfect space for studying or quiet-time, and is flanked with foliage that Carolyn LeBauer loved.
The 2,050 square foot Junior League of Greensboro Reading Room, filled with trees, is intended to extend library events out into the park. The flexible layout features movable tables and chairs, decorative planters with seasonal planting and power access for quiet study and work areas.
Located in between the Greensboro Cultural Center and the Church Street Parking Deck, the south lawn is the perfect space for fitness programs, birthday parties, lawn games and more.
The Decal Source Game Tables including Cornhole, Ping Pong and Foosball provide visitors the ability to test their skills with free access to paddles, balls, and cornhole bags. These game tables offer versatile exposure as they can be moved to various locations throughout the park.
The 14,000 square foot great lawn is the centerpiece of festivals, movie nights, and a variety of special events in LeBauer Park. This active area anchors Janet Echelman's Where We Met aerial sculpture, and is flanked with trees, moveable tables, and chairs.
The main thoroughfare in LeBauer Park, Brooks Pierce Way extends from the Davie Street entrance to the Church Street entrance of LeBauer Park.
CENTER CITY PARK
Ghassan's Fresh Mediterranean Eats, PorterHouse Burger Co., and Cafe Europa are all situated within the downtown parks, making a carefree day at the park even easier.
Downtown Greensboro Square is a 4,500 square foot plaza on the formal axis of Brenner Place and the Price/Bryan Performance Pavilion.
The square sits between two custom restaurant buildings designed by NC architect Frank Harmon. These kiosks host permanent outposts of local favorites Ghassan's Fresh Mediterranean Eats and PorterHouse Burger Co.
This Flexible plaza includes movable bistro tables and chairs and umbrellas. The square has an elevated view over the main stage with spectacular views of the Janet Echelman sculpture.
Indoor/Outdoor dining can be enjoyed at Cafe Europa in the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center next to LeBauer Park.
Connect to the parks' free Wi-Fi.
Network: Oh Ranger!