WFMY News 2 Piedmont Winterfest
11/14/2012 – 1/27/2013 | Monday-Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Friday-Saturday 4:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-7:00pm, school holidays 10:00am-10:00pm
Admission: $9 (includes skate and disc sled rental), $7 group rate of 20+
Festival Park at Price Bryan Performance Place | 200 N. Davie Street
Now in its third year, WFMY News 2 Piedmont Winterfest has grown each year and become a favorite holiday tradition of the Triad.WFMY News 2 Winterfest features an outdoor ice skating rink with a 100 ft. ice slide, snack shack, music, seating for spectators and the opportunity for birthday parties or private party rentals.
Greensboro Jaycees Holiday Parade
12/01/12 | Saturday 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Greensboro Jaycees | Throughout Downtown (see map)
A Downtown tradition for over 36 years with larger than life Macy-style balloons, professional floats, drill teams and the area’s best high school marching bands parade down the streets engaging onlookers of all ages. Parade starts at 12 noon. It is the only parade in North Carolina that features Macy-style balloons. Rain or shine!
Festival of Lights
12/7/2012 | Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Downtown Greensboro | Throughout Downtown
Greensboro’s annual holiday kick-off celebration featuring six blocks of live music, pictures with Santa, children’s crafts and more. The highlight of the festival will be the lighting of the Community Tree in Center City Park accompanied by a holiday sing-along. The festival will also run in conjunction with Downtown Greensboro Inc.’s First Friday event and is a part of Downtown in December.
12/7/2012 – 12/07/12 | Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Downtown Greensboro and United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro | Throughout Downtown
On this First Friday is Greensboro’s annual holiday kick-off celebration of Festival of Lights featuring six blocks of live music, pictures with Santa, children’s crafts, and more. The highlight of the festival will be the lighting of the Community Tree in Center City Park accompanied by a holiday sing-along. Make plans for First Friday in December and enjoy the hospitality of downtown merchants and artists.