6 Can’t-Miss Upcoming Events in Greensboro
This time of year in Greensboro is the best time of year, with Christmas light displays, musical performances, and other special holiday events. If you’re looking for things to do in Greensboro that will help you end the year on a high note, we’ve uncovered events you just can’t miss. Here are six events to make room for on your calendar this month and next.
Greensboro Holiday Parade
Welcome the holiday season with the 2017 Greensboro Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2nd. Rain or shine, the parade kicks off at noon! This is the only chance you have to see huge Macy-style balloons in North Carolina and within 300 miles of Greensboro! Join over 60,000 spectators to watch floats, dance and drill teams and the area’s best middle school, high school and college bands march along the streets of downtown Greensboro.
The Chris Wiles Home for the Holidays Show
Looking for a good laugh? Let Chris Wiles, a Triad native comedian with more than 20 years of comedy success, entertain you! In his ‘Home for the Holidays’ show, Wiles will crack you up with his fast-paced, face-making, story-telling, kinetic, stand-up comic style. See him live Dec. 1 and 2 at 8pm and 10pm at the Comedy Zone in Greensboro. You can also donate toys during the show that will go to the Marine Toys for Tots campaign.
Pop-Up Dance Club
Every first Friday of the month you can shake your groove thing at Print Works Bistro’s Pop-Up Dance Party! DJ Jessica Mashburn will spin dance tunes every First Friday, transforming part of the restaurant into a great dance room! And best of all, there’s no cover charge…can you dig it?
Handel’s Messiah Presented by the Greensboro Oratorio Singers
The Greensboro Oratorio Singers will put on their 64th annual free performance of George Frederic Handel’s Messiah, Saturday, Dc. 2 at 7:00pm at Christ United Methodist Church. Come with your family and friends to hear this classic masterpiece!
Festival of Lights
Christmastime in Greensboro wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Festival of Lights on Dec. 1st. Stroll along Elm Street and savor the spirit of the season with live music, carolers and Santa. Check out downtown Greensboro’s shops, galleries and restaurants that are decked out in festive decor. Stay warm by grabbing a cup of hot chocolate by the community tree at Center City Park.
Grab your friends and Santa hat and get ready to spread the holiday spirit during the second annual SantaCon in Downtown Greensboro! Wear your best Santa gear and bar crawl through downtown Dec. 22nd from 7-11pm. Participating businesses will offer specials on food and drinks, so eat, drink, and be merry, and remember to tip your servers and bartenders generously!
These upcoming events in Greensboro should keep you busy through the rest of the year, but we hope you’ll make some time to stop by Revolution Mill! We’d love to show you around our new luxury apartments so that you can see for yourself why Revolution Mill is the best place to live, work and play! Visit Revolution Mill online at revolutionmillapartments.com/ to schedule a tour or call us directly at (844) 816-7095.
Hope to see you soon!