Greensboro is the largest city in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region and the third-most populous city in the state. With nearly 300,000 residents, more than 47,000 college students, and entertainment such as sports, shopping, an expansive parks and greenway system, and more, it is easy for Spartans to find things to do and places to explore! UNC Greensboro’s campus is just a mile from downtown – the perfect place to take a study break and enjoy great restaurants, cultural events, museums, and parks.

Entertainment

DINING

From quick bites to evening’s out, Greensboro offers a variety of dining experiences for you to enjoy.

UNCG Alumni owned, Chez Genese offers french-inspired cuisine with a mission to provide equal employment for adults with disabilities. Enjoy breakfast and lunch at this unique restaurant.

Located in downtown Greensboro, Crafted offers a variety of tacos fit for your cravings.

Great bites and lots of pints offers a laid-back atmosphere for dining with friends and family.

Emma Keys is a local favorite offering burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, milkshakes, sweets, and more are available at the flat top grill.

A fixture on UNCG’s campus, Yum Yums opened in 1906 and offers homemade ice cream and hot dogs.

LOCAL SITES & HISTORY

People enjoy live music in downtown LeBauer Park during the North Carolina Folk Festival.

THINGS TO DO IN GREENSBORO

Rich in history and traditions, join in the fun and explore things to do in Greensboro each week.

UNCG students visit the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in downtown Greensboro

INTERNATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS CENTER & MUSEUM

The historic site of the sit-in movement of the 1960’s, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum is open for tours.

Person feeds a Lemur at the Greensboro Science Center.

GREENSBORO SCIENCE CENTER

Explore nature, go on a treetop adventure, and more at the Greensboro Science Center.

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

GUILFORD COURTHOUSE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK

Take a walk back in time to the American Revolution and learn how Greensboro was the place of a pivotal battle in the war.

The exterior facade of The Elsewhere Museum located in downtown Greensboro.

Elsewhere Museum

A living museum, international artists, and collaborative learning laboratory all in a thrift store. That’s the unique Elsewhere Museum in downtown Greensboro.

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