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Thank you 2019 volunteers

posted on October 31, 2019 by Paislee

Thank you to all who attended the Annual Greensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau Volunteer Luncheon. The event thanks those who have volunteered in events throughout the year. Anyone can sign up to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering, our upcoming opportunities include ACC Tournaments, NC Folk Festival, Wyndham Golf Championship, and NCAA Basketball Tournament.…Read more

Greensboro Science Center Record-Breaking Attendance in 2017

posted on February 22, 2018 by Paislee

The Greensboro Science Center (GSC) experienced record-breaking attendance in 2017 with 434,718 guests choosing to either experience the GSC’s one-of-a-kind science attraction featuring an aquarium, museum, zoo, and treetop adventure park, or attend one of its special events. CEO Glenn Dobrogosz says, “The last time we broke all attendance records was after we opened the…Read more

Best Waffles in the Country

posted on April 20, 2018 by Greensboro CVB

Congratulations to Dame’s Chicken and Waffles! The restaurant was named one of the ‘Best Waffles in the Country’ by Food Network, writing: “Damien ‘Dame’ Moore and Randy Wadsworth may humbly use the tagline “Almost World Famous” to describe their fried chicken and waffles, but the crowd that gathers outside Dame’s three outposts proves that the…Read more

Greensboro will host the 2019 World Championships in Irish Dancing

posted on January 8, 2018 by Paislee

Grab your jig shoes and mark your calendars April 14 – 21, 2019 as Greensboro welcomes The World Championships in Irish Dancing at the Koury Convention Center. After making the short list Greensboro was among three cities asked to present in Dublin, Ireland to the Irish Dancing Commission. Representatives from the Greensboro Convention & Visitors…Read more

Arena Football is back! Carolina Cobras

posted on by Paislee

Get ready for Arena Football in Greensboro as Carolina Cobras kick off their inaugural season this year at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets and schedule are available now. The season home schedule includes: 4/7 Jacksonville Sharks 4/21 Massachusetts Pirates 5/5 Lehigh Valley Steel Hawks 5/19 Massachusetts Pirates 6/9 Jacksonville Sharks 6/23 Columbus Lions 7/14 Lehigh Valley Steel Hawks 8/4…Read more

8 Things we are looking forward to in 2018

posted on December 31, 2017 by Paislee

Carolina Cobras are starting their inaugural season this year. The Cobras will join the Jacksonville (Fla.) Sharks, Columbus (Ohio) Lions, Lehigh Valley (Pa.) Steelhawks, Jersey Flight, Monterrey (Mexico) Steel and Massachusetts Pirates in the National Arena League. With season tickets starting at $99 this will be exciting to watch in the Greensboro Coliseum.

High School Hoops are back! 42nd Annual HAECO Invitational

posted on December 11, 2017 by Paislee

Local Guildford County High Schools compete this Holiday Season from December 26 to December 28 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex for the Annual HAECO Invitational. The tournament features 8 men’s and women’s basketball teams. While proceeds from the event supporting the schools participating and local charities. Starting in the 1970s when seven Greensboro Sports Council…Read more

Hometown Brand brings ‘Pop-Up’ Shop to Downtown

posted on December 4, 2017 by Paislee

Wrangler is owned by Greensboro-based VF Corp., has only two flagship stores dedicated to its brand. They are in Dallas and Denver. This is the first Wrangler store in Greensboro, NC.