September in Greensboro

posted on August 13, 2018 by Amy Scott

Greensboro is for Everybody this September.

One of the best times to visit Greensboro is in September with average temperatures of high 80’s low 60’s. Not only is it beautiful with the fall leaves changing, but it’s also one of the busiest months to visit with festivals, concerts, family-fun and more. There is something for everyone. Plan your visit with these great events.


NC Folk Festival

The annual NC Folk Festival is a free three-day celebration of culture in downtown Greensboro. Celebrate with live music, artisan craft, workshops, and delicious cuisine. Performers include: The Claire Lynch Band, Tuba Skinny, and Lúnasa.

Dates: September 6-8

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Central Carolina Fair

Celebrating its 122nd year, fair food, thrill rides, games, and kiddie rides, this is fun for the whole family at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Special nights include live music from Saliva, Trapt, and Tantric on September 7 and  Rodney Atkins in concert with special guest Dillon Carmichael on September 14.

Dates: September 6-15

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Greensboro Pride Festival

Join the GLBTQA in the 9th annual Greensboro Pride Festival in downtown Greensboro with live music, entertainment, and family activities. Don’t miss out on King and Queen Pageant and pre-and post parties within Greensboro.  Last year’s event had over 10,000 attendees.

Date: September 15

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Greensboro Comic Con

Action packed family fun event full of comics, cosplays, toys, gaming and more. Join immersive panels, Q&As and local vendors and merchants of comics and comic memorabilia. Featured artists include Richard Case (Doom Patrol), Rico Renzi (Spider-Gwen), Bridgit Connell (Drinks & Daggers), Chris Giarrusso (Mini Marvels), Chris Sims (Deadpool: Bad Blood), Brian “Smitty” Smith (Spongebob Squarepants)Brockton McKinney (Mad Magazine)

Date: September 15

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State St. Festival

Celebrate the shopping area of State Street with its first festival. This free family-friendly street festival will have beer, wine, live music, face painting, and craft and food vendors running the length of the street. Reacquaint yourself with Greensboro’s historic shopping district and best-kept secret

Date: September 14

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Wreak Havoc Film Festival

Celebrating its 5th year, Wreak Havoc is a highly curated showcase of local and international shorts and feature films from all over the horror genre. This year see the festival on two screens and for the first time incorporating Virtual Reality films.

Dates: September 21 & 22

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Downtown Greensboro Restaurant Week

A local favorite. Join participating downtown restaurants for $10 or $15 lunch specials, $20 or $30 dinner specials, and $5 drink specials all week long.

Dates: September 16-22

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Bonus: All Fall Long

J. Razz and Tazz Farm

Family-fun starts at J. Razz and Tazz Farm with pumpkin picking, corn maze and hayrides in Eastern Guilford County. Experience a working farm with animals included. Starting in October take their thrilling hayride through the haunted forest.

Date: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

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Woods of Terror

Kick-off the Halloween season at Woods of Terror with over 10 different immersive haunts.

Dates: Weekends September-November

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For more check out #VisitGSO, or our Event Page on Facebook.