GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The 40th annual Fun Fourth Festival events take place July 3-4 in downtown Greensboro and offer something for all.
The Fun Fourth Festival is produced by Grassroots Productions Limited, and has been presented annually since 1975 as a community celebration of Independence Day for Guilford County and the Piedmont Triad. Events are scheduled in Downtown Greensboro and at the White Oak Amphitheatre at Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Fun Fourth Festival events include:
• Thursday, July 3rd - Kickoff Block Party - 7:00– 11:00pm at Hamburger Square Park. Come join the party to benefit Fun Fourth. Gates open at 6:30pm and from 7:00 – 11:00pm enjoy the sounds of Black & Blue Experience. Admission is $5 Free parking available in the Greene Street Deck and area surface lots.
• Friday, July 4th - Independence Day Parade & Street Festival in the Greensboro Historic District downtown – 9:30am – 6:30pm The parade begins at Greene and Bellemeade, proceeds south on Greene, west on Washington, ending at Eugene Street.
• Fun Fourth POPS Concert and Fireworks – 7:30 – 10:00pm – White Oak Amphitheatre at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Free Admission! Free Parking! At 7:30pm enjoy the sounds of the Philharmonia of Greensboro followed by Independence Day Ceremonies and the Fun Fourth Fireworks Finale
The Fun Fourth Festival has been cited as one of the Top Twenty Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society.
For more details about Fun Fourth Festival, visit funfourthfestival.org.