National Folk Festival Kicks Off In Downtown Greensboro

National Folk Festival: Busy Time For Downtown Business

It's finally here! 
 
The National Folk Festival kicked off Friday night in Greensboro.
 
Organizers are expecting 100,000 people to come out and enjoy the the food, music and performances.
 
Downtown businesses are gearing up for a busy weekend -- welcoming all the people traveling in for the Folk Festival.
 
1618 Downtown is picking up right where the festival leaves off tonight with it's own live music.
 
"Folk Festival is going to end at 9," explains bartender Aaron Sheehan.  "People walking by.  If you're not musiced out yet.  Still kind of get a little music in. You know, downtown is thriving. and it's definitely becoming it's own again. and Greensboro's becoming a destination spot."
 
The Folk Festival is going on all weekend long.  
 

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