GREENSBORO, N.C. – With it starting to feel more like summer in the Triad, people made their way to the Central Carolina Festival on it's opening day Wednesday.

The Greensboro Coliseum says this is the festival's first year. The festival features carnival rides and food, a daily performing horse show, and other family-fun activities. Officials say the horse show consists of 12 miniature stallions, a Friesian from Holland, and a black Arabian.

Admission to the festival is only $5. College and military with ID as well as all people under 42" in height can get in free. Officials say anyone going to the Jake Owen concert on Friday at the White Oak Amphitheater can also get in free.


Thursday, May 15: 5 p.m.-11 p.m.

Friday, May 16: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Saturday, May 17: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sunday, May 18 1 p.m.- 10 p.m.

For more information visit the Festival's website here.

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