Things to Do in Greensboro
Attractions, Performing Arts & Theatre, Dining, Shopping, Leisure & Recreation, Festivals
What can you do in Greensboro? If you are traveling to Greensboro, are new to the area, or are looking for something to do, here are a few ideas to enjoy your time in the city.
Kid Friendly Fun
- Greensboro Ice House, Greensboro, open year round.
- Emerald Pointe “Wet ‘n Wild,” Greensboro, open June, July, and August with select weekends and holidays in May and September.
- Greensboro Children's Museum, Greensboro, open Tuesday thru Sunday to non-members
- Greensboro Science Center Aquarium, Museum, & Zoo open year round.
- Celebration Station, Greensboro, open year round (weather permitting)
- Tour a few nearby vineyards and wineries and sample the wines made from grapes grown locally such as
- Sample a few of the native beers made here in North Carolina at:
Shopping & Leisure
- Shop ‘til you drop at:
- Treat yourself to luxurious pampering at The Spa at Grandover Resort
Performing Arts & Theatre
- Hear the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dmitry Sitkovetsky, world-renowned violinist and conductor.
- See the Greensboro Ballet or catch a classic movie at the Carolina Theatre, formerly the “Showplace of the Carolinas,” that opened in 1927 as a 2,200-seat vaudeville theater. The original structure and Greek architecture remains intact and is much an attraction as the shows it presents.
- Visit the Barn Dinner Theatre for a succulent meal and a Broadway style show.
- Attend a battlefield reenactment at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park where Nathan Greene and 4,500 troops defeated Lord Cornwallis and British troops in the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War on March 15, 1781.
- See the International Civil Rights Museum, formerly F. W. Woolworth & Company, where the “Greensboro Four” staged a sit-in for civil rights at the “whites only” lunch counter on February 1, 1960.