Celebrate the N.C. Folk Festival Along Spartan Way


Celebrate the N.C. Folk Festival Along Spartan Way in Downtown Greensboro

The University of North Carolina – Greensboro (UNCG) is taking over Davie Street in downtown Greensboro as part of the inaugural North Carolina Folk Festival. Davie Street will become “Spartan Way” during the free, three-day event that kicks off tonight! Festival-goers can snag some UNCG Swag throughout the weekend.


UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. will help kick off the festival at 7 p.m. Friday evening at the Blue Cross Blue Shield NC CityStage. On Saturday, UNCG’s Nano Bus, Art Truck, and SELF Design Studio will host a variety of activities for families. The SELF Design Studio, UNCG Team Quest and the Musical Petting Zoo – an opportunity to play different kinds of musical instruments – will be downtown on Sunday.Among the UNCG alumni who will take center stage during the three-day festival are: