Ring in the holiday season at Downtown Greensboro Inc.’s (DGI) traditional Festival of Lights on Friday, Dec. 3. A part of Downtown in December presented by Allegacy, the public can expect an evening overflowing with live performances, delicious food, holiday shopping, a community sing-along and tree lighting, as well as other family-friendly activities to usher in the holiday spirit. 

Presenting sponsor Allegacy will be handing out the official Festival of Lights antler hats to the crowd. Visitors can enjoy food options from Ghassan’s, Nut N But Love, Over the Rainbow Kettle Corn, and the kiosks in Lebauer Park. 

  • Grimsley Madrigal Singers
  • UNCG Chariots
  • Benjy Johnson and the Tinsel Too
  • Triad A Capella
  • Greensboro Tarheel Chorus
  • UNCG Tuba Band & Horn Choir
  • Live entertainment at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum
  • High Lonesome Strings
  • Greensboro Performing Arts
  • Finn Phoenix
  • Sinai Mountain Ramblers
  • Gate City Railbenders
  • The Worship Place
  • Laura Jane Vincent
  • High Cotton
  • Triad Trombone
  • Scott Reece + Vintage Falcons
  • Brody Bett
  • Farewell Friend
  • Unwind Productions
  • Gregory Amos 

Mrs. Claus, Imagine Circus, Season’s Best Carolers, The Silver Drummer Girl, and various superheroes will be featured as strolling entertainment at the festival. Stop by the Disney Princesses in their balloon castle for a magical photo opportunity. As additional family fun, children-centered activities can be found at Kids Krafts, sponsored by United Healthcare, the Bryan YMCA Sports Zone, Greensboro Science Center Glowing Bubbles, and Sumo Santas. 

Visit https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/downtown-in-december/events/festival-of-lights/ for a downloadable festival map.