Freedom Fest

JULY 4 | 1:00-6:00 PM

Get your red, white and blue ready, it’s time to start planning for Downtown Greensboro Inc.’s (DGI) Annual Fun Fourth programming! Presented by Allegacy Federal Credit Union, this year’s Freedom Race and Freedom Fest will be held on July 4 and feature plenty of live music, strolling performers, and many more surprises.

The Freedom Fest will be held all along Elm Street from 1:00-6:00 p.m.

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ZONE 1 | Market Street to February One

RHYTHM, STARS & STRIPES STAGE | Sponsored by Ice Age Management + Cone Health
1:00 - 1:45 pm            Karla Davis
2:00-2:45 pm              DJ Statix
3:00-3:45 pm              DJ Marcus B Smooth
4:00-4:45 pm              Phase Band
5:15-6:00 pm              DJ Marcus B Smooth

  • Vendors & Other Attractions: Luxe Fragrance Bar  //  Kona Ice // WFMY // Savor the Moment //Black Belt Soap Company // Charmed Blvd. // Accs And More // Warao Jewelry // Tsara Art // Oak City Hot Sauce Co

ZONE 2 | February One to Washington Street

  • BRAVE THE MAZE | Atomic Rush Obstacle Course | Sponsored by Guilford Merchant Association
  • U.S. OF YAY... WAY! | Princesses + Photo Booth and Lady Liberty
    Sponsored by Blue Ridge Companies + Community Foundation
  • HOUSE DANCE PARTY | featuring DJ Kaiju: EDM & House Music
  • Vendors & Other Attractions: Fiber Space Boutique // Baked GSO // Cailee Belle’s Sweet Shop // Gent of Scent // Crafty Creations by Lisa // Blaster Barber Studio // Lunabear Crafts // LeafFilter Gutter Protection // Loyal Royaltees //Something Special // Chapter & Verse Studio // Splat Back! // Gemstone Creations LLC // Vacation Village Resort // The Face Paint Cottage // Cellular Sales - Verison // Flossie Annie's

ZONE 3 | Washington Street to Smothers Place

BANDS OF THE FREE STAGE | North Carolina A&T + UNC Greensboro
All Day                       DJ Rock Cee
1:00-1:45 pm             Gregory Amos
2:00-2:45 pm              DJ Rock Cee
3:00-3:45 pm              Farwell Friend
4:00-4:45 pm              J Timber
5:00-6:00 pm              Marcel Portilla Band

  • LIBERTY JUNCTION | theatrical and street performers featuring: Magician // Kids Music CTS Productions // Unicyclist // Cali Girls | Sponsored by First National Bank
  • FUNTASTIC LANE featuring a Marble Fun Run, Giant Trike Racing, Air Racers, Carnival Games | Sponsored by The Basics Guilford
  • TRUCK TRAIL | Touch a Truck sponsored by the City of Greensboro
  • Vendors & Other Attractions: Tiger Kim’s World Class Tae Kwon Do // The Slush Rush Baste Sauce & Seasonings // Bella Brush Face Painting // OneBlood Truck // Hidden Gate Brewing // Ice Breakers Tropical Snow Cones // American Flag Photo Booth // Caricature Artists // Superheroes // 3jsairbrushing // Balloon Artist  // E&E Fashion // E&E Concession

    Sponsor Row: Allegacy, Cone Health, Cowboy Days, UNC Greensboro, Dick Broadcasting

ZONE 4 | Smothers Place to Lewis Street

  • OH SAY CAN YOU SING! Karaoke with BOTW Entertainment | Sponsored by Duke Energy + Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Bachata & Salsa Street Style with Artistika.
  • WATER PLAY featuring the Greensboro Fire Department Ladder Truck
  • BEAT THE HEAT | Water Slide + Sprinklers | Sponsored by Ice Age Management
  • Vendors & Other Attractions: Piedmont Connection Permanent Jewelry // 3jsairbrushing // Balloon Artist // Unique Kreationz // Greensboro Roller Derby // WellCare // Purple Heart Deisgn, LLC. // The Crafty Lycan // Pink Graffiti LLC // Bamboo Pillow Company // Pelicans SnoBalls // Celebration Station // SouthEnd Brewing // Have a Scoop


FIREWORKS! (after the Grasshoppers home game. Get your tickets here!)


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