Things to do in Greensboro this weekend

Planning a trip to Greensboro? Here are a few fun and exciting things to do in Greensboro this weekend.

There’s no doubt that the third-largest city in North Carolina has plenty of events and attractions for any age and taste.

Good news for you, we analyzed and scoured downtown and all around to find the best events and attractions happening right now in Greensboro so you don’t have to.

Let’s begin:

Greensboro Science Center

Boy uses touch screen at Greensboro Science center

The Greensboro Science Center takes our number one spot for one reason, and one reason alone. Penguins.

No, not really, but they do have them!

The real reason why we love the Greensboro Science center is it’s a family-friendly environment, live attractions including creatures like the two-headed turtle, octopus, tiger and fun hands-on interactive exhibits sure to inspire creativity and awe-inspiring laughs.

Need directions?

4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455

Grasshoppers Baseball Game

Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd. Whether you buy peanuts or cracker jacks is up to you. But one thing for sure is you and the whole family are going to love the excitement of watching this Class A Baseball team takes the field.

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Four Seasons Town Centre

Your perfect place to shop and dine, all under one rood. If you are visiting Greensboro and looking to shop until you drop, this premier retail center will allow you to find that perfect gift. The Four Seasons Town Centre has over 140 stores featuring many of the nations top brands.

Pig Pounder Brewery

Calling all beer lovers Enjoy a clean, refreshing UK style beers in a warm friendly and fun atmosphere.

This one is for the big kids in the family (aka adults). If you are looking for a refreshing atmosphere in your journey to discover of things to do in Greensboro this place is for you.

Celebration Station

Celebrate good times, come on. Whether it’s a birthday party or an exciting quick getaway, Celebration Station has a bit of everything to get your adrenaline running and feed your inner child, or children with great food, exciting arcade games and thrill-seeking attractions like Go-Kart racing, Bumper Boats, and More.

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4315 Big Tree Way, Greensboro, NC 27409

Guildford Court House National Military Park

Discover the history of the largest battle of the Revolutionary War’s Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be a turning point for British military operations in the Revolutionary War.

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2332 New Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410

Hops Burger Bar

There’s something about a big thick juicy burger paired up with a nice tall glass of cold beer that invites all your worries to back their bags and leave you alone at least for the day.

Hops Burger Bar is a top destination that is always hopping and rolling out their tasty burgers and brews. Featuring incredible burgers and tasty refreshing beverages.

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2419 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403-2042

Country Park

If you are a hiker or enjoy the outdoors, the Country Park is one of the many great things to do in Greensboro.

Featuring, Trials, Dog Parks, Fishing areas and much more.

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3905 Nathanael Greene Dr. Greensboro, NC 27455

Greensboro Children Museum

If you are bringing the whole family out for an adventure in Greensboro the Greensboro Children Museum is sure to be a family favorite.

Children Play at the Greensboro Children Museum with Blue Blocks
Courtesy of Greensboro Children Museum

The Greensboro Children’s Museum (GCM) is not your typical museum. Located in downtown Greensboro, GCM offers a fun, energetic and safe environment for children of all ages to learn through hands-on play. Children are encouraged to touch, observe and interact with each exhibit. They can climb aboard a real Volvo truck, pretend to drive a real police car, deliver or send mail to businesses, build forts using blocks and much more.

One of the Museum’s most popular exhibits is the Outdoor Play Plaza. Children AND adults can climb 30-feet high on the Neptune XXL Climbers. There are also smaller structures available for play and climbing.

The Edible Schoolyard is the Museum’s half-acre learning garden where children learn about the relationship between food, nature and life. Using ingredients from the garden, the Museum offers cooking classes for kids, teens, and adults through The Cooking School. Learn more about the Greensboro Children’s Museum at

Need directions?

220 N Church St, Greensboro, NC 27401

Antique Marketplace

Discover a treasure trove of the past at Greensboro’s largest antique dealer.

Get lost as you spend hours wandering down the aisles browsing all the eclectic items from the past. Professional and courteous dealers.

Need directions?

6428 Burnt Poplar Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409, USA

10 Things to Do on Your Visit to Greensboro

  1. Greensboro Science Center
  2. Grasshoppers Ball Game
  3. Four Seasons Town Centre
  4. Pig Pounder Brewery
  5. Celebration Station
  6. Guildford Court House National Military Park
  7. Hops Burger Bar
  8. Country Park
  9. Greensboro Children Museum
  10. Antique Marketplace