Thursday, June 24, 2010

Celebrating Independence Day since 1975

The Fun Fourth Festival has been presented annually since 1975 as a community celebration of Independence Day for Guilford County and the Piedmont Triad.The festival is held in the Cultural District of Downtown Greensboro and at Grimsley High School.
Over 90,000 people will attend Fun Fourth events this year, including the Freedom Run, the Kickoff Block Party, the Parade and Street Festival, as well as the Pops Concert and Gate City Fireworks Spectacular. More than 100 businesses help sponsor the events and over 12,000 volunteer hours of assistance are donated.
Fun Fourth maintains all the favorite American Independence Day traditions and offers great entertainment and exhibits free. Put on your red, white and blue and come downtown to celebrate!
The Fun Fourth Festival is produced by Grassroots Productions Limited. This local non-profit corporation focuses on charitable and educational activities which foster interest in local history and events in Guilford County. An advisory board of local business and civic leaders oversees the planning of each event for this 501(c)3 organization.
The Annual Fun Fourth Festival has been recognized as a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism society and as an Outstanding Event by Celebration NC Foundation.

Here is a basic schedule, for more information visit
 freedom run & walk
Saturday, June 26, 2010 8am
kickoff block party
Friday, July 2, 2010 7-11pm

Thursday, July 1, 2010 8pm
Friday, July 2, 2010 8pm
Sunday, July 4, 2010 3pm

parade & street festival
Saturday, July 3, 2010 9:30am-6:30pm


pops concert & fireworks
Sunday, July 4, 2010 7:30pm-10pm

Mischief Makers has helped organize the craft vendors this year. We have over 100 crafters and vendors form all over the SouthEast and beyond!!  Don't miss this opportunity to snatch up unique treasurers and one of a kind finds at the Street Festival on Saturday July 3rd, downtown Greensboro!!