Things to do at the Coliseum
In addition to the great college basketball action this weekend at the Coliseum, ACC and Coliseum officials have a number of events planned to entertain those in attendance before and between the Tournament games.
The ACC FanFest is back again this year. The FanFest will take place in the new Greensboro Coliseum Pavilion (also known by locals as the Matt Dome). This year’s event will include merchandise and food sales, entertainment and games, face painting and exhibits. The FanFest will run Wednesday through Sunday. A complete schedule for the FanFest is listed below:
Thursday- 10:00am-noon & 5:00-7:00pm
Friday- 10:00am-noon & 5:00-7:00pm
Admission is free and the FanFest is open to the public.
BACCourt Party Zone
The BACCourt Party Zone will be in operation on the Coliseum grounds during the Tournament. The Party Zone will feature live entertainment on stage as well as a lounge area with large screen televisions. Food and drinks will also be available for purchase.
The BACCourt Party Zone will be set up between the Special Events Center and the Coliseum Pavilion and runs from Wednesday through Sunday. A complete schedule for the Party Zone is listed below:
Thursday- 10:00am-3:00pm & 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday- 10:00am-3:00pm & 5:00-10:00pm
Admission is free and the Party Zone is open to the public.
ACC Thursday Tournament Club Dinner and the University Day Dinner (Friday)
The ACC and Coliseum will host dinners on Thursday and Friday evening at the Special Events Center. Both dinners will take place between the Afternoon and Evening sessions and run from 5-7 pm.
On Thursday, the ACC Thursday Tournament Club Dinner will offer fans a wide variety of dining choices including roast beef, turkey, honey baked ham, buffalo wings, chips and dip, salads and much more. A fancy dessert table will also be set up.
All menu items will be prepared by Center Plate Catering. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information call 373-4667.
On Friday, the University Day Dinner will boast a similarly impressive menu. Tickets to the event are $35 and must be purchased through your university’s ticket office.
Events outside the Coliseum
A number of university booster clubs and alumni associations will be holding events throughout the city, both prior to and during the early rounds of the Tournament. GreensboroSports.com will be on hand at a number of these events with onsite reports. For information about your school’s events, call that school’s booster club or alumni association.