HBCU CULTURE WEEKEND 2019

Greenville welcomes the Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Greenville for the HBCU Culture Weekend in August 2019!

With an award-winning downtown ranked one of "America's Best Downtowns" by Forbes, Greenville's tree-lined Main Street has boutiques, craft coffee shops, galleries, and public installations - not to mention a picturesque park with the one-of-a-kind Liberty Bridge overlooking 40-foot waterfalls. From jazz and blues to southern comfort food, there's plenty to explore in this Southern gem city. Explore Cultural Sites that share the compelling story of African-American heritage in Greenville County. Walk to 110+ inventive restaurants ranging from traditional to global to downright eclectic (it's no wonder why Greenville was named on Travel + Leisure's list of "Top 20 America's Favorite Cities for Food")...what are you waiting for? 

Days until the Battle

HBCU Culture Weekend

AUGUST 23-24, 2019


Friday, August 23rd

One HBCU Fan Fest - Free Event

Time: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Sirrine Stadium, 100 Cleveland St., Greenville, SC 29601

Fan Fest Includes: Step Show, Live Concert (feat. Jekalyn Carr & Bernard Williams), Food Trucks, and more!

Saturday, August 24th

One HBCU Fan Fest - Free Event

Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Sirrine Stadium, 100 Cleveland St., Greenville, SC 29601

Fan Fest Includes: Block Party, College & Career Fair, and more!

HBCU Culture Battle of the Bands - Ticketed Event 

Time: Gates Open at 5:00 pm, Show Starts at 6:30 pm

Cost: $20 Early Bird Tickets

Location: Sirrine Stadium, 100 Cleveland St., Greenville, SC 29601

Featured Marching Bands: Benedict College, North Carolina A&T University, South Carolina State University, Fort Valley State University, Alabama State University, Talladega College 

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Getting Here

By Car

From Atlanta, GA: Take I-85 North to I-185 North (145 mi, 233 km)

From Charlotte, NC: Take I-85 South to I-385 North (100 mi, 160 km)


Where to Stay

Whether you're after a luxury escape, a quiet retreat or simply a place to rest your head in between the action, you'll find a variety of accommodations with special Culture Weekend rates in Greenville to ensure that your stay is as restful as it is memorable. 


Getting Around

Getting around town is a breeze! Grab a rental car, Uber, Lyft, hotel shuttle or arrange private transportation from the airport which is just 15 minutes from downtown Greenville. Once you're downtown, you can get around by car, trolley, bicycle or even segway. FREE trolleys also run Thursday-Sunday. To learn more about the trolley routes, please click here

Parking

If you are traveling by car, here's a little guide to finding the closest public parking areas downtown. The City of Greenville Parking lot in the closest proximity to Sirrine Stadium is the County Square Lot located at 301 University Ridge Rd., Greenville, SC 29601.


See you in Greenville!

We can't wait to welcome you to Greenville. If you need advice on what to do while you're in town, drop into our Visitor Center on Main Street, or get access to more digital Visitor Resources here


 

 

SEE WHY EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT GREENVILLE, SC

Don't wait until you're hangry! Stake (steak?) out a table at one of our 600 restaurants.