Come to Greensboro, North Carolina for 17DAYS Arts & Culture Festival and experience more than 100 events across the city in dozens of some of the south’s most charming and unique venues. From musical classics to Americana roots-rock, award-winning theatre and dance to storytelling, the visual arts, galleries and everything in between. 17DAYS is a celebration of all things beautiful and exciting.


In just five year’s time, 17DAYS Arts & Culture Festival has firmly established itself as a major arts destination event for Greensboro, North Carolina. Through the Festival, ArtsGreensboro has created a unique vehicle to collaboratively fuel the arts marketplace, celebrate creativity, and stimulate the economy of the city by matching arts events with unprecedented promotional resources.

What’s different about 17DAYS is the unique collaborative nature of the Festival’s vision: more than 70 arts & entertainment presenters, arts producers, venues and other organizations will work together in 2017 toward 200+ events within the Festival’s two-and-a-half week calendar – making it the largest festival of its kind in NC. 2014 highlights included performances from multiple Grammy winning performers, as well as theatre productions, numerous art exhibits, dance, children’s programming, poetry, special events, animated film & video, street festivals, food truck rodeos, college and university programming, late night scene – even a very successful chocolate-lovers weekend celebration at multiple venues – all hosted by ArtsGreensboro. Partners included the city’s major arts & culture producers, from Triad Stage, the Symphony, Weatherspoon  Museum, and the Science Center – to more grassroots organizations and community projects.