sports and coliseum events


Proximity Hotel is just three miles from the Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events Center. In addition to the many world-class concerts and sporting events, the complex includes the Greensboro Aquatic Center, the ACC Hall of Champions and White Oak Amphitheater.

Our nearby location and long list of amenities combine for a trip with lifetime memories.  Book Online.

Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events

Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell with special guest Josh Ritter

October 15, 2016

Acclaimed, award-winning artist Jason Isbell has announced tour dates in Fall 2016, including a show at White Oak Amphitheatre on Saturday, Oct. 15. The shows are in support of the recent release of Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album (Southeastern Records), for which Isbell recently won the Grammy Award for “Best Americana Album”. Isbell also won the Grammy for “Best Americana/Roots Song” for ’24 Frames’, the first single from the album. Isbell will be touring with his band The 400 Unit, featuring Derry Deborja (Keys), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass) and Sadler Vaden (guitar).
Something More Than Free is Isbell’s most sonically diverse album to date. It features Isbell’s Southern inspired vignettes of working class men, women and traditions that permeate 11 new songs of pure honestly and authenticity.
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Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions 2016

October 25, 2016

Three-time World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, 2012 Olympic team and all-around champion Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics, 2012 Olympic team and floor exercise champion Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics, 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin, and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist Jordyn Wieber headline the cast of the Tour.

The 2016 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions cast will also include members of the both 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Teams.

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Maxwell and Mary J. Blige

November 26, 2016

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige will tour together for the first time ever on the co-headlining The King and Queen of Hearts World Tour playing arenas nationwide. Maxwell’s ‘blackSUMMERS’night’ was released on July 1 (Columbia Records), and is being talked of as one of the most acclaimed albums of 2016. It’s the second installment of his Grammy-winning and critically acclaimed musical trilogy, and Pitchfork calls it “exquisite and transcendental…[his] most cohesive effort.” Mary J. Blige has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, winning nine Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards. The legendary R&B singer is close to completing her 14th studio album. Mary’s soulful and powerful live performances have won over audiences across the world.
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Disney On Ice

December 1-4, 2016

Just keep swimming with Dory, Nemo, Marlin and new pal Hank from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory as they embark on a life-changing excursion to find her parents and discover the true meaning of family. Cheer with the Emotions from Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out –Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust– as they help Riley find the confidence to win the hockey championship and experience the emotional rollercoaster of growing up. Venture to wintery world of Arendelle where Olaf and Kristoff help reunite royal sisters Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen and learn love is the most powerful magic of all. See Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana and the Disney Princesses make their dreams come true through their virtues of bravery, kindness and perseverance. And celebrate true friendship with Buzz Lightyear, Woody and The Toy Story gang. Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends when Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart skates into Greensboro!

tournament town

Greensboro is a leading “Tournament Town” for sports events involving youth, collegiate, amateur and professional organizations. Greensboro hosts events like; Wyndham Championship, USA sports including USA Masters, Diving, Swimming and Rugby; PGA Golf; NCAA Championships including Men’s and Women’s basketball, swimming, diving, track, field, golf and more.

Greensboro Sports Commission: Greensboro has long been recognized as a place where athletes can bring their game and lay it all on the line for a chance to make dreams come alive. But what distinguishes Tournament Town the most as a championship destination is the extraordinary level of hospitality and genuine love of sports that permeates this Southern city. See the full event schedule of tournaments and sports events throughout Greensboro.

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Upcoming Tournaments

ACC Swimming and Diving

ACC Women’s Swimming and Men’s/Women’s Diving Championships

February 15, 2017 to February 18, 2017 | Greensboro Aquatic Center
Last season saw ACC Swimming and Diving cap off an excellent year with the NC State men and Virginia women claiming team titles. NC State went on to lead four ACC teams among the top 20 of the NCAA Men’s Championship with an eighth-place finish, and Miami senior diver Sam Dorman capped off his career by breaking the NCAA 3-meter springboard diving record.
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State Games of North Carolina Championships

June 23, 2017 to Jul 02, 2017 | Various Locations

The Powerade State Games are North Carolina’s largest multi-sport festival and one of the largest State Games programs in the United States.  The Powerade State Games are hosted by North Carolina Amateur Sports, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has rich history of hosting sporting events dating all the way back to the Mid 80’s including the 1987 US Olympic Festival.  The Powerade State Games of North Carolina combines athletic excellence with quality competition, while giving YOU a chance to win the Gold!

Coliseum Venues

ACC Hall of Champions showcases ACC history through interactive displays, unique institutional exhibits and multi-purpose program space. Highlights include a four-foot, 360-degree, state-of-the-art video globe with a unique, multi-media display of conference highlights, life-size ACC school mascot exhibits that have been a huge hit with younger visitors and an interactive exhibit that lets fans face off in a head-to-head challenge to test their knowledge of ACC sports trivia.

Greensboro Aquatics Center
Greensboro Aquatics Center

Greensboro Aquatic Center is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility with threebbodies of water and a seating capacity of 2,500. The GAC brings together all major aquatic sports – competitive swimming and diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and other unique sports – all in one venue.

White Oak Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with a seating capacity of over 7,600, including more than 2,000 reserved seats. White Oak Amphitheatre hosts a diverse selection of community programs, music, arts and crafts and festival type events.

The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is located at:
1921 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27403
(336) 373-7400
Visit Greensboro Coliseum to learn more.

Photos courtesy of Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau