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O.Henry 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

Disney on Ice

November 30 – December 3, 2017

Disney’s Moana voyages onto the ice for the first time as Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, produced by Feld Entertainment Inc., brings courage and adventure to hometowns across North America. Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza when beloved characters from Disney’s Beauty and the BeastFrozen, Tangled and Cinderella visit Greensboro from November 30 to December 3 for eight performances at the Greensboro Coliseum.   Need a place to stay? Book a room with us!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

December 10, 2017

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) has announced its highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2017.  Over the past 20-plus years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a critically-acclaimed, multi-platinum, musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. 2017’s tour, a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” comes to Greensboro Coliseum for two performances (3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.) on Sunday, Dec. 10. Need a place to stay? Book a room with us!

Casting Crowns & for KING & COUNTRY 

December 14, 2017

GRAMMY® award-winning artists Casting Crowns and for KING & COUNTRY will join forces this holiday season on A Glorious Christmas Tour. Presented by Compassion International, the tour marks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these two critically-acclaimed, top-selling Christian acts share the stage at Christmastime for an incredibly theatrical, versatile and moving performance – sure to become one of the most anticipated events of the 2017 Christmas season. Need a place to stay? Book a room with us!

Blake Shelton 

March 10, 2017

In addition to the headliner himself, the “Country Music Freaks” Tour will feature performances from three of the biggest country music freaks in the business: Shelton’s chart-topping, Platinum selling label mate Brett Eldredge, People-deemed “new voice of Country” Carly Pearce and Shelton’s “Hillbilly Bone” duet partner and good friend, Trace Adkins. Need a place to stay! We are offering a special Blake Shelton Concert PackageBook now!

The Harlem Globetrotters

March 25, 2018

The Harlem Globetrotters known for their one-of-a-kind family entertainment will bring their 2018 World Tour to Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday, March 25 at 3 PM to take on their long-time adversaries the Washington Generals. The Globetrotters will face a revamped Washington Generals team which recently launched a more competitive profile, making an appearance in The Basketball Tournament over the summer. The tournament-tested team is looking to snap a 47-year losing streak against their world famous rivals during their 2018 tour. Need a place to stay? Book a room with us!

Little Big Town

April 19, 2018

Little Big Town’s landmark year to date includes the release of their chart-topping album The Breaker (2/24)- which debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and Top 5 on the Billboard 200 All Genre chart-as well as the group’s fifth ACM Award win as Vocal Group of the Year. Additionally, the Multi-Platinum selling Country group was recently inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame and earned their 26th career CMA Award nomination, including nominations for Single Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Vocal Group Of The Year and Music Video Of The Year categories. Need a place to stay? Book a room with us!

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

2017 USA Diving Winter National Championships

December 13-19, 2017 | Greensboro Aquatic Center

The 2017 USA Diving Winter National Championships will be held December 13-19 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC). The event will bring nearly 150 of the nation’s best divers to Greensboro as they compete for 10 national titles. Additionally, a Youth Olympic Games selection event will be held in conjunction with the winter nationals to determine which divers the United States sends to the Youth Olympic Games qualifying meet in 2018.

We are offering a special rate for attendees of the 2017 USA Diving WInter National Championships!  Book Now! 

ACC Swimming and Diving

2018 ACC Men’s Swimming Championships

February 21-24, 2018 | Greensboro Aquatic Center 

The Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) has previously hosted NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships in 2015 (Division I Women’s) and 2016 (Division III Women’s & Men’s). The GAC was also previously awarded the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s & Men’s Championships and thus will now host NCAA Championships for five consecutive years (2018-2022).

ACC Swimming and Diving

2018 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

February-March 04, 2018 | Greensboro Coliseum

The ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The tournament has been held every year since 1978, several years before the first NCAA championships for women. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championship. Learn More

2018 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship

March 13-18, 2018 | Greensboro Aquatic Center 

The 2018 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving and Men’s Diving Championships will be held February 14-17 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, while the ACC Men’s Swimming Championship is set for February 21-24. The GAC is now set to host those events through 2023, with assistance from the Greensboro Sports Commission.

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
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Photos courtesy of Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau