Elton John is coming to Greensboro, NC! Don’t miss his Yellow Brick Road Farewell Tour on May 23, 2020 at the Greensboro Coliseum! It’s one of his last performances ever! If you are visiting from out of town, check out our guide below for concert hotels, restaurants, tickets and more!
Where To Stay in Greensboro
Two of Greensboro’s Top-Rated Hotels are just 3 miles from the Greensboro Coliseum! Both O.Henry Hotel and Proximity Hotel offer AAA Four Diamond Luxury amenities and attentive service that will make the concert feel like a rocketman.
Check in to an inviting guestroom at O.Henry Hotel, where you’ll experience custom-designed, finely crafted furnishings and AAA Four Diamond amenities. Enjoy dinner at Green Valley Grill and after the concert, enjoy craft cocktails at our lively bar! The next morning, wake up to a complimentary hot Southern-style breakfast buffet, then spend a lazy afternoon in our luxurious Social Lobby while being served afternoon tea by our attentive staff!
Stay in sustainable style at our LEED Platinum Proximity Hotel. Unwind in a modern, loft-like guestroom with warm surroundings including custom, locally fabricated furnishings, original art by our artist-in-residence and AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel amenities that include complimentary airport transportation and wifi! Savor fresh European flavors at Print Works Bistro for dinner and the next morning, enjoy a leisurely brunch! Book Proximity Hotel.
Where to eat before the concert (or wind down after)
Check out Greensboro’s locals favorite restaurants! Green Valley Grill and Print Works Bistro are top-rated with chef designed seasonal menus and an energetic bar to wind down after a night of music! Also see a few best kept Greensboro favorites in our Greensboro guide!
Green Valley Grill
Visit Green Valley Grill, adjacent to the O.Henry Hotel, and enjoy informally elegant fine dining and seasonal food using old-world European culinary sensibilities and Mediterranean flavors. GVG’s wine list receives the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence each year and features 75 wines by the glass. The freshest food prepared by a passionate team, and served by friendly and competent people, is our recipe for a great dining experience.
Print Works Bistro
Print Works Bistro, adjacent to Proximity Hotel, uses fresh local ingredients to create extraordinary flavors and creative comfort foods. Enjoy traditional and modern versions of classic dishes popular in European-French bistros for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The vibrant dining room has walls of windows overlooking the gardens and a lively bar that has craft cocktails that change with the seasons.
Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour
American Express Pre-Sale begins Thursday November 14 at 10 AM
Public On Sale begins Friday, November 22 at 10 AM
The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour marks the superstar’s last-ever tour, the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Kicking off to a sold-out crowd on September 8, 2018 in Allentown, PA, the tour has since then received rave reviews in every market. Taking the audience on a magical journey through his career, the show features some of Elton’s most beloved songs from his legendary catalogue including, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Philadelphia Freedom.” Elton’s music has taken him to many places, opened many doors and inspired many passions in his life. The audience will experiences a rare glimpse into Elton’s life and the deeply personal meaning behind some of his greatest hits, with mesmerizing, never before-seen photos and videos shown throughout the show from his incredible 50-year career.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets in advance of the general public on-sale beginning Thursday, November 14 at 10am local time through Monday, November 18 at 10pm local time.
A limited number of exclusive VIP packages will also be available starting Thursday, November 14 at 10am local time. These exclusive offers can include premium tickets, on-stage photo opportunities at Elton John’s piano, backstage tours, limited-edition lithographs, custom merchandise and much more.
Directions to the Coliseum
Turn left onto Green Valley Road – Make a left onto Benjamin Parkway (0.9 mi) – Turn right on N. Aycock St (1.2 mi) – Turn right onto West Gate City Blvd (.5 mi) – Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Coliseum Blvd (.4 mi) – Turn right onto Ellington St – Coliseum Parking will be on your right.
We can also arrange transportation to the Greensboro Coliseum for a fee so you can travel to and from the concert worry-free!
Fun Things to Do in Greensboro
Our Friendly Neighborhood is a pretty cool place, so we’ve cooked up a few places to visit while you are in town!
- Go two blocks to 125+ shops at Friendly Center.
- Shop and tour the world’s largest retailer of china, crystal, flatware and collectibles at Replacements, Ltd.
- Take a walk through history at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park or discover the sit-in movement of 1960 at the International Civil Rights Museum.
- Explore Greensboro’s music scene at O.Henry Jazz or Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen’s Songs From A Southern Kitchen.
- See more Greensboro Attractions!