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 Amphitheatre.

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

Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events

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 and stay in sustainable style!

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 and stay in sustainable style!

Paul Simon Homeward Bound – Farewell Tour

June 19, 2018

Legendary songwriter, recording artist and performer Paul Simon, will embark on his farewell concert tour. Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will encompass shows across North America, the United Kingdom and Europe, with Simon and his band bringing to the stage a stunning, career-spanning repertoire of timeless hits and classic songs which have permeated and influenced popular culture for generations.  Simon’s Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will play Greensboro Coliseum – its only date in North or South Carolina – on June 19 at 8 p.m.  Book a room with us and receive 15% off when you use promo code “Farewell”!

Fall Out Boy with Machine Gun Kelly

September 14, 2018

After months of anticipation, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Chicago band Fall Out Boy release their seventh studio album M A  N   I    A today on Island Records/DCD2 Records. The album is available across all DSPs NOWThe band also released a new music video for the track “Church” directed by Daveion Thompson – watch HERE.

Fall Out Boy will bring M A  N   I    A on the road to 25+ U.S. cities including Greensboro on Sept. 14, with special guest Machine Gun Kelly on all dates. Gym Class Heroes, Every Time I Die, Against The Current, State Champs, L.I.F.T., and nothing,nowhere will each join the tour on select dates to be announced. Need a place to stay? Book a room with us and stay in sustainable style!

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.


Upcoming Tournaments

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 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).

2018 State Games of North Carolina Championships

June 22- July 01, 2018 | 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! Visiting Greensboro for the competition? Book a room with us!

2018 USA Gymnastics Championships

July 3-7, 2018 | Greensboro Coliseum

USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for the sport in the United States. It gets this designation from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation. USA Gymnastics, headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics. USA Gymnastics has many responsibilities, including selecting and training the U.S. Gymnastics Teams for the Olympics and World Championships. USA Gymnastics encompasses six disciplines: Women’s Gymnastics, Men’s Gymnastics, Trampoline and Tumbling, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics and Gymnastics for All. Visiting Greensboro for the competition? Book a room with us!

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 Aquatic CenGreensboro Aquatics Centerter 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