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Red + White Week on Hillsborough Street

*Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Friday, Nov. 2, both the Parade and the Porch Party have been cancelled for 2018*
It’s that time of the year again – Red + White Week is back on Hillsborough Street!
NC State has a full slate of events all week long (Oct. 28 – Nov. 3), which includes one of our favorites – the Homecoming Parade.
Join us all on Nov. 2 at 6pm to celebrate NC State, tradition and the Better-Than-Ever Hillsborough Street following the completion of Phase II construction.
When: November 2nd, 6pm - 7:30pm
Who:You! The event is free and open to the public and the whole family is invited - even the four-legged members are welcome to join the fun!
What to expect
  • More than 50 displaying support for NC State and support for the football team against Florida State, including the NC State Marching Band, University Officials, local groups and others!
  • A place to grab dinner, coffee, drinks and more at any of our 300+ merchants right on Hillsborough Street
  • Artwork from Paint the Town Red to see up and down Hillsborough Street
  • Most of all, a great time
Where: Hillsborough Street from the NC State Bell Tower to Dan Allen Street
With the street closed for the parade & all your favorite Hillsborough Street merchants open, you have several ways to celebrate the Wolfpack. So pick your favorite spot of Hillsborough Street.
An NC State Student recommends
  • Picnicking at the Bell Tower
  • Watching from your favorite restaurant
  • Setting up a chair near the middle of the route
  • Hanging out at the Porch Party near Nelson Hall
Parking: After 5pm, parking is free on the NC State Campus and its parking decks including:
  • Dan Allen Parking Deck
  • Coliseum Deck
  • Brooks Parking Lot
  • Patterson Hall
  • Unmarked parking lot spots on campus
You can also park on some of the side streets near Hillsborough Street.
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