ZONES

INTERNATIONAL ZONE

We attract students, faculty, and staff from every part of the world. Come learn about the different cultures that make up our global community. We want you to be at home in the world here at NC State! Watch some of our amazing students as they perform and share talents from all the continents we call home.

GREEN ZONE

NC State and the local community are committed to sustainability, and we want to showcase how the University is leading the way. In the Green Zone, find out about the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and how many campus student organizations are making a difference in the community, view alternative vehicles, and learn more about how you can be green friendly and live a healthier lifestyle.

PACK PRIDE ZONE

Come and meet the people that keep NC State University and the Raleigh safe! In the Public Safety Zone, you’ll have a chance to interact with the brave men and women of the NC State PD, Raleigh PD, Raleigh Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, and the Armed Forces. Don’t miss your chance to see a real fire truck, the K-9 unit, and the mounted unit of the Raleigh Police Department!

SERVICE ZONE

NC State and the local community are committed to sustainability, and we want to showcase how the University is leading the way. In the Green Zone, find out about the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and how many campus student organizations are making a difference in the community, view alternative vehicles, and learn more about how you can be green friendly and live a healthier lifestyle.

PLAY ZONE

The Play Zone will feature water activities, including a roaring rapids water slide and the rampage slide, so bring your bathing suit and towel! Have you ever wanted to kick a field goal or do a flip on a trampoline? You can try your hand with our sports attractions. Our own Wellness & Recreation department will help get you in the mood to be active.

ARTS ZONE

Dance, song, boat races, chalk, and theatre will all be a part of our Arts Zone. Whether you enjoy mixed media or live performances we will have something for you. This will also be a great time to connect with arts opportunities on campus.

WOLFPACK ZONE

NC State has a rich athletic history. Experience the tradition by meeting Wolfpack athletes. Learn about game day activities, the loyalty program and The Wolfpack Club. We will also be able to meet your NC State apparel needs with local stores on hand as well. This Zone would not be complete without our amazing Alumni Association.

FOOD VENDORS

Packapalooza will feature food vendors of all sorts along the street in multiple places. Get sweet treats, savory dishes, and drinks of all sorts from 2-7 p.m. ATMs for cash are available within the event footprint (service fees may apply).

PACKAPALOOZA

When and Where?

Join us Saturday, August 25 from 2-10 p.m. on Hillsborough Street at NC State University!

Zones

Arts Zone • International Zone • Service Zone • PackPride Zone • Green Zone • Senior Class and Young Alumni Zone • Wolfpack Zone • Play Zone

Vendors

Packapalooza features over 300 vendors along the street, including local businesses, food trucks, student organizations, and endless activities!

Performances

Visit our three stages throughout the day to see scores of dance groups, live bands, and other artists. Join us at 8:45 p.m. at the main stage for Packapalooza headliner Parmalee!

Got a question? Drop us a line!

Send an email to packapalooza@ncsu.edu.
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