To get the full Pitt County experience, be sure to catch an ECU Pirates game under the Friday night lights with much of the football loving community in Greenville. If you really want the full fan experience, head to the bars and restaurants in the surrounding area before a home game or attend a “FreeBoot Friday” pep rally. This street fair event that features inflatables for children, arts and crafts, live music, food, and alcohol for those over 21. If you happen to visit during the month of April you may catch PirateFest, an eight-block street fair and two-day event with arts and crafts, food, multiple music stages, and a carnival.
Freeboot Friday: Head to Five Points Plaza (5th and Evans) in the Uptown district, held from 5:30-8:30pm on ECU Home Football Fridays to experience the fun.
PirateFest: PirateFest will return for its 15th year this coming April 9-10th, 2021