2101 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27695

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NC State’s Packapalooza™ is a vibrant all-day block party and street festival that caps off Wolfpack Welcome Week, commencing the academic year with a bang. NC State students, faculty, staff, alums, families and members of the local community pack Hillsborough Street for a day filled with music, entertainment, family-friendly activities, food and everything that embodies the Wolfpack spirit. The day will close with a captivating performance by musical headliner David Cook, winner of season seven of “American Idol” – and a grand finale of fireworks and laser light show.

Packapalooza™ is a cherished tradition that attracts over 85,000 attendees, boasting an impressive lineup of more than 300 vendor booths and support from over 50 sponsoring organizations. Packapalooza™ is presented by Live It Up! Hillsborough Street.

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, NC State will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Direct accommodation requests to:

Justine Hollingshead at packapalooza@ncsu.edu.

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