GREENVILLE, NC—Pirate fans have showcased their school pride time and time again. The day before the 89th football season will be no different – with the help of the Official Pep Rally of home football games, Freeboot Friday. This free event, sponsored by Wells Fargo, is open to all ECU Alumni, students, and fans!

The four-part series kicks off on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 5:30pm at the Five Points Plaza. The event features Head ECU Football Coach Mike Houston, live music, beer and wine, food trucks, non-profits, and more.

Freeboot Friday is opening the season with The Dundies, a highly acclaimed live event who has graced the entire East Coast for years. The four-piece band will keep everyone moving and grooving as they range from classic rock, country, and today’s hits. Be prepared to dance all night until the last song ends.

Program details include:

5:30pm: Event begins, Sponsorship Shout-out

5:35pm: The Dundies

6:45pm: Coach Houston speaks, T-Shirt Toss, Sponsorship Shout-out

7:10pm: The Dundies

8:30pm: Strike of event

The Sup Dogs Game Day Shuttle operates game days from the Uptown district to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The shuttle runs three hours before, during, and two hours after each home game. Shuttle route information can be found here. Tailgating is prohibited in the municipal parking lots, while supporting Uptown businesses is encouraged.

For more information regarding the Freeboot Friday or The Sup Dogs Game Day Shuttle, please visit www.uptowngreenville.com or contact Uptown Greenville at info@uptowngreenville.com.

Uptown Greenville will adhere to COVID-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of all event attendees.

Go Pirates!