GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -The first Freeboot Friday of the year kicks off this evening.
Freeboot Fridays happen the day before East Carolina University home games and are considered the unofficial pep rally for the games.
Today’s event is ahead of ECU’s home opener against North Carolina State University.
The free event offers live music, food, adult beverages, inflatables, and arts and crafts for the kids.
Uptown Greenville posted on Facebook that multi-platinum selling artist Uncle Kracker will kick off the 22nd season.
The event will also feature Head ECU Football Coach Mike Houston, beer and wine, food trucks, community partners, and more.
Freeboot is at Five Points Plaza, it will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The next one is set for September 9.
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