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Delta Rae and the Wufs embrace on stage at Packapalooza 2019

Aug 26, 2019

Packapalooza 2019

Even a splash of rain couldn't dampen spirits at NC State's annual block party, which brings the Wolfpack together to celebrate the new school year. 

Students dance for a crowd as part of Wolfpack Welcome Week in Talley Student Union.

Aug 15, 2019

Wolfpack Welcome Week 2019

Exciting, exhausting, bustling — and hot. The first week at NC State is packed with events to get students up to speed and make them feel at home. 

Students walk through Talley Student Union

Aug 16, 2018

Wolfpack Welcome Week 2018

NC State is welcoming first-year and transfer students to campus August 17-25 with a full slate of Wolfpack Welcome Week events. 

Aug 16, 2017

Spin Doctors Headline Packapalooza 2017

For the sixth straight year, NC State will host Packapalooza, a free day-long block party and street festival for the community on Hillsborough Street. Events will begin at 2 p.m. and end with late-night concert by headliner the Spin Doctors. 

Students gathered under a "Welcome Home" banner at Respect the Pack 2016.

Aug 9, 2017

Wolfpack Welcome Week 2017

During Wolfpack Welcome Week, nearly 6,500 new students will arrive at NC State and take that next step in their academic careers. Find out what awaits them. 

Aug 23, 2016

View Highlights From Packapalooza

Check out our social media roundup of Packapalooza 2016. You may even spot yourself among the event’s 75,000 participants. 

Aug 18, 2016

Prepare for Packed Packapalooza

Saturday's fifth-annual Packapalooza is expected to draw more than 60,000 students, staff, faculty and Raleigh citizens to the rain-or-shine block party and community festival on Hillsborough Street. 

Jul 27, 2016

Volunteer for Packapalooza 2016

Packapalooza 2016 is just around the corner and, as always, the welcome-week community festival on Hillsborough Street needs hundreds of volunteers throughout the day. Sign up for a shift and enjoy celebrating all things Wolfpack on Aug. 20. 

Aug 25, 2015

NC State, Habitat Partner to Build-A-Block

NC State and Habitat for Humanity of Wake County announced plans to build 11 townhomes off Lake Wheeler Road, in the largest partnership ever planned between a university and Habitat affiliate. 

Aug 20, 2015

Rappers, Race Cars Rule Packapalooza

The fourth-annual Packapalooza community festival takes over Hillsborough Street on Saturday with a celebration of Wolfpack pride. 

Jul 15, 2015

Volunteer Now For Packapalooza ’15

NC State's community festival on Hillsborough Street is slated for Aug. 22. Volunteer now to make sure the day goes off without a hitch. 

NC State junior Scotty McCreery performs at Packapalooza 2014.

Aug 25, 2014

Packapalooza 2014

Packapalooza brought 55,000 people to Hillsborough Street. See how NC State rocked in the new school year. 

Jun 17, 2014

Packapalooza 2014

It's that time of year again ... time to party on Hillsborough Street with all your friends at NC State. Check out this promotional video for Packapalooza 2014. 

May 1, 2014

Scotty to Headline Packapalooza

Country music superstar Scotty McCreery will headline this year's Packapalooza, slated for Hillsborough Street on Saturday, Aug. 23. 

Aug 13, 2013


Scotty McCreery takes the stage (briefly) at Packapalooza Aug. 24 for what promises to be the most memorable collaboration of the year. Find out who's been invited to share the bill.