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Meet the Heels Downtown!

The North Carolina football team's annual "Meet The Heels" day is on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4-6 p.m. on The Plaza at 140 West Franklin Street.  Meet The Heels is free to the public and a family-friendly event. For information visit

The event will begin at 4 p.m. with the public unveiling of the new Jordan Brand Carolina Football uniforms at a pop-up shop on the Plaza.  The autograph session featuring the 2017 Carolina football team and head coach Larry Fedora will run from 4:30-6 p.m.

Featured activities include:
• Interactive inflatables for kids
• Unveiling of new Jordan Brand Carolina Football uniforms
• Free Carolina football posters and schedule cards
• Balloon twisters, face painters, and a walk-around magician
• Chapel Hill Sportswear with all the newest Jordan Brand football gear

For downtown parking information visit

Tar Heel Express will operate for Meet the Heels from 3-7:30 p.m. Shuttles will operate from Airport Drive (103 Airport Drive, Chapel Hill) and 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (Chapel Hill). The shuttles will provide continuous and fully accessible service, running every 10 minutes between the parking locations and Downtown Chapel Hill (South Columbia Street and Franklin Street). Parking and shuttles will be FREE. The last shuttle will leave Downtown Chapel Hill (South Columbia Street and Franklin Street) at 7:30 p.m. Click here for a map of location of shuttle stops.

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