For When you Need to Shop
Okay parents, you know that the first thing you want when you get to HPU is to make sure your student is all stocked up with snacks to make it through the coming weeks. We recommend Publix Super Market. This grocery story has everything you need – and then some – to make sure your mini fridge is well-stocked.
For all those last-minute textbooks you’ve put off buying, head over to the campus bookstore to take care of any reading needs you might have. Plus, parents and family need to make sure they have plenty of purple Panther gear to wear on the journey home to proudly show off their pride as HPU parents.
For When you Need to Eat
A High Point favorite is Giannos. Their amazing Italian cuisine is perfect for a night out, and their pizza buffet at lunch has amazing stone-oven pizza. This restaurant also has plenty of space for groups. If you have a lot of family in town or a large group this is the place to accommodate your needs.
For When you Need to Hang
One great activity to do as a family is to hit the High Point Farmers Market, located in the pavilion at the High Point Public Library. Open every Saturday (until October 26th) from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, the Farmers Market is a great place to stock up on local products and enjoy some quality time and fresh air together, experiencing local vendors.
Enjoy a night out with your family this weekend and stop by Brown Truck Brewery for some outdoor fun and drinks. Their patio seating, outdoor games and craft beers will make for a memorable night for everyone. (Insider tip: Check out their social media to see if any live music or events will be taking place.)
For When your Ready to Hit the Road
The most important thing about Parents’ Weekend is to, of course, enjoy the time you get to spend with your students. While the food, drinks, and shopping are exciting, the weekend is really about the quality time and memories you make as a family. From all of us at High Point Discovered, we wish you a safe and enjoyable weekend. Go Panthers!
Discovering our High Points,
The HP Discovered Team