What main events are there in Charlotte?
Some of the most popular events in the city are the Taste of Charlotte (in summer) and Restaurant Week (in the fall), when visitors can try some tasty local delicacies at affordable prices.
What sporting events are there in Charlotte?
The NBA’s Charlotte Hornets play their games at the Time Warner Cable Arena, while the NFL’s Carolina Panthers play in the nearby Bank of America Stadium. The Charlotte Knights — affiliates of the Chicago White Sox — play their games in the scenic BB&T Ballpark uptown.
What family attractions are there in Charlotte?
King Drive Art Walk is a fantastic event for families with children, offering fun and memorable times with lots of food, music, games and art.
What parks are there in Charlotte?
With more than 210 public parks governing the city, there are plenty of cool outdoor areas for a good spot to walk the dog or take the kids to play. The 98-acre Freedom Park hosts the annual Festival in the Park every September. Reedy Creek Park, Winget Park, James Boyce Park and Nevin Community Park are other great places worth checking out.
What is the nightlife like in Charlotte?
The Epicentre is one of the city’s nightlife hotspots in the heart of uptown, which you can reach via the light rail or by ridesharing services, such as Uber or Lyft. The Epicentre is known for its hip restaurants and bars — like the Whisky River and Howl at the Moon — and is also famous for its full-sized movie theater, making it a fantastic place that adults and couples can enjoy. The NoDa area on North Davidson and the Montford area off Woodlawn are other popular nightlife spots in the city. The Fillmore Charlotte, which opened its gates in 2009, is another great place to enjoy in the heart of the NC Music Factory entertainment complex (recently renamed AvidXchange Music Factory).
Where to shop in Charlotte?
South Park Mall is a great destination for shopping fanatics, boasting high-end designer stores like Coach, Louis Vuitton and Michael Kors. Northlake Mall and Ayrsley Village are two other popular shopping and entertainment venues in the city, with the former featuring more than 100 stores and the latter serving as home to several bars and restaurants, along with the Regal Cinemas Movie Theater.