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Take time to soak up some sunshine with your sweetheart. Spend the day getting to know each other while enjoying standup paddleboarding, whitewater rafting, kayaking, zip-lining, ropes courses and more at the U. National Whitewater Center. Note: Some activities at the U. National Whitewater Center are seasonal. Check the website for hours and a list of what activities are currently open.
Things to do
More Family Friendly. The evening culminates with fireworks at Romare Bearden Park.
Spend a day exploring the Charlotte-area wine country on the Swan Creek Wine Trailwhich boasts four vineyards only 5 miles apart, or Childress Vineyards, Shelton Vineyards or Treehouse Vineyards, where you can sip wine in a rented treehouse. The city still celebrates every year on May 20, aka Meck Dec Day. Enjoy community vibes and culinary craftsmanship at the region's food halls, including 7th Street Public Market the state's first food hall and Optimist Hall.
Grab a cozy blanket, prepare a yummy lunch and pack up the family for a picnic at Freedom Park or Park Road Park. For an art gallery ambiance, try The Evening Musewhich features original artists in a wide variety of genres.
Find some of the most sought-after, luxurious brands around at SouthPark Mall. Funny Bus Comedy City Tour. Local dancers, choirs and marching bands have marched down the streets of Uptown since Tell us as you mark items off the list. Check out our ultimate list of fun things to do around town. Please update your browser for the best user experience. Or take a dip in The Quarry at Carrigan Farms. Legend has it, he carried the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence to the Continental Congress.
Calendar & holidays
Share photos of your adventures using charlottesgotalot. Enjoy a themed dinner and Broadway-style Christian musical, featuring live animals and inspiring music, at NarroWay Theater. Discover vintage wonders and reclaimed relics at area antique and conment shops. Sir Purr - Photo courtesy of Carolina Panthers.
Lake Norman. Carolina Panthers Fan Fest. Get in the spirit at a local distillery. Chow down on a giant turkey leg as you explore medieval customs during the Carolina Renaissance Festival in the fall. Enjoy the melodious sounds of the Charlotte Symphonyled by nationally acclaimed conductor Christopher Warren-Green and resident conductor Christopher James Lees.
Eat & drink
Savor the creamy goodness of freshly churned ice cream from local favorites like Two Scoops CreameryElizabeth Creamery or La Michoacana. Anne Springs Close Greenway.
Stand up for the seventh-inning stretch at Truist Field in Uptown as Charlotte Knights defend the diamond. Originally from the Philadelphia area but a southerner most of her life, Kristen has called Charlotte home since She ly served on the CRVA communications team and has a strong passion for sharing stories about the people and places of Charlotte. Paper Skyscraper - Photography by Kate Magee. Be a spectator or a participant in the U. For knee-slapping fun with a Queen City spin, get a front-row seat to see Charlotte Squawks in full comedic force each summer.
Harvey B. Symphony Park.
Trade your briefcase for a jam session at the U. In the spring and fall, spend Thursday nights at Sunset at The Metropolitan. Kindred Restaurant. This version of your browser is not supported. Rent an electric two-wheeler from Charlotte Joy Ridesone of the largest urban bike-sharing systems in the Southeast, or a "dockless" scooter from LimeBird or Spinand explore Uptown and surrounding neighborhoods.
Related Articles Things to Do. Local Shops and Boutiques in Charlotte. Take a photography class at The Light Factory and The Photo Classroomwhich offer everything from beginner to intermediate classes. Explore circa s Charlotte at Historic Rosedaleoffering guided tours and educational programming, or dive into the region's Revolutionary War roots at Historic Brattonsville.
Tools & converters
Explore the local shops and deer boutiques sprinkled along vibrant East Boulevard in Dilworth. Charlotte Knights. View All Upcoming Events Tell us as you mark items off the list. Roam the Charlotte Rail Trail. Site Search. Experience Charlotte like a local with our list of or maybe a few more fun things to do in and around the Queen City.
Shop till you drop at budget-friendly Concord Mills and Charlotte Premium Outletsfeaturing hundreds of outlet stores with deep discounts.
Polk State Historic Site in Pineville. Things to Do. National Whitewater Center.
Admission is free closed on Sundays. National Whitewater Centerhome of the largest man-made whitewater river in the world. Collect your artistic earnings at the original branch of the U. Mint at the Mint Museum Randolph.
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Grab a spot under the water tower for live music at Camp North End. Head to District 57 to explore 20, square feet of food, libations, games and challenges to feed your soul and test your skills. While at the park, stop by the Carolina Harbor water park, home to the ,gallon Tidal Wave Bay. Beat the heat or cold at Great Wolf Lodgea resort with an indoor water park that features a huge water fort tree house, a 1,gallon tipping bucket and more.
Get a jolt of caffeine at a local coffee haunt.