June is finally here and the summer events are kicking off. This week I will bring you fun events around the Queen City that are all FREE! Check out the exciting events that will be kind to your wallet.
Alive After Five | June 5
Alive After Five is back in action at the Epicentre and featuring two great performers this week. Same as it Ever Was and Suckerpunch will be getting the party started this weekend. If you are unfamiliar...Continue Reading!
Kings Mountain, N.C.
Let your adventurous side come out by hiking the many miles of trails at Crowders Mountain! It's only 45 minutes away from Charlotte and the perfect spot for a quick day trip!
What's At Crowders Mountain?
Crowders Mountain is a great spot to enjoy the cool mountain air while hiking, camping or rock climbing! The State Park is the second highest point in Gaston County and provides views of landscapes for up to 25 miles. The park has many miles...Continue Reading!
Coca-Cola Speed Street presented by Chevrolet is back to Charlotte again to celebrate its 20th anniversary! Join the exciting festival as it transforms the streets of Uptown Charlotte into one of the largest consumer events in the Southeast.
What is Speed Street?
Speed Street is a multi day, free consumer event that is taking place this Thursday through Saturday. The event includes live musical entertainment, appearances by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and celebrities, dynamic exhibits for all ages and an...Continue Reading!
Just a few miles south of downtown Charlotte is the new, popular charity event that all started nearby in Weddington! The drumSTRONG events raise awareness and funds for cancer organizations Globally through family-friendly rhythm gatherings. The fun event is held in the beautiful rolling pastures of Medow Mills, just 4 miles from Charlotte.
Festivities start Friday evening with great stage sets, delicious art and food vendors, Craft Beer Garden, Yoga, KidzFun and “warm-up” Drum Circle activity. The 24 hour Drum-A-Thon ‘kick-off’ is at noon on Saturday....Continue Reading!
The temperature this week is just about perfect for getting outside and seeing what the Queen City has to offer! With the warm weather comes the fun festivals! Check out the fun events going on the weekend in the greater Charlotte area!
North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival | May 10
Just a few minutes away from Charlotte is the wonderful N.C. Brewers and Music Festival in Huntersville, N.C. The festival provides an amazing day of local craft beer and live music...Continue Reading!
The 2nd annual Tuck Fest is back at the U.S. National Whitewater Center! Tuck Fest is a three-day festival at the whitewater center that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos and live music! The name “Tuck Fest” comes from the Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail, a historical landmark located at the USNWC.
Events at the Fest
The festival features a variety of outdoor sport competitions that include trail running, kayaking, biking, climbing, stand-up paddle boarding, slack lining and adventure racing. There are more...Continue Reading!
Charlotte's minor league baseball team is spending opening day in a brand new BB&T Ballpark this Friday! The Charlotte Knights will be playing their first game at the brand new stadium against Norfolk Tides on April 11th. The full schedule for the summer season is located online.
About The BB&T Ballpark
The BB&T Ballpark is nestled in the heart of downtown and located only a few blocks from the home of the Carolina Panthers at the Bank of America stadium. The...Continue Reading!
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