Top 5 Free Things To Do In Charlotte This Weekend


The weekend is here again! This weekend is an especially exciting one for Charlotte, packed with free music, free food, and free art.

By far the biggest highlight of the weekend is the highly anticipated Queens Fest.

Here are the top 5 free things to do this weekend in Charlotte;

Friday – Sunday (1/23-1/25)

Fahrenheit-charlotte-restaurant-week#5 – The Queen’s Fest

Treat yourself and a friend like royalty this week in Charlotte as 125 of the best restaurants in the greater Charlotte region will be offering 3 courses (or more) for only $30 per person.

Reservations are highly recommended. Take a tour through the participating restaurants’ menus, and book your table today. It’s the best of Charlotte dining for an incredible deal!

Most participating restaurants are now use Open Table for making quick reservations

Browse the entire list of participating restaurants here.

Friday Night (1/23)

#4 – Blumenthal Open Mic Night

Blumenthal Performing Arts CenterIf you’ve always wanted to perform on the big stage, this is your chance!

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is hosting a free open mic night tomorrow starting at 7:30pm

Performers might include instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians and more.

This family-friendly event will be located at Spirit Square, 345 North College Street in Uptown Charlotte.

10641051_417558828396193_615454572836295778_n#3 – Live music at the Epicenter

Who is BC? will be performing at the Tin Roof on top of the Epicenter, and you can check them out for free.

There is a cover on Friday nights….but only after 10pm!

Simply walk in anytime before 10pm tonight and listen to awesome live music by Who is BC? for free!

Saturday (1/24)

#2 – Comedy Open Mic Night at The Smell Cat

free stuff to do in nodaStarting at 7:30pm, NoDa’s greatest coffee shop will be hosting a hilarious night of random comedians, including you – even if you’ve never stood in front of a mic before!

No judgment, no fear!

Grab the mic and tell some jokes, or sit back and laugh at others.

Also, if you haven’t been to NoDa yet, this a great excuse to go, if the comedy night is boring, you can walk to plenty of other concerts, art galleries, or restaurants around the block!

Sunday (1/25)

#1 – Free Museum Day

Levine Museum of the New South free charlotteLevine Museum of the New South in Uptown Charlotte is offering free admission all day on Sunday

It will be open from 12pm to 5pm, and also includes free parking!

You can even hang out for a while at the 7th Street Station, next door, then bring your parking ticket to the Levine Museum for validation.

Levine Museum’s mission is to engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and appreciation of the diverse history of the South since the Civil War, with a focus on Charlotte and the surrounding Carolina Piedmont.

Please comment below if you know other awesome free stuff to do this weekend! 




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