Top 5 Things To Do In Charlotte This Weekend


The weekend is finally here again! If you’re not quite sure yet what you will be doing, we got you covered!

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

#5 CIAA Fan Fest (free)

ciaa fan fest in charlotteThe CIAA Toyota Fan Fest is back for 2015 to complement the CIAA basketball tournament.

The CIAA Toyota Fan Fest will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street. It will contain over 200,000 square feet of family fun, celebrity appearances, performances by popular R&B and hip hop artists and interactive games.

All day on Saturday the city can enjoy the Nationwide Insurance Studio and Gaming Zone, Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinics, Coke Zero Take a Shot Booth, McDonald’s Fan Experience, The Taste of Food Lion, and more – click here for a full schedule of performers and celebrity guests.

#4 CIAA Championship Games

2008 CIAA Basketball TournamentThe CIAA tournament is has now made Charlotte its home every year for the past decade. The tournament is known around the world as one of our nations premier sporting and cultural events. It features a total of 12 of the most famous historically black colleges and universities.

The tournament officially started this past Monday, but the championship games for the men and women will both be held on Saturday, 2/28.

For tickets or more information click here.

#3 Joseph and The Technicolor Dreamcoat

joseph-dream-coat coming to CharlotteOne of the most enduring shows of all time is coming to Charlotte!

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. The first collaboration of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom of the Opera, Cats) and lyricist Tim Rice (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King), JOSEPH blends pop, country and rock into an uplifting, technicolored story of biblical proportions.

There will be multiple performances all weekend – click here for the full schedule and tickets.

#2 Chris Tomlin Live

chris tomlin in CharlotteChris Tomlin is a Grammy winning male vocalist of the year, who has sold over 30 million records so far in his career.

Tomlin’s 2013 album Burning Lights debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming the fourth CCM album in history to do so.

He will be performing with Tenth Avenue North & Rend Collective in Charlotte Sunday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena.

To find out more information or to purchase tickets click here.

#1 Men of the 90s

Ginuwine-glideThis Saturday, Ginuwine, RL, Wingo, and Q Parker will be playing all your favorite 90s hits at Charlotte’s Neighborhood Theatre and Groupon is now selling tickets for Up to 31% Off.

If you’re over the age of 20, this concert will certainly bring back memories (hopefully good ones). 1990s R&B sensation behind “Pony” joins RL of Next, Wingo from Jagged Edge, and Q Parker from 112 in a sultry homage to the decade.

The concert will be in NoDa at The Neighborhood Theater, Saturday, January 28, starting at 3 p.m. Find out more information by clicking here.

This weekend in Charlotte, Groupon is also offering discounts on;

North Carolina wine toursFerrari rentalshorse-back riding, golf lessons, and painting classes.

Hope everyone has an incredible weekend in Charlotte!


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