Top 5 Things To Do In Charlotte This Weekend


The weekend is almost here!

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

#1 Juneteenth Festival of The Carolinas

festival of the carolinasThe 18th Annual Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas will start on Thursday, June 18th, 2015, and last until Sunday, June 21st, at Independence Park, 300 Hawthorne Lane.

The kids cultural camp will cost $5, in addition to any food, rides, or souveneirs you would like to purchase

Juneteenth is a celebration commemorating the emancipation of African Americans from slavery in the United States.

#2 Charlotte Knights vs. Indianapolis Indians

charlotte knights secure top spotMake sure to check out Uptown Charlotte’s ultimate summer destination spot, which was recently named as the “Best Ballpark in Minor League Baseball” by Baseball America.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday’s games against the Indianapolis Indians will feature some of the best fireworks and giveaways of the year.

Friday and Saturday’s games will both start at 7:05pm and Sunday’s game will start at 2:05pm – Click here for more information or to buy tickets.

#3 Queen City Jazz Fest

queen city jazz festivalThis coming Saturday, in the now famous NC Music Factory, our city will be hosting what is becoming one of the most popular jazz festivals in the southeast.

This exclusive 1-day event featuring local and national jazz artists, attracting mature patrons and beginner jazz lovers from all over the Carolinas.

For more information or tickets click here.

#4 World Refugee Day

world refugee dayThis coming Saturday (June 20th), in Uptown Charlotte, we will be celebrating all the cultures Charlotte has given refuge to. Charlotte is now home to one of the most diverse community of global refugees in America.

World Refugee Day Charlotte celebrates the cultures and contributions of these refugees with cultural performances, awareness activities, and information booths for groups working in the refugee community in Charlotte.

Go to the Green Uptown for this free, family friendly event on Saturday, June 20th, starting at 10am.

#5 Enjoy The Weekend in Style

ferrari in uptown charlotteThis weekend in Charlotte, Groupon is also offering tons of discounts on such things as;

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

Hope everyone has an incredible weekend in the greatest city in the world!


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