FREE Various locations. Visit grounds of President James K. Polk Historic Site. Grand opening of drive-thru soda shop, sip co. Comments Love it, a lot of info Thank you!!! Kayaks are rented on a first come, first serve basis. You can also rent stand-up paddle boards. Details: Dinner cruises sail Friday — Sunday. Check the schedule for exact dates and times. Details: Flights are offered weekdays and weekends, weather permitting. What to expect: A 2-hour cruise on an open air, pedal-powered party boat.
Each boat can hold up to 15 people. You can BYO beer, wine and snacks. Private rentals are also available. You Might Also Like. No Comments. Close this module. It opened to the public in and produces hand-crafted Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Dry White Blend, and several award-winning native Muscadine wines.
As its name insinuates, Treehouse Vineyards has several treehouses available for rent that suit different needs from overnight stays to simply pre-dinner drinks. It is the perfect place to unwind and relax away from the chaos of the city. Not only will you enjoy a great show during your visit to the Comedy Zone, but the food and drink menu will not disappoint either. This one establishment is able to combine a club, bar, restaurant, bowling alley and family hang out in one location.
Whether you go during the day for some afternoon fun or at midnight for a great night out, 10 Park Lanes is fun for all! One thing Charlotte has gotten down pat is their combination of fitness and beer — most of the breweries around town have running clubs or fitness classes that are then followed by mingling with a pint of beer. These clubs not only give you an incentive to stay active, but they are also a really great way to meet people.
Different breweries hold their running clubs on different days of the week and at different times so that almost anybody can find time to go.
Get in contact with them for specific days and times and sign up! A photo posted by sarahcrosland sarahcrosland on Sep 10, at am PDT. This family-owned orchard is the perfect way to welcome the cooler seasons — they offer apple picking, hot apple cider donuts, homemade apple cider and hard cider. The evening culminates with fireworks at Romare Bearden Park.
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. Chow down on a giant turkey leg as you explore medieval customs during the Carolina Renaissance Festival each fall. Local dancers, choirs and marching bands have marched down the streets of Uptown since Check out our Events Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events in Charlotte.
Tell us as you mark items off the list. More video, innovative graphics, and rotating displays greet visitors in the Great Hall. Induction ceremonies take place in the outdoor ceremonial plaza. Glory Road is lined with historic cars while Race Week is an interactive area which provides a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation a NASCAR team goes through before race day.
Founded by Floyd and Lois Wilson in , the museum aims to preserve aviation heritage with a collection of more than 50 stationary aircraft and smaller historic aviation-related items.
The museum also boasts an array of still-operational historic aircraft such as the B, B, B and Berlin Airlift C The museum also presents a variety of educational exhibits, programs, and activities and resources for classroom learning. One of the leading hands-on science centers in the country, Discovery Place also operates the Charlotte Nature Museum next to Freedom Park. At the Nature Museum, visitors can get close to nature by observing live animals including free-flying butterflies and other insects.
See our ultimate guide to beaches, water activities and lakeside restaurants on Lake Wylie and Lake Norman. Let your furry friends come along on your date. Cost: Free Great for: A laid back doggy date.
Reed Gold Mine was the first documented gold mine in America until Open from Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a. The Mint Museum is a perfect date spot and every Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.
You can peruse their permanent collections and check out new exhibits. More details here. Cost: Free Great for: An artsy night at the museum. Did you know we had one? Details: The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a. In the s, guided missiles. Today, Camp North End is a acre hub for cultural, entrepreneurial and educational groups.
Attend a free art reception at Goodyear Arts, grab a coffee and pastry during Saturday Morning Markets, and enjoy live music and food trucks here on Fridays, from May through October. Look for one-off festivals and movie screenings to crop up, too. A summer day at the lake. Enough said. Tip: Save a few bucks by catching the free shuttle from the Northcross Park and Ride lot in Huntersville. No matter how old someone is, the desire to run through spraygrounds never really goes away.
Each boat belonging to Dave's Paddle Boats can fit up to two adults and two small children, and the rental price covers a minute ride. A pop-up festival emerges the first Sunday of each month, April to November. Stroll past tables of local vendors, have your pick of food trucks, enjoy live music, and try to resist the adoptable dogs from the Greater Charlotte SPCA. What could be more South End than that?
Forget Netflix. True movie fans know the thrill of a big screen and an audience. Wednesday nights feature Party in the Park, showcasing all genres of music.
Each spring, you can find plenty of free entertainment during Charlotte Jazz Fest , whether you want to fill your Uptown lunch break with music or take your jazz al fresco at Romare Bearden Park. Guests of this location can also visit local wineries, restaurants, and places of worship. Footer Entertainment Deals Find discounts on concerts, live performances, art events, and more.