Welcome to the Queen City
The kings of the NBA are returning to the Queen City for the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend Feb. 17-19, 2017. The NBA All-Star celebration was first held in Charlotte in 1991. The 66th annual game will take place at Time Warner Cable Arena, home of Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. More than 150 city events are expected during the weekend, including several ticketed and non-ticketed public events at the historic Bojangles’ Coliseum and the Charlotte Convention Center.
Who attends the NBA All-Star Game?
Nearly 20,000 attendees, including NBA officials and their partners, celebrities and 10,000 members of the media, are estimated to attend the star-studded weekend of events. The event is expected to garner international exposure for the city as a leisure, sports, business and convention destination and generate an estimated $100 million in economic impact.
Are Hotel Rooms available for guests?
Due to the large number of guests expected for the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend, most of Center City Charlotte’s hotel rooms have been secured for the game’s official attendees and associated partners. Remaining rooms can be found here. Mecklenburg County and surrounding counties, including York County, Gaston County and Cabarrus County, may have open rooms to offer as well. Contact us with any housing questions.
What can I do when I visit Charlotte?
From flavorful dining and fun nightlife to exhilarating adventures at the NASCAR Hall of Fame and U.S. National Whitewater Center, you’ll soon discover the ‘a lot’ that Charlotte’s got. For more information, request a free Official Visitors Guide to begin planning your getaway to the Queen City.