Things to Do

My Charlotte: House of Lemond

Lemond Hart has big, bold ideas for his hometown of Charlotte. The creative mind behind the flashy fashion of House of Lemond shares his story of growth and reflections on life in the Queen City, its history, and where she’s headed.

posted by Dean McCain

Charlotte Spa Guide: Top Places to Pamper Yourself

With the ever-present need for self-care and relaxation, Charlotte’s salon and spa scene is thriving. Whether you want to lounge by a pool, loosen up with a massage, or put your best face forward with a facial, these local spots have what you need.

posted by Abby Blanton

LGBTQ+ Guide to Charlotte

Vibrant and diverse, warm and welcoming, Charlotte’s tight-knit neighborhood communities are what make the Queen City so attractive to visitors and locals alike. Not sure where to start? Here are our recs for the city’s best in shopping, culture, nosh and nightlife. Each neighborhood is highly walkable, so grab an Uber or park the car and start exploring.

posted by Dean McCain

Accessible Pathways to Adventure in Charlotte

Experience Charlotte’s greenways and parks on accessible paved paths.

posted by Vanessa Infanzon

16 Sensory Friendly Things to Do in Charlotte

Looking for something to do in Charlotte that meets the sensory needs for you or a loved one?

posted by Maegan Ellison

Neighborhood Explorer: SouthPark

It’s hard to believe what is now a premier shopping destination in Charlotte was once expansive dairy farmland.

posted by Liz Logan

Charlotte’s Best LGBTQ+ Bars

The Queen City has a vibrant and busy gay scene, with something happening virtually every day of the week. We’ve rounded up a list of the city’s best hot spots, from nightclubs & sports bars to lounges & Sunday Funday oases. And yes — we have plenty of drag.

posted by Dean McCain

Spend 24 Hours Supporting LGBTQ-Owned Businesses in Charlotte

Charlotte’s gay community brings life and vibrancy to locally-owned businesses all across the city. Here’s our guide to some of the many beloved hotspots opened by our neighbors.

posted by Dean McCain

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Charlotte

Having fun in the Queen City doesn’t have to break the bank. All these activities are under $10

posted by Rosa Sprinkle

20 Rehearsal Dinner Venues Fit for Royalty

Rehearsal dinners have grown more distinctive in recent years, chosen not only to offer a good meal, but to showcase the couple’s personalities and tastes.

posted by Jamie Killian

15 Spots for the Perfect Charlotte Wedding Photo

Elegant. Edgy. Retro. Rustic. Whether you’re taking casual engagement shots or snapping a few pics before saying “I do,” these Charlotte backdrops will capture your memory perfectly.

posted by Kristen Moore

25+ Must-Do Experiences for Kids in Charlotte

Create memories and find new adventures in the Queen City with this list of must-do experiences for kids in Charlotte.

posted by Kristen Moore