Things to Do During NBA All-Star Weekend

What to do from Feb. 15 to 17 when the NBA All-Star Game is in town.

Charlotte Hornets

As the NBA descends on the Queen City from Feb. 15 to 17 for the NBA All-Star Game, Uptown Charlotte will be filled with thousands of locals, tourists, celebrities and national media. While tickets may be hard to come by for the actual game, the weekend will be filled with ticketed events available to the public. Although some events are sold out already, there’s still a chance you can attend—look out for special releases as the weekend approaches.

NBA All-Star at the Epicentre

Feb. 15- 17 from noon to 7 p.m.
Tickets: RSVP

Looking for a free event? This is the one to attend! Fans will be able to get a look at the Epicentre transformed into a fan destination with everything NBA. From basketball activities, art and memorabilia displays, apparel customization, and panel discussions with NBA players and talent, it’s an event that engages both kids and adults of all ages. The catch? You have to register for access to the event at

The Epicentre

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Bojangles’ Coliseum

Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
Tickets: Sold out at this time (check back later)

If you missed out on getting tickets to the actual All-Star game, you can still partake in some action on the hardwood by attending the All-Star Celebrity Game. The biggest stars from film, television and music take the court alongside some NBA legends and WNBA players to test their basketball skills.

NBA MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars Game at Spectrum Center

Feb. 15 at 9 p.m.
Tickets: Available

This is your chance to catch more action on the court. This game includes the NBA’s top rookies and sophomores competing in a U.S. versus the world format. Tickets start at $30, but they are going fast!

NBA All-Star Media Day and NBA All-Star Practice at Bojangles’ Coliseum

Feb. 16 at 9:30 a.m. (practice starts at noon)
Tickets: Sold out at this time (check back later)

Ever wonder what it looks like up close and personal when athletes are being interviewed by reporters? Media Day gives a behind-the-scenes look and includes more than 20 NBA stars being interviewed by media from around the world. After the interviews, players will sign autographs and take photos with fans. After all, you might as well do it for the ‘gram!

The practice and media day are being sold as a combination tickets, with some ticket sales going to nonprofit journalism organizations. Practice includes both All-Star teams and their coaches prepping for the showdown during the All-Star Game on Feb. 17.

Bojangles’ Coliseum

Jr. NBA presented by Under Armour at Charlotte Convention Center

Feb. 16-17
Tickets: Register

The Jr. NBA presented by Under Armour will celebrate youth basketball during All-Star weekend by hosting a series of on-court competitions and off-court programming, including a Skills Challenge, Coaches Forum, 3v3 tournament and Her Time to Play panel session for kids. You can register your child online.

Where to find NBA All-Star Apparel

If you need some gear to rock to these events, some special edition NBA All-Star jerseys and various All-Star gear will be available in pop-up stores throughout the week. Locations for the pop-up stores include Spectrum Center, Epicentre and Bojangles’ Coliseum. You can also scoop products up online at

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