Things to Do

Holiday Light Displays Around Charlotte

From drive-thru wonders to enchanted gardens, Charlotte’s lights displays are shining bright this holiday season.

posted by Liz Logan November 28, 2022

30 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

When it comes to the season of lights, Charlotte knows how to be merry and bright.

posted by Liz Logan November 11, 2022

25 Family-Friendly Events This Holiday Season

No matter how you celebrate the season, Charlotte invites everyone to get in the holiday spirit. Participate in tree lightings, take the kids for DIY Christmas crafts, enjoy a festive performance or shop local at a holiday market. Winter in Charlotte is a great time to don your best attire for a show in Uptown, take a stroll through the festive streets of surrounding towns or slide across pop-up ice-skating rinks as you make magical and merry memories.

posted by Jamie Killian November 11, 2022

15 Ways to Propose in Charlotte

When you’ve found your forever person, you want your life together to begin in a special way that speaks to who you both are. From the top of a mountain to the middle of a lake, from a public rooftop to a secluded garden, when you're ready to drop to one knee, these are some of the most romantic places to propose in Charlotte.

posted by Rosa Sprinkle October 23, 2022

10 Romantic Charlotte Staycations

Charlotte has an eclectic getaway experience for every kind of couple. Make plans to enjoy a weekend filled with some of the Queen City’s best offerings.

posted by Rosa Sprinkle October 13, 2022

Spooky Halloween Activities in Charlotte

From ghost tours and scary movie nights to haunted trails and bar crawls, Charlotteans have carved out creative ways to celebrate the spookiest day of the year.

posted by Libby Goddard October 03, 2022

Just Opened in Charlotte - Sept. '22

It’s fall, y’all! The weather is slowly turning, and the town is buzzing with energy. Go check out these newly opened businesses when you’re out and about.

posted by Allie Papajohn September 26, 2022

The Ultimate Fall Festival Guide

Fall is a great time to get out and about in Charlotte and there are no shortage of festivals over the next few months to keep you busy. From art to beer to kid-oriented soirees, there is something for everyone this Autumn.

posted by Jamie Killian September 21, 2022

Top Concerts and Tours Coming This Fall

Just because the seasons change doesn’t mean the music stops. The weather in Charlotte allows for comfortable nights well into the fall and that means more opportunities at outdoor venues to hear some of your favorite artists touring.

posted by Andy Goh September 20, 2022

Pumpkin Spice Charlotte

Pumpkin season, known by some as “autumn,” is upon us. In Charlotte, we welcome the sweater weather by fully embracing all the basic essentials of fall. Pumpkin patches, pumpkin festivals and yes, pumpkin-flavored everything.

posted by Cassie Townsend September 15, 2022

45 of the Coolest Things to Do This Fall

Don’t wait for it to feel like fall (we see you, second Summer) to take in all that Charlotte has to offer this season. From shows to experiences, the whole city will be abuzz with exciting things to get you out and about this autumn.

posted by Jamie Killian September 15, 2022

Just Opened - August '22

As we slowly roll into the fall season, business openings are still heating up. Take a break from back-to-school mayhem and check ‘em out!

posted by Allie Papajohn August 23, 2022