The Charlotte International Arts Festival, a celebration of discovery, play and creativity, will bring more than 200 attractions to the Queen City from September 16 to October 2. The inaugural festival features performing arts and large-scale interactive art installations, most of which are free. Here are a few highlights of events from Ballantyne to Uptown.
Celebrate Charlotte Pride with the Queen City’s most glamorous hostesses, ready to bring the house down. Organizers have spent countless hours planning a month full of high-energy drag spectacles sure to dazzle. Check out our roundup below and get ready to bring the pride, bring the love, and bring those dollar bills!
With its inception in 2000 leaning on the LGBTQ Liberation Movement coming out of Charlotte’s 1969 Stonewall Riots & Uprising, Charlotte Pride has spent two decades evolving to become the largest LGBTQ celebration of its kind in the Carolinas.
Lovers of South End, rejoice – there are lots of new neighborhood places to explore this month! That’s not the only hopping spot, though. New spots are opening up all over, from Plaza Midwood to Ballantyne, and there’s never been a better time to explore new restaurants!