The weekend is almost here!
This weekend we’ll see tons of live music, shows, and several festivals!
Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this weekend:
The University City Partners just announced the first annual Wine Vault University City Wine Fest presented by Greystar and University City Connect. The Wine Fest, a first and only outdoor spring festival in the region, will take place around the lake and boardwalk at the Shoppes at University Place on Saturday, April 22.
This weekend the Charlotte Knights will be playing 3 games against the Rochester Red Wings Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon at the BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlott.
The 3rd annual Creative Loafing Moo and Brew craft beer and burger festival presents Blues Traveler!
The Moo & Brew Craft Beer and Burger Festival is back! Join us Saturday, April 22 at the Music Factory for a full day of burgers, beer and bands.
One of the countries hottest new EDM duos is coming to the Queen City this weekend.
They’ll be playing at the Fillmore starting at 7pm.
#5 Brian Regan
This coming Friday night at 8pm, Brian Regan will be bringing his family friendly version of stand-up comedy to the Oven’s Auditorium.
The Charlotte Hounds (professional lacrosse) will be taking on the Denver Outlaws this coming Saturday at 7:30pm at Memorial Stadium.
Steve Martin and Martin Short will be tag-teaming for an epic night of comedy this coming Saturday night in the Ovens Auditorium.
#8 Earth Day Celebration
The annual Earth Day Celebration will be hosted on the Anne Springs Close Greenway on Saturday, April 22nd. Festivities will kick off with an opening ceremony at 10a.m. near the Dairy Barn. Other events and activities will include border collie demonstrations, cane pole fishing, canoeing & kayaking, face painting, geocaching, lead-line horse rides and farm animals.
Enjoy free entry and activities for all ages from hiking and kayaking to horseback rides, in addition to new events scheduled for this year including a Dog Park Open House from 10am – 2pm. More than 3,000 visitors are expected throughout the day.
For more info click here.
#9 Tuck Fest
Tuck Fest is a three-day festival that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos, and live music, featuring St. Paul & The Broken Bones and Langhorn Slim & The Law. The festival will take place April 21nd through the 23rd at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
The festival features a variety of competitions you can participate in, including; trail running, kayaking, biking, climbing, stand-up paddleboarding, and adventure racing.
Check out more information here on TuckFest.org
#10 Hippie Fest
Here’s a video we made of last year’s Hippie Fest:
This coming Saturday the Hippie Fest is back in town – the grooviest event of the spring!
It will be from 11am-6pm at the Hodges Family Farm – 3900 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215
For more info click here.
If you think other events should be on this list or future lists, let us know – Scott@CharlotteStories.com