Top 10 Things To Do In Charlotte on Labor Day Weekend


This weekend is going to be incredible! There will be tons of food trucks, live music, parades, football, baseball, and motorcycles!

Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this Labor Day Weekend;

#1 Panthers vs. Steelers 

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The Panthers are taking on the Steelers in Uptown Charlotte tonight starting at 7:30 – you can still get tickets starting at just $21 each.

For tickets or more info click here.

#2 Matthews Alive

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The Matthews Alive Festival is a Labor Day weekend celebration dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations. There will be tons of rides, games, live music, and food.

The Festival will be held Sept 2nd-5th. Check out more info click here.

#3 Monster Energy MXGP of America’s 2016

The global motocross championship is coming here to the Charlotte region this coming weekend. This will be one of the only stops in America on the global motocross championship series – tons of dirt-bikes doing amazing things.

For tickets or more info click here.

#4 Charlotte’s Kosher BBQ Championship

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Charlotte’s Jewish Community Center will once again be hosting their annual Kosher BBQ Championship. There will be a free kids zone that includes moon bounces, slides, face painting, mechanical bull, a green screen, and a pickle eating contests. There will also be plenty of food, live music, and activities for the adults.

For tickets or more info click here.

#5 Southend Gallery Crawl

Come explore and experience the many galleries South End has to offer starting Friday night at 6pm. The gallery crawl will feature unique paintings, sculpture, jewelry, mosaics, live music and refreshments!

For more info click here.

#6 Labor Day Parade

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Starting at 11am this coming Monday (Labor Day), Charlotte’s annual Labor Day Parade will be rolling down Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte.

For more information click here.

#7 Charlotte Open Air Market

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Charlotte’s biggest open air market this weekend will be taking place at the old Eastland Mall site Saturday and Sunday from 7am-5pm.

It will feature hundreds of local vendors, farmers, and craftsmen selling everything you can imagine.

For more information or tickets click here.

#8 Prosperity Village Food Truck Rally


Prosperity Village is hosting a massive food truck festival this coming Saturday from 4pm-9pm. Leashed dogs are welcome and you can bring your own beer or wine. The festival is sponsored by Google Fiber.

For more info click here.

#9 Stephane Wrembel Live

Arguably one of the greatest guitar players in America is coming to Charlotte to perform live at the Evening Muse.

For tickets or more info click here.

#10 Charlotte Knights Vs. Norfolk Tide


The Charlotte Knights will be taking on the Buffalo Bisons this coming Friday, and Saturday at the now famous BB&T ballpark in Uptown Charlotte.

For more information or for tickets to any of the games click here.

If you think other events should be on this list or future lists, let us know –