This weekend is going to be truly incredible! There will be tons of food trucks, live music, and best of all free food for dad!
Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this Father’s Day Weekend;
#1 Charlotte Symphony at McGuire
Enjoy a special evening of Symphony music along the shores of Lake Norman. Admission and parking are free – be sure to pack a picnic and bring a blanket!
For more information click here.
#2 Charlotte Knights vs. Indianapolis Indians
The Charlotte Knights will be taking on the Indianapolis Indians for 3 days this weekend in Uptown’s BB&T ball park. Friday night the games will start at 7:05pm, Saturday night it will start at 6:05pm, and Sunday afternoon the 3rd game will start at 2:05pm
For more information or for tickets to any of the games (starting at $11 each) click here.
#3 Father’s Day Pop-Up Shop
Still looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift for Dad? Shop local vendors including everything from selvedge denim to cocktail bitters, grooming products to game day attire. There will be booths for Straight Stitch &Co, OLE MASON JAR, Assorted Table Wine Shoppe, Buckskin & Mane, Glory Days Apparel, Bold Foot Socks, and the Charlotte Hornets
The shops will be open Friday, June 17, 11 AM to 5 PM, with complimentary coffee served by Not Just Coffee – 7th Street Public Market from 2 to 4 PM.
Find out more info by clicking here.
#4 Cam Newton Foundation Football Tournament
This Friday and Saturday Cam Newton will be hosting a 7v7 high school football tournament at Providence Day School. There will be 26 teams coming from all over the Carolinas. The tournament will start Friday morning at 9:30 a.m.
If you’d like to watch, they will be charging $5 for spectators and coaches.
For more information check out their Facebook Page here.
#5 Rascal Flatts & Kelsea Ballerini
This coming Friday (June 17th) Rascal Flatts will be rocking the Charlotte region on stage at the PNC Music Pavilion. The show will start at 7:30pm.
For more information or tickets click here.
#6 Charlotte’s Heroes Convention 2016
The Heroes Convention was founded in 1982 by The Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.
For more info or for tickets click here.
#7 Art & Soul of South End + Food Truck Chow Down
Music-mashup, trolly tours, and a massive Carolina Food Truck Chow Down competition are coming to South End this coming Saturday from 2pm-10pm.
The Chow Down competition will be held on Camden Rd. from South Tryon St. to Tremont Ave., will feature as many as 50 food trucks from North and South Carolina, including Charlotte favorites. Professional judges will determine the winner of the $7,500 grand prize and everyone will have the chance to cast a vote for the People’s Choice award to determine their favorite food truck.
For more information on all the festivities click here.
#8 2nd Annual Queen City Jazz Fest
This coming Saturday the 2nd Annual Queen City Jazz Fest is coming to Charlotte featuring Gerald Albright, Lalah Hathaway, Brian Culbertson, and more. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the show starts 6:30 pm at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (formerly Uptown Amphitheatre).
For more information or tickets click here
#9 Vintage Charlotte Summer Market
The Vintage Charlotte Summer Market will be happening at 514 N. College Street this coming Saturday, June 18th from 11am-6pm (early bird entry starts at 10am and costs $5).
For more information click here.
#10 Fantasia and Anthony Hamilton
Fantasia and Anthony Hamilton will both be closing their tour with an epic concert next Sunday (June 19th) in Charlotte at the Bojangles Coliseum.
For more information or for tickets to the show click here.
If you think other events should be on this list or future lists, let us know – Scott@CharlotteStories.com