Top 10 Things To Do Around Charlotte This Weekend – 10/23/2020


The weekend is almost here!

There will be a good amount of socially distanced live music, food trucks, pumpkins, and more!

Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this weekend:

#1 6th Annual South End Wine and Hops Fest

Charlotte’s favorite and most award-winning wine event is returning with another day filled with wordly wines, local brews & ciders. Enjoy a day with friends enjoying live music and sipping the day away under the sun.

#2 The Avett Brothers at The Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Avett Brothers will perform live on the backstretch of the Charlotte Motor Speedway track to socially-distanced cars. The performance will celebrate the release of their eagerly-awaited new album, The Third Gleam

For tickets or more info click here.

#3 Uptown Street Eats

Participating Food Trucks:
– Friday: Jive Turkey & Desi Kati Cart
– Saturday Lunch: Cousins Maine Lobster, Desi Kati Cart and Rollicious Ribs
– Saturday Dinner: Goldfinger & Desi Kati Cart
– Sunday: Leann’s Deli & Desi Kati Cart
There will also be live music featured throughout Uptown and on the StreetEats block. Here’s the schedule:
– Friday: 6 pm – 9 pm
– Saturday: 12 pm – 3 pm & 6 pm – 9 pm
– Sunday: 1 pm – 4 pm

#4 Tayste Curds & Corks

Enjoy an evening of al fresco dining under the stars while sipping the most wonderful wines and delectable cheeses inspired courses.
Live music by the soulful Persona Bell
Ticket includes: 4 cheese inspired courses, 4 wines, a reserved tent, and table & chairs for your party.

For tickets or more info click here.

#5 UnivCity Food Truck Friday

UnivCity Food Truck Friday takes place this Friday Oct 23rd, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Armored Cow Brewing Co. It takes place in our front parking lot with plenty of outdoor seating with room for social distancing. There will be live music each week sponsored by the UnivCity Partners and Open for Business City of Charlotte “Street Eats”.

For more info click here.

#6 Aaron Lewis and Sully Erna Live at Charlotte Motor Speedway

For the first time ever, Sully Erna and Aaron Lewis, two of the most acclaimed frontmen in rock — the voices of multiplatinum rock bands Godsmack and Staind — will perform their hits together, side-by-side, in an intimate and unplugged evening on The American Drive-In Tour, including a concert at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

For more info or tickets click here.

#7 Pumpkin Patch at Lineberger’s Farm

Hay rides are $6 and include a medium size pumpkin from the patch. Chickens are available to feed for 50 cents.

For more info click here.

#8 Zootastic’s Fall Festival 2020

Zootastic Park’s Annual Fall Festival! Open the weekend of and the weekend before Halloween. (Oct 24, 25, 31 and Nov 1) Train Rides, Carousel Rides, Fun House, Tiger Feeding, Giraffe Feeding, Pumpkin Decorating, Temporary Tattoos, Smores, Candy+Caramel Apples, Funnel Cakes, and more.

For more info click here.

#9 Family Fall Fest

Grab the family and join us at GreenLife family farms for a Saturday filled with music from two local bands, tons of local vendors to shop from, petting zoo animals for the kiddos, food & dessert trucks along with yummy drinks and plenty of fall fun! Bring your camping chairs and blankets to set up a spot and watch the local bands playing from 2-7!

For more info click here.

#10 Rosé – Mimosa – Soirée

Enjoy a Sunday Funday sipping all the rose, sparkling wine & ciders your heart desires. You will also have access to the most adorable mimosa bar featuring a variety of juices, syrups and berries. DJ Pink Diamond will be laying down all your favorite brunch beats.

For more info or tickets click here.

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