Top 10 Things To Do Around Charlotte This Weekend – 5/14/2021


The weekend is almost here!

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

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

#1 7th 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 Norfolk Tides at Charlotte Knights

Tonight in Uptown Charlotte, the Norfolk Tides will taking on the Charlotte Knights. The weather will be perfect and the views will be stunning.

For tickets or more info click here.

#3 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

The stars of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will be turning Concord’s zMAX Dragway into a 44,000-horsepower festival of nitro in the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.

Every ticket is a pit pass, so come early to see your favorite drivers and their cars up-close before the tree is lit and the tires are squealing

#4 Hardy live in Charlotte

Michael Wilson Hardy, known professionally as Hardy, is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has written songs for Florida Georgia Line, Chris Lane, Blake Shelton, Dallas Smith, Thomas Rhett, and Morgan Wallen.
He’ll be performing live tonight at Coyote Joes.

For tickets or more info click here.

#5 White Water Center’s River Jam

Live music takes place throughout the year at a one-of-a-kind outdoor venue in the middle of the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Genres including roots rock, Americana, bluegrass, folk, and funk are featured on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from May through September and at each of the Whitewater Center’s festivals.

For more info click here.

#6 Matthews Outdoor Concert Series

Outdoor Concert Series, featuring The Band of Oz!
Friday, May 14, 6pm-9pm
Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade Street

For more info or tickets click here.

#7 Music Fest w/ Decarlo

Break out the vintage tour t’s and get ready for some high-energy rock under the Biergarten lights on May 15th!
DECARLO returns to OMB

For more info click here.

#8 Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships

Watch the riders get on a roll in Gaston County’s Poston Park (in the town of Lowell) at this round of the 2021 UCI Pump Track World Championships.
May 15th 11:00 Bikefest Kickoff
12:00 – 15:00 Practise & Registration
15:00 – 15:15 Riders Briefing
15:30 – 18:00 Timed Runs
19:00 – 21:30 Knock-out Heat Finals
21:45 – 22:00 Award Ceremony
22:00 After Party

#9 Walking On A Dream – The Music Yard

The second Walking On A Dream “Indie Dance & Indie Rock Party” is happening this May 15th!

Experiential dance party that features all your favorite Indie Rock + Indie Dance songs all night with amazing DJs, stage production and more.
LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, Empire of the Sun, The Naked & Famous, CHVRCHES, Phantogram, Washed Out, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Miike Snow, Passion Pit, Glass Animals and more

For more info click here.

#10 Low country Country Seafood Fest

Seafood fest at Nevin Park features a low Country Cuisine of shrimp corn on the Cobb potatoes sausage and a boiled egg (Low Country Boil) The second plate will be a fish plate with sides. so bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes because the best Dj in the Queen City will be proving the Sounds

For more info or tickets click here.

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