Top 10 Things To Do Around Charlotte This Weekend – 5/24/2019

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Memorial Day weekend is almost here!

There will be tons of festivals, racing, food, and fireworks!

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

#1 25th Annual Speed Street

Celebrating its 25th year, Charlotte’s Uptown Speed Street is one of the largest consumer events in the Southeast. With live musical entertainment, appearances by top NASCAR drivers and celebrities, dynamic exhibits, NASCAR show cars and simulators, fireworks, and STYX – this is an event not to be missed.

For more info click here.

#2 Belmont’s Friday Night Live

‘Friday Night Live’ is an annual concert series in the heart of historic Belmont. Every year, an average of 6,000 people flood the downtown streets to discover new local food and drinks, enjoy live music, dance in the streets, and meet some new friends.

For more info click here.

#3 Coca Cola 600

The Coca-Cola 600, 600-mile NASCAR Cup Series points race held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, will be happening this Sunday evening. The event, when first held in 1960, became the first race to be held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

For tickets or more info click here.

#4 The Fast Lane

The Fast Lane will be performing live this coming Friday night at the Knight Theater.

The band has been heralded by the International Press Association. “If you didn’t know better, you’d swear you were really at an Eagles concert!” The Fast Lane has gained the reputation of being the truest sounding Eagles Tribute Band in the world.

For tickets or more info click here.

#5 Freedom Festival

Friday, May 24th 6:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday, May 25th 1:00pm-10:00pm

Location: Harold Rankin Park, Lowell, NC

Rides, food trucks, games, live entertainment, music, vendors, and more!

For more info or tickets click here.

#6 Joyfest 2019

This weekend Carowinds will host Charlotte’s biggest Christian music festival of the year, featuring Travis Greene, Mary Mary, The Official Marvin Sapp Page, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Egypt Speaks, and more.

For more info and tickets click here.

#7 Mint Hill Madness

Mint Hill Madness has something for everyone in the family; delicious food; great music ranging from country to rock; a fantastic family carnival; an arts/crafts fair; an all-American parade; and of course, a spectacular firework show.

For more info click here.

#8 Sounds of Summer Concert & Cruise-In

Saturday, May 25th @ 6:00 PM in downtown Centennial Park – 2019 Sounds of Summer Community Concert & Cruise-In Series.

They’ll be featuring live music from “The Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band”, food vendors, classic cars, and family fun.

For more info click here.

#9 Matthews Food Truck Fridays & Concert Series

Tonight starting at 5pm.

Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade Street

Great variety of gourmet food trucks.
Incredible band lineup.
Craft beer and wine.
Kids’ Activities.

For more info click here.

#10 Memorial Day Celebration at The Whitewater Center

The Whitewater Center will be featuring live music, food, and fireworks this coming Sunday night.

For more info click here.

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

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