Top 10 Things To Do This Weekend Around Charlotte – 12/14/2018


The weekend is almost here!

There will be tons of Christmas concerts, festivals, and another awesomeness!

#1 Charlotte Hornets vs. NY Nicks and LA Lakers

This coming Friday and Saturday night, the Hornets will be taking on 2 of the most legendary teams in the country at the Spectrum Center in Uptown Charlotte.

Click here for tickets to The Hornets Vs. Nicks on Friday at 7pm

Click here for tickets to The Hornets Vs. Lakers on Saturday at 7pm

#2 Uptown Flea

This weekend is the last ‘Uptown Flea’ of the year.

Head uptown to shop over 80 flea vendors. You’ll find a heavy portion of Charlotte’s top handmade and sourced vendors, killer vintage dealers, and creatives sprinkled in-between.

Entry fee is $1

For more information click here.

#3 Belmont’s Christmas Village

Belmont’s annual Christmas Village will be happening this weekend.

Festivities will include the Festival of Lights in Stowe Park and up Main Street, carriage rides, hayrides, train rides through Stowe Park, s’more stations, live holiday music, festive holiday characters, and more.

For tickets or more info click here.

#4 Beach Boys Live in Charlotte

The Legendary Beach Boys will be performing live at Oven’s Auditorium this Saturday night starting at 7:30pm.

With 29 studio albums and more than 80 singles, the Beach Boys have sold more than 100 million records worldwide with classics like “Surfin’ USA” and “Good Vibrations.”

For more information or tickets click here.

#5 Holiday At The Garden

Visitors will enjoy annual traditions including the towering orchid tree, live music (daily 6 to 8 p.m.), holiday shopping in The Garden Store, crackling fires to warm cold hands or roast a marshmallow, the Children’s Discovery Trail of activities, warm beverages, activities and more. Model train displays built by the Metrolina Model Railroaders can be found throughout the Garden.

Santa Claus will be available for photos with families on Monday, Dec. 17  from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (additional fee, reservations required).

For more info click here.

#6 Lake Norman Christmas Lights Boat Parade

Three viewing spots at Blythe Landing, Ramsey Creek and the Duke Energy Explorium starting at 5pm.

Anyone is welcome to all parades. Come early to all events.

For more info click here.

#7 The Nutcracker

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holidays at Nutcracker every night this weekend! Join Clara as she encounters an epic battle between the Mouse King and Nutcracker, a breathtaking snowfall, jumping candy canes and the iconic Sugar Plum Fairy.

For more info or tickets click here.

#8 Charlie Brown Christmas

This Sunday night catch a Charlie Brown Christmas live on stage

A Charlie Brown Christmas is one of the more familiar ways that kids today know the Peanuts gang. While a new 3D animated film has made the characters popular again with those in the know, the values of the original Christmas special have been perfectly captured in this stage show that’s intended to translate your very favorite moments from the screen to the stage. Don’t let your family miss out on the excitement waiting for you in the theater when A Charlie Brown Christmas opens next near you, head out and purchase your tickets in advance today!

For tickets or more info click here.

#9 Double Door Inn Anniversary Reunion Party 

This coming Sunday night, celebrate the greatness of the Double Door Inn with an Anniversary Reunion Party at the Neighborhood Theater.

For more info and tickets click here.

#10 Light Up Lowell Festival & Parade

2:00-5:30pm – Light Up Lowell Festival and Parade (parade starts at 3pm)

Vendors, music, food, kid’s activities, and lots of Christmas cheer!
E. 1st Street (between Police Department and Fire Department)

Free admission

For more info click here.

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