Charlotte, NC – July 2014 Events – Food, Shopping, Puppies, and More!

By David Boling

There’s not much more I love out of life than tasty cuisine, playful pets, and good shopping. This second half of July has me in stitches. I’d strongly advise to take advantage of the Queen’s Feast, and explore as many local restaurants as you can. Also, though it’s not on the list, take in as many Charlotte Knights games as you can this Summer. Have dinner Uptown and then enjoy the games and the views of Uptown!

Giacomo at Crowder's

Charlotte, NC July 2014 Events

July 18th through July 27th – varying times – Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week

Queen’s Feast Charlotte at 100+ Charlotte Restaurants

Charlotte’s culinary delights are on show! This celebration has beaue a favorite event among Charlotte locals. Experience the best of Charlotte’s food scene for $30 per person.  More Information here!

July 16th through July 18th – varying times – Shop Charlotte Marketplace

Shop Charlotte Marketplace at Visitor Info Center, Center City

Check out and purchase products from local artists and more. Remember, in Charlotte we encourage people to #SupportLocal! More Information here!

July 18th – 5PM to 9PM – Science on the Rocks

Science on the Rocks at Discovery Place

This may be at Discovery Place, but it’s adults only. Discovery Place is inviting you to enjoy your adult beverage, and explore Charlotte’s most fun museums. More Information here!

July 19th – 10AM to 1PM – Petapalooza

Petapalooza at Charlotte Nature Museum

Sadly, you will have to leave your own puppy at home, but you’ll be able to meet new rescue friends and also some exotic friends as well. Take the kids. They will be teaching a bit of pet ownership responsibility! More Information here!

These are just a few of my personal picks of things to do in Charlotte. For more information on Charlotte events I suggest you check out these great resources.

Charlotte’s Got A Lot • Blumenthal Arts • Charlotte Center City

 US National Whitewater Center • Tosco Music Party

David is a guest blogger for and will be providing content occasionally that we hope you’ll find useful and valuable. He grew up in Charlotte, so has intimate knowledge of Charlotte’s neighborhoods, restaurants, hot spots, and also hidden gems. When not guest blogging for us, he runs a successful branding and media consulting company.  

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