By David Boling
2014 is quickly coming to its end. It’s been a busy year, and The Queen City has seen so much in the way of growth, and 2015 is looking as if that trend is going to continue. With two weeks left there is still a bit more to do in Charlotte. Here is to a Merry Holiday and Happy New Year.
Charlotte, NC December 2014 Events
Wednesday, December 17th: Charlotte Symphony: Messiah
Sunday, December 28th: Belk Bowl 5K
“Kickoff the 2014 Belk Bowl festivities with the Belk Bowl 5K. Come run or walk the streets of Uptown Charlotte and celebrate with a post-race celebration full of free beer, food, and giveaways. Bring your family, friends, and football fans and get ready to run!” More Information here!
Monday, December 29th: Belk Bowl Fan Central
“The official fan party of the Belk Bowl, EpiCentre will be THE place to be the night before the game. In addition to the restaurants, bars, and other attractions that call EpiCentre home, the main courtyard will be ready to host fans. With cheerleaders, marching bands, and mascots, the EpiCentre is sure to get fans ready for the big game.” More Information here!
Wednesday, December 31st: CLT New Year’s Eve
“The official New Year’s Eve celebration in Uptown Charlotte has a new name and location! CLT New Year’s Eve will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, at the corner of MLK Blvd. and S. Brevard St. During the day, enjoy WBT Holiday on Ice (opens at 10am) along with family-friendly programs and activities.
Beginning at 7pm, come celebrate the end of 2014 with live music and a variety of activities and performances. CLT New Year’s Eve remains an alcohol-free, family-friendly and free event. Count down to the new year with fireworks and the raising of the Queen City Crown!” More Information here!
Wednesday, December 31st: Brew Year’s Eve Celebration
“Celebrate the New Year at Sycamore Brewing. No lines, No Cover, No Dress Code — Just Good Times! Beer, Wine, Champagne BBQ Sandwiches, Mac & Cheese, Southern Aps.” More Information here!
Wednesday, December 31st: The Duke Mansion’s 100th Birthday Party on New Year’s Eve
Since 1915 The Duke Mansion has been the launching ground for some of the regions biggest events as well as host to the brightest leaders of the century. Now they are celebrating 100 years on New Years Eve! More Information here!
Wednesday, December 31st: John Tosco’s 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Variety Show
“A family friendly evening with comedy, dance, music and more!” A great event for the whole family! More Information here!
For more New Year’s Eve events visit Charlotte Magazine’s list 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.
David is a guest blogger for LiveUptownNow.com 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.