A Week of Queen City Jewels – Charlotte, NC Events – June 5th – June 11th, 2015

By David Boling

This weekend is packed with Charlotte favorites, new and old. Taste the city, stay fit and enjoy local brew, celebrate a year of culture, and relax to beautiful music outdoors. By Monday morning you are going to feel like a brand new person.

Leave us a comment on Facebook or Twitter and tell us what you thought of these great Charlotte events, or if you have an event you’d like us to bookmark.


Friday, June 5th – Sunday, June 7th : Taste of Charlotte

Tryon Street, Uptown Charlotte

This 3 day festival and Queen City tradition features samples from over 100 area restaurants, Music, Children’s Activities and more. Admission is FREE!

More Information here!

Saturday, June 6th : NoDa 5K

NEW NoDa Brewing Company

A great way to spend an evening in NoDa, Charlotte’s Arts District. “Enjoy cool swag, beer, live music and food trucks.”

More Information here!

Sunday, June 7th : 11th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party

McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square

“Celebrate a night of Broadway’s Best at this FREE event!  Watch the Tony Awards ceremony LIVE on the big screen… with Charlotte’s theater fans.  Enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, prize giveaways and have your photo taken on the red carpet with a REAL Tony Award!”

More Information here!

Sunday, June 7th : Summer Pops: Opening Night IMG_1394

Symphony Park (behind SouthPark Mall)

As we’ve repeated said before, The Charlotte Symphony is the jewel in Charlotte’s crown, and the Summer Series is our favorite sparkle. There is no better way to feel like a true Charlottean than attending this event.

More Information here!

Featured recurring event: NoDa Eclectic Marketplace behind Smelly Cat Coffeehouse

Last Chance to see: Music Box Series in the Park @ Romare Bearden Park

Beyond Uptown: Mingling on the Greens Concert Series @ Birkdale Village, Lake Norman

Upcoming: Keep your calendars open for these events. More details to come.

June: The 2015 NoDa Summer Musicfest, Brew Stash Bash, TMP Beatles Tribute Night

July: Summer Pops: Celebrate America!, 24 Hours of Booty

September: Tosco Music Party

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 PartyCarolina Panthers

Charlotte CheckersCharlotte HornetsCharlotte Knights

Charlotte EaglesCharlotte HoundsCharlotte Independence


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.  

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“Taste of Charlotte” is this weekend in uptown Charlotte. It takes place on Tryon, between 1st and 6th Streets. This photo is one of the many tents set up for the various vendors. Come sample some of the tastiest restaurants in Charlotte. […]

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