Charlotte Events Happening Near Us
Welcome to Charlotte, North Carolina’s Queen City! Living up to its royal nickname, our city is home to many first-class events for all ages that delight residents and visitors alike. During your stay, join in the excitement by attending our vibrant cultural shows, enjoying our craft beer at culinary and brewers’ festivals, and igniting your wild side at our Coca Cola 600 events. The fun never ends.
Mid-November to Early January:
Holiday on Ice
Practice your figure 8 on North Carolina’s only outdoor ice rink! Located at NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, a 15-minute drive from the hotel, this yearly event is great for family outings or date night. Rent your skates on site for $4 or bring your own.
Queen City Brewers Festival
Savor the best beers in Charlotte at the Queen City Brewers Festival. It’s a fun way to support local breweries and taste the area’s best cuisine. Happening at The Fillmore Charlotte, this festival sells out every year, so reserve your tickets in advance.
Charlotte Jazz Festival
Get groovy at the Charlotte Jazz Festival! With concerts happening until the wee hours, this event features free public performances, jazz brunch, and more hip happenings. Treat your ears to these smooth tunes at Knight Theater, a 15-minute drive from us.
600 Festival (Speed Street)
Called Speed Street by the locals, 600 Festival celebrates all things racing! With appearances from racing’s biggest stars, the festival takes over Downtown Charlotte with live entertainment, food and beverage, and sponsor tents for the Coca Cola 600.
Taste of Charlotte
Area restaurants show off their culinary prowess at Taste of Charlotte, a three-day festival held outdoors on Tryon Street. Over 100 samples are available to enjoy as guests of all ages are entertained by live music, cooking demos, and kids activities.
Yiasou Greek Festival
Get ready to circle dance at Charlotte’s favorite Greek Festival. This four-day celebration is the perfect opportunity to sample authentic Greek fare, enjoy live music, and learn about the Hellenic culture from special exhibits. Join the fun at 600 East Boulevard.
Oktoberfest arrives early in Charlotte. Get your fill of this beloved German-themed tradition by enjoying craft beer, pretzel necklaces, and other Bavarian delights. The party happens every year at SouthPark Mall, located five miles from our hotel.
Early October to Late November:
Carolina Renaissance Festival
Take a blast to the medieval past in nearby Huntersville, NC. Happening every weekend in the fall, the festival invites guests to meet costumed characters, feast on renaissance fare, and take a spin in themed carnival rides like Da Vinci's Flying Machine.