Weekender: 30 things to do in Charlotte this Fourth of July weekend

Weekender: 30 things to do in Charlotte this Fourth of July weekend

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FRIDAY, June 30

93. Isolated storms. 30% chance of rain.

A Night In Neon at RSVP: Wear your brightest neon clothes to jam to DJ sets under black lights. Free. 6pm-2am. Details

GLOW Yoga at Resident Culture – South End: Put on neon glow sticks for a drop-sound yoga flow under black lights, followed by dancing and live music. $25. 7-9:30pm. Details

Comedy Market Open Mic/ The Market Jam Karaoke at Common Market: Support local comedians as they show off their talents or sing your heart out to karaoke. Free. 7-11pm. Details

BLACK FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS at West Complex: Order dinner from a local black-owned food truck every Friday. Free. 4-9pm. Details

Doomsday and Night III at Goodyear Arts: View the Doomsday and Night III group exhibition on opening night. Free. 6-9pm. Details

Dear Soul Music Co: Unplugged+Live Concert Series at Dupp& Swatt: Listen to music from local and touring artists during this concert series. Free. 7-9pm. Details

Friday Nights at Camp North End: Explore the different districts offering live music, shops, local art plus food and drink. Free. 5-9pm. Details

FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND AT SKIPTOWN: Celebrate the 4th of July with your pup with slushies and a puppuccino for your dog. Prices vary. Runs through July 4th. Details 


94. Thunderstorms. 40% chance of rain.

LIQUID PLEASURE CONCERT at Billy Sunday: Ring in Independence Day with music from the 10-piece band Liquid Pleasure. Free. 7-10pm. Details

Uncle Sam Jam at Fountain Plaza: Listen to music from U2 tribute “Rattle and Hum” over food and drinks. $10-$15. 7-11pm. Details

Free the Whales – Beerfest at HopFly Brewing Company: Try beer from 40+ breweries and eat from a variety of food vendors. $25-$90. 12-5pm. Details

Viva Venezuela Festival at Route 29 Pavilion: Expect live music performances and family-friendly activities. $30-$300. 3pm. Details

Potions & Pixels: Saturday Afternoon Board Games! at 701 Keswick: Play board a variety of board games. Free. 12-3pm. Details

The Broken Crayon: Kids Club Art Workshop at Boileryard: Take your kids to learn how to make fireworks in a jar. Free. 11am-2pm. Details

ANCHOR @ Mint Museum – Randolph: Start your day with a gentle yoga flow with noise-canceling headphones. $10. 10-11am. Details

Dear Hip Hop~A Sneaker Social at Weathered Souls: Celebrate 50 years of hip-hop and fashion with live music and drinks. $30 and up. 4-10pm. Details

Charlotte Red White and Brew Bar Crawl at Slingshot: Hop around in your red, white and blue attire to several bars offering cocktail specials and live music. $13-$15. 4-10pm. Details

TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN/AFRICA at 1600 West Trade St: Experience a taste of Caribbean and African culture through food, music, bounce houses, arts and crafts, games, and live performances. Free. 12-8pm. Details

What’s On The Table? (Marketplace) at Pilot Brewing: Shop from local small businesses. Free. 2-7pm. Details

Electric Feels: Indie Rock + Electronic Dance Party (18+) at The Underground: Party to Indie rock and EDM music all night long. $20-$32. 9:30pm. Details

Rich and Bennett’s AMERICRAWL in Uptown: Paint the town red, white and blue as you take to the streets to check out several local bars. $10-$20. 1-5pm. Details

SUNDAY, July 2

94. Isolated thunderstorms. 40% chance of rain.


The Jolly Lollies at Optimist Hall: Enjoy an interactive performance for the family from The Jolly Lollies as they sing and let you play with instruments. Plus, there will be face painting and balloon animals. Free. 1-1:45pm. Details

Front Porch Sundays at Atherton Mill: Shop from 70+ local businesses and enjoy live music. Free. 11-4pm. Details

Concacaf Gold Cup 2023 at Bank of America Stadium: Watch as the U.S. men’s national soccer team plays Trinidad and Tobago, and as Honduras takes on Haiti. $50-$180. 7pm. Details

Alicia Keys at Spectrum Center: Vibe to popular songs from singer and songwriter Alicia Keys. $55 and up. 8-11pm. Details

Day Party at Novelty House: Party on a rooftop during the day while you vibe to music from a live Dj. $10-$100. 3-8pm. Details

Strictly R&B at Encore: Vibe to R&B classics all evening. $25 and up. 4-9pm. Details

All white Day party at Hive: Dress up in all white to kickstart the Independence day celebration. $20. 2-8pm. Details

Freedom Rings at Table & Twine: Build your own personalized 4th of July meal spread. Prices vary. All day. Details

KIDZ BOP Never Stop Live Tour at PNC Pavillion: Take the kids to enjoy a clean fun concert with their friends. $29-$69. 4pm. Details

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