Summer is here! From adventures by the water to concerts and foodie events, you will find that Charlotte has some of the hottest things to do during the summer months. If these ideas don’t float your boat, check our website or Facebook page for more ideas of things you can do with friends or family when they come to visit!
Rent a boat or stand up paddle board at Pier 88 Yacht Club & cool off on Lake Wylie.
SEE A LIVE COMEDY SHOW
A must-see show with a Queen City spin, Charlotte Squawks combines comedy and Broadway-style entertainment with references to current events for lots of laughs!
GO GARDEN HOPPING
Visit the gardens at The Duke Mansion and Wing Haven Gardens in Myers Park. Then head to NoDa to see the McGill Rose Garden. If you plan your outing on a Friday, you can end the day at local art galleries at the NoDa Gallery Crawl.
PACK A PICNIC FOR A CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY POPS CONCERT
Whether you like Queens, Star Wars, or Broadway tunes, you will enjoy these summer evenings with the Charlotte Symphony Pops. Don’t forget to pack a picnic! Concerts are weekly June 8 – July 3rd!
DINE ON A RIVERBOAT
Take a dinner cruise on Lake Norman aboard the Catawba Queen Mississippi riverboat.
GO BACK IN TIME
Clip clop through Uptown on a horse drawn carriage tour with Charlotte Center City Carriage Tours.
TAKE IN THE VIEW
Enjoy skyline views at Charlotte’s best rooftop restaurants like Fahrenheit, Rooftop 210 & Nuvole Rooftop Twenty Two.
RIDE A SEGWAY
Glide through scenic historic districts and Center City on one of Charlotte NC Tour’s seven Segway Tours.
TAKE IN A CONCERT OR RELAX BY THE RIVER
Whether you want to paddle a flatware kayak along the river or just relax and watch the action, the Whitewater Center offers a full day of activities for all ages. End the day at the Whitewater River Jam concert under the stars.
Excerpts taken from www.charlottesgotalot.com.