The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and much much more.The Carolina Renaissance Festival returns for its 23rd annual season weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, October 1st through November 20th
While visiting the museum, talk with our volunteer docents. They have a passion for aviation and many have extensive aviation backgrounds. Visit the Carolinas Aviation Museum and talk with them about various aircraft we have on display and the role each has played in shaping our history.
Learn about the aircraft and then sit in an actual cockpit to experience what it would have been like to fly them. Bring your camera!
The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The primary purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize, promote and commemorate the musical heritage of the State of North Carolina. Musicians, singers, songwriters, music executives, and producers from all genres of music are honored and exhibited in its Museum.
Museum is centrally located in the state of North Carolina, in Kannapolis. Museum admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated. Hours are Monday-Friday 10AM-4PM. Guided group tours are available.
Inductions are held annually in October to honor and introduce new members into its Hall of Fame.
Your family-fun bowling center and nightlife destination. Complete with 40 lanes, a full video arcade, a Pro Shop, the 41st Lane Lounge, Birthday Parites, and Corporate functions...we offer something for everyone in your family.
DefyGravity Charlotte is a cutting-edge Trampoline Sports Park unlike anything you have ever experienced. Part entertainment venue and part sports gym, DefyGravity is the ultimate destination for active social outings, memorable birthday parties, intense individual workouts, competitive team sports, and creative fundraisers. DefyGravity is a 26,000 square foot facility with wall-to-wall steel-frame trampolines including the world-famous Angled Wall Trampolines, an expansive Olympic Foam Pit and one of the largest Trampoline Dodgeball cages in America. Come play, relieve stress, and turn on the adrenaline in Charlotte’s most unique and exhilarating atmosphere.
This park's got it all. At the Historic Latta Plantation House, costumed re-enactors cook, embroider, and, to the delight of 8-year-old-boys, fight in a Civil War battle. The Carolina Raptor Center, where injured birds of prey are rehabilitated, appeals to future veterinarians and bird lovers. Kids love walking on the wooded nature trail, listening for bird calls, and looking eye-to-eye at eagles and hawks. What would make your kid's happiness complete? Did someone say "pony ride?" They've got horseback rides here, too, at the Latta Equestrian Center.
SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium will transport you into the amazing underwater world. Come nose to nose with sharks and prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish and seahorses to graceful rays. To get any closer youâ€™d have to get wet!
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For those visiting the Charlotte area for the first time, be sure to check out our hotel section for reviews, cheap deals and not-so-cheap deals on some of the best places to stay in Charlotte and other areas. While you're here, take advantage of the great boutique shopping and numerous malls. If you can get through SouthPark, Northlake Mall, Concord Mills and Birkdale in one day, we salute you. When your day of shopping is done, check the showtimes of one of our many theaters, or go and see some live music. Charlotte is known for great DJ's, live music, parties and fun bars. The nightlife in and around Charlotte and the surrounding area is sure to not disappoint.
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