Charlotte, NC, Guide and Information


Local Treasures

About Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina, offers all types of attractions, from Charlotte Motor Speedway and the nearby NASCAR Hall of Fame, to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Mint Museum. Outdoor recreation is plentiful as well, from the 400 acres of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to Mecklenburg County’s three nature preserves. After each full day of fun, dining opportunities abound, from family-friendly to five-star, and lodging establishments from luxury hotel to charming bed-and-breakfast.

Charlotte Events

March 06, 2015

The Light Factory's Seventh Juried ANNUALE DEADLINE DATE. This is not the date of the show..

March 06, 2015


March 08, 2015

The Classic International Black Cinema Series- Zouzou

March 10, 2015

Sankofa Circle - In The Hollow Of Your Hand

March 12, 2015


March 14, 2015

Excision | 2015

March 14, 2015

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Day At The Gantt

March 14, 2015

Moving Stories Project - Revitalizing Community Through Dance Workshops

March 15, 2015

Looking Forward Looking Back Tour

March 15, 2015

Gantt Center Book Club - Things Fall Apart

March 17, 2015

Young Thug/Travis Scott - Rodeo Tour

March 19, 2015

Steve Aoki - 18+ with Valid ID

March 21, 2015

Intermediate Batik Workshop

March 21, 2015

Open Easels: Portrait Workshop

March 21, 2015

G. Love & Special Sauce

March 25, 2015

Ledisi with Special Guests Raheem Devaughn and Leela James

March 28, 2015

Bruce in the USA - Bruce Springsteen Tribute

April 08, 2015

Coal Chamber

April 09, 2015

The Decemberists

April 10, 2015

Datsik - Ninja Nation Tour - Charlotte

April 11, 2015


April 11, 2015

On the Border - The Ultimate Eagles Tribute

April 17, 2015

Blackberry Smoke - Holding All The Roses Tour

April 18, 2015

Open Easels: Portrait Workshop

April 20, 2015


April 21, 2015

ALL TIME LOW: The Future Hearts Tour

April 29, 2015

Tyler, the Creator with special guest Taco

May 01, 2015

Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

May 02, 2015

Moving Stories Project - Revitalizing Community Through Dance Workshops

May 10, 2015

Blue October

May 13, 2015


May 16, 2015

Open Easels: Portrait Workshop

May 19, 2015


May 27, 2015


June 02, 2015

St. Vincent

June 20, 2015

Open Easels: Portrait Workshop
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Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • (704) 338-9444
  • 222 South Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon, or a private party, we can accommodate your needs. Our beef is USDA ...

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Brazz Carvery and Steakhouse
  • 704-315-5704
  • 500 S College St, Charlotte NC 28202

Traditional Brazillian Steakhouse. Enjoy our rodizio style meal, where succulent grilled meats are carved at your table. Complete your meal with t...

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Mattie's Diner
  • 704-376-1020
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Eat at Mattie's. Open 24 hours from Friday through Sunday. View our menu at

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Harvey B Gantt Center
  • 704-547-3700
  • 551 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Located at the Levine Center for the Arts, the Harvey B. Gantt Center is Charlotte’s destination for the art, history and culture of African-Americ...

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Cajun Queen Restaurant
  • 704-377-9017
  • 1800 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204

Enjoy the friendly, laid-back atmosphere of 'Nawlins right here in Charlotte. Experiencing the sensation of true New Orleans cuisine has never been...

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The King's Kitchen
  • 704-375-1990
  • 129 W Trade St, Charlotte NC 28202

Enjoy famed “New Local Southern Cuisine” at our not for profit restaurant for dishes of superior quality and ingredients, with proceeds helping to ...

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Noda Brewing Company
  • 704-451-1394
  • 2229 N. Davidson St, Charlotte, NC 28205

This unique production brewery in the NoDa neighborhood crafts small batch premium beers, offering something for every beer drinker. We create the ...

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
  • 704-353-9200
  • 420 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Charlotte's newest cultural attraction is dedicated to the exhibition of mid-20th-century modern art. The terra cotta-tiled museum brims with artwo...

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Rock Bottom Brewery
  • 704-334-2739
  • 401 N Tryon St, Ste 100, Charlotte NC 28202

With the only working inhouse brewery in Uptown Charlotte, our made from scratch menu and exceptional service, you're sure to have fun.

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Charlotte Knights Baseball
  • (704) 274-8300
  • 324 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Come see exciting Triple – A baseball. Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. The Charlotte Knights play 72 home games from April through early Septe...

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The Light Factory
  • 704-333-9755
  • 1817 Central Avenue, Suite C200, Charlotte, NC 28205

Since 1972, The Light Factory has been dedicated to exhibition and education. The Light Factory is one of only four organizations in the United Sta...

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Automatic Slims
  • 704-332-4256
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Where the Beautiful people come to get ugly.  

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Rooster's Wood Fired Kitchen
  • 704-370-7667
  • 150 N. College Street Charlotte, NC 28202

Experience our seasonally-inspired menu rooted in high quality ingredients, cooked in our signature wood-fired ovens that give our local vegetables...

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Charlotte B-Cycle
  • 704-332-9585
  • 333 E Trade St, Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28202

B-Cycle is an automated bike sharing system designed for short trips. There are numerous stations located throughout Center City Charlotte. B-Cyc...

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VBGB Beer Hall and Garden
  • 704-333-4111
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Charlotte's first Beer Hall & Garden/Restaurant, located at the NC Music Factory! Seating capacity for 450! Located 50' from The Fillmore and TWC U...

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X Nightclub
  • 704-288-1781
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Charlotte's Premiere High Energy Electronic Dance Club.

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Nova's Bakery
  • 704-333-5566
  • 1511 Central Ave/1515 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Whether you're searching for French baguettes, or for sourdough made the old fashioned way, you can find it all at Nova’s Bakery and coffee shop. ...

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Red Ginger Japanese Steak House
  • 980-819-8837
  • 401 S Tryon St #130, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Charlotte's newest, and best, Japanese steakhouse sizzles with a gorgeous interior and serves classic Hibachi dinners, as well as offering the fres...

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Howl at the Moon
  • 704-936-HOWL (4695)
  • 210 E Trade St, Charlotte NC 28202

The World's Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll Dueling Piano Bar is rocking the Epicentre! Come clap, dance, and sing to all of your favorite hits from the 70s...

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The Duke Mansion
  • 704-714-4400
  • 400 Hermitage Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207

Find yourself in southern splendor at The Historic Duke Mansion. Whether you're looking for a luxurious inn, a state-of-the-art meeting place, or t...

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Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts
  • 704-337-2000
  • 500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

As the oldest art museum in North Carolina, with one of the largest collections in the Southeast, we offer visitors inspiring and transformative ex...

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Celebs Restaurant & Lounge
  • 704-334-7088
  • 445 W Trade Street Charlotte, NC 28202

The perfect spot before, during or after Panthers, Knights and Bobcats game. Enjoy our casual main floor dining room with large HD TV's. Our seco...

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The Saloon at NC Music Factory
  • 704-716-2327
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Live Music, Great Food, Beer, Wine, & Spirits

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Enso Asian Bistro / Sushi Bar
  • 704-716-ENSO (3676)
  • 210 East Trade Street, Ste A-108, Charlotte, NC 28202

Enso offers visitors something unique and dynamic: an upscale scene in which guests can enjoy creative Asian classics as well as exceptional distin...

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Charlotte NC Tours
  • 704-962-4548
  • 101 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Charlotte's only locally owned full-service tour company, providing our customers with a variety of fun ways to see Charlotte, including van tours,...

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Hickory Tavern
  • 704-334-5155
  • 1100 Metropolitan Avenue Suite 170 Charlotte, NC 28204

Our unique brand of casual dining, lively bar atmosphere and sports enthusiasm provides the perfect destination no matter the time of day. Hickory...

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Historic Latta Arcade
  • (704) 561-5275
  • 320 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Established in 1914, Latta Arcade is home to a charming collection of restaurants, shops and galleries including Arcade Men's Room, Besoin Gallery,...

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Levine Museum of the New South
  • 704-333-1887
  • 200 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

An interactive history museum with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, blac...

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  • 704-910-0526
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Nightlife the way it was intended.

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Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
  • 704-525-5644
  • 4150 Yancey Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217

PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS. The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB), located in the heart of south Charlotte, produces premium, all natural beer and d...

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Osso Restaurant & Lounge
  • 704-971-0550
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Italian cuisine, both classical and modern, prepared by one of Charlotte’s most followed and recognized Executive Chefs, Gene Briggs of the famed B...

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The Fillmore
  • 1000 Nc Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

The Fillmore Charlotte is located in the heart of NC Music Factory. Home to live music, special events and more!

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EMZY Sushi Bar
  • 704-348-4288
  • 550 S Tryon St, Ste 160, Charlotte, NC 28202
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McCormick and Schmick's
  • 704-377-0201
  • 200 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Every weeknight, stop by for our $1.95 Bar Menu during Happy Hour. Our menus are updated daily to include more than 30 varieties of fresh seafood ...

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Maharani Indian Cuisine
  • 704-370-2455
  • 901 S Kings Drive, Ste 115, Charlotte NC 28204

Offering an array of traditional Indian cuisine with every dish presented uniquely infused with its own precise blend of spices. This restaurant, a...

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Residence Inn Uptown
  • 704-340-4000
  • 404 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Located uptown! Spacious studio, one and two-bedroom suites featuring full kitchens. Enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, Internet access, uptown shu...

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Fountain Plaza

Friday Live Factory

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Bernardin's Restaurant
  • 704-332-3188
  • 435 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28205

Chef Freddy Lee, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, has been the operator of Bernardin's in Winston-Salem for the past 20 years. The Charlo...

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NC Music Factory
  • 704-987-0612
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28206