The Top 5 Charlotte Neighborhoods for Nightlife

If you love to spend your evenings exploring the city for the best bars, live entertainment venues, and nightclubs, you will enjoy living within Charlotte city limits.

But you don’t need to live in Uptown to be close to the thriving nightlife scene. These Charlotte neighborhoods have plenty of excitement of their own. You may be surprised which ones made the list.

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5. North Davidson (NoDa)

This popular neighborhood is just north of Uptown Charlotte and is known for its local arts and entertainment scene.

Modern nightlife spots have taken over historic buildings, like the Costner House (now home to Revolution Ale House), giving the community a unique vibe.

What’s Here: The Chop Shop, Crepe Cellar Kitchen & Pub, Free Range Brewing, Heist Brewing, and the Neighborhood Theatre

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4. Dilworth

Dilworth gives residents the best of both worlds.

Bungalows and tree-lined streets give this neighborhood a certain timeless quality, while nearby nightlife options offer a world of possibilities for late-night fun.

What’s Here: Big Ben British Restaurant & Pub, Bulldog Beer & Wine, Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, Ed’s Tavern, and Tyber Creek Pub

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3. Plaza Midwood

In Plaza Midwood, Central Avenue between The Plaza and Clement Avenue has several bars that residents can explore.

But there are even more favorite hangouts just a block away.

What’s Here: Mama’s Caribbean Grill & Bar, Petra’s, Soul Gastrolounge, Snug Harbor, Thirsty Beaver Saloon, and Thomas Street Tavern

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2. Wesley Heights

Though the historic Wesley Heights is primarily residential, it is right by one of Charlotte’s best nightlife hubs: the NC Music Factory. This destination is home to several bars, entertainment venues, and must-try restaurants.

What’s Here: Draught, Lucky Dog Bark & Brew, and The Music Factory

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1. Fourth Ward

Don’t let Fourth Ward’s old-fashioned appearance fool you. This area is full of late-night excitement, from casual tavern dining to upscale bars and everything in between.

But if you want to experience even more fun, Uptown Charlotte is not far away.

What’s Here: The Capital Grille, Corner Pub Restaurant & Bar, Crave Dessert Bar, 5Church Restaurant, and Roxbury Nightclub

Ready to Find Your New Home?

Charlotte — and these top five neighborhoods — have even more nightlife options that you can easily reach from where you live. We can make it easy to find the home that is closest to everything you love. Call us at 704-400-4578 and we can get you moving.

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