Cheerwine, Scotland, & the Easter Bunny: Spring Events in Charlotte

Here in Charlotte, the city offers plenty to do. Whether it’s museum-hopping, catching a live show, or exploring what’s new downtown, it’s easy to find ways to occupy your time—especially when the weather is as beautiful as it has been this spring!

In addition to all of the usual attractions and things to do, Charlotte also boasts a bustling events schedule. From food festivals to holiday celebrations, check out what’s happening around Charlotte this spring!

Moo & Brew Craft Beer & Burger Festival


When: April 13th

Where: Music Factory Festival Grounds

What: Craft beer, burgers from some of the best restaurants in Charlotte, live music, and more—taste taste some top-notch flavors at the Moo & Brew Festival, and find out who claims the title of “Moo & Brew Festival’s Best Burger.” Tickets are still available online, so snag them before this weekend!

26th Annual Loch Norman Highland Games

A man playing bagpipes against a wall.

When: April 12th – 14th

Where: Rural Hill

What: Get a taste of Scotland right here in Charlotte! The Loch Norman Highland games feature Highland dancing, bagpipe bands, Scottish country dancing, traditional Scottish foods (including Haggis), kilted running events, and more. Grab your tickets, and come out for food, drinks, and fun with a Scottish twist!

University City Wine Festival

People drinking wine.

When: April 11th – 14th

Where: Shoppes at University Place

What: Are you interested in trying over 100 different types of wines, craft beers, and delicious food, all while strolling the scenic boardwalk and taking in some live music? Get your ticket for the University City Wine Festival, and enjoy four days of wine-filled fun.

Easter Egg 400

Easter eggs in a nest.

When: April 20th

Where: NASCAR Hall of Fame

What: Bring the whole family along and help the Easter Bunny hunt for eggs at the Easter Egg 400. In addition to the egg hunt, there will also be tons of family-friendly activities like balloon twisting, face painting, and egg-related games. Tickets can be purchased online!

9th Annual NC Brewers & Music Festival

People drinking beer.

When: May 10th – 11th

Where: Rural Hill

What: Celebrate good music, state pride, and some of the best craft beers in the country at the NC Brewers & Music Festival! The lineup includes names like The Infamous Stringdusters, Donna the Buffalo, Scythian, and River Whyless. Get your tasting and music tickets, and celebrate at Rural Hill.

Spring into Arts Festival

A person on a stage at a festival.

When: May 11th

Where: Downtown Concord

What: Hosted a few minutes away from Charlotte in Concord, the Spring into Arts Festival is the perfect chance to celebrate local art and beautiful weather. Check out the juried art show, listen to live music, sip some local beer and wine, and try out a few of the family-friendly activities!

Cheerwine Festival 2019

A band performing on a stage.

When: May 18th

Where: Downtown Salisbury

What: Celebrate the South’s most unique soft drink, founded over one hundred years ago right here in Salisbury, NC. This year’s festival features popular band Smash Mouth as the headliner, as well as Cheerwine-inspired food and drinks, a kids’ zone, local vendors, and more!

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