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May The Tastes of Charlotte Be With You!

This month in Charlotte it’s all about the grub. Street vendors, food truck fairs and tours of the best restaurants in the city, PLUS tons of events with live music, art and fun! The QC is the place to be this Summer. See below for a list of events and direct links for ticket purchasing.


May Events:


Charlotte SHOUT!

Now through May 11

Multiple days of unique art exhibits including performance art, visual art, interactive art and a chance to talk with local artists. Plus live music events, comedians, and a chance to converse with community leaders and activists. And, tons and tons of food. Info & Tickets here.


Midtown Food Truck & Vendor Fair Fridays

Now through November

At the corner of Kings Dr. and Baxter St. every Friday from 5-9:30 pm, some of Charlotte’s most famous food trucks and local vendors will be featured serving up some great grub! The best part is, 10% of all proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Research Hospital!


Neighborhood Food Tours:

May through end of June


Local Flavors of Historic NoDa Tour

Old Favorites, New Flavors Plaza Midwood Tour

Chef-Driven Dining in Uptown Food Tour

Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour

Dishes & Delights of Dilworth Food Tour

Unwind & Dine in Historic South End Food Tour

If you’re a super foodie & craft brew junkie like me, you’ll love these! Take a tour of Charlotte’s historic districts and go behind the scenes with local craft beer brewers, chefs, and other “key players” at some of these neighborhood’s most notable restaurants. Hear their stories and learn more about the artistry that goes into making and preparing these awesome meals and brews. More info & tickets here.


Other May Events:


Music at the Met

Thursdays from 5:30-8 pm from April 25th to June 13th

FREE! This concert series features local singers and songwriters and is held in the perfect location with a great view of the Charlotte skyline, as well as views of the Little Sugar Creek Greenway. Also enjoy specials at nearby restaurants and retailers.


Happy eating, my fellow Charlotteans! Cheers!

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