Attractions and Things To Do In Charlotte North Carolina!

Attractions in Charlotte North Carolina and Surrounding Areas
PNC Music Pavilion
707 Pavilion Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262 | 704-549-5555
PNC Music Pavilion is Charlotte's premier outdoor music venue. Formerly known as Verizon Wireless 
Amphitheatre, PNC Pavilion is famous for its impressive live music shows. Located in the University City 
neighborhood, PNC Pavilion has a large capacity of 18,768 making it an excellent venue for summer concerts, 
tours and festivals. Live concerts feature artists and bands from many different music genres. Click here for more

Sea Life Charlotte Concord
8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, NC 28027 | 866-229-1573
Find your favorite sea creatures at Sea Life Aquarium Charlotte-Concord! From sharks, rays and turtles to seahorses, jellies and clownfish, Charlotte-Concord's Sea Life Aquarium has over 250 different species. Get closer than you ever have before to the curious, the rescued, the rare and the enigmatic. Check out a talk session or feeding demonstration to learn something new about the amazing creatures from around the world. Wondering what it is like to be an Aquarist at Sea Life? Sign up for the 20 minute interactive behind the scenes tour to immerse yourself in the working world of Sea Life and to get a birds-eye view of sharks and rays while walking above the 117,000 gallon ocean tank. Click here for more information.

Cabarrus Brewing Company
329 McGill Avenue, Concord, NC 28027 | 704-490-4487
Enjoy fresh local beer in Cabarrus Brewing Company's Tap Room - a rustic space that celebrates the building's past as a textile warehouse. When the Tap Room garage doors are open, the party pours out onto a large patio creating an epic beer drinking venue. Hoping to enjoy a meal with your beer? Grab a bite from local food trucks that have partnered with CBC. Coming soon, visitors will be able to tour The Brewhouse to see hwere the magic happens. Searching for a place to hold your next party or work event? Book The Mezzanine room today which features 2,500 square feet of space that overlooks the Brewhouse and Tap Room spaces below. Click here for more information.

Discovery Place Science Museum
301 N Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC | 704-372-6261
Discovery Place Science is one of the leading hands-on science centers in the United States. This Charlotte museum offers a family-friendly opportunity to gain a greater understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun, interactive setting. Discover the secrets of "stuff" in a hands-on learning lab, join the live care team for a fish feeding and attend exciting workshops throughout the year.

Discovery Place Nature Museum
1658 Sterling Rd, Charlotte, NC | 704-372-6261
Discovery Place Nature is a hands-on educational nature facility with exhibits geared toward early childhood. Walk among free-flying butterflies, observe live animals, buzz around with insects and hang out in the natural world. People of all ages will enjoy puppet shows and hands-on activities. Splash in the water table stream in Our Big Backyard, listen to stories by the nighttime campfire told by Grandpa Tree and his forest friends, and check out the monthly Creature Feature events.

Carolinas Aviation Museum
4672 First Flight Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208 | 704-997-3770
Learn about various aircraft and the role each has played in shaping history at the Carolinas Aviation Museum. Sit in an actual cockpit to experience what it would have been like to fly the airplanes on display. Don't forget to bring your camera. From commercial aviation and civil aircraft to military aviation and helicopters, there is so much to see at this Charlotte attraction. In addition to the static exhibits, the Carolinas Aviation Museum holds special events throughout the year.

Bank of America Stadium
800 South Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704-358-7000
Tour the home of the Carolina Panthers! Bank of America Stadium tours are available to the general public each Wednesday at 10AM and on Fridays at 10:30AM and 12PM. Exceptions do apply including game days and holidays. While the tour route does vary, points of interest include the general seating area, luxury suite, media spaces, press box, visiting team locker room and field tunnel.

300 Carowinds Blvd, Fort Mill, SC 29708 (GPS Address) | 704-588-2600
Carowinds amusement park has been entertaining families for more than 40 years. From thrill rides to family rides to an exciting waterpark, Carowinds offers entertainment for people of all ages and interests. Planet Snoopy offers PEANUTS themed rides for the entire family and Dinosaurs Alive! features more than 30 life-sized, moving animatronic dinosaurs. Enjoy delicious Carolina fare, tasty treats and quick snacks throughout the park. Plus, watch spectacular live entertainment that is included in the price of admission. Special events are held throughout the year including food festivals, live music and 'dine-in' movies.

Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217 | 704-401-3200
Discover the life and legacy of America's Pastor at the Billy Graham Library. This 40,000 square-foot experience is designed to reflect Billy Graham's journey from a humble farm boy to an international ambassador of God's love. The barn-shaped building is situated on 20 landscaped acres that is only miles away from where Billy Graham grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Fillmore
1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206 | 704-916-8970
Housed in a historic textile mill, the Fillmore Charlotte is themed in the tradition of the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco. Distinguished among artists and fans alike, the Original Fillmore is known for its' ambiance, feel and traditions. The Fillmore Charlotte features the iconic music venue's trademark décor including red oak hardwood floors, red painted interior, vintage posters of legendary live music performances, magnificent chandeliers throughout and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Concert tickets can be purchased at or by phone via Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.

Escape Artist
78 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28025 | 704-786-0292
Escape Artist is a social, interactive game. A group of 2-8 players is placed in a themed room. Using only the elements of the room, the group must work together to solve the clues and escape the room. Whether you are planning a night out with friends and family, celebrating a special occasion or organizing a team-building activity, Escape Artist will provide you with an unforgettable live action gaming experience in one of three challenging themed rooms.

North Carolina Music Hall of Fame
600 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard, Kannapolis, NC 28081 | 704-934-2320
The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame recognizes, promotes and commemorates the musical heritage of the State of North Carolina. Interactive exhibits feature a QR bar code that allows visitors with a smart phone to access additional information about the inductee's history and listen to their videos and musical concerts. Enjoy free admission to the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. Reservations are not required, but strongly recommended.

BB&T Ballpark
324 South Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704-274-8300
BB&T Ballpark is the home of the Charlotte Knights baseball team. Charlotte's minor league baseball team is the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox and they play in the International League. Season tickets, partial season ticket plans and individual game tickets are available every year. Located just a short walk away from Bank of America Stadium in Uptown Charlotte, the Charlotte Knights stadium is also a great place to tailgate for the Panthers football games.

Old Courthouse Theatre
49 Spring Street NW, Concord, NC 28026 | 704-788-2405
Old Courthouse Theatre is Cabarrus County's only Community Theatre. For over thirty years, OCT has provided excellent performances to the local community and visitors alike. The building was built in 1923 and retains the primary architecture of that time period. Original stained glass windows and relics have been preserved through the years to give the theatre a gothic ambiance which adds character and personality to the theatre. Check out the plays featured in the current season and get your tickets today.

AvidXchange Music Factory
1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina | 704-987-0612
AvidXchange Music Factory is Charlotte's premier music and entertainment district. Check out the best concerts, pubs, clubs and restaurants in the Queen City. Catch a live performance in The Fillmore Charlotte, The Underground or Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre. Grab a drink at Small Bar before or after your show for the coldest, cheapest beer in the downtown area and great views of the city skyline. VBGB features craft beer from local breweries, Wet Willies offers their World Famous Daiquiris and La Revolucion invites you to enjoy an authentic Mexican experience. 8.2.0 features an upscale karaoke lounge, large event rooms, a vintage game arcade, Pizza & Pommes Frites Eatery and bars. Experience nightlife the way it was intended at the upscale nightlife venue called Label and watch the nation's top touring comedians and celebrity performers at The Comedy Zone.

Charlotte NC Tours
101 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704-962-4548
Tour Charlotte by Segway, bike, foot or van. Charlotte NC Tours is the Queen City's only full-service tour company. From ghosts and history to food or the famous, Charlotte NC Tours is ready to help you explore the city! With Charlotte NC Tours, you will receive nothing less than VIP treatment. Tours often sell out, so purchase your tickets in advance.

Time Warner Cable Arena
333 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704-688-9000
The Time Warner Cable Arena, also known as the Spectrum Center, is the home of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets as well as the premier destination for top-rated concerts and events. Public art and unique displays throughout the arena pay tribute to the region's rich sports and commercial history. The state-of-the-art scoreboard is the most technologically advanced scoreboard and sound system in the country with a unique, three-dimensional backlit cityscape above the scoreboard that uses a 360-degree projection system to change and feature graphics such as airplanes and fireworks and night-time or daytime skies.

Lake Norman
159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman, NC 28166 (Lake Norman State Park) | 704-528-6350
The beautiful Lake Norman is located just 15 miles from Uptown Charlotte offering year-round outdoor adventures. Go fishing on this nationally recognized bass fishing lake or put your water skiing skills to the test! From water adventures to live entertainment to shopping and dining, the Lake Norman community welcomes people of all ages and interests.

Kinetic Heights
5664 International Drive, Charlotte, NC | 704-412-4068
Kinetic Heights is an indoor, obstacle-based challenge and fitness center with a goal to provide transformative experiences that empower and inspire families, teams and communities. Offerings include warrior and obstacle training and bouldering classes, flow and fitness group exercise classes, family adventure outings, adventure parties for kids of all ages and corporate team building opportunities. "Play bigger. Reach higher. Live bolder."
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Concord Mills Outlet Mall
8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, NC 28027 | 704-979-0001
Home to more than 200 stores, Concord Mills is the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in North Carolina. Enjoy incredible savings at popular stores and grab a bite to eat at delicious dining establishments. Catch a movie at the 24 screen AMC Theatre, explore Sea Life Aquarium and grab at burger at Dave & Buster's. The options are endless at this top Carolina attraction. Click here for more information.
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Charlotte, NC Attractions
Attractions in Charlotte, NC – Charlotte is home to many of North Carolina’s most popular attractions including Carowinds, Discovery Place, Charlotte Motor Speedway and the NASCAR Hall of Fame! Concord Mills Shopping Complex along with many examples of Charlotte’s unique museums, historical sites and beautiful scenery make Charlotte an incredible place to visit. Whether you are looking for a spectacular museum exhibit, an outdoor adventure, or a family fun park, there are activities and attractions in Charlotte, North Carolina to entertain the entire family.

Things to do in Charlotte, North Carolina - With so many intriguing things to do in Charlotte and so much beautiful scenery, guests of all ages and interests are entertained for days or even weeks at a time. We invite you to explore our list of local attractions as you plan your next Charlotte NC vacation. See below for a list of Charlotte NC Events’ favorite attractions and activities.