10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring

10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring

Wednesday, Mar 22 2017

There's no denying springtime is a gorgeous time in the Queen City—that is if you can stand the pollen. Get out and enjoy the warmer weather with these 10 outdoor spring date ideas!

Wander Through the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens at UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
Photo by @edavisport

Wander Through the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

On the east side of the university campus lies a lush wonder full of beautiful blooms

Wander Through the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
Free   .  UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens   .  Charlotte
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Go Wild at Lenny Boy's $2 Beer & Bite Day at Lenny Boy Brewing
Photo by @lennyboybrewingco

Go Wild at Lenny Boy's $2 Beer & Bite Day

Springtime is prime for patio drinking, and it doesn't get much better than sipping $2 local craft brews! Head to Lenny Boy for a selection of 8 beers and some good grub to soak it up.

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Go Wild at Lenny Boy's $2 Beer & Bite Day
Free   .  Lenny Boy Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Chill Out at Front Porch Sunday in South End at 2151 Hawkins St
Photo by @pgdesigns14

Chill Out at Front Porch Sunday in South End

Front Porch Sunday is the best way to spend a warm Sunday afternoon in Charlotte. Hang out with sweet tunes, food trucks, cold beer and tons of local vendors to browse.

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Chill Out at Front Porch Sunday in South End
Free   .  2151 Hawkins St   .  Charlotte
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Sip & Stroll at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Sip & Stroll at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Make your way down to DSBG for Sip & Stroll, a peaceful evening of taking in thousands of blooms through the gardens with a glass of wine in hand and live music filling the air.

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Sip & Stroll at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
$12.95   .  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden   .  Belmont
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Feast at the Mother Shuckin' Oyster Roast at NoDa Brewing Company North

Feast at the Mother Shuckin' Oyster Roast

NoDa Brewing and Sea Level NC are bringing Charlotte a badass oyster roast. NoDa and Front Street Brewery will debut their #NCbeer month brew, Mother Shucker, while Sea Level dishes out oysters.

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Feast at the Mother Shuckin' Oyster Roast
Free   .  NoDa Brewing Company North   .  Charlotte
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Take Us Out to the BB&T Ballpark at BB&T Ballpark
Photo by @knightsbaseball

Take Us Out to the BB&T Ballpark

Enjoy a few hours of classic American entertainment with the Charlotte Knights. Come on Thursdays for $3 domestic drafts (a ballpark steal!) or Fridays for a fireworks show.

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Take Us Out to the BB&T Ballpark
$$   .  BB&T Ballpark   .  Charlotte
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Revel in Outdoor Fun at Tuck Fest at U.S. National Whitewater Center
Photo by @usnwctuckfest

Revel in Outdoor Fun at Tuck Fest

If you like sunshine, music and lots going on, head to Tuck Fest. Outdoor enthusiasts and music lovers unite at this 3-day festival celebrating the great outdoors. Over 20 outdoor competitions and awesome live music make it a must for athletes and spectators alike.

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Revel in Outdoor Fun at Tuck Fest
Free   .  U.S. National Whitewater Center   .  Charlotte
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Zipline & Dine at the USNWC at U.S. National Whitewater Center
Photo by @usnwc

Zipline & Dine at the USNWC

Spice things up for date night by working up an appetite with an outdoorsy adventure before drinking and dining by the fire.

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Zipline & Dine at the USNWC
$75   .  U.S. National Whitewater Center   .  Charlotte
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Jam at the Reid's Patio Concert Series at Reid's Fine Foods Restaurant and Wine Bar
Photo by @reidsfinefoods

Jam at the Reid's Patio Concert Series

Reid's is kicking off a new patio concert series at their SouthPark location. Enjoy live tunes outside along with fine food and drinks!

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Jam at the Reid's Patio Concert Series
$10   .  Reid's Fine Foods Restaurant and Wine Bar   .  Charlotte
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Dress To Impress at Derby Days at Mint Museum RANDOLPH
Photo by @lyndsaycoop

Dress To Impress at Derby Days

Don your biggest hat, your snappiest seersucker and make sure you're ready to suck down a Mint Julep, because The Mint Museum is throwing a classy affair on the lawn for The Kentucky Derby.

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Dress To Impress at Derby Days
$30+   .  Mint Museum RANDOLPH   .  Charlotte
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10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring
10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring