The 10 Best Events Happening in Charlotte This April
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The 10 Best Events Happening in Charlotte This April

Thursday, Mar 29 2018

April showers bring May flowers (hopefully some much-needed sunshine) AND a whole lotta fun in Charlotte! From free festivals and block parties to pop up picnics and Pet Palooza, the warmer weather isn't the only reason to be excited about April.

Past Experiences

Come For The Bacon and Stay For The Booze at The Fillmore Brunch Festival at The Fillmore Charlotte
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The Fillmore Brunch Festival

Calling all brunch lovers - you won't want to miss this event! Join the Fillmore for a fun filled day of live entertainment, samples from 20+ local restaurants, giveaways and more.

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Come For The Bacon and Stay For The Booze at The Fillmore Brunch Festival
$20+   .  The Fillmore Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Lenny Boy Six Year Anniversary & Shake Shack Pop-Up at Lenny Boy Brewing Co.
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Lenny Boy Six Year Anniversary & Shake Shack Pop-Up

Celebrate six years of Lenny Boy Brewing! It's no secret people love their kombucha, beer and wild ales. Now it's time to party with them for a day full of good drinks, food and music!

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Lenny Boy Six Year Anniversary & Shake Shack Pop-Up
Free   .  Lenny Boy Brewing Co.   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte Jazz Festival at Charlotte
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Charlotte Jazz Festival

From award-winning performances and community sing-alongs to outdoor jams and soulful late-night sessions, the third annual Charlotte Jazz Festival offers something for all Queen City jazz lovers.

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Charlotte Jazz Festival
Various   .  Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Get Buzzed at University City Wine Festival at 8708 JW Clay Blvd

University City Wine Festival

Soak in scenic boardwalk views and taste over 100 wines from 25+ wineries at University City Wine Fest! Jam out to live music and experience interactive entertainment while you sip.

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Get Buzzed at University City Wine Festival
$35+   .  8708 JW Clay Blvd   .  Charlotte
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2nd Annual Pop-Up Picnic at Freedom Park

Second Annual Pop-Up Picnic

Pick a picnic basket from your favorite local restaurant and spend the evening in the park with live music, local beer and wine and family-friendly activities.

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2nd Annual Pop-Up Picnic
$75   .  Freedom Park   .  Charlotte
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Revel in Outdoor Fun at Tuck Fest at U.S. National Whitewater Center
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Revel in Outdoor Fun at Tuck Fest

Outdoor enthusiasts and music lovers unite at this multi-day festival celebrating the great outdoors. 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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Love on Furry Friends at the Pet Palooza Festival & Walk for the Animals at Independence Park
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Love on Furry Friends at the Pet Palooza Festival & Walk for the Animals

The Human Society of Charlotte is hosting their Pet Palooza Festival and Walk for the Animals adoption area, yoga, food & beer trucks, a live band

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Love on Furry Friends at the Pet Palooza Festival & Walk for the Animals
$35   .  Independence Park   .  Charlotte
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Eat Like a King at the International Sandwich Festival at Aldersgate
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Eat Like a King at the International Sandwich Festival

Spend a Saturday afternoon trying new and delicious sammies at theThird Annual International Sandwich Festival at Aldersgate. Yummi Banh Mi, Hiya and Taste of Havana food trucks will be there all day.

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Eat Like a King at the International Sandwich Festival
Free   .  Aldersgate   .  Charlotte
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Crown CLT's Best Burger at Moo & Brew Fest at AvidXchange Music Factory
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Crown CLT's Best Burger at Moo & Brew Fest

Help Creative Loafing crown Charlotte's Best Burger and sample beers from 75 of the best local and national breweries while you're at it. Plus, be entertained by tunes from Shovels & Rope.

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Crown CLT's Best Burger at Moo & Brew Fest
$35+   .  AvidXchange Music Factory   .  Charlotte
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Open Streets 704 at Charlotte
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Open Streets 704

Charlotteans will flood the streets to experience what life is like when a main street is car free. Come out to experience Charlotte in a new way, plus engage in arts, green and fitness fun!

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Open Streets 704
Free   .  Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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The 10 Best Events Happening in Charlotte This April
The 10 Best Events Happening in Charlotte This April