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The Best Things to Do In Charlotte in July

Wednesday, Jun 27 2018

You know the drill—our complete guide to the best of July in Charlotte. Take your pick between can't-miss events, new places to explore and old favorites that are just too good to pass up this time of year! Don't just think about it, go do it!

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Booze Cruise Lake Norman With Charlotte Cycleboats

It's summertime and the livin' is easy! Round up a crew and book a Cycleboat to booze cruise one of Charlotte's lakes. You bring the beer, wine, snacks and shades, your captain will do the rest!

Booze Cruise Lake Norman With Charlotte Cycleboats
$35+   .  Charlotte Cycleboats LLC   .  Cornelius
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Roll into Dessert with Nom Nom's Rolled Ice Cream +395 fire icon

Located near Victoria's Secret and Fabletics, Nom Nom is be Charlotte's first rolled ice cream shop. Perfect for keeping it cool and getting the 'gram.

Roll into Dessert with Nom Nom's Rolled Ice Cream
$   .  Nom Nom   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Sip Cocktails in a Speakeasy at BackStage Lounge +266 fire icon

Located on the backside of SouthBound, BackStage Lounge is Charlotte's latest speakeasy. Sip signature cocktails and dine on small bites as you enjoy the ambience of intimate space.

NOW OPEN: Sip Cocktails in a Speakeasy at BackStage Lounge
$   .  Backstage Lounge   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte Burger Week

Enjoy one whole week dedicated to burgers around the Queen City. Try them all for just $6 a pop, and decide for yourself who serves up the best burgers in town.

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Charlotte Burger Week
$6+   .  Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Fourth of July Celebration at USNWC

Sparks will fly this July fourth holiday at the Whitewater Center.  Following a day of Yoga, SUP and more, pull up a chair and witness a mind-blowing fireworks display right after River Jam. 

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Fourth of July Celebration at USNWC
Free   .  U.S. National Whitewater Center   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte Peruvian Festival 2018

If you like Peruvian food, you're in luck—Camp North End is hosting this year's Charlotte Peruvian Festival! Experience a taste of South American culture with local artists, folk dances, and more.

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Charlotte Peruvian Festival 2018
Free   .  Camp North End Drive   .  Charlotte
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Splash Bash Pool Party

Cool off in the pool then heat it up at the party. Craft City Social's summer pool parties include cabanas, booze, food, and music for a day that's sure to be fun. Only a few more left this season!

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Splash Bash Pool Party
Free   .  Craft City Social Club   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte Colombian Festival 2018

Celebrate Colombian culture in Charlotte at the beautiful Symphony Park! The festivities include music by Jorge Celedon, authentic Colombian cuisine, and other family-friendly activities.

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Charlotte Colombian Festival 2018
$10+   .  Symphony Park   .  Charlotte
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Cocktails in the Courtyard at The Duke Mansion

Visit The Duke Mansion—without having to dish out for a room! For one month only, sip summery drinks in the beautiful courtyard and ease into a summer evening, southern style.

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Cocktails in the Courtyard at The Duke Mansion
Free   .  The Duke Mansion   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte Restaurant Week

Have a Charlotte restaurant you've been dying to try? Come out during Charlotte restaurant week where 125+ restaurants around the city will offer 3 course meals for as low as $30.

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Queen's Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week
$30+   .  Charlotte   .  Charlotte
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Homegrown Tomato Festival

There's nothing like a summer tomato fresh out of the garden. Head to NoDa to try dozens, enjoy live music, and decide who will reign as the region's best tomato grower.

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Homegrown Tomato Festival
$5+   .  NoDa Brewing Company   .  Charlotte
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Barnstock BYOB Music Fest

It's worth the drive to head to this music festival that's 10 years strong. Barnstock brings together up-and-coming local artists for your enjoyment, while raising money for a local charity.

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Barnstock BYOB Music Fest
$20+   .  Barnstock BYOB Music Festival   .  Huntersville
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Charlotte French Festival 2018

French favorites including wines, crepes, pastries, music and dance will be plentiful at the second annual French Festival!

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Charlotte French Festival 2018
$5+   .  Nevin Community Park   .  Charlotte
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