Cameron’s Picks Of Things To Do In Charlotte This Weekend (3.18-3.20)

Charlotte will be painted green again this weekend with tons of different St. Patrick’s events going on. Not only that, there’s Hockey and Soccer games going on, and the weather will  be amazing! Here are some of my tops picks of events happening around Charlotte.




I Heart Rail Trail Lights

  • South End
  • This is the final weekend to check out the five interactive light installations that popped up along the Rail Trail. 5pm; through March 20.
  • Free

Yoga in the Wine Garden

  • Rosies Wine Garden NoDa
  • Start to your Friday and head to Rosie’s for a vinyasa-based flow that incorporates noise-canceling headphones.
  • 8:30-9:30am.
  • $20

The Luck of The Irish Three Days of Green

  • Small Bar South End
  • If you couldn’t make it on St. Patty’s Day, don’t fret because you can still swing by Small Bar to enjoy food specials, live music, games and prizes.
  • 4pm to close; Through Saturday.
  • Free

Homemade Spanish Tapas 

  • Online with SkillPop
  • Join Chef Rosana for a class dedicated to the art of preparing Spanish tapas. You’ll learn how to make Pan con Tomate (tomato bread), Datiles con Tocino (sweet pitted dates), and Cazuelita de Judias (bean casserole).
  • 5:30-7pm.
  • $19

Easy Street at The Music Yard

  • SouthBound
  • Ease into the weekend and vibe with musical artists GUZ, MUUS and Brook Legends.
  • 6-11pm.
  • $10+

Baby Keem


  • Pinhouse Plaza Midwood
  • Join Dancing Lotus Yoga + Arts for an energizing outdoor yoga practice fit for all levels then stick around afterward for music, drinks and good vibes.
  • 10am.
  • $15

Charlotte Clover Crawl

  • Rí Rá Irish Pub
  • St. Patty’s Day might’ve passed, but the festivities continue. Participating bars include Ri Ra, The Local, Connollys, World Of Beer, Sip and  Cowbell Burger & Whiskey Bar.
  • 10am.
  • $20-$30


  • The Mint Museum Randolph
  •  This creative yoga flow will be streamed through DropSound noise-isolating headphones – allowing you to tune into your breath and tune out distractions. Bring a mat and some water.
  • 10am.
  • $15

St. Pawtrick’s Day

  • Skiptown
  • Bring your little leprechaun to the dog park to rip-and-run around with other pups while you enjoy a green beer or a green cocktail. There will be photo backdrops, themed décor around the park and a “pup-up” market featuring local vendors.
  • 11am.
  • Free

MAKRS Market Wesley Heights

  • Wray Ward
  • Join The MAKRS Society for their new monthly pop-up market highlighting more than 45 local artists and vendors. There will also be food and beverage trucks on-site.
  • 11am to 3pm.
  • Free

Pink Ladies Drag Brunch

  • Artisan’s Palette
  •  The theme of this brunch is pretty in pink. All ticket proceeds will go to Carolina Breast Friends.
  • 11:30am & 2pm.
  • $20

Sycamore Fest & Pop-Up Market

  • Sycamore Brewing
  • Hang out near the rail trail and enjoy food from Cousins Maine Lobster and Baltimore Crab Cake Co., 50+ local vendors and of course brews on tap from Sycamore.
  • Noon to 5pm.
  • Free

Rent’s Due Drag Brunch

  • Billy Sunday
  • Go with a group of friends to enjoy a fun drag show, drinks and brunch.
  • Noon.
  • $15

St. Paddy’s Day Bar Hop

  • South End
  • This bar crawl will cover South End, Noda and Plaza Midwood and include swag from partners, giveaways and entry into a ‘Pot O Gold’ contest.
  • 1-10pm.
  • $10

St. Pup-trick’s Day Celebration 

  • Birdsong Brewing
  • North Meck Animal Rescue will be on-site with furry friends available for adoption.
  • 1-4pm.
  • Free

Shamrock Stroll St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl

  • Tattooz & Booz + Various Venues
  • Participating bars include Prohibition, Roxbury, Local Bar, Tattooz & Booz, Istanbul Loung, Tequila House Nightclub and World Of Beer Bar.
  • 1pm.
  • $15.99

Nostalgic Lane Vintage Market

  • Pick out some vintage finds sourced by resellers.
  •  1-6pm.
  • Free

The Luck of the Afternoon Tea

  • the Ballantyne Hotel
  • Choose from a selection of fine tea to sip and enjoy. 1-4pm.
  • $55 for adults or $70 including a glass of sparkling wine and $29 for children under 12

Gōl Tailgate

  • 704 Morris Street
  • Gōl is offering an elevated tailgating experience for every CLTFC home game. Expect beer, wine and cocktails as well as some tasty dishes from Bodega Food Wagon.
  • 2-10pm.
  • $5

Growing Our Greenways “Polk to Park Crossing”

  • President James K. Polk Historic Site
  • Join Sustain Charlotte for a casual walk and discussion about the growing greenway network.
  • 2pm.
  • Free

Fairwood Madness Tournament

  • Fairwood 226
  • Grab a partner to compete in a series of games including giant beer pong, regular beer pong and tic-tac-toe flip-cup.
  • 3pm.
  • $15 per team of two

The 5th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl

  • World of Beer
  • More than 1,000 crawlers are expected at this St. Patty’s Day bar crawl. Expect drink specials, a costume contest and an afterparty.
  • 4pm to midnight.
  • $20-$25

500 Piece Puzzle Challenge

  • Luck Factory Games
  • Register a team of up to four people to face off in a puzzle-solving competition. The team with the quickest time will receive individual and team prizes and get to keep their competition puzzle.
  • 4-7:30pm.
  • $36

Spring Equinox Plant Swap & Maker’s Market

  • Twigs & Figs
  • Trade (healthy) plants and geek out about them with other fellow plant parents. Local artisans will be showcasing their pottery, home decor, candles and art. And in honor of Women’s History Month, all the artists involved in the makers market are women-owned businesses.
  • 5-8pm; March 19-20.

R&B with Soul Food Dinner Tour

  • Camp North End
  • This food tour allows guests to sing along to R&B all while visiting soul food locations around the city.
  • 5pm.
  • $180.

Checkers vs. Providence Bruins

  • TheBOplex
  • Cheer on the Checkers for their final home game of the season.
  • 6pm.
  • $21.50+.

Karaoke Night Sing & Love 

  • The Music Yard
  • Get on stage and sing your heart out or sing along from your seat. There will be food, drinks and local vendors to shop from.
  • 6pm.
  • $5.

Charlotte FC vs. New England Revolution

  • Bank of America Stadium
  • Catch Charlotte FC for their second home game of the season.
  • 7pm.
  • 48+.

Adversary Drag Show 

  • Protagonist South End
  • Makes for a great outing with friends and the energy from the queens is unmatched.
  • 8pm.
  • Free.

Taylor Swift Night

  • The Fillmore
  • If you’re a T-Swizzle stan this event is for you. LiveNation is hosting an entire evening dedicated to Taylor Swift jams.
  • 9:30pm.
  • $54.


Girl Tribe Pop-Up in the Garden 

  • Alexander Homestead
  • Shop for a few new spring pieces, find gifts for friends and family and take some fun pictures.
  • 10am to 5pm.
  • $5.

NoDa x Charlotte Racefest

  • NoDa Brewing Company
  • Join NoDa Brewing for a fun run then stick around to win a pair of Goodr sunglasses.
  • Noon.

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