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FALL in Love With Uptown

A Fantastic Day-to-Night Adventure in Uptown Charlotte

As the leaves change colors in Uptown Charlotte, the city streets come alive with the excitement of cooler weather. You can create your own adventure that combines art, culture, food, and plenty of fun in the heart of the Queen City.

Daytime Fun:

Exploring Art (Free): Start your day by exploring the vibrant art scene on the Uptown ArtWalks, Luminous Lane, and Talking Walls Uptown Trail. These paths tell stories through colorful wall art.

Learning New Things: Immerse yourself in culture by visiting the Harvey B. Gantt Center, the Mint Museum Uptown, and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

Delicious Food: Treat your taste buds to a culinary journey at The Market at 7th Street, offering diverse cuisine from various places. You can also take your food to-go and enjoy a picnic at nearby First Ward Park.

Getting Ready for Evening Adventures:

Nature Walk (Free): Enjoy a pleasant walk in Uptown's parks, including one that feels like a storybook and another with captivating art and water features. If you prefer biking, you can rent a Joyrides e-bike from several different stations throughout Uptown.

Brewery Visit: Check out the Resident Culture Brewing Company inside The Market at 7th St. for a taste of local brews.

Comedy and Bonding: Embark on a funny bus tour around the city, where you can take in the sights while enjoying a hearty dose of laughter.

Tasty Bites: Sample delicious oysters at Sea Level or savor sophisticated drinks and small bites at The Cellar at Duckworth's.

Pizza Time: Recharge at one of Uptown's pizza joints like Geno D's Pizza, Sapienza CLT, Fuel Pizza, or The Bella Ciao.

Fine Dining: Treat yourself to an upscale dining experience at restaurants like Luce, Angeline's, Aria Tuscan Grill, Stoke, Mimosa Grill, Fin and Fino, Bernardin's, or Fahrenheit.

Gourmet Delight: Experience unique and gourmet dinners at McNinch House Restaurant, La Belle Helene, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, or The Capital Grille.

Nighttime Navigator:

Peaceful Evening (Free): Take a quiet stroll at Romare Bearden Park at night, where you'll encounter a beautiful waterfall feature and a picturesque spot to capture the Uptown skyline at night.

Sweet Treats: Visit the Day & Night Exotic Cereal Bar for delightful shakes featuring cereal or create your own sweet concoction. Open until 10:00pm! 

Drinks with a Twist: Enjoy unique drinks and desserts at trendy spots like Merchant & Trade, Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo, Sophia's Lounge, or Crave Dessert Bar. Alternatively, find live music at Middle C Jazz.

Performing Arts: Immerse yourself in culture by attending captivating shows at the Blumenthal Performing Arts venues. You can catch plays, the Charlotte Symphony, or the Charlotte Ballet, providing a taste of the big stage experience.

Sporting Events: Uptown is home to The Carolina Panthers, Charlotte FC, Charlotte Hornets, and The Knights Baseball teams. Catch a game or check out our guide to where to watch sports in Uptown here.

Uptown is full of things to do and places to eat, drink and hang, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy! If you try any of the spots listed in this guide, tag us on social at @Uptown.CLT.