With a short week in store, the weekend is coming up fast. If you haven’t made plans yet, there are a few festivals and events that might be worth checking out! Whether you’re looking for culture, food, fitness, or arts and entertainment, there is a little bit of everything happening this weekend.
Charlotte Fashion Week: This celebration of fashion and design kicks off tonight and runs through September 6th. The goal of Charlotte fashion week is to to grow the hospitality and tourism in Charlotte and to support our local businesses. The Fashion Shows will showcase the latest collections from selected designers, a competition for emerging designers, as well as upcoming artists will be displaying their recyclable designs for all to see. Events run each night from 6:30 to 10pm, with the exception of the closing night on September 6th which runs 7pm to midnight. You can check out this website to learn more about the events and how you can get tickets to attend.
Yiasou Greek Festival: The Yiasou Greek festival has been a Charlotte tradition since 1978, and this weekend, its back for another year! The Greek Festival features Hellenic cultural exhibits, authentic Greek cuisine and pastries, entertainment, art, shopping and more, and is open to the public. The festival will take place at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral (600 East Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203) September 4-7. The festival times are as follows: September 4th 11am – 9pm // September 5th 11am – 10pm // September 6th 11am – 10pm // September 7th 12pm – 8pm
Common Ground – Plaza Midwood Music and Arts Festival: Looking for an opportunity to get out and support local businesses, artists, musicians, restaurants, and more? Check out Common Ground this weekend on Commonwealth Avenue in Plaza Midwood. The festival will take place from noon to 11PM on Saturday and admission is free so make sure to stop by and check it out!