May 26th, 2017
Memorial Day Weekend in Charlotte
Friday, May 26
Charlotte Knights vs Buffalo Bisons
Charlotte Knights will take on the Buffalo Bisons at BB&T Ballpark. Come enjoy a night of warm weather and Charlotte baseball to kick off Memorial Day Weekend.
Friday, May 26 – Saturday, May 27
Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola
Enjoy live entertainment, vendor displays, kid’s activities and interactive shows on the streets of Uptown Charlotte before two nights of live country music. On Friday night, Billy Currington will take the stage and on Saturday night, fans can watch Jake Owen sing at Romare Bearden Park.
Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, May 28
Memorial Day Celebration at USNWC
The US National Whitewater Center will host a weekend filled with events including 5 and 8 mile trail races, yoga, film screenings, Deep Water Solo rock climbing and live music. At the end of each day, stick around to enjoy a fireworks display celebrating Memorial Day Weekend.
Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Discover the science behind some weird but true wonders of the world. This extraordinary collection at the Discovery Place will highlight objects and artifacts from Ripley’s Believe It or Not including things like a life-size model of a prehistoric snake, a replica of the world’s tallest man and other illusions. For more information, go to The Discovery Place Science website.
Sunday, May 28
Enjoy a Crawfish Boil on Sunday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Birdsong Brewing Co. Guests can enjoy fresh crawfish and oysters while donating 100 percent of the proceeds to Villalobos Rescue Center, a Pitbull rescue based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Find more information about the event on their Facebook page.
Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Ticket includes the 58th annual Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR’s most challenging race, a concert featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd and a patriotic salute to our military heroes. If you are interested, tickets can be sold here.
Monday, May 29 – Memorial Day
Military Days at Carowinds
Join Carowinds Park as they pay tribute to the brave men and women who serve our country. Free park admission for any active, inactive or retired Unites States Service men and women with a valid military I.D. Find more info here.