What to See & Do in Charlotte

Entertainment & Attractions in Charlotte

Charlotte's attractions, music scene, and tours offer an incredible variety of things to do, from high-energy racing, pro sports games and outdoor recreation to cosmopolitan art, culture, entertainment, and history. For a complete list of must-do activities, please see Charlotte Attractions.

Live Music & Entertainment

The Double Door Inn

1218 Charlottetowne Avenue
Website: The Double Door Inn
Phone: 704.376.1446

7.6 mi from venue: Directions

A Charlotte institution for good music and good times since 1973, featuring rock, blues, jazz, and zydeco! Check their events list for performances, show times, and ticket prices. Closed on Sunday.

Highly recommended.

Amos' Southend

1423 South Tyron Street
Website: Amos' Southend
Phone: 704.377.6874

5.5 mi from venue: Directions

Featuring headline performers playing a variety of rock, metal, and alternative genres. Standing room only venue with general admission tickets. Check their calendar for performance dates.

Highly recommended.


Harvey B. Gantt Center

551 South Tryon Street
Website: Harvey B. Gantt Center
Phone: 704.547.3700

6.5 mi from venue: Directions

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture presents, preserves, and celebrates excellence in the art, history, and culture of African-Americans and those of African descent. Closed on Monday.

Highly recommended.

Levine Museum of the New South

200 East Seventh Street
Website: Levine Museum
Phone: 704.333.1887

8.1 mi from venue: Directions

Learn and appreciate the diverse history of the South since the Civil War, with a focus on Charlotte and the surrounding Carolina Piedmont. Open 7 days per week. Closed Labor Day.

Highly recommended.

The Mint Museum

500 South Tryon Street & 2730 Randolph Road
Website: The Mint Museum
Phone: 704.337.2000

6.5 mi from venue: Directions

The Mint Museum offers its visitors inspiring and transformative experiences through art from around the world via innovative collections and ground-breaking exhibitions. Closed Monday & Tuesday.

Highly recommended.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

420 South Tryon Street
Website: Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Phone: 704.353.9200

6.6 mi from venue: Directions

The Bechtler collection includes works by the most important and influential artists of the mid 20th century including Miro, Giacometti, Picasso, Calder, Hepworth, Nicholson, Warhol, Tinguely, and many others.

Highly recommended.

City Tours

Charlotte NC Tours

101 S Tryon Street
Website: Charlotte NC Tours
Phone: 704.962.4548

7.0 mi from venue: Directions

Charlotte's only full service tour company offering walking tours, bus tours, bike tours, van tours, or even Segway tours! Featuring ghost tours, restaurant tours, historic architecture tours, museums, parks, and more.


Amusement Parks


14523 Carowinds Blvd.
Website: Carowinds
Phone: 704.588.2600

6.7 mi from venue: Directions

Fun for all ages! A huge variety of rides, live shows, restaurants, and a complete concert venue. Featured roller coasters include the Windseeker, the Intimidator, the Nighthawk, and the Vortex!