Mar 14, 2024 - Things to Do

Weekender: 38 things to do in Charlotte this St. Patrick's Day weekend

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Green River Rival will return to the U.S. Whitewater Center Saturday, March, 16. Photo: Courtesy of the Whitewater Center.

From bar crawls to a parade there are plenty of fun things to do around the city this weekend.

FRIDAY, March 15

Travis Porter at RSVP South End: Vibe to the hip hop trio as they perform hit songs like "Ayy Ladies" and "Make It Rain". $12-$20. 9pm. Details

Crescendo Musical Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater: Enjoy an improv show blended with music. $15. 7:30pm. Details

St. Pawtrick's Day at Skiptown: Spend the evening with your pup playing off-leash while you sip on green cocktails and beer. $10-$15. 4pm. Details

Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert at Belk Theater: Experience Star Wars with a live score performed by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. $22. 7:30-9:30pm. Details

Science on the Rocks at Discovery Place Science: Visit the museum after hours with animal encounters, live music, food trucks and science shows. $18-$22. 6-10pm. Details

Charlotte Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns at Spectrum Center: Cheer on the home team as they take on the Phoenix Suns. $39+. 7pm. Details

Queen of the Night: A Tribute to Whitney Houston at The Fillmore: Sing along to some of Whitney Houston's hit songs. $48. 8pm. Details

ESPN BET at Rally Pickleball: Stephen A. Smith will host the launch party for ESPN BET with retirements, music, activities, prizes and a hopps watch party. Free. 5:30pm. Details

90s Movie Series! at Camp North End: Watch an indoor screening of "Liar Liar" with friends. Free. 7:30pm. Details

Savor Charlotte at Multiple Locations: Check out one of 65 restaurants and breweries offering special offers, exclusive menus, or hands-on events. Prices vary. Runs through March 26. Details

SATURDAY, March 16

St Patrick's Day Parade & Festival at Tryon St. in Uptown: Admire floats parade for St. Patrick's Day before checking out the festival. Free. 11am-6pm. Details

St. Patrick's Day High Tea at The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel: Enjoy an Irish breakfast and St. Patrick-themed tea party. $35-$70. 1pm. Details

Truth or Dare Comedy at Birdsong Brewing: Watch local comedians take on truth and dares from the audience. Prices vary. 7pm. Details

Easter Family-Friendly Cupcakes at Sweet Spot Studio: Learn how to make vanilla cupcakes with Easter designs. $70. 11am. Details

White Wine Tasting at DTR SouthPark: Taste six white wines from around the world that you can pair with charcuterie and flatbreads for the table. $125. 3pm. Details

Hidey Ho Neighbor: St. Patrick's Day Block Party at Sugar Creek Brewing & Protagonist Beer: Head to LoSo for live music, drink specials, pop-up market and games. Free. 11am. Details

That's What She Said Improv at Heist Brewery: Check out an all-female improv ensemble take the stage once a month. $15. 6pm. Details

Velocilaughter Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater: Laugh the evening away at quick-witted improv jokes. $15. 7:30pm. Details

Sandwich of the Day Collaboration at L'Ostrica: Stop by for one of four sandwich or bagel options for lunch. $14-$18. 11am. Details

David Spade: Catch Me Inside at Ovens Auditorium: Laugh at jokes from comedian and actor David Spade as he makes his tour stop in Charlotte. $45-$85. 8-10pm. Details

Shamrock the Block at State of Confusion: State of Confusion and neighboring restaurants are hosting a block party with live music, special menus and cocktails. Free. 12-8pm. Details

Charlotte Independence Home Opener at American Legion Memorial Stadium: Cheer on the soccer team as they kick off their 10th season with giveaways. $12. 7-9pm. Details

Charlotte Checkers vs. Springfield Thunderbirds at Bojangles Coliseum: Cheer on the Checkers as they play the Springfield Thunderbirds. $22+. 4pm. Details

Color Me Green 5k Run at U.S. National Whitewater Center: Go green with a 5K run through trails. $40-$47. 9am. Details

Green River Revival At U.S. Whitewater Center: Watch the resident leprechaun transform the river green for St Patrick's Day. Free. 1pm. Details

Rich & Bennett's St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl at Multiple Locations: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day all day with drink specials from multiple participating bars. $20-$30. 12-3pm. Details

VHS: Vintage Horror Series at Camp North End | Ford Building: Watch an indoor film screening of the horror film "Leprechaun". Free. 7:30pm. Details

Syc Patrick's Day Brunch at Sycamore Brewing: Enjoy an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet with Irish offerings and pair it with green mimosas. $35. 11am-2pm. Details

SUNDAY, March 17

BLT x G.R.I.T.S Day Party at RSVP Southend: Vibe to a day party with music from a live DJ. $20. 5pm. Details

March Madness at Sugar Creek Brewing: Catch NCAA games on the big screens while you enjoy beers. Free. Runs through April 8. Details

Nowruz Bazar at Project 658: Celebrate the Persian New Year with food and sweet treats. Free. 3pm. Details

St. Pat's Block Party at The Teal Turnip: Pull up to an Irish feast with an a la carte menu, drink specials and a DJ on the patio. Free. 12pm. Details

St. Paddy's Cake at Queen Park Social: Shop from a dessert market. Proceeds benefit Autism Awareness. Free. 1-5pm. Details

Rooftop St. Patricks' Day-Party at The Royal Tot: Grab your crew to enjoy a party on the rooftop with views of the skyline and music from a live DJ. $0-$8. 3-9pm. Details

Colossal Big - A$$ Trivia Championship: Prelim 3 at Lenny Boy Brewing: Test your knowledge of trivia with your team for four hours for a $5,000 prize. $160. 2-6pm. Details

Journaling Workshop at The Pauline Tea-Bar Apothecary: Learn different techniques and prompts to help you express yourself on paper. $10. 4-6pm. Details

Charlotte St Patricks Seafood Fest: Day Party at TCB 54 Hundred Bar & Grill: Feast on seafood with a special performance from a live performance from artist Lamar Brace. $15-$350. 3-8pm. Details

2024 Charlotte St Patrick's Day Bar Crawl at Multiple Locations: Hop around to multiple bars and clubs in Uptown to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. $12-$60. 2-9pm. Details

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