It’s the official kick-off to summer and there’s plenty to do this weekend in and around the Queen City.
Live Music and Fireworks will entertain at the US National Whitewater Center.
Families head to Carowinds just south of Charlotte to enjoy a day of thrill rides and the state’s largest water park. Note: Sunday and Monday are Carowinds Military Days – show a valid military I.D. to get in free.
Popular Birkdale Village in Huntersville will host a ceremony on Monday, May 29th, at 11 a.m.
Mint Hill Madness runs all weekend with live music, carnival rides, and fireworks.
If you want to head out of town, nearby Winston-Salem plays host to the North Carolina Wine Festival May 27th. In less than 2 hours you can find yourself in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with so many quaint towns to explore; including Asheville, Boone and Blowing Rock.