How to Enjoy Memorial Day 2021 in Charlotte

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Memorial Day weekend is coming up and it is not always the easiest to find something to do so we wanted to share some great activities to check out. Whether you plan on spending the holiday with your favorite person or the whole family this list has you covered with interesting plans for your day off.

A hike at Crowders Mountain 

Crowders Mountain is one of the most well known and gorgeous hiking attractions  near the queen city. Grab a blanket and your backpack to enjoy a great afternoon. With tip top views and greats sights it would make the perfect Memorial Day outing! 

Plan to Spend: $10 on gas
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The Mint Museum

Offering the finest in Charlotte Culture head to the Mint Museum this Memorial Day to check out art with your loved one or the whole family. With a constantly rotating section of exhibits there is an endless mount to explore and love at the Mint Museum. 

Plan to Spend: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for kids
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The Bechtler Museum

Just across the street from the Mint, the Bechtler offers a similarly diverse and awe inspiring selection of art. If you are looking for an activity that is a little more quiet this might be your slice of cake. Peruse the many different floors of incredible works at the Bechtler.

Plan to spend: $9 for Adults, $7 for seniors, and $6 for kids
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Laugh and relax at the Comedy Zone 

If you feel like finally letting out a few chuckles after a long few months check out the Comedy Zone at the North Carolina Music Factory. Grab a drink and settle in for an evening of laughs at the Comedy Zone. 

Plan to spend: $15 – 20 on tickets and another $20 on drinks.
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Mimosa Grill 

Grab the quintessential Charlotte brunch at Mimosa Grill in downtown Charlotte. Offering a delectable buffet of southern inspired staples you will be able to fill up the perfect plate to start your day. For a meal to remember check out Mimosa Grill this Memorial Day weekend. 

Plan to Spend: $30 – 40 a person per plate
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Visit the Botanical Gardens

The Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens are one of the most beautiful and gorgeous attractions that the Queen City has to offer. You can take a stroll through the endless sea of roses and gorgeous trees that are present everywhere. 

Plan to spend: Nothing it’s free!
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Candle Bar

If you have ever wanted to be able to create a fragrance that is uniquely your own, check out the candle bar. They give you all the prep and materials you need to pour your own candle and create a scent that is special to you. 

Plan to spend: $35 dollars for this all inclusive experience
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The Charlotte Brews Cruise

The Charlotte brewery scene is truly one of a kind. Take a tour of three Charlotte breweries from a rotating selection, go behind the scenes and talk with the brewmasters, and of course, try plenty of locally crafted IPA’s. 

Plan to spend: $49 or more a ticket
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The Nascar Hall of Fame

This memorial day weekend finally check out what’s under the hood at the Nascar Hall of Fame. Get an inside look at one of North Carolina’s oldest industries while exploring part of the Queen City’s history. The nascar hall of fame is sure to make a great pit stop on the holiday weekend. 

Plan to spend $25 for adults and $18 for kids
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Grab some BBQ to go

Noble Smoke will offer a Memorial Day Barbecue Package that feeds 10-12 people for a flat fee of $170. Their Memorial Day package includes: Whole pork butt; 1/2 pan mac & cheese; Eastern & Western slaw; Copain buns; 1 16 oz. bottle each of Lex and Smoke sauces. This is available to preorder now for pick up Friday – Monday.