Say hello to warm sunny days: Get out there and enjoy these warm weather activities in Charlotte with friends, family, or even on a solo adventure.
Merchant & Trade
This season, head up to the rooftop at Merchant & Trade. Take in the view with a warm breeze and exclusive dining. Reservations required.
Romare Bearden Park
A simple breath of fresh air is always welcome. Grab a blanket or a picnic lunch and take in 360-degree views of the skyscrapers.
Dog Bar – Charlotte
Hit up NoDa’s local neighborhood Dog Bar, specifically made for dog owners and canine friends to relax and cool off on a warm day. This dog-friendly bar offers a selection of drinks and live music, making it a wonderful place for a fun social scene for all types of friends. dogbarcharlotte.net
Trolley Pub Charlotte
It’s a little silly, sure, but that red bike bar passing by the streets of Uptown is a fun way to enjoy a sunny day. Trolley Pub tours Charlotte’s hottest spots and can accommodate up to 14 people.
If you’re looking for a paradise of greenery, visit one of Charlotte’s best sources for all assortments of plants and succulents. Oakdale Greenhouses is one of the city’s hidden gem for plant lovers and anyone who wants to explore and visit their lovely greenhouses and garden center.
Cedarbrook Alpaca Farm
Bring your family and friends to Charlotte’s Cedarbrook Alpaca Farm for farm day fun. Book an appointment and have the pleasure of interacting with farm animals, offering farm tours, goat yoga, paint and sip with alpacas, and many more.
The Goodyear House
The Goodyear House delivers a stellar outdoor dining experience. The setting compliments their elevated comfort food and craft cocktails, for the ideal warm-weather date in Charlotte.
Discovery Place Nature
Wander into Discovery Place Nature: Even though it’s meant for kids, there’s always room for those with a childlike heart.The nature museum has extensive activities, and offers animal exhibits, a butterfly pavilion, a planetarium, and of course, their outdoor trails. All make for a terrific day trip.
William R. Davie Park
A safe haven for dogs is neatly tucked away in Charlotte’s public parks providing 5 acres for all four-legged friends of shapes and sizes to roam and explore leash-free. For those in need of playtime,The Davie dog park is quintessential for your furry friends to soak up that warm sun.
Atherton Farmers Market
Every Saturday from 8am to 1 pm, Atherton Farmers Market comes alive and the community of Charlotte can gather to shop from our local farmers and artisans. Grab a coffee and stroll through the many unique offerings this marketplace has to offer.
words by Patrisha Galvan