The official New Year’s Eve celebration in Uptown Charlotte has a new name and location. CLT New Year’s Eve will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, at the corner of MLK Blvd. and S. Brevard St. During the day, enjoy WBT Holiday on Ice (opens at 10 a.m.) along with family-friendly programs and activities. Skating will be available until midnight.
Beginning at 7:00 p.m., come celebrate the end of 2014 with live music and a variety of activities and performances. “We Got the Beat” will be performing on stage. There will be face-painting, kids’ crafts, carriage rides and glow-in-the-dark gear. Dinner will be available for purchase from Auto Burger & Fry Guys, Hot Box, Philly’s Italian Ice & Mobile Eatery and The Plated Pallette. CLT New Year’s Eve remains an alcohol-free, family-friendly and free event. There will be a charge for carriage rides, skating and food. Count down to the new year with fireworks and the raising of the Queen City Crown.