Taste of Charlotte, a three-day festival in Uptown Charlotte, spotlights area restaurants and food vendors. After several rounds of rescheduling, we now have a date…and a new venue.
It will take place October 1st to 3rd, 2021, at Truist Field, 324 S. Mint Street.
The hours of Taste of Charlotte:
- Friday: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy trying tons of food, as well as live entertainment and more, in a fun, family-friendly environment.
Also, there will be a pumpkin patch on the field on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Admission is still free, just as it was when the event took place on Tryon Street.
Purchase festival coins to buy samples and pay for kids’ activities. A large cup of coins contains 15 coins and costs $20. A small cup, with 7 coins, costs $10. You can purchase them on site at a coin booth (located near each stadium entrance.)
Restaurants at Taste of Charlotte
Each restaurant will feature three of their favorite menu items. Menu items cost between 1 and 4 coins. Some participating restaurants:
- Mister 3’s Crab Pot
- Mert’s Heart and soul
- Bulla Gastrobar
- Cuzzo’s Cuisine
- Caribbean Hut
- Brazz Brazilian Steakhouse and Carvery
- Tiff’s Treats
- Biryani Pot
- The Smoke Pit
- The Lost Cajun
- Rico’s Acai
- Lindy’s Homemade Italian Ice
- King of Pops
- City Barbeque
- Aroma Indian Cuisine
- Dippin’ Dots
Kids’ Activities at Taste of Charlotte
You can pay for kids’ activities with festival coins. Or you can buy a wristband for $13 for unlimited play in the kids’ area. On Sunday, wristbands are only $10.
- Barnyard Toddler Play (2 coins)
- Candy land Bouncehouse (2 coins)
- Knight Bounce (2 coins)
- Rock climbing wall (5 coins)
- 54′ Obstacle course (4 coins)
- Dual lane slide (3 coins)
- Radical Run obstacle course (4 coins)
On Sunday there will be character meet & greets near the Community Stage from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Character Caravan is at 1 p.m. Also on Sunday, there will be a face painter and balloon twister.