Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and the festivals are happening—spring is upon us, my friends! Not only does that mean that residents of our Mallard Creek apartments can grill by the poolside and take a dip in the resort-style pool, but there are also plenty of fun activities happening nearby.
Charlotte has tons of fun spring festivals going on this year (following safety and health guidelines, of course). Here are just a few of the happenings taking place near Greenway at Mallard Creek.
North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival – May 6-7
Celebrating its 10th year, the North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival takes place on the historic site and farm, Historic Rural Hill. Guests will spend the day enjoying amazing live music and local craft beer from some of North Carolina’s favorite brewers. You won’t want to miss the energy-filled Friday Night Jam that’s free to attend with the purchase of festival tickets. Learn more about the brewers, bands, and activities on the North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival website.
Seafood Fest at Sycamore – May 8
Oysters, crab, and lobster? Yes, please! You can find tons of delicious, fresh seafood, along with live music and activities at the Seafood Fest at Sycamore. Taking place at Sycamore Brewing, less than twenty minutes from your front door, visitors of the Seafood Fest can gorge on some of the tastiest fares from the ocean, including Baltimore Crabcakes, oysters from Oysters Carolina, Chef Lee’s Seafood, Lobster Dog, and Mike’s Vegan. Head over to the festival’s Facebook event page for all the details. Admission is free.
Surrounded by the Sound Music Festival – May 15
Drive just ten miles from our Mallard Creek apartments to attend the Surrounded by the Sound Music and Arts Festival at Pinhouse in Plaza Midwood. Featuring two stages of live music, the festival is a grassroots movement hosting reggae, rock, good vibes, and great beer. Not only will there be live music, but guests can enjoy 72 taps of beer, wine, cider, and seltzer, along with disc golf, and 4 lanes of Duckpin bowling. It’s the perfect way to spend a sunny Saturday! Tickets range from $25-60 and can be purchased on the Surrounded by the Sound official website.
Low Country Seafood Fest in the Park – May 16
More seafood is coming at ya with the Low Country Seafood Fest in the Park. Hosted at Nevin Community Park, less than 15 minutes from Greenway at Mallard Creek, this one-of-a-kind festival features low country cuisine that you don’t want to miss out on. Indulge in a seafood boil with shrimp, corn on the cob, sausage, and potatoes before loading up your plate with fried fish and sides. Oh, and don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes so you can dance the evening away to tunes by “CP” the Peoples Champ. Learn more about the Low Country Seafood Fest on the website.
Seltzer World Festival – June 5
Hard seltzers have been all the rage lately, and if you’re a fan, you definitely don’t want to miss the Seltzer World Festival taking place at Summit Seltzer in Wesley Heights. This one-of-a-kind immersive experience lets guests spend the afternoon tasting over 75 unique hard seltzers and craft beers from local and national brands. Tickets range from $35-50 and include unlimited samples, a commemorative glass, music and entertainment, and more. Learn more about the festival and which brands will be serving up their seltzers at the Seltzer World Festival website.
Taste of Charlotte – June 11-13
Come down and experience three days of food, music, and fun at the Taste of Charlotte food festival. Taking place on Tryon Street, just 10 minutes away from our Northlake Charlotte apartments, this activity-filled festival spans six city blocks from Stonewall to 5th Street. Visitors can sample food from over 100 local restaurants while enjoying entertainment and live music on four different stages. Even the kids will love the Taste of Charlotte thanks to lots of kid-friendly activities, arts, and crafts. Admission is free and tokens can be purchased to sample food. Learn more about all the happenings on the Taste of Charlotte website.
Explore your city, bask in the sun, and enjoy local food and beverages at these incredible spring festivals happening near our Northlake Charlotte apartments. Stop by Greenway at Mallard Creek today to tour our spacious and luxurious floorplans.