From a diverse selection of world-class museums to beautiful green spaces, wedding venues, tours and restaurants, Charlotte booms with potential when it comes to unique culinary, brewery experiences, live music, and other outdoor adventure. In fact, Charlotte is just that fun city you can visit any time all year-round and be assured of an ultimate ton of fun things to do around in town.
Despite experiencing an economic downturn a few years back, the North Carolina city has lately exploded as a top economic hub that is experiencing an almost 24hr economy. As such, the city offers a variety of many nighttime must do options that you wouldn’t want to miss.
Here is the ultimate list of the top 10 things to do in Charlotte at night.
1. Embrace the unexpected at Charlotte Comedy Theater
From Thursday to Saturday, Charlotte Comedy Theatre is the place to be at every night for some high energy, interactive improv comedy shows that will leave you in tears, having a sore jaw and stomach pain as a result of laughing so hard.
The theatre entails some really hilarious improv comedies performed by Charlotte’s most talented and funny people. It also comes with fantastic leather coaches and an outstanding bar service that will ensure you have a comfortable and relaxing night full of laughs.
2. Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook
Are you ready for some family fun tonight? Well, this is an absolute great outdoor spot to just hang out and relax with kids. It is one of those really peaceful places that you can go to clear your mind and relax.
The picnic tables and benches are just awesome. Bring on your family or a date and enjoy your time. The place opens at 8.00 a.m. and closes at 10.00 p.m.
3. Unwind with your favorite movie at Regal Cinemas Starlight 14 – Charlotte
This is the best joint to enjoy all the latest movies in and around Charlotte. Don’t let the outside of the theatre fool you, the theatre may look a bit old from the outside but from the inside, it’s a remodeled stadium. The leather reclining chairs at Regal Cinemas are extremely comfortable! It almost feels like you are watching the movies from the comfort of your living room.
It’s a great gem of a theatre in Charlotte.
4. Get the ultimate entertainment at EpiCentre
The EpiCentre is Charlotte’s primary entertainment hub. It’s a diversified destination for the ultimate entertainment, nightlife, and dining. With over 40 venues, EpiCentre is extremely versatile and will always have all your needs sorted.
If you are visiting Charlotte you will definitely want to explore this place. Whether it’s for your shopping, entertainment or touristy pleasures EpiCentre will never let you down.
5. Catch some open-air concert at the PNC Music Pavilion
A fabulous music venue in Charlotte! It is an excellent outdoor amphitheater that will rarely disappoint. Besides great concerts, the pavilion is super organized. Ample parking, courteous staff, and clean facilities make it one of the most fantastic venues to visit in Charlotte and basically North Carolina.
6. Sing along to your favorite tunes at Howl at the Moon
May it be a birthday party or celebration of a special occasion like a corporate event, Howl at the Moon is the perfect spot for a fun night out in Charlotte. Come dance, sing and howl to some of your favorite & talented musicians as they perform some of the greatest hits from the 90’s pop, 80’s rock and today’s hits on guitars and pianos. Trust me; this is one of the most unique nightlife experiences you can expect to find in Charlotte.
So much fun and a must do in Charlotte. You won’t regret it!
7. The Cotton Room at Belfast Mill
The cotton room is a great place in Charlotte for late night drinks. Very cool joint with a fantastic drink selection and friendly service. It offers the best cocktails in town.
You will also love the atmosphere. It’s simply rustic and quaint. Another literal hidden gem of Charlotte!
8. Abari Game Bar
Abari Game Bar is absolutely rocking! It is everything you would need for a nostalgic time if you enjoy playing pinball or video games. The bar is stocked with lots of games to play and keep your night moving. Craft beers and cocktails are also in plenty coupled with super friendly and efficient staff that is always available to help you out.
Additionally, rest assured of an awesome and delicious food truck to feed your hunger.
Codescape has taken the escape room concept to a whole new level. Their almost real-life adventure game experiences are extremely captivating with some of the most immersive environments you can ever think of.
Its rooms present some of the most theatric escape rooms where you get the opportunity to interact with the story and the environment a lot more. To succeed, you just have to think outside the box. The puzzles are challenging, really interesting and definitely worth it. If you are in the mood to uncover some supernatural relic, this is the place to go on an adventure.
10. Jump around at Sky Zone
If you are not in the mood of taking to the dance floor on a Friday night you may want to opt for this trampoline park. It is a perfect option to take a break from party nightlife by involving your moves with the mats instead. It closes at 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 p.m. on the weekends.
A great place to let off some steam!
Updated: May 17, 2019