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Don’t miss summer events in the Queen City

From widely visited annual festivals to new and exciting events, Charlotte is always alive with things to do during your stay. Summer festivals include Festival of India, Queen City Summer Festival and Charlotte French Festival where thousands come to experience the food, drink, music and more taking over the streets of Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE PRIDE

AUGUST 18+19, 2018

Charlotte Pride spreads so much love around the city each year in the month of August. Kimpton has a long has a long standing commitment to the LGBTQ community from participating in this annual parade to donating to The Trevor Project. Every reservation booked with the below rate code donates $10 to the Trevor Project so grab all your colors and come out with us to empower our LGBTQ community.

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FESTIVAL OF INDIA

AUGUST 11+12, 2018

This culturally rich and diverse festival features art, crafts, languages, fashions and cuisine from the various regions of India to bring communities together. Festival highlights include: Dance performances at Belk Theater, Indian Art Gallery, exhibits on cultural highlights and food vendors as well as outdoor dances with live pulsating music on Tryon Street.

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ARTS FESTIVAL IN THE PARK

SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2018

Festival in the Park brings good music, art and activities to Charlotteans and visitors. This event stimulates interest in the arts and allows for artists to display their artwork in a great environment. You can choose to take a piece home or just appreciate it while you’re there. Either way, you will enjoy everything the festival has to offer.

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YIASOU GREEK FESTIVAL

SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2018

The Yiasou (the Greek word for Hello, Goodbye and Cheers) Greek Festival has become one of Charlotte’s largest cultural events. It features Hellenic cultural exhibits, authentic Greek cuisine and homemade pastries, entertainment, live music and dancing, wine tastings, art, shopping and more. Experience the sights and sounds of Greece when you visit.

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