#QueenCityWknd: Labor Day Weekend 2017

The unofficial end to summer is already upon us. But lucky for you, there are plenty of fun Labor Day-related events to keep you occupied. Whether that's with some football, festivals or fireworks is up to you! No matter what you do, we want to see how you spend it! Take a picture and share it with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #QueenCityWknd. Is Facebook your thing? We've got that, too.

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#InstaBeerUpCLT

Be one of the first people to check out one of the newest breweries in Charlotte – Resident Culture! This monthly meet-up lets you enjoy all kinds of beer and meet new people.

Where: Resident Culture Brewing
2101 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205
When: August 31st
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
How Much: Free!

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Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

The Panthers will kick off Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at Bank of America Stadium. This is the team’s fourth pre-season game.

Where: Bank of America Stadium
800 S. Mint Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
When: August 31
Time: Kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
How Much: Varies

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Matthews Alive Festival

This four-day festival is one of the area’s largest Labor Day celebrations! With more than 150,000+ people expected, it’s sure to be a blast!

Check out our #QueenCityWknd feature on one of the performers at Matthews Alive, too!

Where: South Trade Street
Matthews, NC 28105
When: September 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Time: Varies by Day
How Much: Free!

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Crossroads Festival

The newest show from Caroline Calouche & Co., the performance will highlight how Charlotte has been a hub for culture and trade. Dance and Fitness classes will begin each day at 3 p.m. with pre-show performances starting at 6 p.m.

Where: First Ward Park
301 E. 7th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
When: September 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Time: Varies by Day
How Much: Shows start at 8 p.m.

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Belk College Kickoff: NC State vs. South Carolina

Watch NC State take on the SC Gamecocks! South Carolina will be the home team with NC State playing as the away team. Kick off is at 3 p.m.

Where: Bank of America Stadium
800 S. Mint Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
When: September 2nd
Time: 3 p.m.
How Much: Varies

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Gamecocks Take Flight Kickoff Party

Don’t have tickets to the Belk College Kickoff? Watch the game with the Charlotte Gamecock ¬†Club at Flight! Tailgate party starts at Noon with music by Falcon Heart happening later that evening.

Where: Flight
314 N. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
When: September 2nd
Time: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
How Much: Free!

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No Work All Play Bar Crawl

Celebrate Labor Day – without the labor! Seven places are participating in this bar crawl, with your ticket getting you access, drink specials and a cup.

Where: Registration at Whisky River
210 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
When: September 2nd
Time: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
How Much: GA is $20

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Labor Day Celebration at USNWC

With trail runs, concerts and fireworks, the celebrations at USNWC is sure to be a blast!

Where:U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28214
When:September 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Time: Varies by Day
How Much: Free to enter ($5 Parking)

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18th Annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade

This parade is going into its 18th year. The route starts at North Tryon and 10th Street, ending on College Street.

Where: Uptown Charlotte
When: September 4th
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
How Much: Free!

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