Memorial Day 2022 in Charlotte will feature events commemorating fallen military personnel and it allows us to celebrate the beginning of summer. There are a host of activities kicking off during Memorial Day Weekend where some will last through the duration of the summer and others are just for the holiday weekend. Here are 6 activities taking place this Memorial Day Weekend.
White Water Center Celebration is back! The celebration will take place Saturday, May 28th, and Sunday, May 29th, with the main celebration being Sunday. Saturday there will be a trail race at 9AM, followed by several yoga sessions and live music by Craig Waters and the Flood at 7PM, as part of the River Jam music series. Then Sunday, there will be yoga sessions starting at 9:30AM, live music starting at 6PM, followed by fireworks at 9:30PM, and then a final set of music. The music lineup on Sunday features Dane Page and Brett Dennen. Admission is free, and parking is $6. Regular prices apply to the activities at the Whitewater Center like rafting, climbing and zip-lining.
Carowinds is putting on its Celebrate America Fireworks Show on Saturday, May 28th, at 8:45PM. If you go to Carowinds Memorial Day weekend, make sure to stay for the fireworks show! The firework display will be visible throughout the park, but the best viewing locations can be found in the Carolina Boardwalk, County Fair, and Celebration Plaza areas. If you do plan to go, and you don’t have to have a season pass, but you will need a ticket to enter to ride the rides and to get the best view of the show inside of the park.
On Sunday, May 29th, 2022, from 1PM to 5PM, relax on the huge lawn of Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road, for Party in the Park. Enjoy live music, a food truck and a cash bar. The event is free to attend and also offers free admission to the museum.
The Town of Huntersville is holding its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022, at 11AM, at Veterans Park, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville, NC. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so bring your lawn chair!
The Town of Indian Trail is holding its Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022, at 11AM, at Veterans Memorial Garden, 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail.
McEwen Funeral Service is holding a Memorial Day service at Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Road, Charlotte, on Monday, May 30th, 2022, from 9:30AM to 11AM. The event starts will live music by Stained Brass at 9:30AM, followed by the service at 10AM. Refreshments will be served.