Charlotte Summer Outdoor Movies and Concerts
Grab your big blankets and comfortable lawn chairs for a night under the stars.
Enjoy an evening outside with the family this summer at a concert or free movie.
Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops.
Listen to the sounds of the Charlotte Symphony and enjoy the summer evenings. $10, free under age 18. 8:15. Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Road. 704-714-5112. charlottesymphony.org
June 7: Program TBA
June 14: Program TBA
June 21: Program TBA
June 28: Program TBA
July 3: Program TBA
Music on the Green.
Select Sundays are Kid’s Nights, when children can enjoy creations made by a balloon artist. Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10pm; select Sundays, 4pm. Promenade on Providence, corner of Providence Road and Interstate 485. See website for more information. promenadeonprovidence.com
Through Sept. 26
USNWC River Jam.
Come out with friends and family to experience a sunset over the Catawba River while enjoying great music, food and drink. Parking fee applies. 7-10pm. USNWC, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy. 704-391-3900. usnwc.org.
Thursdays and Saturdays. Through Sept. 26.
Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series
Outdoor movies under the stars on a giant blimp screen. Free. 8:30pm. Kenton Place, 17105 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. cornelius.org.
June 10: "The Little Rascals Save the Day"
June 24 : "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
July 8: "Annie"
July 22: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"
August 5: "Big Hero 6"
August 19: Guardians of the Galaxy
Hear the Charlotte Symphony at area parks. $10, free under age 18. Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road, Cornelius. 8pm. charlottesymphony.org.
Concerts on the Green.
Bring comfy chairs, a blanket and picnic to enjoy music outdoors. Free. 6-8pm. Village Green, corner of Main Street and Concord Road, Davidson. concertsonthegreen.com.
May 3: Fourth Creek Band
May 17: 7 String Theory & Matt Stratfod
June 14: Band of Oz
June 21: Sidecar Social Club
July 4: Pushh *Independce Day Celebration*
Augus 2: Image
August 16: Rusty Knox Band
September 6: The Backbeat
September 20: Davidson Symphony and Jazz Ensemble
Summer Concert Series
Enjoy good music and tasty treats from the True Crafted Pizza food truck. Free. 6pm. Anne Springs Close Greenway, 288 Dairy Barn Lane, Fort Mill. ascgreenway.org.
June 11: Band TBD
July 9: Band TBD
August 13: Band TBD
Movies in the Park.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and cozy up for some outside entertainment. Come early to participate in giveaways and pre-movie entertainment. Free. 6pm. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-766-2220. huntersville.org.
May 8: TBD
June 5: TBD
August 28: TBD
Sunset Series Movie Night
Celebrate summer nights with music, activities and a featured movie. Free. 7pm. Crossing Paths Park, 120 Blythe Drive. indiantrail.org.
June 8: "Big Hero 6"
Movies at the Park.
Come out and watch a family friendly movie. Most nights begin at 7:30pm with live music performances before the movies. Movies start at Dusk. Free. 8:45pm. Village Park, 700 W. C St., Kannapolis. 704-920-4343. cityofkannapolis.com.
May 29: "Big Hero 6"
June 12: "Night at the Musem-Secret of the Tomb"
June 26: " How to Train Your Dragon 2"
July 10: "Dolphin Tale 2"
July 24: " The Penguins of Madagascar"
August 7: " Monsters University"
Enjoy live music with fireworks. Free. 7pm. Village Park, 700 W. C St., Kannapolis. 704-920-4343. cityofkannapolis.com.
June 6: Little River Band with Fireworks
June 20: Band of Oz
July 2: Charlotte Symphone with Fireworks
July 17: FIESTA
August 1: Face to Face Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John
August 15: Trick Pony with Fireworks
Movies and Concerts in the Park.
Free. 7-10pm. Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews. matthewsnc.gov.
May 30: "Dolphin Tale 2"
June 13: "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"
June 27: "Box Trolls"
July 4: Too Much Sylvia *Fourth of July Parade*
July 18: "Into the Woods"
July 18: Vanilla Cornbread
Hear the Charlotte Symphony. $10, free under age 18. 8pm. Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews. charlottesymphony.org.
Movies on the Lawn.
Free. Front of Town Hall, 4430 Mint Hill Village Lane, Mint Hill. minthill.com.
May 1: "Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast"
May 8: "Big hero 6"
May 15: "Planes: Fire & Rescue"
May 29: "Paddington"
Free. 7:30pm. Front Lawn of Town Hall, 4430 Mint Hill Village Lane, Mint Hill. minthill.com.
June 6: Lindsay Nicole and Hwy. 74
June 13: The Four Jakes Band
June 20: Ronnie Tsunami & The Wave Runners
June 27: Charles Austin-Zimmerman and Toronto
'Rockin' & 'Reelin' Movie and Concert Series
Free. 7pm. Belle Johnston Community Center, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville. townofpineville.com
May 29: Ross Coppley Band
June 12: "Big Hero 6"
June 26: Da Throwback Band
July 1: Charlotte Symphony
Jully 10: "Maleficent"
July 24: The Mark Robers Band
August 7: "Dolphin Tale 2"
August 21: Spare Change
September 18: U-Phonik
Know any summer concert series or movies that we missed? Share with us and our readers in the comments below!