GO. PLAY. SEE.: 4 Fun Things to Experience in Charlotte This Month
VISIT THE WORLD’S LARGEST BOUNCE HOUSE
The Big Bounce America 2023 tour arrives in Charlotte Saturday, May 6 through Sunday, May 7 and Friday, May 12 through Sunday, May 14 at Route 29 Pavilion. Experience The World’s Largest Bounce House, a 16,000-square foot inflatable that includes a customized sports arena, a 900+ foot-long obstacle course, and a space-themed wonderland called airSPACE. Family sessions and adult-only sessions are available; book your three-hour, all access ticket online.
EAT AND DRINK FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Bring the family to Free Range Brewing on Thursday, May 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. to support Mitchell’s Fund, which offers counseling and play therapy services to children with serious illnesses. Tickets are $30 per adult and $15 for children; ages 3 and under are free. Admission includes pizza from Bisonte Pizza Co., crafts for the kids, and access to a pop-up market of exclusive vendors. Purchase tickets at mitchellsfund.org.
CHECK OUT THE NORTH END FARMERS MARKET
The North End Farmers Market is back for a third year at Camp North End’s Keswick district. The outdoor marketplace features local and regional farmers, ranchers, food artisans, and crafters. See a rotation of live culinary demonstrations and family-friendly programming every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. through October.
CATCH AN OUTDOOR CONCERT
Check out the Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway every Thursday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. through July. Food and beverages are available for purchase from the Gateway Canteen’s food truck. Bring lawn chairs and blankets; coolers are permitted but subject to checking. Find the bands and additional details on the website.