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January 2019

47th Annual Mid-Atlantic Boat Show & Sale

January 27
Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St
Charlotte, SC 28202
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Join us January 25 – 27, 2019 THREE DAYS ONLY Friday 10am-9pm • Saturday 10am-9pm • Sunday 10am-5pm Get ready for three big days and one huge event at the Charlotte Convention Center. This is the product showcase everyone waits on. Freshly unwrapped 2019 product will be on display for you and your family to come see and board during this once a year event. Browse through Cruisers, Deck boats, Fishing Boats, Family Sport Boats, Personal Watercraft, Pontoons Boats, Wakeboard & Ski Boats, and so much more.  By…

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March 2019

National Whitewater Center: Green River Revival

March 16
USNWC, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28214
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The Green River Revival is back for its tenth year as we kick off the 2019 festival calendar at the USNWC. The festivities begin with the Color Me Green 5K Trail Run, where participants will need the luck of the Irish to avoid or embrace the green dye as they run their way through the trail system. The festivities continue with yoga, followed by the highly anticipated moment when the river turns as green as a four leaf clover, accompanied…

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April 2019

National Whitewater Center – Tuck Fest

April 25 - April 28
USNWC, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28214
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WHAT DOES TUCK FEST MEAN? The name “Tuck Fest” comes from the Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail, a historical landmark located on the property of the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC). The ford is the first known crossing point along the Catawba River that was traveled by Native Americans and European settlers. The Ford allowed travelers coming from the western part of the state to reach the key intersection of the Tuckaseegee Trail and the great Trading Path, the area now…

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Pet Palooza Walk for the Animals

April 27 @ 12:00 pm
McAlpine Park, 8711 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
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On Saturday, April 27, 2019 the Humane Society will hold our annual Pet Palooza Walk for the Animals at McAlpine Park. The event will feature a walk along the wide dog friendly paths of McAlpine as well as a vendor fair, adoption area, music, a picnic pavilion, food & beer trucks and fun activities for people and pets alike. Last year, thanks to our amazing sponsors, vendors and walkers, we were able to raise more than $100,000 to help further…

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May 2019

National Whitewater Center Memorial Day Celebration

May 24 - May 26
USNWC, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28214
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Spend your holiday weekend with friends and family at the USNWC for the Memorial Day Celebration. The festivities include 5 and 8 mile trail races, yoga, as well as live music on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening. Stick around Sunday evening to enjoy our fireworks display at dusk, capping off the Memorial Day Celebration at the USNWC. WEEKEND SCHEDULE: Friday, May 24, 2019 5:00pm – Packet Pick-up for Memorial Day Trail Race & The Dry Tri at OUTFITTERS 6:30pm –  Slow Flow Yoga 7:00pm…

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July 2019

National Whitewater Center Fourth of July Celebration

July 3 - July 4
USNWC, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28214
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A summer classic, the USNWC’s two-day Fourth of July Celebration is back for its ninth year and will once again provide plenty of opportunities to get outside and active over the holidays. In addition to the typical pass activities and tour options, the festival will also feature live music, various yoga practices, Battle Royale SUP Sprint, and two days of booming firework shows overlooking the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. SCHEDULE: Wednesday, July 3, 2019: 9:00am – SUP Yoga 9:30am – All…

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August 2019

National Whitewater Center Labor Day Celebration

August 30 - September 1

There is no shortage of ways to get outside and explore with this year’s Labor Day Celebration at the USNWC; activities, music, and races await all weekend long. Saturday morning kicks off the festivities with All Levels Flow Yoga, the Aqua Rock Deep Water Solo Climbing Competition and of course, River Jam in the evening. Sunday begins with the Labor Day 5K and 15K Trail Race followed by another day of outdoor adventure, yoga, and live music, ending with a firework display after sunset to…

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