Speed Street Returns To Uptown Park!

Posted in: Madison Park

Speed Street was canceled last year, so the wait has been long but there are things people need to know if they’re coming out. The free festival starts Thursday in the park, located at 300 S. Church St., after spending 25 years along Tryon Street. NASCAR vehicles will be on display and drivers will come down to sign autographs.


Concerts are scheduled for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. This year, those are also free. There will be food and one of Charlotte’s newest breweries will be featured at a biergarten. There’s also a yoga class each day at 12 p.m.

One important thing to keep in mind - there will be seven ways to enter the park and bags will be checked. There are also street closures around the park. Those closures started Tuesday and Wednesday. The following roads are impacted:

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