Charlotte New Years Eve 2023 Guide

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Charlotte New Years Eve 2023

Guide to new years eve in Charlotte for NYE 2022-2023. First Night party, fireworks, restaurants and hotels.

Charlotte is well known for it's fabulous First Night style CLT New Years Eve celebration, but there are plenty of other NYE events and activities taking place in the city's many top bars, hotels and restaurants to help you see in the new year in style.

There is also the addition of a few new family friendly activities this year, see below for more details.

CLT New Years Eve

The focus in Charlotte at New Years is on family friendly entertainment, and this is epitomised by the CLT New Years Eve event, which replaces the previous First Night event and acts at the city's official NYE event. This remains an alcohol free event.

Held at Tyron Street and Levine Avenue or the Arts, this event starts at 8pm and features a DJ, a live band, the lighting of the Queen City crown, and a huge CLT NYE fireworks display starting at midnight. Details available here.

Charlotte Symphony New Years Eve

(Sadly, nothing announced for this year) Bringing a little sophistication to the holiday festivities, the Charlotte Symphony usually perform live on new years eve at the Belk Theater at the Levine Center for The Arts. We hope to see it return next year.

Carowinds Winterfest

A new addition to the Charlotte new years eve calendar, the Carowinds introduces New Years Eve at WinterFest show sees the holiday park transformed into a winter wonderland, with lights, holiday decorations and a huge Christmas tree.

The new years activities include ice skating, family rides, a festive foods, live bands, kids countdown and even a fireworks display at midnight!

It promises to be a great event, get full details and book your tickets online here.

The Avett Brothers at Bojangles Coliseum

See in the new year with The Avett Brothers and special guest Valient Thorr. This will actually be the bands first in person concert since 2019. Get your tickets here: The Avett Brothers New Years Eve Concert

Howl at the Moon Charlotte

Away from the main event, many of the city's hotels, bars and restaurants hold their own events, and there's plenty to choose from but make sure you get your reservation in early as all the top events WILL sell out. Full listings for this years top parties to follow.

There is also a serious New Years Eve party at the Westin Charlotte, famous for it's holiday events - more details on this years party to follow. The Howl at the Moon Charlotte party is also a very popular night out - get more details and tickets here.

New Years Eve Hotels

Charlotte is well known for the quality and welcoming atmosphere of it's hotels, and with many hosting their own provate new years eve parties you will have no shoratge fo options to choose from/

To search hotels, check availability and make online bookings, you can find all the top Charlotte NYE hotels here.

NYE Restaurants

For your new years eve culinary choices, either as precursor to heading off to enjoy the First Night party or just for a quiet night with family or friends then there are plenty of excellent choices in town too.

The top vegan option is the famous Luna's Living Kitchen (which I simply have to visit asap!) while Mimosa Grill, Bentley's, Alexander Michael's and The King's Kitchen are all highly recommended. Find all the best options here.

NYE Live Stream

The CLT New Years Eve party from Charlotte is tradtionally broadcast live on local channel WBTV, which does also have an online streaming option so you should be able to watch live from the comfort of your own home if you aren't able to ge there in person:

WBTV live online

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