Welcome to the Queen City! Feel free to use this guide as a resource to explore all the things Charlotte has to offer in regards to settling in and enjoying one of the country’s fastest growing cities to live in.
Even after getting settled, check back to get information about your new city’s growth, events, and more because Charlotte’s "Got A Lot" to offer!
Information courtesy of CLT250.com
Garbage and recycling collection rules are very important and specific. If you don't know them, you may find yourself paying extra money for collection:
Information courtesy of the City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services website.
If you need to reach emergency services, here are some resources for you:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
UNC-Charlotte Police and Public Safety
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Police Department
Charlotte St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival - March
Tuck Fest - April
Charlotte Jazz Festival - April/May
Festival in the Park - May
600 Festival - May
Taste of Charlotte - June
24 Hours of Booty - July
Charlotte Pride - August
Yiasou Greek Festival - September
Charlotte Oktoberfest - September/October
Carolina Renaissance Festival - October/November
Charlotte Marathon - November
Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade - November
Looking for places to dine in and around Charlotte?
We've tried out dozens of restaurants in and around Charlotte and have the scoop on some of the most popular restaurants! Check out our latest Menu Hopping locations below.
And view a full list of Charlotte dining options here and here.