New Year is the most awaited festival that actually brings lots of good luck, good fortune for everyone. It is the day when you can do whatever you want to. There will be no such rules and regulations for this special day. You are allowed to do anything you like. Whether you are young or a mature person this is the ultimate festival for you. Now it has become a trend to visit a foreign city in this time of the year. People love to visit different places in this time as there are many festivals take place all over the world.
If you are planning to spend your next coming Christmas and New Year 2020 in North America, we would suggest Charlotte city for your destination. Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County. Primarily known as a business center in the past, Charlotte is now steadily developing its fledgling tourist industry. This is one of the most visitor-friendly districts in the Carolinas. The city has a lot of tourism attractions and NYE celebrations awaiting for you to discover.
FIREWORKS, COUNTDOWN PARTIES AND FIRST NIGHT
First Night is the official celebration of the city. Night Charlotte has grown into one of the biggest and best known events in the Southeast to visit for New Year’s Eve. It’s a family-friendly, cultural celebration taking place in Uptown Charlotte. Well-known artists, dancers, comedians, musicians and magicians will take to the streets and venues for you to enjoy. If midnight is too late for the younger ones in your family though, there’s a kid’s countdown earlier in the day. The evening will be capped off by NYE fireworks at midnight to welcome the New Year. If the midnight is too late for chidren, you can check out the kid’s counterpart of Charlotte’s official celebration. First Night Kids kicks runs from noon to 5:00 PM with a kid’s countdown at the main stage from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.
It’s an annual tradition for many Charlotteans to ring in the New Year 2015 at exclusive nightclubs. You can celebrate the 2016 Countdown and in ring in the New Year in style along with Charlotte’s socialites and NC’s beautiful crowd.
HOW TO GET TO CHARLOTTE CITY
Most visitors get to Charlotte NC by air plane. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (IATA code: CLT), is on the west side of town near Billy Graham Parkway. A special bus line called Sprinter runs regularly between the airport and Uptown. Remember to book your flight ticket well in advance to avoid last moment problems.
ACCOMMODATIONS ON NYE
Being a tourism destination, Charlotte NC has full range of hotels and restaurants. There are plenty of hotels with great service and facilities that can suite any visitors need. Some of popular hotels are Holiday Inn Charlotte Center City, Holiday Inn Charlotte Airport Hotel, Courtyard By Marriott Charlotte Uptown Hotel, Ramada Charlotte North Hotel, etc. If you are arranging for your next coming Christmas and New Year holiday in North Carolina, early hotel booking is strongly recommended.
There’s no shortage of fantastic New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Charlotte area. Unfortunately, there may be a shortage of funds in some of our bank accounts after the winter holidays. So here are some events that are either free or very cheap.
We will include activities for both kids and adults, and both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day events.