Live music and happy hour returns to SouthPark this fall


August 24, 2023

It’s back! Starting Sept. 7 through Oct. 12, SouthPark After Five brings a new lineup of musical acts and entertainment to Symphony Park every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy live music, food trucks and drinks, and hands-on art experiences with Charlotte-based artists.

The six-week series, which attracted nearly 15,000 guests in its inaugural season, is free to attend and family- and dog-friendly. Bring your blankets and chairs. No outside beverages and coolers are permitted, but food is allowed inside the park. Check out the list of rotating food trucks and food options — including pre-order picnic baskets from Reid’s Fine Foods this season — here.

The schedule:

September 7

September 14

September 21

September 28

October 5

October 12

Symphony Park is located at 4400 Sharon Rd., on the corner of Barclay Downs Drive and Carnegie Boulevard, adjacent to SouthPark Mall. Parking is available in the SouthPark Mall parking lots.

SouthPark magazine is a media partner for SouthPark After Five. The entertainment series is presented by SouthPark Community Partners, an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to lead SouthPark’s advancement by driving economic vitality, creating memorable experiences and ensuring an extraordinary quality of life. Read more about how SCP advocates for SouthPark here. SP

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