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History

The annual celebration commemorates the official declaration of independence from Great Britain.
The Carolina Theatre will serve as a civic hub when it reopens in 2025, seven years after renovations began.
Explore the history of the Queen City with a one-of-a-kind view into the many facets that make Charlotte the queen it is.
Charlotte has 250+ years of history. In this guide, we’re diving into the city’s oldest streets and how they got their names.
Why is Charlotte called the Queen City? Or the Hornet’s Nest? If you’re a trivia buff or just really want to know the city’s iconic history, this is for you
Consider these Charlotte landmarks our Hollywood signs.
Tell us you’re from the Queen City without telling us you’re from the Queen City.
Enjoy the sunshine and take a garden tour rich with floral history.
Why is Charlotte called the Queen City? Let’s explore our city’s namesake and history.
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