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Fourth of July Fireworks burst over Charlotte, North Carolina's, Center City.


Charlotte is celebrating 4th of July with fireworks and family fun!

News Talk 1110 and 107.9 The Link’s SkyShow 2014 with the Charlotte Knights returns to Uptown Charlotte at the BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint Street for the best fireworks display in the Southeast! SkyShow is the Southeast’s largest fireworks display! Stadium gates open 5:00 p.m. The Skyshow Street Party runs 3-7 and will have live music, balloon artist, food and games for the entire family! The game begins at 7:05. After the watching the Charlotte Knights play ball, enjoy the fireworks display and make sure to stick around to honor our Veterans and Military Personnel at the patriotic flag ceremony.

Skyshow fireworks can be seen from several locales near Uptown Charlotte.

The Mecklenburg County Courthouse parking deck at 832 E 4th Street offers great night viewing. The deck has an outdoor plaza with benches, tables and chairs.704 686-0400

Another parking deck viewing point is Crown Plaza Parking Deck at 201 S. McDowell Street.

Thompson Park at 1129 E. 3rd Street is 3.3 acres and is close to the fireworks. The entrance is off of East 3rd Street between South Kings drive and the exit ramp of I-277.

Loft 1523 offers one of the best views for Queen city fireworks from its balcony. Loft is a nightclub and is a grown-up venue. Uptown chic attire is expected.


The U.S. National Whitewater Center is offering family fun at its 4th of July Festival. Live music and fireworks will be available July 3-4, 3:30-10pm at 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy.

The Charlotte Symphony will be performing a special July 4th musical evening! Summer Pops musical theme is Celebrating America and will be 8:15 p.m. at Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Road.

Athletes can celebrate freedom at the July 4 Spectacular 4 Miler presented by Toast Café. The family festival and 4-mile race finish will take place in the Dilworth neighborhood at Toast Café, 2400 Park Road in Charlotte. The run begins at 7:30a.m.

Get a jump on July 4 by participating in The Charlotte Firecracker 5k and Fun Run on July 3, 2014. The run loops around the Olde Providence neighborhood in South Charlotte. The 5k will finish at the Windyrush Country Club where family can enjoy swimming, music, food and drinks.

The entire family will have an action packed day on July 4 at Carowinds! On July 4-5 free park admission for ally active, inactive or retired United States Service men and women will be given with a valid military I.D. Carowinds Thrill Zone will be the place to be for the fireworks extravaganza Nights of Fire in the skies above Carowinds!

Southern hospitality blasts in with patriotic family fun throughout the Charlotte area! Gather your family and friends and celebrate freedom in the Queen City!






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Charlotte men and women have long enjoyed the pleasures of a fantastic game of golf on fantastic courses!

Charlotte offers many pristine private and public courses for the devoted golfer with nothing but serious intentions and many more casual courses for fun golfing excursions.

Top ten courses in the Charlotte area can be divided into public and private courses.

South Charlotte offers The Golf Club at Ballantyne as a wonderful public course serving golf enthusiasts of all skill levels. The Golf Club is a favorite PGA, 6,740 yard, par 71, championship course offering a challenging, fair course with water features. The country club setting appeals to those wanting a higher end course.

Carolina Lakes Golf Club is a newer addition to the Charlotte public golf scene. The Carolina Lakes is just minutes from the Ballantyne area in the beautiful Sun City Community. The course is a 7,024-yard, par 72-championship course. The course maintains a G2Bent Grass greens and Bermuda fairways and was nominated for Golf Digests Best New courses.

Also just minutes from Ballantyne, in the quaint town of Fort Mill is Springfield Golf Club. The 6,906-yard, par 72 public golf course is considered a beautiful course with hills, woods, and streams.

Deer Brook Golf Course is a 6,950-yard, par 72 public course in Shelby. Deer Brook is considered well worth the 40-minute drive from Charlotte, with very accommodating staff and excellent greens.

Olde Sycamore in Southeast Charlotte is a 6,965-yard, par 72, and semi private course. Nestled among beautiful Carolina pines, this is public course is one of Charlotte’s more well maintained, challenging courses.

Private courses in Charlotte are world renown! From the famous Quail Hollow to the Myers Park Country Club, the Queen City reigns in golf.

Quail Hollow, host to the Wells Fargo Championship, is the most well known of Charlotte’s premier private golf courses. Quail Hollow is a 7,114-yard, par 72 course. It is a private equity facility with “ Accompanied By Member” guest policy.

Ballantyne Country Club Golf Course is a private, member owned club. The course is designed for all skill levels 7,034 yard, and par 72. Residency within the community is not required for membership and is open to the entire Charlotte area.

Piper Glen Country Club is a private, non-equity course. The beautiful course, designed by Arnold Palmer is a 6,883-yard, par 72 course located in South Charlotte.

Myers Park Country Club is a traditional, private country club owned by its members. Myers Park Golf Course features a 7,120-yard, par 71 course. Considered a tight course, there are water hazards in play on five holes. A member must accompany guests.

Charlotte Country Club is located in the historic Plaza-Midwood area, just three miles from Uptown Charlotte. The golf course is 7,355yard, par71 Donald Ross course. The course is considered the oldest and most elite of all the private clubs in Charlotte. Founded in 1910 and restored in 2009, the beautiful course remains one of the most sought after memberships in Charlotte.

Charlotte’s beautiful weather only compliments the Queen City as the Southern golfers destination! We can’t help but offer Southern Charm on and off the green. This Father’s Day, treat dad to a golfing excursion under Carolina blue skies!