Are you ready for some fun in the sun? It’s summertime, so that means plenty of great activities and summer events to get you outdoors to enjoy the weather. Charlotte is a vibrant city, offering tons of great festivities that include fitness while making it fun at the same time. If you don’t feel like your in good enough shape to participate in some of these events or that you’re not quite ready for those summer fashions, don’t worry! TNT is here to help you look and feel like your best you.

These are just a few of the great, active summer events in and around Charlotte to keep you moving and having fun this summer.

Taste of Charlotte

What: 3-day festival featuring samples from 100+ local restaurants, 4 stages’ worth of live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, street performances, kids’ activities and more. Get your run on with the Race to the Taste 5K on Saturday.

When: June 8-10

Where: 6 blocks, along Tryon St. from Stonewall to 5th St.

How Much: Free


Summer Yoga Fest

What: NC Yoga Bar and OrthoCarolina are pairing up for a morning of outdoor yoga with a live DJ, local vendors and a raffle for prizes.

When: Saturday, June 9 at 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Classes at at 9 and 11 a.m.

Where: Symphony Park – 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211

How Much: Free


Sol Fest

What: This is one of the best summer events which is Far more than a traditional beer festival… offering numerous water races, trail racing, yoga, live music, and more. A wide selection of regional and national craft breweries will be featured from 1:00pm to 6:00pm, providing tastes of their signature brews. For those looking to get wet, head down to the river for the Catawba River Races where competitors will take on open water swimming, kayaking, or SUP, or Blazing Paddles, the USNWC’s head-to-head boatercross race through the competition channel. On top of that, enjoy the live music at the River Jam Stage lasting through the evening.

When: June 15-16

Where: U.S. National Whitewater Center – 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28214

How Much: Single Activity Pass – Adult & Youth; $25, Day Pass (Access to available activities on day of visit) – Adult – $59, Youth – $49 (Ages 9 and under); Brew Dash 6K ($30-$60; register); Beer sampling – $7 for one sample card (Four 4 oz. samples per card)


Yoga On Deck

What: Community outdoor yoga class and social. Each week one of our featured yoga performers will lead the class, and showcase one of our signature formats. We invite the Charlotte community to come out and enjoy our amazing outdoor venue, mingle and flow. Participants will receive a drink ticket ($5 value) that they can redeem for their first drink at the Outdoor Bar. The event is free but please RSVP at the link below to reserve your spot.

When: Thursdays 6:00 PM (weekly on Thursdays until Oct 25, 2018)

Where: Life Time Athletic Charlotte – 11220 Golf Links Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28277

How Much: Free


USNWC Fourth of July Celebration

What: U.S. National Whitewater Center’s Fourth of July Celebration is a two-day festival that features outdoor adventure, yoga, live music and spectacular fireworks displays. Musical performances take place each evening, followed by fireworks.

When: July 3- 4

Where: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy.

How Much: $6 parking fee. 3-9:30 p.m.; Terrace Access – $45 (2 and under free); Yoga classes vary


American 4-Miler

What: Kick off Independence Day with a 4-mile race and 1-mile kids’ run. No race-day registration.

When: July 4th – 7:30 a.m.; kids’ run at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Metropolitan, 1111 Metropolitan Ave., Charlotte.

How Much: $5-$35


4th of July Celebration at Birkdale Village

What: Enjoy bike decorating, face painting, bounce houses, a bike rodeo and fire department water fight.

When: July 4th – 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville.

How Much: Free


Volleyball 101

What: A 1 hour interactive event designed to teach the basics of the game of volleyball.

Not only will you learn the mechanics of the skill of volleyball, you will also learn the positioning for both offensive and defensive play. You will learn the basics of the game. How to pass, set, attack and serve in a 4v4 or doubles setting!

When: Fri, July 13, 2018 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: The Sandbox – 920 Hamilton Street, Charlotte, NC 28206

How Much: Free


BYCF Swim Wods

What: Swim workouts are offered in three sessions; you can sign up for one or all! The Monday sessions are limited to just six people because we have to share the pool with open swimmers. These workouts will likely be more partner-based and involve a lot of mixing swimming with CrossFit movements. On Saturdays we have the ENTIRE POOL to ourselves, expect the unexpected!

When: Mon, May 14, 2018, 7:00 PM – Sat, Sep 29, 2018, 10:00 PM

Where: Morrison Family YMCA – 9405 Bryant Farms Road, Charlotte, NC 28277

How Much: $20


Contact TNT today to help get yourself summer-ready with a free consultation.


Phone: 704-549-9550