ACC Championship brings excitement to small business owners as thousands flock to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — College football fans gathered in the heart of the Queen City Saturday night for the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game between the Pitt Panthers and Wake Forest.

Specifically, 55,000 fans packed into Bank of America stadium for the game, which is much different from last year’s game when COVID-19 restrictions were at their peak.

With all the people in Charlotte, it’s giving many something to look forward to, such as local small business owners.

>> After the game on Channel 9, see how tens of thousands of people are making a huge economic impact on the city.

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