• Best Charlotte activities for single people

    By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    It can be difficult being single and meeting new people in the city. From running clubs to trivia nights and cooking classes, there's a variety of Charlotte activities for single people to have a good time and mingle. Here are some popular options for single people in Charlotte.

    Cocktail Classes

    Taking a class is a great way to meet people while learning something new in a fun, social environment. There are several several monthly cocktail classes, where singles can learn to mix and craft specialty cocktails while mingling with other students around the Queen City. Two options include:

    Liberate Your Palate offers multiple classes each month. Tickets range in price and class locations vary.

    Earl's Grocery offers a free mixology class once a month.

    Cooking Classes

    A cooking class also gives singles the opportunity to try something new while meeting new people. For hands-on and interactive cooking classes:

    Chef Alyssa's Kitchen
    2104 South Blvd.

    Sur La Table Southpark Mall
    4400 Sharon Road


    Trivia nights are a popular Charlotte activity for single people and there are plenty of choices to choose from — as most bars and restaurants in the city offer trivia nights throughout the week. Popular places for trivia include:

    Ed's Tavern
    2200 Park Road

    Lebowski's Neighborhood Grill
    1524 East Blvd.

    Pizza Peel & Tap Room
    4422 Colwick Road

    Running Clubs & Brewery Runs

    Another great way to meet new people and stay active is by joining one of Charlotte's popular running clubs. These clubs typically meet weekly for group runs and training, but you don't have to be a marathon runner to join. Whether you're new to running or a competitive runner, there are runners of all levels taking part. The most active running club in the city is the Charlotte Running Club, which has a ton of members and meets very regularly. Run meetup locations vary.

    Local breweries also offer weekly group runs where runners will get in a quick 3 to 5 miles. There are also walking routes available for anyone who would rather walk than run. Breweries offering runs include:

    Free Range Brewing
    2320 N. Davidson St.

    Heist Brewing
    2909 N. Davidson St.

    Legion Brewing Company
    1906 Commonwealth Ave.

    NoDa Brewing
    2921 N. Tryon St.

    Wooden Robot
    1440 S. Tryon St.

    Social sports teams

    Another popular Charlotte activity for single people is joining a social sports league, where you can show off your athletic skills while socializing. From softball and kickball to bocce ball, there are countless teams to join, providing plenty of opportunities to expand your social network year-round. Register with friends or join a team solo to make all new friends.

    SportsLink social league offers countless team options that include football, softball, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, kickball and more. Never played before? No problem, there are teams available for every level of play.

    Another popular option in the social sports arena is Nakid Social Sports, which fields co-ed teams in flag football, kickball and cornhole.

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