Catch Taste of Charlotte food festival at Truist Field this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Great news foodies and festivalgoers: Taste of Charlotte is back in 2021.

The annual three-day festival was postponed twice last year before organizers canceled plans entirely because of the pandemic.

This year, the festival moves from summer to fall, and has a new home as well. The event will be held Oct. 1-3 at Truist Field, home of the Charlotte Knights.

The festival offers more than 100 menu items for sampling from a collection of Charlotte-area restaurants along with a mix of family entertainment, shopping, live music and activities for kids.

Admission is free. Festivalgoers can purchase coins for restaurant samples, drinks and activities.

Festival hours are from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

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