City’s biggest food festival, Taste of Charlotte, sets fall date at new location

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 will be held Oct. 1-3 at Truist Field, home of the Charlotte Knights.

The event 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 to the festival is free. Attendees 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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