Taste of Charlotte food fest returns this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After being postponed last weekend because of heavy rain and wind from Hurricane Ian, the Taste of Charlotte food festival is set to return to Truist Field in Uptown from Oct. 7-9.

The three-day event offers samples from 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.

A large cup of coins costs $20 and contains 15 coins. A small cup costs $15 for seven coins. “Digital coins” are available for pre-purchase on the Taste of Charlotte app. Restaurant samples cost from one to four coins, and beverages cost from three to six coins.

Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

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