Situated just south of Uptown Charlotte, Historic South End is a fast growing, vibrant, and exciting community awaiting your arrival. With community events, booming businesses, and endless shops and restaurants, South End is a great place for young professionals and urban neighborhood enthusiasts alike to live, work, and play.
This area began to be populated in the 1850’s, was “reborn” in the 1990’s as a place close enough to uptown to enjoy a short commute but with plenty of activity. South End has truly been rejuvenated by it’s 3,200 youthful residents ever since. It’s comprised by over 300 retail stores and restaurants and 2,400 housing units and continues to grow. South End is connected with 4 LYNX light rail stops which makes getting around town a breeze. Just minutes away from the Bank of America Stadium, Carolina Panthers games and tailgating are popular events for football season.
Take a walk through it’s artfully decorated streets and see all of the great things this up and coming neighborhood has to offer. Home to several breweries, South End is a fun place for craft beer lovers- The Unknown Brewing Co., Triple C Brewing Company, and Lenny Boy just to name a few. Food Truck Friday is another South End event perfect for Charlotte foodies. It is held on Friday afternoons on the corner of Camden Road and Park Ave rain or shine. No coolers allowed, but beer and wine can be bought from The Common Market and Phat Burrito, which are within close walking distance of the event.
Due to it’s laid back nature, South End is a great place for animal lovers! Its streets are perfect for dog walking and several restaurants feature outdoor seating where dogs are allowed. Fido Fest, Festival of the Arfs is a festival presented by Piedmont Natural Gas that benefits the CMPD Animal Care & Control and the Coalition to Unchain Dogs. The festival includes a 1 mile “2 x 4 Dog Walk” down the Rail Trail and a “Pooch Party” which held food trucks, costume contests, training lessons, and other dog friendly events.