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52 . GET FESTIVE MAY WE SUGGEST NOVANT HEALTH THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE This Charlotte tradition has entertained and inspired audiences since 1947. It is complete with dance and choral performances, marching bands from around the region, larger-than-life fl oats, balloons and some of your favorite characters. The parade kicks off the holiday season Charlotte-style. — Tryon Street, between Levine Avenue of the Arts and 9th Street novanthealththanksgiving 704.332.2227 HOLIDAYS IN THE CITY This series of events helps Charlotte light up the holidays, celebrate and ring in the New Year! From an Uptown tree lighting and party to unexpected pop-up shopping markets to a New Year's Eve bash with fi reworks, there's something for everyone. — Throughout Uptown 704.332.2227 UPTOWN POPS The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra combines music, bites from the city's best food vendors and a vibrant public park for a magical evening in Uptown. This summer favorite, presented by Bank of America, takes place in the 4-acre Romare Bearden Park. — 300 S. Church St. 704.332.2227 7TH STREET PUBLIC MARKET Stop by 7th Street Public Market on Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day for fun activities, like the Great Cookie Crumble — Charlotte chefs submit their best cookies for judging in several categories, including appearance, taste and dunkability. And don't miss the annual Firefi ghters' Pancake Breakfast benefi tting the Fire- fi ghters' Burned Children Fund. — 224 E. 7th St. Charlotte, NC 28202 704.230.4346 Photo by Austin Caine on behalf of Charlotte Center City Partners Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade

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