Fun Events and Things to do This Spring in Mooresville!

We’re sure everyone is as ready for spring as we are! We are dreaming of longer, warmer days. Now is the time to start planning a spring visit to Mooresville, and we have a roundup of some great events and activities that you will want to include on your itinerary. As always, we love to see how you are enjoying Mooresville, so tag us (@visitmooresville) in your photos!

April 3 – Uncorked & Artsy, Wine & Craft Beer Tasting + Art Walk

This fun evening features wine or beer tastings at multiple Downtown Mooresville businesses. Stroll down Broad and Main Streets, where local and regional artists display and sell their works.  Enjoy live music and light appetizers, served both inside of businesses and outside on the sidewalks. Tickets for the tasting portion of the event includes all tastings and a souvenir Downtown Uncorked & Artsy glass.  The art and live music performances are free to attend.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Mooresville Arts.To purchase tasting tickets online visit www.downtownmooresville.com/buy-tickets.html or you can purchase at downtown businesses.

April 4 & May 2 – Festival of Food Trucks

One of the most popular events in downtown Mooresville, the #FoodTruck Festival is a great way to sample good food and drinks from area trucks. Taste some delicious gourmet fare, listen to live music, stroll the streets & shop.  This event gets crowded so come early and bring a chair!  The Festival of Food Trucks runs throughout the summer. Dates for 2020 are April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, and October 3. Details at www.downtownmooresville.com/signature-events.html

Mid April – Pick Strawberries at Carrigan Farms

If you want to experience picking fresh produce from the garden without the work of tending your own garden plot, head over to Carrigan Farms where you can pick your own fruit and vegetables. Asparagus kicks off the season in mid-April, with strawberries following in late April or May (depending on the weather conditions). It’s great family fun and a learning experience for kids on how and where food is grown.

April 27 – Lakefront Hops Fest at LangTree

This free event features 2 Great Bands, 12 Regional Breweries, a Local Cider Tent, Wine Tent, Great Food vendors, Cigar Tent, Style Trucks, Kids Zone and more, all on the beautiful grounds at Langtree Lake Norman. Details at https://www.langtreelkn.com/event/lakefront-hops-fest/

May 7 – LangTree LIVE! Concert Series Begins

The sixth season of this popular, 22-week concert series begins in May and runs every Thursday through September. A different band is featured each week, ranging from country to classic rock to 80s pop music. Craft beer and drink tents are on site. Arrive early to visit LangTree shops and enjoy dinner in one of the restaurants. Bring a chair for the lawn and your dancing shoes. As always, admission is FREE!

May 9 – Race City Festival

The 37th Annual Race City Festival in historic Downtown Mooresville takes place in the heart of Race City USA! This family friendly event features LIVE music throughout the day, more than 200 vendor booths, Food Trucks, a beer garden, train rides, arts, crafts, antiques, classic cars, business displays, and NASCAR racing displays/souvenir items. Downtown restaurants, art galleries and retailers will be open with many offering sidewalk sales and specials. Free Admission and Open to the public.

May 18 – Racing Excitement at the Little 600

Little Karts. Big Names. Bigger Battle.

See some of NASCAR’s biggest drivers battling each other for bragging rights in GoPro Motorplex’s rental fleet of go-karts. One of the most popular events during the #600Festival, there is always some dirt (or mud!) flying and lots of bumping and “racing.” Past champions include Bubba Wallace and Zane Smith. Fans also have a chance for autographs and photos with the drivers. The event is FREE but there is a $10 charge per car for parking. You can also upgrade to VIP admission for catered dinner, reserved trackside space and more.  Click for more details.

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