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For over 15 years, Charlotte magazine has been producing a Best Restaurants issue showcasing Charlotte's top restaurants as well as providing a guide to the best new restaurants in the city. This March, for the first time, we will provide the opportunity for readers to taste the food from these best restaurants as well as meet the talented chefs one-on-one at our Best New Restaurants Party. It will be a decadent evening of fine food, wine, beer, and craft cocktails. This event promises to wow partygoers with what the Charlotte restaurant scene has to offer, while raising money for a Charlotte non-profit. Click here to learn more about the event.
Since 1997, Charlotte magazine has dedicated its May issue to the BEST OF THE BEST. We call it The BOBs, and we recognize the city's finest in food and drink, nightlife, entertainment, shopping, mind and body, and more–hundreds of winners in all. And then we throw a huge PARTY! Celebrate with the BEST of the BEST in Charlotte at our annual BOB Awards Party. Click here to learn more about the BOB Awards and for details about the event.
Charlotte magazine is proud to introduce our first Farm to Chef Feast. This June, in an effort to support and celebrate our local farmers, we will pair them up with our local chefs and mixologist to create a true southern Charlotte feast! The farmers will provide their best summer produce, meats and cheeses to over 15 of Charlotte's top chefs and mixologists who will then provide delicious tastes to our event attendees. This family-friendly event will include unlimited tastings, beverages, and entertainment at a summer event you won't wont to miss. Event details coming soon!
Every year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of the Top Doctors in the city, based on a peer survey sent to 3,000 licensed physicians. The Top Doctors list is printed in our July issue, and the honorees are celebrated at our exclusive Top Doctors event. The honored physicians and their guests mix and mingle with hospital administrators, practice managers, and others associated with the healthcare industry over some of the city's best food and drinks. Click here to see pictures and video from the 2015 Top Doctors Party. Click here for a list of Charlotte's Top Doctors.
This year, for the third time, Charlotte magazine will honor several individuals whose recent contributions to the city or larger world deserve special attention. Since January, our editors have kept a running list of people from Charlotte and the surrounding region who've made Charlotte a better place. They also solicited nominations from the community at large. Nominations will open in August. Charlotte magazine's Charlotteans of the Year Awards Luncheon are held in December. Click here for more information on the events and honorees.
At Charlotte magazine, we are committed to making this city better. Each year we feature a few Charlotteans who are doing just that in our December issue. We call them our Charlotteans of the Year. Throughout the following year, we then host a series of discussions on our city's defining issues tied to our Charlotteans of the Year honorees. We bring together our current and past Charlotteans of the Year, local leaders and thinkers, and YOU to confront Charlotte's challenges. We call it #DiscussCLT. 2017 events to be announced soon! Learn more and see pictures by clicking here.
Charlotte magazine and Charlotte Parent invite you to the only place in Charlotte where you can meet one-on one with the representatives of the best public and private Charlotte-area schools — all in one place! Choosing a school for your child is a big decision. As parents, we know you don’t have a lot of time to go visit every school. That is why we are putting on our School Fair to introduce you to the best pre-K through 12 schools all in one family-fun-filled afternoon. The first event was held October 1st had 900 attendees! Learn more here.
Charlotte magazine will host its first Charlotte Burger Battle in October 2017. We will put local restaurants to the test to determine once and for all who has Charlotte's Best Burger. Attendees will enjoy an evening of drinks and live music while tasting–and then voting for–the best burger in the city. Event details coming soon!
Charlotte magazine's Whiskey Bash was created with a passion to showcase craft spirits and the people who produce them. Our Whiskey Bash promises to be the whiskey experience of a lifetime featuring whiskey tastings, live entertainment and more. This uniquely interactive opportunity allows attendees to experience the wonderful world of whiskey and all that it has to offer. Event to be held November 2017. Event details coming soon!
Event Sponsorship Opportunities
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