Summer Dating Experiences in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC — Whether your new to the dating thing or just want to treat your partner to a nice night around town Charlotte has plenty of summer dating experiences.

Here are the top spots from Julie Wadley matchmaker and life coach at Eli Simone.

     First Date: Should be short and sweet, packed with fun, during the day, and easy to get up and go should your date be terrible.

Pop-up festivals (Taste of Charlotte, Afro/SocaLove , film, food, wine or jazz)


Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook – watch planes take off and land with a picnic blanket, light snacks and your imagination

Casual Date: A relaxed environment for two or in a group where the focus is on enjoying each other’s company.

Crown City Comedy – Crown Station Coffeehouse & Pub – each Monday is jazz night, soul on Tuesdays, comedy night on Wednesday and reggae on Sundays


Science on the Rocks –  every third Friday of the month, Discovery Place opens after-hours for adults.  Contests, music, cocktails and fun activities

Romantic Date: Intimate setting focused on building/increasing intimacy.

Sunset drinks at Omni Rooftop Bar or Fahrenheit followed by salsa dancing at A Piece of Havana.  Top it off with decadent pastries at Amelie’s Bakery


Cooking class for two at Chef Alyssa’s kitchen followed by carriage ride through uptown or Fourth Ward by Southern Breezes Carriages