Novant Health Presents Welcome Back Fest Charlotte On July 24th

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Either get vaccinated for COVID or get rewarded for already being vaccinated at Welcome Back Fest in Charlotte presented by Novant Health on Saturday, July 24th.

The street festival, happening rain or shine at Romare Bearden Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature an array of live music performances, local food trucks, and activities for kids (or just those young at heart).

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Officials say the first 1,000 attendees will get a $10 food voucher to use at one of the food trucks on-site with proof of vaccination (a photo is fine, no need to bring your vaccination card).

Among the list of artists set to perform on Saturday, officials say Grammy Award winner Anthony Hamilton will finish out the festival with an exclusive performance starting at 3:15 p.m. on Mint Street.

Come hungry and eat from a variety of food trucks on-site including;

  • Ace of Spuds.
  • International Truck of Tacos.
  • Jive Turkey Legs.
  • J.K. Cones.
  • Jus’Taste Catering Food Truck.
  • Maki Taco.
  • Manolo’s Bakery.
  • MarlieQs Caribbean Queen.
  • Miss Johnnie Mae’s.
  • Momo Truck.
  • Rico’s Acai.
  • Ruthie’s of Charlotte.
  • Third Eye Coffee.
  • Ve-go Food Truck.

Festival officials say there will also be inflatable soccer and football target practice, an augmented reality experience, a creativity corner, mini golf, cornhole, a photo booth, giant Jenga, and plenty more activities for the whole family to enjoy

If you have not already been vaccinated for COVID-19, click here to register ahead of time to be vaccinated at the festival.