7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
The official New Year’s Eve celebration in Uptown Charlotte has a new name and location! Previously called the First Night celebration, CLT New Year’s Eve will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, at the corner of MLK Blvd. and S. Brevard St. During the day, enjoy WBT Holiday on Ice (opens at 10am) along with family-friendly programs and activities. Beginning at 7 p.m., come celebrate the end of 2014 with live music and a variety of activities and performances. CLT New Year’s Eve remains an alcohol-free, family-friendly and free event. Count down to the new year with fireworks and the raising of the Queen City Crown!