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The Green

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Healthy/Active, Cultural, Green
The Green, Charlotte, NC
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Activity Overview

The Green is a park in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina that is known for its public artwork and its frequent use for events such as live theater performances and movie screenings. While it is small, it's a fun place to explore with children due to its literary theme, which is exemplified by its various bronze sculptures of popular books and whimsical signs that point to real places which combine to make up the names of renowned writers. It is also the home of the annual Charlotte Shakespeare Festival, which performs in the park each summer.

Things to Do

  • Go for a leisurely stroll along the park's paths while discovering all of the unique public artwork it contains, including sculptures of famous books.
  • Visit the Fish Fountain, a kid favorite which features three giant fish sculptures that spit water into a pool.
  • Attend one of the many free Shakespeare plays performed in the park each summer - all shows are suitable for children as well as adults.

The Green Insider Tips

  • Explore the park's smaller side paths and you'll discover beautiful mosaic benches where you can sit and enjoy a picnic in the shade.
  • Arrive early if you plan to attend one of the park's free theater performances in order to get a good seat on the grass.
  • When you're finished looking around the park, consider visiting the Mint Museum and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, which are both located right next to it.

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