Everything You Need to Know About Spectrum Center Events

Davidson is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. But sometimes you need to head out for a fun night on the town. Uptown Charlotte has plenty of great restaurants and nightlife, especially one of the events at the Spectrum Center. From concerts to sporting events, you’ll find just about every type of entertainment possible at this state-of-the-art venue.

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Spectrum Center Events You Won’t Want to Miss

The Time Warner Cable Arena, now known as the Spectrum Center, is home to hundreds of events every year that range from comedy tours to popular kids shows. The venue has plenty of parking across the street in addition to many garages in Uptown Charlotte.


Concerts are some of the most popular Spectrum Center events. Every year some of the top groups and artists from around the world perform at this incredible venue. You can watch anyone from Ariana Grande to Elton John to Guns N’ Roses. 


Large comedy tours aren’t as popular or frequent as the sporting events and concerts at Spectrum Center, but big names like Trevor Noah and Kevin Hart bring their current acts to the stage every year.


Pro wrestling fans will love watching their favorite stars take to the ring at one of their annual championship events held at the arena. The top names in the sport put on a show that is a fan favorite.


Some of the top circus performances roll trough the Spectrum Center every year. Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey is one of the most popular and celebrated circus events in the country. Other popular performances include Cirque de Soleil, which is an interpretive circus performance with many incredible acrobatic acts that defy gravity.

Basketball Games and Tournaments

The Charlotte Hornets call the Spectrum Center home during their 82-game season. This professional basketball franchise owned by Hall-of-Famer Michael Jordan is a hometown favorite, and they play 41 of their games at home. You can find tickets on gamedays for a reasonable price, and it’s a great way to spend a night in Charlotte. The Spectrum Center also hosts an array of college basketball games like the ACC Basketball Tournament. 

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The Davidson Village Inn has everything you need for the ultimate getaway. Our guest rooms feature an array of amenities and comforts. When you stay with us, you’re steps away from the best restaurants and shops in the quaint village of Davidson. You can enjoy a delicious dinner in the award-winning dining room at Kindred or cheer on the Davidson College Wildcats football and basketball teams. Lake Norman also provides plenty of fun activities to enjoy in the spring and summer.

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