Fourth of July Planner

You've got a long weekend to celebrate the spirit of the nation, so make the most of it. Find the city's biggest events, and the best spots for dining and drinking outdoors.

Updated: June 23, 2008

Outdoor Restaurants & Bars

T-Bones On The Lake

3990 Charlotte Hwy, Lake Wylie, SC 29710

Watch the Lake Wylie fireworks at this popular waterfront eatery.

Village Tavern

4021 Congress St Ste 190, Charlotte, NC 28209

Spend the Fourth of July lounging on the patio at this SouthPark favorite.

300 East

300 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203

This Dilworth restaurant's festive patio will get you primed for Independence Day.

Moosehead Grill

1807 Montford Dr, Charlotte, NC 28209

Kick back on the large patio and drink a toast to the Fourth of July.