We have broken down a few different ways for you to celebrate the big 4-0 in the Queen City.  Charlotte’s certainly got a lot of great options, from elegant spaces to casual places and plenty in between.


You’re So Fancy


How would you like to celebrate your 40th birthday?  Do you like the finer things in life?  Do you love to be pampered and waited on? If so, put on your best cocktail dress to celebrate at one of Charlotte’s finer locales.


The Duke Mansion
400 Hermitage Road Charlotte, NC 28207

You would feel just like royalty as you enter the stunning Duke Mansion for your stay. It was built in 1915 and is on the National Register of Historic Landmarks.  It is a stunning bed and breakfast with 20 guest rooms and full breakfast offered everyday. It sits on 4 1/2 acres of spectacular gardens and grounds in historic Myers Park.


The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
201 East Trade Street Charlotte, NC 28202

From a gorgeous blue pool that overlooks the city to an expansive spa and amazing bars and restaurants, the Ritz-Carlton has plenty to offer uptown guests that want to celebrate a special occasion.  The Ritz is home to the Punch Room where mixologist Bob Peters works his magic with an array of cocktails beyond anything you’ve ever had before.


JP Charlotte
601 South College Street Charlotte, NC 28202

From a beautiful terrace to a private dining room that seats 18, JP Charlotte at the Westin is another great spot in uptown Charlotte. There are plenty of options depending on your style and number of guests.


Private Room & The Cellar at Corkbuzz
4905 Ashley Park Lane Charlotte, NC 28210

If you love wine and good food, Corkbuzz has a couple of options depending on how many people you want and what sort of party you would like to have. They offer seated dinners, receptions and classes and these special areas can be easily reserved for a private event.


If you are looking for breathtaking views of the Charlotte skyline, but you don’t want to go uptown, Vivace is the place to go. The mezzanine, on the second floor, can be rented out for special occasions. It has its own bar and balcony to enjoy the amazing views while you indulge and celebrate with your best friends.

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Childress Winery
1000 Childress Vineyards Rd. Lexington, NC 27295

Just a short drive from Charlotte there some are local wineries like Childress perfect for a special party. They offer wine tastings, food and live music all with beautiful scenery to enjoy.


Yachta Yachta Yachta
18501 Harbor Light Boulevard Cornelius, NC 28031

If you love the sun, water and lake life, why not rent a yacht to entertain on? You and your guests can relax as you enjoy the sunset while cruising around the lake in style.  Yachta Yachta Yachta has 3 different beautiful boats to choose from.



For A Casual Celebration

Is your taste a little more beer, a little less champagne? Charlotte has a lot of those options too.  From bowling to breweries and plenty in between, there is no shortage of things to do around the city for a special birthday.


Ten Park Lanes
1700 Montford Drive Charlotte, NC 28209

If bowling is your idea of the perfect birthday, 10 Park Lanes is great.  While it’s been around for many years, the recent major renovation makes it a perfect party venue for any age. You can book lanes in advance, have dinner and cocktails.


Triple C Brewing
2900 Griffith Street Charlotte, NC 28203

Triple C now has a stunning new barrel room. And for you wine drinkers, they are now serving wine in addition to their many beers.


Exit Strategy
4215 Stuart Andrew Blvd Suite B Charlotte, NC 28217

The latest craze around town are escape rooms.  It tests your guests’ problem-solving skills and your ability to work together to “escape” within one hour. Themes range from Murder Mystery to Lost in Space.


Queen Park Social
4125 Yancey Road Charlotte, NC 28217

Queen Park Social is the new social club for entertainment in Charlotte.  They offer food, cocktails and a variety of games like skee ball, bowling, ping pong and shuffleboard.


Diamonds Direct Luxury Suite at Knights Stadium
324 Mint Street Charlotte, NC 28203

If you are a baseball fan, you could enjoy a private party with your closest friends all while watching our Charlotte Knights play ball.  The Luxury Suite at Knights Stadium is the perfect casual atmosphere to spend time with your friends.



Here’s the great news, celebrating 40 doesn’t have to be boring.  There is something for everyone in Charlotte.



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