Festivals and outdoor concerts are back, and Novant Health leaders are so excited about it, they’ve planned a series of Welcome Back Fests in Charlotte, Wilmington and Winston-Salem. The Charlotte Event date and location is:
Saturday, July 24, at Romare Bearden Park in Charlotte.
Festival-goers will enjoy array of entertainment options, games, activities, food trucks plus a very special headliner, live performance by Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Anthony Hamilton.
The festival is Rain or Shine, and it is free and open to all. Advance registration is not required, and no ticket is needed. The first 1,000 people with proof of vaccination who check in are eligible to receive a $10 food voucher for use with the on-site food vendors.
You’ll find the following Food Trucks on site at the Charlotte Welcome Back Fest:
- Ace of Spuds
- International Truck of Tacos
- Jive Turkey Legs
- J.K. Cones
- Jus’Taste Catering Food Truck
- Maki Taco
- Manolo’s Bakery
- MarlieQs Caribbean Queen
- Miss Johnnie Mae’s
- Momo Truck
- Rico’s Acai
- Ruthie’s of Charlotte
- Third Eye Coffee
- Ve-go Food Truck
And the following Kids & Family Fun activities:
- Inflatable soccer and football target practice
- An augmented reality experience
- Creativity Corner with temporary tattoos, bubbles and letter-writing to healthcare heroes
- Mini golf
- Photo booth
- Play-to-win Plinko
- Giant Jenga, Connect Four and more
Not vaccinated? Now is your chance!
Schedule your vaccine early and make it part of your festival experience. Vaccinations will be available at the event for people who pre-registered, as well as walk-ins. Anyone can register to get a vaccine at no charge at Welcome Back Fest. You can even choose between the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines when you click thru to schedule here.
Finally, submit a photo of your special healthcare hero.
Novant Health will feature your healthcare heroes from all around the world on the big screens at the festivals. Gifts will be provided to honor all healthcare heroes in attendance to show appreciation. Nominate a friend, family member or loved one HERE.
And Welcome Back!
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