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Holiday Lights on The Speedway

Holiday Lights on The Speedway

Speedway Christmas, one of the Southeast’s largest holiday traditions is back again! Now through January 16, take friends and family to see four million lights spread among the four-mile course on the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Rain or shine, the synchronized lights...

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NASCAR reigns supreme this weekend

NASCAR reigns supreme this weekend

The greatest motorsports weekend of the year starts Friday in University City at Charlotte Motor Speedway - beginning with Bojangles Pole Night and climaxing Sunday with NASCAR's fall classic, the Bank of America 500. The races and the many related activities bring...

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Speedway newbies, we’ve got you covered!

Speedway newbies, we’ve got you covered!

Five races over 10 days at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and you've never been? Well, let May 20-29 be your breakthrough, whether you go for the screaming-fast trucks, dirt-track racing or the ultimate NASCAR event, the Coca-Cola 600. Traffic near the track can be, well,...

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Meet Jordan Harris

This month, UCP welcomed Jordan Harris as the Director of Community Development and Outreach. With over a decade of community relations experience in various roles, most recently serving as the associate director of community relations at UNC Charlotte. In her new...

We’re Back…with a Vision!

University City Vision Plan – Connecting: People. Places. Nature. The growth and development being realized in University City is nothing short of transformational.  Major investments in transportation and mobility infrastructure, thousands of new rooftops, new...

University City launches Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadow

By Azania Herron University City Partners, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Botanical Gardens and North Carolina Native Plant Society have partnered to install Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadows, a community native plant project in University City. On April...

New Farmers Market to open Oct. 3 at University Place

University City Partners announces the opening of University City Farmers Market on Oct. 3 around the lake at The Shoppes at University Place. Shoppers will find fresh local produce, food preparation programs and live entertainment. Open every Saturday in October The...

University City Wine Fest to Offer Socially Distanced Activities

New This Year: Wine on the Water and a Boutique Dining Experience.  Greystar University City Wine Fest will return this fall at multiple locations around the lake and boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place. The fourth annual festival will take place from September...

Where Will They Play?

We need more parks now – YOU CAN HELP A crisis caused by Charlotte’s explosive growth and government inaction threatens one of the most important assets of every truly livable city – public parks.   A recent nationwide study revealed that Charlotte has the least...