- Our list of the best things to do in Shelby, North Carolina, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shelby, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Shelby, NC , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gastonia and Gaffney
A wide range of galleries are featured at the Mint Museum of Art with a large focus on American art work and history. It is actually the first art museum in the state of North Carolina and was founded in 1936.
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420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC MoreLess Info
One of the newest cultural institutions in the city is the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is located in the center of the urban area. A very diverse collection of modern art means that there are pieces most art lovers can appreciate.
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At The Fillmore, guests will able to attend performances from artists such as Taking Back Sunday, Black Label Society, and Jeezy. The performance venue, which is housed in a historic textile mill, features red oak hardwood floors and vintage posters of live music performances.
100% 6 votes
9216 Westmoreland Rd Suite A, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
A small, intimate black box style performance space that seats 55 people, The Warehouse Performing Arts Center hosts a variety of performances, including dramatic pieces, music concerts, and literary events.
The Charlotte Convention Center features a 35,000 square foot ballroom and over 90,000 square feet of meeting space. The location has hosted a wide variety of events, including The NBM Show and the 2014 NRPA Congress and Exposition.
95% 85 votes
20310 Chartwell Center Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
Named after celebrated racecar driver Michael Waltrip, Michael Waltrip's Raceworld is a museum, archive and presentation space featuring a rotating series of exhibits relating to NASCAR. Raceworld's offerings emphasize Waltrip's career and that of his three co-drivers.
92% 60 votes
18639 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
When the Zent Family moved to Cornelius, they discovered that their family could not play miniature golf so they launched Lake Norman (LKN) Miniature Golf. The 18 hole miniature golf course also offers birthday parties.
From cupcakes to burgers, Feast Food Tours takes visitors through the city's major neighborhoods to sample its culinary staples. At each stop, visitors will meet with the chef while learning about the culinary history of the region.
94% 312 votes
130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 MoreLess Info
Charlotte's Bluementhal Performing Arts Center is one of the city's cultural anchors. The Center is respected for its musicals, plays, choral concerts and other events. It is the 'home base' for the Carolina Opera, Queen City Theatre, Community School of the Arts and other regional organizations.