300 S. Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Central Park Region
Grand opening video
|Paris Memory Garden
|Arbor and Trellis Garden
|Children's Muse Plaza
|Formal Oval (small)
|Big Moon Green
To make a reservation, call the Central Park Region Office at 704-432-4280.
The park will offer fitness and cultural arts programs throughout the year. Here is an overview:
Bearden Music Series: Held once a month, April through September. Each month a different genre of music will be performed with additional programming supporting the music style. There will be a total of seven performances. The first will be on September 28, 2013 and is a Louisiana-inspired event.
Music Box Lunch Series: These are small informal musical presentations featuring local and regional talent performing, 11:30 am – 1 pm, on Tuesdays and Fridays, April through September. There will be a total of 56 performances.
Party in the Park Series: This is a series of weekly performances featuring new and upcoming talent. The series will start in September 2013 and pick up again for the 2014 series in April through June. The 2013-14 series will take places on Wednesdays, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., and include 16 performances.
Art and Photography Classes: Free art and photography classes will be offered to the public on our Art in the Park Saturdays, which occur once a month, March through October. Artists and art teaches will be hired to run the classes; Park and Recreation will supply a limited amount of supplies. Participants will need to sign up on line ahead of time so that supplies can be purchased. There will be no fee for this program.
Art Show: These shows will feature regional artists and art leagues. There will be five shows a year (April, May, July, September and November). The shows will take place on either our Art in the Park weekends and at our two major festivals each year.
Fitness Program: The fitness program proposes to provide high quality, full-service fitness programming, scheduling and support at Romare Bearden Park on a weekly, and monthly reoccurring basis. Programs include weekly Yoga, Tai Chi and Boot Camp sessions. There will be a monthly fitness program for special populations and also monthly specialty workshops. Some of the classes included in the specialty workshops will be self defense, line dancing, and a cooking light series. To register, contact Lori.Saylor@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov. Fall 2013 Schedule
RomareFest: This will be an annual festival that will kick- off our spring season in the park. This will be a two-day event full of musical entertainment, dance and art. There will be feature bands on both Friday and Saturday nights with regional talent playing throughout Saturday. There will also be at least one dance performance and the art show will be expanded. Family-friendly activities will be scheduled throughout the day.