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The Neighborhood Comes Alive at SouthPark After Five

Thursdays in SouthPark just got better. 

Free live music, food trucks and drinks, and hands-on art experiences are coming to Symphony Park six times this fall at SouthPark After Five, a weekly free entertainment and happy hour series happening every Thursday from September 7-October 12.

SouthPark After Five, May 11

Here's the Scoop:

  • SouthPark After Five is happening from 5-9pm every Thursday from September 7-October 12.
  • SouthPark After Five attracted nearly 15,000 guests during its inaugural season in spring 2023.
  • The event is located at Symphony Park, at 4400 Sharon Rd., on the corner of Barclay Downs Drive and Carnegie Boulevard, adjacent to SouthPark Mall.
  • The event is free to attend and family and dog friendly. Dogs must be leashed and friendly!
  • Come prepared with your favorite picnic blanket or chairs.

*No outside beverages or coolers will be permitted*

See the Lineup:

September 7

September 14

September 21

September 28

October 5

October 12

  • Thurston Howell Band
  • SouthPark is getting spooky! Visit the SouthPark Pumpkin Patch to find the perfect mini-pumpkin from Cotton Hills Farms, or pick up a hand painted pumpkin from Charlotte based artists Dashia Golden, Heather Kostell, and Zulynette (artist made pumpkins are first come, first serve).

Find Food At SouthPark After Five

Expect a rotating list of local food trucks, pre-order a picnic box from Reid's, or discover one of the 100+ dining options in the neighborhood. 


Plan a Corporate Happy Hour

Reid's Fine Foods and Suffolk Punch offer corporate happy packages for up to 100 guests that make planning a team outing a breeze. Reserve space at either location so your squad can gather steps away from Symphony Park before SouthPark After Five, then head to the park for an evening of free live music, art experiences, and craft food and drink. Plus, you can pre-purchase event drink tickets so your group can get right to hanging out as soon as they arrive. Learn more:


  • Free reservations for up to 100 guests in the patio, upper bar, or restaurant
  • Beer, wine, and catering menu items are available, no minimums 
  • Contact Dee at 704-377-7686 for more information

Suffolk Punch

  • Free reservations for up to 100 guests on the patio
  • Beer, wine, craft cocktails, and menu items are available, no minimums for SouthPark stakeholders
  • Contact Ashish at 704-397-3904 for more information

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