Updated: Dec 7, 2022
The Holiday Season in the South has relatively nice temperatures, and in a fun city like Charlotte, NC, there are plenty of rooftop bars and restaurants to visit that will get you ready for the most wonderful time of the year. Check out some of our recommendations below!
Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo
Known as Charlotte’s highest lounge, Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo has the best views in town, with delicious cocktails and shareable plates for all your friends. Overlooking the lights of the city, Nuvole is the perfect place to bundle up by the outdoor fireplaces with your loved ones and celebrate the season. Merchant and Trade
Merchant and Trade is your one-stop-shop for the perfect holiday night out. With an indoor bar, outdoor terrace, private terrace and lawn section, there are plenty of places to get cozy with your close friends and enjoy NC-produced spirits or delicious small plates overlooking the gorgeous city views. Aura Rooftop
Located in the JW Marriott Hotel in Uptown Charlotte, Auro Rooftop Restaurant is a premier spot with incredible city views to hang out all year long. Although it is the ideal pool spot in the Summer, it’s transformed into a cozy outdoor bar during the holidays to sit back with a yummy cocktail and take in all of the Winter city lights. Búho Bar
Inspired by “urban elegance,” Búho Bar in the Grand Bohemian Hotel uptown is the perfect spot to grab a drink in their chic indoor bar and sit outside under the lights of Charlotte. With one-of-a-kind design elements and a cozy feel, Búho is an ideal spot to start off the night with class.
Fahrenheit is one of Charlotte’s most well-known rooftop spots in the city, and for good reason. With a delectable menu for a sit-down view, and specialty cocktails to enjoy on the outdoor patio, this rooftop spot is the perfect place for holiday cheer. Charlotte is full of views for all to enjoy this holiday season, and using BarGlance before your night under the stars will make it that much more special.