Charlotte's most diverse neighborhood has over 30 wall murals, gas stations turned pizza joints, a beaver, a diamond, & an old penguin. Take a walk with us through the businesses, the bungalows, & the murals to experience the kitsch, the culture, & the diversity. See why Plaza Midwood is one of the "BEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN AMERICA TO SPEND A WEEKEND"!
WALK THE BEATEN PATH!
Go to places only locals are familiar with. Learn the history of hideouts and avenues that explain what being a local is all about.
SEE THE ART!
From wall poetry to political statements, see wall murals on the exterior walls of historic buildings. In recent years local and national artists have been decorating Plaza Midwood with their art and it has become a significant part of the neighborhood’s story.
WET YOUR APPETITE!
From Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives to Food Paradise, learn the stories behind the numerous restaurants, bars, & breweries that have not only become local legends, but have gained national notoriety as well.
- Tour Plaza Midwood conducts outside cultural walking tours along the sidewalks and streets of this historic, fun, & diverse community!
- Guides share how the neighborhood was founded, how it has changed through the years, and what has led it to being one of the most significant communities in Charlotte.
- Tours stop frequently along routes for points of interest, fun facts, art, and to allow time for photos & questions!
- Tours range from 1-1.5 miles along the sidewalks, streets, & alleys of the neighborhood. Comfortable shoes are advised and participants should be able to step over curbs and walk on various surfaces.
- Tours are outside so it is recommended to dress appropriately for the weather and stay hydrated…sunglasses, sunscreen, umbrella, rain jacket, bottled water, etc.
- Group size is limited so that tours can finish on time while still allowing plenty of time for interaction & questions!
- See our Frequently Asked Questions for more details!
- OCTOBER 25, 2018…We’re over the moon excited about our newest partnership with PILOT BREWING! Tours coming soon!
- We’re excited to announce that we’ll be set up at Midwood Park for the annual Plaza Midwood Fall Crawl on Saturday, October 27! There will be a number of bands, activities, & vendors present. Stop by to see us & say hi! Click here for more information on the event.
- AUGUST 19, 2018…We’re excited to launch our newest tour package in partnership with Legion Brewing! This package starts with a cultural walking tour of Plaza Midwood that covers our favorite stops, history, & murals! Once we arrive at Legion Brewing you’ll be handed over to a Cicerone certified beer server that will guide you through a brewery tour and a beer flight that includes their flagship beers! We are scheduling dates and taking reservations now!
Went on a brewery tour of Plaza Midwood hosted by Mark with a small group of about 12 people. We started at Pour Taproom and were given a VIP card good for 32 ozs. of beer for two people along with a short tour of...More
I can’t say enough great things about our experience with Mark along our cultural walking tour. The tour included stops to three different breweries along the way and tons of interesting history and insight on the Plaza Midwood area and how it has developed throughout...More