Welcome to Dilworth
Dilworth was established as Charlotte’s first streetcar suburb in the 1890s by Edward Dilworth Latta who also brought the first electric streetcar to the country. Dilworth is a lovely combination of old and new and feels cozy, friendly, and welcoming. Charming retail and dining spaces have sprouted between and in the historic homes and make the neighborhood walkable and unique. Considered one of the best neighborhoods in Charlotte, Dilworth is well worth a visit.
What to Love
● Hip and eclectic community
● Variety of shopping and dining options
● Naturally beautiful, filled with trees and green spaces
The neighborhood has an eclectic mix of housing including old-fashioned homes and new developments and features lovely tree-lined streets and plenty of parks and green spaces.
The neighborhood is adjacent to Freedom Park, a 98-acre space where outdoor enthusiasts, fitness buffs, and families take in the sunshine, mix and mingle.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
One of the many historic mansions in Dilworth is home to the Morehead Inn
, a functioning hotel filled with fine antiques and exuding a quiet elegance and charm. The home was built by newlyweds Marjorie and Charles Coddington after coming together in an enchanting love story, making this beautiful estate the perfect place to hold the wedding of your dreams.
If you're looking for a taste sensation by way of a unique cocktail look no further than the sensational Dilworth Tasting Room
. The tasting room has a selection of delightful food fare from entrees to charcuterie and cheese plates to pair with the drink of your choice.
To root on your favorite sports team in a fun group setting you’ll have to head over to the Dilworth Grille
, your sports HQ in the Dilworth neighborhood. Featuring Happy Hour discounts, large plate specials for sharing with friends, and classic pub menu fare, you're sure to enjoy your evening at the Dilworth Grille.
Things to Do
With its historic background, it is no wonder taking a tour of the historic homes and mansions is a fun-filled excursion. The Dilworth Home Tour
has been in operation since 1972 and takes place over two days once a year.
For almost 45 years Dilworth has been holding the annual Dilworth Jubilee
to bring neighbors together in fun and friendship. Featuring food trucks, local craft beers, live music, and a funky pet parade the jubilee is looked forward to by locals and visitors alike.
The spectacular 98 acre Freedom Park plays host to the Festival in the Park
every summer. Featuring work by local artists, crafts for the kids, big band music, and food and drink aplenty, this festival goes into the night under the shining park lights.
One of Charlotte’s largest cultural events, Dilworth’s Yiasou Greek Festival
began in 1978 and has only grown in popularity ever since. The festival celebrates all aspects of Greek culture including food, entertainment, live music, dancing, wine tastings, art, and shopping.
Dilworth is home to many fine schools including Dilworth Elementary School, Sedgefield Middle School, and Myers Park High School.