Welcome to SouthPark
A well-established community with tree-lined streets, sidewalks, and bigger lots, the SouthPark area is also known for its access to shopping and good schools. With its access to both suburban and urban amenities, SouthPark is the best of both worlds for those looking to enjoy a quieter lifestyle while still being able to enjoy a night out in downtown Charlotte.
What to Love
● A mix of urban and suburban amenities
● Strong economy and business district
● Beautiful lots and excellent housing
With its mix of excellent housing, dining and shopping opportunities, and good schools, SouthPark is ideal for families. The area is also adding some newer developments to appeal to younger professionals working downtown and looking for a short commute. The economy and business district is one of the strongest in Charlotte with around 40,000 people employed in the area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
SouthPark is known throughout Charlotte for its dining and shopping attractions, including the largest mall in Charlotte. The SouthPark Mall
offers nearly 1.8 million square feet of retail space and is home to over 150 shops and more than 20 eateries.
If you want to spend an afternoon strolling along an outdoor plaza and window shopping with a friend before you stop for a bite of lunch, then the experience offered at the Speciality Shops at SouthPark
is a lovely way to spend a day. With their mix of retail and dining locations that specialize in luxury home furnishings, chic clothing options, and delicious food, the specialty shops have just what you're looking for.
Within the SouthPark shopping district is a local favorite, 131 Main
is known for its elevated take on comfort food, its excellent service, and its charming and inviting atmosphere. This treasure is a perfect pick for a date night or night out with friends!
You’ve had this experience, right, where you want a burger but your friend is craving sushi? Well, your days of compromise have reached their end, enter the delightfully wacky experience that is The Cowfish
. From the walls enlivened with oversized pop art and huge fish tanks to the eclectic and bizarre but unquestionably tasty menu options to the friendly staff, the Cowfish is a treat for the senses from your taste buds to your funny bone.
Things to Do
Right next to the SouthPark Mall is Symphony Park
, home to many of SouthParks annual community events. From the Global Soldier Festival in July to the American Cancer Society Walk in October to the Suicide Prevention Walk in November, symphony park holds events that show how much the citizens of this area are committed to joining together to celebrate those who have sacrificed on their behalf and to bring awareness to issues that affect them all.
Symphony Park also hosts events that allow residents to get together and just have some fun. The Latin American Festival
is held in September and celebrates the beautiful music, food, art, and culture of Latin America. The Great Grapes Wine and Food Festival
in October allow visitors to taste hundreds of excellent wines along with beers and spirits in addition to enjoying crafts, live musical performances, and tasty food. For folks who want to get in a fun walk on a glorious fall morning before heading home to stuff themselves with turkey, the Turkey Trot
on Thanksgiving morning can be a great way to give thanks for the great community they call home.
The SouthPark neighborhood is known for having a stellar school system and is home to many fine elementary, middle, and high school public and private schools. Some excellent public schools to consider are Beverly Woods Elementary School, Selwyn Elementary School, Alexander Graham Middle School, Carmel Middle School, and Myers Park High School. Some exceptional private schools that service the SouthPark area include the Providence Day School and the Charlotte Country Day School.