What We Do
*OFFICIAL OPEN STREETS 704 SHARE CHARLOTTE PAGE* Open Streets 704 is a series of Charlotte events that will literally open a length of city streets for an afternoon just for people! Taking cues from similar events around the country and the world, Open Streets 704 aims to build a better, healthier, connected community by encouraging Charlotte and Mecklenburg area residents to walk, bicycle, and experience the city together in a way that’s just not possible in a car. Open Streets 704 is made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation, in partnership with Partners for Parks, Mecklenburg County Government, the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation, the Mecklenburg County Public Health, Charlotte Department of Transportation, and the support of the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police and Charlotte Fire departments.
- 30,000 People enjoy a day of Car(e) Free Streets twice a year -- The Largest Free Community Event in the City or County
- 76% of People Discover New Business, Parks, or Neighborhoods
- Over 140 Free Activities are offered at each Open Streets Event
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