By Ryan Bailey

Charlotte’s Major League Soccer team is teaming up with South End dog park and bar Skiptown for a special event with this weekend

CHARLOTTE—Soccer fans and their furry friends will be able to make a paw-fect pairing this Saturday, May 1st, at Skiptown’s monthly ‘Pup-Up Market.’

A limited selection of CLTFC retail items will be for sale—for pups and people—at the event which will take place from 11AM to 5PM. Charlotte FC’s ticketing team will also be on hand with some exclusive giveaways.

Fans will be able to enjoy live soccer games on the TVs and 24 beers on tap, while their pups take advantage of 20,000+ square feet of indoor and outdoor off-leash play.

Entry to the venue in Charlotte’s South End neighborhood is free for humans, and dog entry is discounted to $10 for any owner who arrives wearing Charlotte FC gear.

If you are bringing your dog to the event, be sure to download their app to get set up and upload their proper vaccination history to get approved before visiting.

Limited parking is available at the back entrance located at 307 W. Tremont Street.

Entry is available on a first-come, first-served basis based on capacity. Skiptown is age 21+ (for humans). COVID protocol requires all guests to pass a temperature check before entering, to wear a face covering unless actively eating or drinking and to maintain social distancing.

Skiptown Dog Park & Bar
222 Rampart St., Charlotte, N.C. 28203