Charlotte will see 150,000 visitors and at least 1,800 media personnel this week for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game!
— 2019 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 11, 2019
The city is expecting to make $100 million from this week alone.
To ease the congestion headache, the NCDOT will be reporting all updates on closures on the twitter page. Also, the following streets near the Spectrum Center will be shut down: East Trade Street, East 5th Street, and 4th + 6th St. at Caldwell and Brevard.
As far as public transportation, the Spectrum Light Rail station will be closing at 5pm this weekend. Expect a security sweep when you get off at the 3rd and 7th Street Stations.
NBA All-Star Celebrity Game kicks off at 7pm at the Bojangles Coliseum
MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars kicks off at 9pm at the Spectrum Center
NBA All-Star Practice & Media Day kicks off at 9am at the Bojangles Coliseum
Lunch With A Legend kicks off at 11am at the Charlotte Convention Center
State Farm All-Star Saturday Night kicks off at 6:30pm at the Spectrum Center
Pre-Game Hospitality kicks off at 5pm at the Charlotte Convention Center
68th NBA All-Star Game kicks off at 8pm at the Spectrum Center
2019 GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist and North Carolina native @JColeNC will take the court in his home state to headline the 2019 #NBAAllStar Game halftime show (Sunday 2/17 @NBAonTNT)! pic.twitter.com/jU0P5fpzX5
— 2019 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 10, 2019
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