South End to shine brightly with return of interactive light display

A stretch of the public trail that winds through the heart of Charlotte is about to get brighter when the Rail Trail Lights returns for its fourth year.

From Feb. 3-19, six never-before-seen interactive installations by local artists will be on display along the Charlotte Rail Trail in South End.

Here’s where you can find the exhibitions:

Flower Child

Location: 1537 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203

Wedge Patio

Location: 1537 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203

Kingston Connection

Location: 118 E Kingston Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203

Design Center Plaza

Location: 1920 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203

Atherton Mill Plaza

Location: 2102 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203

Artwork is illuminated at dusk nightly. On Friday and Saturday nights, select locations will host family-friendly programming including live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Atherton Mill Plaza.

The artists, all from the Carolinas, were selected through a competitive process.