2021 FAQ’s

Members’ Meetings to Resume on June 20th @ 8:00 AM – at the entrance of the SouthPark Mall, Charlotte, NC

With the updated guidelines for outdoor events in North Carolina we are now able to resume our Members’ Meetings starting on June 20th ; June 27th. All attendees are still encouraged to follow social distancing tips and abide by COVID-19 guidelines available here : https://www.nc.gov/covid19

Thank you for your understanding and continued discipline in helping fight the outbreak of COVID-19 in North Carolina.

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*** 2021 Remaining Schedule ***

June 20th @ 8:00 AM – Postponed until June 27th @ 8:00 AM

August 15th @ 8:00 AM

October 17th @ 8:00 AM

(Rain Dates each subsequent Sunday.)

ALL ATTENDEES MUST ABIDE BY A “QUIET CAR” POLICY – NO EXCEPTIONSVIOLATORS WILL BE REMOVED BY SECURITY OR CMPD

Do I have to be a member to attend? No. The meeting is open to the public. Members park in a controlled area.


Is there a cost to attend?  No. There is no charge to attend a Cars and Cappuccino Members’ Meeting.

Can I bring my own show car to display at the event?  Not exactly.  The spaces closest to Maggianos and Cheesecake Factory and continuing outwards are specifically reserved for members. The general public can utilize the parking spaces in the garage adjacent to the Cheesecake Factory.

Are there security or CMPD officers present during the event? Yes. In fact there are both.

Where should we enter and where do we park? All arriving traffic should enter via the stoplight off of Sharon Road. All traffic will exit via the traffic light at Sharon Road.

Can I become a member? Likely – assuming you have a European sports car you intend to bring.  See the details about membership here: http://carsandcappuccino.com/membership-members-meetings/

What time should I arrive?  The public is asked to arrive at 8:00 AM or later.

What time does the event end?  10:00 AM

What about rain?  Will the event still happen if the weather is bad?  Cars and Cappuccino is a “weather permitting” event.  The website, along with Instagram and Facebook will be updated with a weather decision by 6:30 AM on the morning of the event.  If it is canceled (postponed), the event will be held the next Sunday of that same month – again, weather permitting. If it rains again on this next Sunday, the event is canceled for that month.  

Can I bring my family and pets?  Yes, but kids need to be attended to by their parent or guardian, especially around the member parking areas and featured cars. Pets MUST be on a leash at all times.  Please do not bring pets that become agitated or aggressive around other animals or crowds. For the sake of your pet and the other attendees, please leave them at home.

Can I take pictures?  Generally speaking, yes.  However, photography is specifically prohibited in the areas adjacent to the traffic lanes where attendees exit onto Sharon Road.

What about drone photography? Drone photography is specifically prohibited.

Can I sell my car at Cars and Cappuccino? Members can place a “for sale” sign in the interior of their car.  Non-sponsor dealer cars and cars with dealer plates are prohibited in the member’s parking area. Non-sponsor “wrapped”, decaled or painted cars promoting a business are prohibited in the member’s parking area.

I’m interested in becoming a partner/sponsor of Cars and Cappuccino events, who do I contact? All sponsor inquiries can be sent to: carsandcappevents@gmail.com

What about charities? We provide space for 2 charities at each event. To inquire about space and date availability, send us an email: carsandcappevents@gmail.com

What other rules should I be aware of?

*** All attendees must abide by a “quiet car” rule when arriving, attending and departing the event.***

It is important to remember that we are guests of SouthPark Mall and the SouthPark neighborhood in general.  Spectators are asked to arrive and depart quietly and obey all requests of traffic control, mall and CMPD personnel.

NO CRUISING ALLOWED. Park your car and make some friends.

Any unsafe, unnecessarily loud or dangerous driving may result in mall management banning the driver from mall property permanently.  CMPD will be onsite and will be asked to intervene whenever any type of dangerous or nuisance type of behavior is exhibited. Violators may face criminal penalties as well if local laws or ordinances are violated. 

Do not move parking cones, rope or signs.  Violators will be asked to leave the property and may be banned by mall management.

Bikes, skateboards, scooters are prohibited. Please leave those items at home or in your car.