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IKEA Charlotte Activities & Events

Sunday, June 16
Calling all Dads!

Bring Dad in to IKEA Charlotte on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16, and he'll get a FREE sundae with either strawberry or raspberry topping in our first-floor Bistro. (Limited to first 500 Dads).

IKEA Charlotte serves sundaes with fruit toppings for $1.50 and frozen yogurt cones for $1 every day!

ice cream sundae
Easter buffet

Friday, June 21
Join us for our Midsummer buffet

Join us for our MIDSUMMER all-you-can-eat Swedish smorgasbord at 6 pm Friday, June 21.

Seating is limited and tickets can be purchased in the IKEA Charlotte Restaurant. Tickets are $12.99/per person and $2.99 for kids (IKEA FAMILY price). Regular price $16.99 per person, $4.99 for kids.

Menu includes: pickled herring, deviled eggs, smoked salmon, assorted cheeses, Swedish cole slaw, Swedish cucumber salad, shrimp salad, and fruit salad.

This Summer
Kids Kamp in Smaland

Attention kids!

Join us for Smaland Summer Kids Kamp!

Kids Kamp begins Wednesday, June 26, from 11 am to 1 pm and runs every Wednesday and Thursday through August 15.

Smaland co-workers will present information about different countries like Sweden, Australia, and the United States. Kids will also get to participate in arts and crafts, stories, and enjoy snacks - and stay in Smaland for two hours instead of one, giving parents an extra hour to shop!

Children of IKEA Family members only; IKEA Family membership is FREE.

IKEA Charlotte safety event

IKEA in the Community
IKEA Charlotte continues making a difference

IKEA Charlotte continues to make a difference in the lives of others in the Charlotte region.

In early December, we partnered with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control for our first IKEA Charlotte Animal Adoption event. We gave away coffee and cinnamon buns to people who came to adopt as well as goodie bags with items from our LURVIG pet line for people who took home their forever pets.

Later in December, we worked with the Latin American Coalition on a makeover of their Refugee Welcome Center.

In early January, we partnered with Central Piedmont Community College to transform a 10' x 10' meeting room on its campus into a Collegiate Recovery (CRC) room, where students in recovery from addictions can hold support meetings.

May 11, IKEA Charlotte sponsored The HEARTest Yard 5k that benefits the Levine Children's Hospital.

We also support the LGBTQ community and will be once again participating in Charlotte Pride in August.

Check back for more events and information about how IKEA Charlotte is working with community organizations to improve the lives of people in the Charlotte region.

Kitchen Planning!
Learn how to plan your beautiful new kitchen!

Want to know how to plan the perfect kitchen but don't know where to start?

Come to one of our kitchen planning workshops! Workshops are FREE and are held on the third Thursday of each month at 11 AM and 6 PM. To ensure we have adequate space, RSVP.

Also, we now offer kitchen services in large portions of The Triangle and The Piedmont Triad. To find out if you live in a zip code where we offer services, call 704.549.4532 ext. 1926.

IKEA Kitchen
Scandinavian lighthouse

Celebrate Scandinavian culture
Friends of Scandinavia meetings at IKEA Charlotte

Have an interest in Scandinavian people and customs?

Friends of Scandinavia (FOS) meets at Noon on the second Wednesday of each month in the Community Room adjacent to the IKEA Charlotte Restaurant.

FOS is made up of people from Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Iceland, along with people who have a connection to people from Scandinavian countries.

At FOS meetings, members share about their home country customs and special foods that are popular in their countries of origin such as Swedish meatballs, glogg, and cookies.

For more information, email

People & Planet
We're going all in for a more sustainable future

At IKEA, we want to have a positive impact on people and the planet.

That's why we're going all in on the things that really matter, from switching our entire lighting range to energy-efficient LED to sourcing all of the cotton we use in our products from more sustainable sources.

We're also working toward 100% renewable energy - producing as much as we consume in operations - and sourcing all of our wood from more sustainable sources by 2020.

IKEA Charlotte is a part of this bold action plan.

In 2013, IKEA Charlotte plugged in its 4,228-panel solar energy system, which was built atop its roof. IKEA Charlotte's solar energy system produces 1,330,000 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 938 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), eliminating the emissions of 195 cars or powering 140 homes yearly.

IKEA Charlotte also hosts recycling and composting workshops and participates in many other Earth-friendly activities.

Solar energy panels on top of IKEA Charlotte