In the mood for a cocktail? Well, it is thirsty Thursday! Today March 24th is the national cocktail day. According to, a cocktail is an alcoholic drink consisting of a spirit or several spirits mixed with other ingredients, such as fruit juice, lemonade, or cream. If you are looking to enjoy one in the Charlotte area, there are plenty of places to sip them shaken or stirred.

Whether you are looking for a night out or just a stress break, cocktails taste great. We did some research and compiled a list of 15 of the best and coolest cocktail bars in Charlotte, North Carolina. Check out the full list below.