In between Charlotte and Monroe, you will find the area known as Matthews, which encompasses 17 square miles. People are drawn to its residential areas, shopping centers, recreational facilities, hotels, restaurants, and a hospital. It is renowned in September for its Labor Day Weekend Matthews Alive festival, which is dedicated to the support of non-profit local organizations. Here, family members of all ages can enjoy great food, arts, carnival rides, and fantastic entertainment. For all of the sports fans, this neighborhood is the owner of the new Matthews “Sportsplex”, an athletic complex consisting of 12 fields and a stadium where many sporting events are held on a daily basis. Matthews Playhouse School of Theater, the Historical Public Library, and the Four Mile Creek Greenway are also attractive elements of Matthews.