Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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04/25 Free Movie Night - Spirited Away with King of Pops

Come join us for our first free movie night of the season! We'll be making a one-night only pop flavor together and watching the Ghibli classic Spirit ...

Free: Yes
Area: South
King of Pops Charlotte 2500 Dunavant Street, Charlotte, NC, 28203
04/28 International Sandwich Festival

Aldersgate will host the Third Annual International Sandwich Festival from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, April 28, 2018. The free, public festival celeb ...

Free: Yes
Area: East
Aldersgate Senior Living Community 3800 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28215
05/05 Spring Fling and Food Truck Fest

Join use for our biggest festival ever! This year our festival will include antique and vintage vendors, food trucks, live music, and so much more! Do ...

Area: North
286 Cabernet Lane, Dobson, NC, 27017
05/12 - Fun Memories Frame Special for mother's day

Free crafts for kids. Special for mother's day!

Area: South
10005 E. Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC, 28105
05/12 Spring into Arts Festival at  Red Hill Brewing Company

The Spring Into Arts Festival is an annual family-friendly event in Downtown Concord that showcases and promotes the visual and performing arts. Enjoy ...

Area: North
Downtown Concord, Concord, NC
05/12 York County Women's Fair

Absolute Total Care presents the York County Women's Fair on Saturday, May 12th from 10-3 pm! Come out and get pampered! Let us know you're stopping i ...

Area: South
The River Place, 8400 Regent Pkwy, Fort Mill, SC, 29715
05/12-05/13 Mother's Day at The Garden DSBG

Celebrate the mothers in your life among the spring blossoms at the Garden! Mom deserves the very best and what better way to say thank you and pamper ...

Area: West
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC, 28012
05/16-06/15 Bowl Free All Summer at Spare Time Entertainment

Summer Fun Bowlers receive 2 free games per day, All Summer Long! That's a $1000 value! Minimum 12 week league.

Area: North
16317 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
05/24-05/26 Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola

Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola will be rocking the streets of Charlotte May 24-26 with live entertainment, access to racing’s brightest ...

Area: Central
Uptown, Charlotte, NC
06/01-08/04 FREE Ski Shows at Windjammer Park

Grab your friends and family for fun filled show on the shores of Windjammer Park!

Area: South
Windjammer Park, Tega Cay, SC, 29708
06/02 Family Fun Day at the Town of Indian Trail

Join us as the Town of Indian Trail brings back Family Fun Day! This community Festival features free mechanical rides, vendors, entertainment and mo ...

Area: South
06/03 Family Fun Hike at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Bring your whole family out for this hand on, interactive hike! Be prepared to use all your senses as we observe the world around us through touching ...

Area: South
2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill, SC, 29715
06/04-08/24 Kids Bowl for free All Summer Long Deal

Registered kids receive 2 free games of Bow;ing every day all summer long! Valued at over $500 per child! Select bowling centers and schools around ...

Area: South
1700 Montford Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28209
06/16 2018 Belmont Juneteenth Celebration

The 2018 Belmont Juneteenth Celebration is FREE a cultural festival of arts, crafts, music, food and more. Join us at Stowe Park, located in Historic ...

Area: West
Stowe Park 24 S. Main St., Belmont, NC, 28012
06/21 Movies in the Park at Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Join us while the kids are on summer break to watch Ferdinand on Thursday, June 21 for Movies in the Park at Veterans Park. This is a FREE family even ...

Free: Yes
Area: North
201 Huntersville-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078
06/21 Movies in the Park at Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Join us while the kids are on summer break to watch Ferdinand on Thursday, June 21 for Movies in the Park at Veterans Park. This is a FREE family even ...

Area: North
201 Huntersville-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078
07/04 July 4th Parade at Town of Indian Trail

Join us for our Annual July 4th Parade! This community Parade features floats, walking groups, horses, fire trucks and more! Registration is not req ...

Area: South
07/20 Just Kidding Around at Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Join us for Just Kidding Around located at Veterans Park at Main and Maxwell. This Friday morning entertainment for ages 1-5 is a perfect morning out! ...

Area: North
201 Huntersville-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078
08/02 Movies in the Park at Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Join us while the kids are on summer break to watch Wonder on Thursday, August 2 for Movies in the Park at Veterans Park. This is a FREE family event ...

Area: North
201 Huntersville-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078
09/08 Top Deck Car & Truck Show

All Makes, Models, & Years Welcome! Early Bird Registration Fee: $10.00/vehicle (includes a dash plaque) Registration online **Registration closes A ...

Area: North
105 Gilead Rd - 3rd Floor, Huntersville, NC
Airport Overlook Park

Pack a lunch and come here to watch the planes take off and land at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport.

7300 Old Dowd Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28208
American Girl Store at South Park Mall

Offering weekly activities. Check the website for the current activities offered. The programs are open to the public. Some of the activities list ...

Area: South
4400 Sharon Rd,, Charlotte,, NC, 28211
Bank of America members get FREE admission to Charlotte  museums the first weekend of every month

Present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admiss ...

Barnes and Nobles Story time

Barnes & Noble have weekly free storytimes, crafts and music hours for children. Check out their websites for details and locations near you!

Campbell Creek and McAlpine Creek Greenways

Campbell Creek Greenway runs along a headwater tributary to McAlpine Creek between Margaret Wallace Road and Harris Boulevard. Parking is available of ...

Area: South
Campbell Creek Greenway-E & McAlpine Creek Greenway-E, Charlotte, NC, 28227
Carolina Place Mall Children's Play Area

The children's play area is specifically designed for children 48" tall and under. The jungle-gym themed play area features a maze of tunnels and craw ...

Area: South
11025 Carolina Place Parkway, Pineville, NC, 28134
Charlotte's Nights Baseball Stadium

The Knights baseball stadium is open to the public to tour at no cost.

2136 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC
Charlotte's Playgrounds and Parks

kids outdoor playgrounds and recreational parks in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.

Free: Yes
Area: North, South, East, West, Central
CityLYNX Gold Line

The CityLYNX Gold Line is a 10-mile streetcar system that is an integral part of the 2030 Transit Plan and is being constructed in phases. The alignme ...

Free: Yes
Cruise Carts

t’s simple…Cruise Carts is a Free, Green & Safe ride in and around Charlotte, NC. Our eco-friendly, advertiser-driven golf cart shuttle service is you ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central
Disc Golf Courses in Charlotte

Charlotte has 12 FREE disc golf courses

Free: Yes
Feeding THe Ducks at The Arboretum Duck Pond

Save your bread crusts or other bread/ cracker products and head to Arboretum Duck Pond. The Duck Pond behind Chili's.

Area: South
8008 Providence Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina
Freedom Park

This park features 98 acres, 4 baseball fields, 12 tennis courts, 4 soccer fields, basketball court, 2 volleyball courts, concession stand, 7-acre lak ...

Area: Central
1900 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28203
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Freedom Park Duck Pond Bridge

Save your bread crusts or other bread/ cracker products and head to Freedom Park Duck Pond Bridge. This beautiful stone arch bridge carries park visit ...

Area: Central
1900 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28209

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to loc ...

Gold Rush Red Line

These rubber-wheel trolley cars, reminiscent of historic streetcars, connect passengers to Center City and the LYNX Blue Line. It operates every 15 mi ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central
ImaginON Library

At ImaginOn, young people learn in many ways, through all five senses and "from the page to the stage." It is the launching pad for remarkable journey ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central
300 East Seventh St., Charlotte,, NC, 28202
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

An interactive library that features two state of the art theatres, a dedicated library space for kids 11 and under, four multi-use classrooms, a teen ...

Free: Yes
Area: North
300 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways

These two creeks are prominent north and west of Charlotte, through the uptown Charlotte area where they merge and continue as Irwin Creek. Irwin Cre ...

215 North Sycamore Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Kids' Workshop at Home Depot

Offered the first Saturday of each month between 9 a.m. and noon at most stores, kids will learn to hammer nails, turning screws and sanding wood whil ...


Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a charming "treasure hunt" style outdoor quest. A wid ...

Little Sugar Creek Greenway

This section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway provides connectivity between 12th Street/Alexander Street Park andCordelia Park. Cordelia Park contains a ...

LYNX Blue Line Light Rail FREE Fair for Children 5 and Under

North Carolina’s first rapid-rail system connects South Charlotte to Center City, running along 15 stations. On weekdays, the line is available every ...

Magic Carpet Murals

"Magic Carpet" mural on the sidewalk behind Sycamore Brewing Company. Check out this brand new "magic carpet" mural. This is one of three murals pl ...

Area: Central
2161 Hawkins St,, Charlotte,, NC, 28203
Mallard Creek and Clark's Creek Greenways

This is our longest greenway, stretching more than 7 miles. It is used by joggers, walkers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, baby strollers, and skateboarde ...

McMullen Creek Greenway

This horseshoe shaped greenway runs 5.8 miles through south Charlotte and passes under Interstate 485. The trail is composed of a variety of surface ...

Area: South
8135 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC, 28226
Mecklenburg County Vietnam Veterans Memoria

During the Vietnam War thousands of men and women from Mecklenburg County served our country and 105 gave their lives in this cause. While the war wa ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central
1129 East Third Street, Charlotte, NC
Metalmorphosis at Whitehall Corporate Center

Metalmorphosis was conceived by Count Riprand Arco, Founder and Chairman of American Asset Corporation, when the Count set out to design a visually st ...

Free: Yes
Area: South
3700 Arco Corporate Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28273
Mint Museum Free Arts and Crafts

Mint Museum which has a really great arts and craft area for kids and is free on Wednesdays from 5-9 pm.

2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28207