Charlotte

Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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05/03-05/31 Movies at Harrisburg Community Park

Join us for a free, family friendly night under the stars at Harrisburg Park! Activities start at 6. Movie starts at dusk. Free popcorn & drinks and t ...

Area: East
191 Sims Pkwy, Harrisburg, NC, 28075
05/04 - 06/29 -  Summertime Fun at Lakeshore Learning

Stay cool and enjoy a free craft from 11:00 - 3:00 ages 3 and up! every Saturday from May 4th - June 29th.

Area: Central
Lakeshore Learning Stores, Charlotte, NC
05/06-08/31 -  Bowl Free All Summer at Spare Time Entertainment

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Each Day Of The KBF Program All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child! Select bowling centers an ...

Area: North
16317 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
05/16 - 08/31 Kids Ride FREE at Great Smoky Mountains Railroad!

Our popular hot deal is back! Kids Ride Free this Summer! Now through August 31, 2019, Monday - Friday on any general excursion operating on the Nant ...

05/16 HITs After Six - Kids In America- Totally 80's Tribute Band

We're throwing IT wayyy back!!! With GBUSA/Waste Connections! help, ITsparksandrec is going to bring you all of your favorite past time jams! So be su ...

Area: South
Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
05/24-05/25 Freedom Festival at Harold Rankin Park

Freedom Festival Friday, May 24th 6:00pm-10:00pm Saturday, May 25th 1:00pm-10:00pm Location: Harold Rankin Park, Lowell, NC Rides, food trucks ...

Free: Yes
Area: West
Harold Rankin Park 715 N. Main Street, Lowell, NC, 28098
05/24-05/26 Fiddler’s Grove 95th Ole Time Fiddler’s & Bluegrass Festival 2019

We're excited to announce details on the 96th Ole Time Fiddler’s & Bluegrass Festival, May 24-26th, 2019! The 2019 Program will be added in the Spri ...

Area: North
1819 W. Memorial Highway, Union Grove, NC, 28689
05/26 Memorial Day Celebration at USNWC 2019

Spend your holiday weekend with friends and family at the Whitewater Center for the Memorial Day Celebration. The festivities include 5 and 8 mile tra ...

Area: West
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC, 28214
05/27 Memorial Day Ceremony at Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Join the Town of Huntersville at Veterans Park (201 Huntersville-Concord Rd) for our annual Memorial Day Ceremony to honor our fallen troops and their ...

Area: North
201 Huntersville-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078
05/31-08/09 FREE Ski Shows at Windjammer Park Friday Nights

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

Area: South
Windjammer Park, Tega Cay, SC, 29708
06/01 Family Fun Day at Crooked Creek Park

IT's baccckkkk - and bigger than ever!! Check out this family friendly event complete with rides, over 80 vendors, entertainment and more! Be sure not ...

Area: South
Crooked Creek Park 5900 Oakwood Ln, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
06/03-08/03 -  Kids Bowl for free All Summer Long Deal

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Each Day Of The KBF Program All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child! Select bowling centers an ...

Area: South
1700 Montford Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28209
06/14 Comedy Under the Stars at Crossing Paths Park

IT is partnering up with Union Power Cooperative to bring you lots of laughs under the stars! Be sure to come our and enjoy a FREE comedy show, bounce ...

Area: South
Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
06/15 2019 Belmont Juneteenth Celebration at Stowe Park

The 2019 Belmont Juneteenth Celebration is a FREE cultural festival of arts, crafts, music, food and more. Join us at Stowe Park, located in Historic ...

Free: Yes
Area: West
Stowe Park 24 S. Main St, Belmont, NC, 28012
06/15 and 06/16 - Father's Day Weekend at DSBG

Celebrate Father’s Day weekend with family crafts and activities, live music and more! Grab lunch and a beverage including craft beer from the Beer Ga ...

Area: West
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC, 28012
07/01-07/31 Lil Miss Fit Dance Studio free Dance Classes

Cheers to the Launch of Lil Miss Fit Dance Studio Scholarship Fund! To celebrate we are offering FREE dance classes every Wednesday for the month of J ...

Area: North
Spirit Square, 345 N. College Street, Charlotte, NC
08/23 Friday Flicks - Monsters, Inc. at Crooked Creek Park

IT is pairing up with Pleasant Plains Dental to bring you so movie flick fun! So grab your chair and blanket and come on out to the park for some Fri ...

Area: South
pin Crooked Creek Park 5900 Oakwood Ln, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
09/19 HITs After Six - Too Much Sylvia- Beach Music

IT may not have the sand or water, but ITsparksandrec and GBUSA/Waste Connections is going to bring the beach music you love to Indian Trail! Be sure ...

Area: South
Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
09/27 Friday Flicks - Mulan at Crossing Paths Park

IT is pairing up with Pleasant Plains Dental to bring you so movie flick fun! So grab your chair and blanket and come on out to the park for some Fri ...

Area: South
Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC
10/04-10/05 Strider Cup World Championship at NASCAR Hall of Fame

We had so much fun in Charlotte at last year’s Strider Cup and our first ever Strider Discovery Ride, we thought, “Ya know what? How cool would it be ...

Area: Central
NASCAR Hall of Fame 400 E Martin Luther King Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28202
10/05 Fall Festival at Chestnut Square Park

IT is partnering up with Indian Trail D-BAT to bring you a Fall Fest you won't forget! Come on out for a day full of vendors, rides, games, performanc ...

Area: South
Chestnut Square Park 320 Chestnut Parkway, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
10/18 Comedy Under the Stars at Crossing Paths Park

IT is partnering up with Union Power Cooperative to bring you lots of laughs under the stars! Be sure to come our and enjoy a FREE comedy show, bounce ...

Area: South
Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
10/25 Halloween Spooktacular at Chestnut Square Park

IT's brewing up something spooky with Pleasant Plains Dental!! Join us for a night full of friendly ghost, goblins and favorite characters! We'll have ...

Area: South
Chestnut Square Park 320 Chestnut Parkway, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
12/01 Christmas Parade 2019 at Indian Trail Parks and Recreation

Come on down and join in the fun with IT and Indian Trail Farm Bureau! Enjoy some hot cocoa, games, crafts and a parade you won't forget! **All In ...

Area: South
Indian Trail Parks and Recreation 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail, 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
Dan Nicholas Park

Dan Nicholas Park does not charge for visiting! We have many features of the park that are free. Other areas of the park can be visited for very small ...

Free: Yes
Area: North
6800 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146
Disc Golf Courses in Charlotte

Charlotte has 12 FREE disc golf courses

Free: Yes
Free admission to Schiele Museum in Gastonia

The second Tuesday of every month, Schiele Museum in Gastonia is free from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. It’s also free the fourth Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thi ...

Free: Yes
1500 E. Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC
Free Wednesday Evenings at The Mint Museum locations

Both locations of The Mint Museum offer free admission every Wednesday from 5–9 p.m. Locations: Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph.

Free: Yes
Mint Museum locations., Charlotte, NC
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
Geocaching

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

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 ...