Charlotte

Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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03/23 FREE post race carnival celebrating World Down Syndrome Day! at 3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K and Family Fun Day

People with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome, so this race has a little something EXTRA too – Official times will be recorded at the 5K finish l ...

Free: Yes
Area: South
8835 Blakeney Professional Center Dr, Charlotte, NC
03/23 Spring Family Fun Day at the Sycamore Commons

The Sycamore Commons is hosting a Spring Family Fun Day in the center on Saturday, March 23rd from 11am to 2pm. Kids will visit with the Easter B ...

Area: North
Sycamore Commons 10530 Northeast Parkway, Matthews, NC, 28105
03/29 Friday Flicks - Incredibles 2 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 ...

Crooked Creek Park 5900 Oakwood Ln, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
04/04 HITs After Six - Sonic Rewind- Classic Rock at Crossing Paths Park

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
04/06 Kids Easter Party at Philadelphia UMC

The Philadelphia Church Children’s and Family Ministry will hold a Kids Easter Party on Saturday April 6th from 11:00am-1:00pm. Families are invited t ...

Area: South
1691 Hwy 160 W., Fort Mill, SC
04/12 A Morning with the Easter Bunny at Cornelius Arts Center

Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy Easter-themed crafts, snacks, and a chance to take a photo with Peter Cottontail himself! Don't forget t ...

Cornelius Arts Center 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC, 28031
04/14 Pictures with the Easter Bunny at Holbrook Park

Bring your cameras to take pictures with the Easter Bunny & Easter Duck! FREE onsite activities - Bounce House, Face Painting, & Balloon Twisting. Swe ...

Area: North
Holbrook Park 100 Sherwood Drive, Huntersville, NC, 28078
04/15-04/19 Breakfast with Jesus

Everyday will be filled with fun and free food as well as a great learning experience! Don't miss out as we travel back in time through the Bible ...

Free: Yes
Area: South
7516 East Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC
04/20 2019 Easter Egg Hunt at Bible Baptist Church

Join us on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-1pm for our 5th Annual Egg Hunt. You can pick the time slots on this form. Please be sure and include the chil ...

Area: South
Bible Baptist Church, 2724 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC, 28105
04/20 Asbury UMC Easter Egg Hunt

Asbury UMC will be hosting a free Easter Egg Hunt on April 20, 2019 from 10:30 AM until Noon, rain or shine. The event is open to all children and th ...

Area: North
Asbury UMC, 11724 Asbury Chapel Rd, Huntersville, NC
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
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
06/14 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
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
10/05 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
2019 Queen City Easter Festival

The 2019 Queen City Easter Festival is full of festivities such as face painting, games, dance performances, crafts, vendors, food and more! There wil ...

The Carole Hoefener Center, 615 E 6th St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
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
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
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
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

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
Hello Huntersville

Join us Sunday, May 5 from 2pm-6pm for Hello Huntersville, the town’s annual music and arts festival! Multi-cultural performances will be center stage ...

Huntersville Parks & Recreation PO Box 2879, 105 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28070
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