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Charlotte's Comprehensive Guide to Holiday Events for Families!

We're excited that the holidays are here! From watching holiday movies with the 25 days of Christmas, making sweet goodies with our children, gathering for family fun and football on Thanksgiving, an annual caroling event we always try to attend, and even making new traditions or daring a trip with two kids to find snow, we cherish this time with our kids while they are little and still in awe and wonder. is thrilled to present our Comprehensive Guide to Holiday Events for Families! From Thanksgiving Day races to Christmas Tree Farms and Holiday Day Trips, we've put together a huge guide to the holidays for you. We hope the research we have done to find ALL of the holiday events takes the work and stress out of the holidays and allows more time with your family for holiday fun. Let us know your favorite event by commenting below or if we have left one out, simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll add it for all Charlotte families to enjoy! Happy Holidays from Fun 4 Charlotte Kids from our families to yours! 

Thanksgiving Events

From story times about the First Thanksgiving and of course, "There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Turkey," to Thanksgiving themed crafts to Turkey kids paints to the classic Novant Thanksgiving Parade.  Don't miss all the Thanksgiving events around the Queen City! Click here to find the fun!

Holiday Fun Runs 

Burn some calories, Roll Out of Bed and Run With Us at the Pajamas All Day 5K & 10K - SNOW DAY! definitely enjoy a Good Holiday Run This year! Click here and PJ your way to the finish line!

Holiday Events

Its' Beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Charlotte! Snow might not be on the ground, but decorations are popping up and there is so much happening in the Queen City during this time a year to enjoy with your family! We hope you enjoy one of these Holiday fun events!

FREE Holiday Fun

The holidays always involves spending so much money in winter activities to do with the kids; nothing sounds better than free fun. Check out our listings for free holiday activities you can do every day with out breaking the piggy bank.

Holiday Lights

There is nothing better than cruising to see holiday lights! Get bundled up in the car and watch your children's eyes dazzle while they point out the lights and scream out about the moving reindeer. FREE! Click HERE for the list of holiday lights around Charlotte!

Holiday Shows & Concerts

Nothing screams out more Christmas than attending a holiday show. Go ahead and check our list for holiday shows such as the nutcracker or a night before Christmas and many more!

​Santa Sightings

Santa sightings begin the first weekend in November and boy, is he everywhere! There are some unique places to see Santa, like Bass Pro-Shop! more events by clicking HERE!

​Holiday Crafts

Holiday crafts are great ideas for winter break activities, and also can be awesome gifts as well. Believe it or not my kids enjoy doing meaningful crafts for those who they love. Nothing makes them happier than creating their own gifts and seeing the smile people put on their faces. Check out the fun places that you can head out, and let your kids have so much fun creating gifts for these holidays. Click HERE!


Holiday Parades

 Christmas Parades are popular events that will get you quick on to the Holiday spirit! Every year, we try to attend as a family to one of the Holiday Parades that the city of Charlotte has to offer during the months of November and December.  By Clicking hear you can see a whole list of The Charlotte Area Holiday Parades.

Holiday Train rides

Train rides are our favorite. Even the dads love train rides. And what better than rides through holiday lights! Be sure to check this page for the local and nearby holiday trains by clicking HERE.

Holiday Sweet

Holiday Sweet Events From gingerbread villages to making gingerbread houses and even to decorating Cup Cakes, we've got the list of all the holiday sweet events around town! Click HERE for the list!

Christmas Tree Farms

Christmas Tree Farms Do you get a live tree? Have you ever cut down your own tree? We've got the best guide to the local Christmas tree lots and farms in and around Charlotte! Find them all HERE.

Day Trips 

There is nothing like taking a family trip to create memories. There are some  winter fun not far away from Charlotte!  Find all the winter fun by clicking HERE!

You can find all the holiday events each day on our calendar by clicking HERE! We'll be providing behind the scenes looks at various events on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM so please follow along! We hope you can relax and enjoy your family time! All the best from Fun4CharlotteKids!

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