Charlotte

Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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05/01 - 08/31 -  Kids Ride FREE at Great Smoky Mountains Railroad!

Fresh Air with Family Time – Book your tickets to ride Monday – Friday one of our 2 scenic general ...

05/06-06/24 Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Enjoy Free music at Anne Springs Close Greenway!

Anne Springs Close Greenway 2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill, SC, 29715
06/20 Concert in the Courtyard: Square Roots

Square Roots will join us in the main courtyard Sunday, June 20th from 11am-2pm. Bring Dad out for a ...

Optimist Hall, Charlotte, NC
06/24 SCNP Family Night Hike

Ready for a different kind of family adventure? Don't settle for just observing nocturnal wildlife, ...

Stevens Creek Nature Preserve and Center, 15700 Thompson Rd., Mint Hill, NC, 28227
06/25 Movies in the Park– Jumanji: The Next Level

The Movies in the Park Series is free and starts at dark, around 8:45 p.m. Parents, please remember ...

Village Park, Kannapolis, NC
06/30 Charlotte Symphony at Village Park

Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this summer with an incredible lineup of great concerts, movies, ...

Village Park, Kannapolis, NC, 28081
07/04 Fourth of July Celebration at Rotary Centennial Pavilion

Come out to the Rotary Pavilion in downtown Gastonia on Sunday, July 4 from 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM! There ...

Rotary Centennial Pavilion 111 N South St, Gastonia, NC, 28052
07/09 2nd Friday - America's Birthday BBQ Bash!

Get ready for a throw-down in Old Town on July 9 as we bring you the next edition of the 2nd Friday ...

Old Town Public House, Cornelius, NC
07/15 Movie in the Park - Huntersville

Looking for something to do outside with your family, friends, and neighbors? With the help from Nov ...

Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville, NC
08/12 Movie in the Park - Huntersville

Looking for something to do outside with your family, friends, and neighbors? With the help from Nov ...

Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, Huntersville, NC
08/13 Movies in the Park– Avengers Endgame

The Movies in the Park Series is free and starts at dark, around 8:45 p.m. Parents, please remember ...

Village Park, Charlotte, NC
11/27 - 12/ Penland Tree Farm

We are a choose and cut tree farm. We provide saws. Fresh cut Fraser Firs, Wreaths, Bows, and Tree S ...

6457 Campbell Road, York, SC, 29745
Airport Overlook Park

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

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 a ...

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 ...

Barnes and Nobles Story time

Barnes & Noble have weekly free storytimes, crafts and music hours for children. Check out their ...

Campbell Creek and McAlpine Creek Greenways

Campbell Creek Greenway runs along a headwater tributary to McAlpine Creek between Margaret Wallace ...

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 th ...

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.

CityLYNX Gold Line

The CityLYNX Gold Line is a 10-mile streetcar system that is an integral part of the 2030 Transit Pl ...

Cruise Carts

t’s simple…Cruise Carts is a Free, Green & Safe ride in and around Charlotte, NC. Our eco-friendly, ...

Dan Nicholas Park

Dan Nicholas Park does not charge for visiting! We have many features of the park that are free. Oth ...

6800 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146
Disc Golf Courses in Charlotte

Charlotte has 12 FREE disc golf courses

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 als ...

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: M ...

Mint Museum locations., Charlotte, NC
Freedom Park

This park features 98 acres, 4 baseball fields, 12 tennis courts, 4 soccer fields, basketball court, ...

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 equ ...

Gold Rush Red Line

These rubber-wheel trolley cars, reminiscent of historic streetcars, connect passengers to Center Ci ...

GovPorch Uptown Charlotte

Next time you are in uptown bring a lunch or dinner and visit Next time you are in uptown bring a l ...

600 E. Fourth St., Charlotte, NC, 28202
ImaginON Library

At ImaginOn, young people learn in many ways, through all five senses and "from the page to the stag ...

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 ki ...

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 ...

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 ...

Letterboxing

Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a c ...

Little Sugar Creek Greenway

This section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway provides connectivity between 12th Street/Alexander Stre ...

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 s ...

Magic Carpet Murals

"Magic Carpet" mural on the sidewalk behind Sycamore Brewing Company. Check out this brand new "magi ...

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, bicyclis ...

McMullen Creek Greenway

This horseshoe shaped greenway runs 5.8 miles through south Charlotte and passes under Interstate 48 ...

8135 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC, 28226
Mecklenburg County Greenways

The Mecklenburg County greenway system is quickly becoming one of the finest in the nation. Greenway ...

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Nature Centers (Free)

The nature centers provide an excellent introduction to the wildlife and plant life of the area. In ...

Mecklenburg County Vietnam Veterans Memoria

During the Vietnam War thousands of men and women from Mecklenburg County served our country and 105 ...

1129 East Third Street, Charlotte, NC
Metalmorphosis at Whitehall Corporate Center

Metalmorphosis was conceived by Count Riprand Arco, Founder and Chairman of American Asset Corporati ...

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 ...

2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28207
New interactive play area at Concord Mills

Concord Mills has recently made some interior enhancements, including a redesigned and updated Dinin ...

Concord Mills, Charlotte, NC
Northlake Mall Play Areas

At Northlake Mall’s Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Play Area (across from Dick’s Sporting Goods on the lo ...

6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28216
Picnic at The park

Pack a lunch, grab some blankets, and head out to one of Charlotte’s parks to enjoy a nice picnic f ...

Pottery Barns Kids Story Time

Pottery Barn Kids have weekly free storytimes, crafts and music hours for children. Check out th ...

Reed Gold Mine

Just a short drive away in Midland, is a great outing for kids. It’s free to tour the mine. Pay just ...

9621 Reed Mine Rd., Midland, NC, 28107