Charlotte

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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 ...

09/03-09/26 Colorful Lights Historic Concord Walking Tour

A fun 4-mile loop through Historic North & South Union Street! Happening every weekend in September ...

Downtown Concord, Concord, NC
09/25 - Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival 2021

The Annual Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival held in Historic Downtown Elkin the 4th Saturday in Septem ...

Main Street of Elkin, yadkin Valley, NC
09/26 4th Annual Craft Beer Fall Fest

Join us for the 4th Annual Craft Beer Fall Fest hosted by Cornelius Drafthouse & Bottle Shop and H2 ...

Jetton Village III 19818 N Cove Rd, Cornelius, NC, 28031
10/01-10/30 Belmont Community Garden: 1st Annual Pumpkin Patch

Join us in Belmont's very own Pumpkin Patch every weekend through October, where you and your family ...

Belmont Community Gardens, Belmont, NC
10/16  Fall for Matthews

Fall for Matthews, a blended event of our Business Expo and our ArtWalk, will be held on Saturday, ...

210 MATTHEWS STATION ST, Matthews, NC, 28106
10/22 Halloween Spooktacular at Chestnut Square Park

IT's brewing up something spooky! Join us for a night full of friendly ghost, goblins and favorite c ...

Chestnut Square Park 320 Chestnut Parkway, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
10/23 Stallings Fest

Let us celebrate all things Stallings! This year we want to focus on things that Stallings, NC has t ...

Stallings Park 340 Stallings Rd, Stallings, NC, 28104
10/31 Howl at the Moon Dog Friendly Event

Belmont Main Street invites you to bring your pups to Stowe Park for a howl at the moon. The moon wi ...

Stowe Park 24 S. Main St, Belmont, NW, 28012
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
12/04 Mint Hill Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

The Town of Mint Hill will host the Town’s Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 4 ...

Town of Mint Hill, Mint Hill, NC, 28227
12/11 Northern Lights of Lake Norman Lighted Boat Parade

3rd Annual Lighted Boat Parade to celebrate the holiday season and light up the Northern part of LKN ...

Northern Lights of Lake Norman, Charlotte, NC
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
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 ...