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This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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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 - Fri ...

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 ...

Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
10/20 and 11/17 Cars And Cappuccino at SouthPark Mall

Cars and Cappuccino is a membership group in Charlotte, NC that conducts a monthly “casual concours” ...

SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC
10/26 Costume & Candy Crawl

Regency Village's Halloween Costume & Candy Crawl is back! Dress in your Halloween best and Tric ...

Regency Village - Huntersville, NC 7725 Regency Lake Dr., Huntersville, NC, 28078
11/16 A Taste of Millstone Creek ~ Holiday Edition

Join us for the FREE holiday edition of our Taste of Millstone Creek event on Saturday, November 16t ...

Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur, NC, 27316
11/22 - 12/24 - Charlotte Christmas Village: A New Queen City Tradition

We're Moving! Come visit us in our new location at the corner of 7th Street & N. Tryon Charlott ...

7th Street & N. Tryon, Charlotte, NC, 28202
11/22 11th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Piedmont Town Center

Our annual tree lighting celebration has returned for its 11th year at Piedmont Town Center, and we ...

4725 Piedmont Row Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28210
11/23 Annual Tree Lighting and Celebration of Lights at City of Kannapolis Village Park

It’s time to welcome the jolly one himself outside the mall main entrance near H&M! Celebrate Santa’ ...

City of Kannapolis Village Park 700 W C St, Kannapolis, NC, 28081
11/23 Holiday Magic at Rea Farms

Holiday Magic returns to Rea Farms on Nov. 23 and everyone's invited! Join us for an evening of fami ...

Sandy Rock Pl, Charlotte, NC, 28277
11/23-12/30 Winterland Express & Celebration of Lights at City of Kannapolis Village Park

The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November 23rd – December 30th (closed Christmas ...

City of Kannapolis Village Park 700 W C St, Kannapolis, NC, 28081
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
11/29-12/23 A Millstone Creek Christmas Hayride

Take your family on the Christmas Adventure of a lifetime at our Millstone Creek Christmas Hayride. ...

Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur, NC, 27316
11/29-12/23 Christmas with the Kringles

Bring your family on a once in a lifetime Christmas adventure. Visit behind the scenes with Santa & ...

506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd., Ramseur, NC, 27316
11/29-12/28 Toys, Games and Trains exhibit at Kings Mountain Historical Museum

This annual exhibit fills the Museum with model train displays assembled by local “S” Gaugers, as we ...

100 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC
11/30 Free Santa Photos provided by Charlotte Black Dogs

**** FREE Santa Photos**** (bring your own camera and take as many as you want) It's Small Busin ...

Pet in the City 9600 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC, 28270
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, ...

Indian Trail Parks and Recreation 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail, NC
12/07 - Reindeer Romp 5K Hosted by Harris YMCA

A fun, healthy event for the whole family that can become your favorite holiday tradition! Decorate ...

5900 Quail Hollow Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210
12/07 ChristmasVille author: Annette Laing

Dr. Annette Laing, a former history professor, with more than 15 years of experience, will introduce ...

155 Johnston St, Rock Hill, SC, 29730
12/07 Claremont Christmas Parade

The City of Claremont is hosting the 36th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7th at 3:00 ...

City of Claremont, Claremont, NC
12/07 Festive Winter Lights at Lakeshore Learning Stores

This colorful holiday garland is sure to light up any room!

Lakeshore Learning Stores, Charlotte, NC
12/07 Holiday Spectacular at Ballantyne Village

Enjoy fun filled events for the whole family such as: -Visit with Santa -Face Painting -Balloon A ...

Ballantyne Village 14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC, 28277
12/14 5th Annual Christmas Enchantment in the Garden

Mark your calendars for the most magical community event of the year! Join us for the 5th Annual Ch ...

Mount Holly Community Garden 126 N Main St, Mount Holly, NC, 28120
12/14 Holiday at the Hill

Holiday at the Hill. At Strawberry Hill, at the corner of Providence Road & Sardis Rds. Enjoy: ...

Strawberry Hill Shopping Center, Charlotte, NC, 28211
12/14 Lighted Boat Parade at The Peninsula Yacht Club

This parade is open to the public! There are prizes for the following best categories: -Powerboat ...

18501 Harbor Light Boulevard, Cornelius, NC
12/14 Pop into the Holidays! Party Gift at Lakeshore Learning Stores

Celebrate the holiday season by crafting colorful noise crackers!

Lakeshore Learning Stores, Charlotte, NC
12/14 Winter on the Western Frontier at Fort Dobbs State Historic Site

This living history will give visitors a glimpse of what daily life was like for the garrison of For ...

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site 438 Fort Dobbs Rd, Statesville, NC, 28625
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 ...