Annual Events

This page lists family-friendly events in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. Note: Details of these events can change from year to year, so please check our calendar of events for specific dates and updated information.
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06/28-09/27  Quail Corners Shopping Center Summer Concert Series

Quail Corners will be hosting live music from Randy Steele Music on June 28th from 6-10pm in the cou ...

June 28th, July 26th, Aug 23rd and Sept 27th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Quail Corners Shopping Center 8500 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28210
09/13-10/27 SCarowinds 2019

Fear rises when darkness falls as Carowinds is transformed from a “theme park” into a “scream park” ...

Sept 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th, Oct 4th, 5t...
Hours: Sept 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th: 7:00 p.m.-1...
300 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC
09/14-10/27 The Great Pumpkin Fest

Filled with everything that makes fall a cheerful time of year and just enough spooky fun for little ...

Select Days Sept 14th-Oct 27th, 2019.
14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC
09/20 - 09/22- 55th Annual “Festival in the Park”  at Freedom Park

Since 1964, Festival in the Park has been bringing good music, good art and good times to Charlottea ...

September 20th-22nd, 2019.
Hours: September 20th: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm/ September 21: 10:00 ...
1409 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, 28203
09/20-09/21 Flow Fest at U.S. National Whitewater Center

True inner peace doesn’t have a start and end time; rather it’s born from a continuous practice, flu ...

September 20th-21st, 2019.
Hours: Sept 20th: 4:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.-Sept 21st: 7:00 a.m.-9:3...
As with all Whitewater festivals, Flow Fest is open to ...
U.S. National Whitewater Center 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC, 28214
09/21 Fall Festival at Shelby Corn Maze 2019

Experience an authentic old-fashioned Fall Harvest Festival at Shelby Corn Maze! Enjoy 25+ Attrac ...

Sept 21st/ Sept 22nd/ Sept 27th/ Sept 28th/ Sept 29th/ ...
Hours: Sept 21st: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m./ Sept 22nd: 2:00 p.m...
Shelby Corn Maze 120 Broadway Dr, Shelby, NC, 28152
09/21- Annual UNC Charlotte International Festival

The 2019 UNC Charlotte International Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10am ...

Saturday, September 21st
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28223
09/27 -  10/26 -  13th Acre, The 2019

Monroe’s hottest Halloween haunt! The scariest year yet for The 13th Acre that will send you runnin ...

Fridays and Saturdays nights only! Friday, Sep 27th-Sat...
Hours: Dark (7:30 p.m. til 11:30 p.m.)
Regular Ticket: $13.00 Combo Ticket with Aw Shucks Farm...
3718 Plyler Mill Rd, Monroe, NC
09/27 - 10/26  Hickory Grove Haunted Trail 2019

Hickory Grove Haunted Trail has been in operation, and working hard to make sure our visitors leave ...

Open every Friday & Saturday from September 27th throug...
Hours: Open select weeknights and Halloween night from dark un...
Mountain View Golf Center: 4064 Mountain View ST, Gastonia, NC, 28056
09/27 Rosedale Haunted History: Tales of Death and The Beyond

Join select members of the Rosedale staff and Charlotte Area Paranormal Society for this special sum ...

Sept 27th, 2019.
Hours: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
3427 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28206
09/28 -  Fall Into Huntersville

The annual Fall Into Huntersville Festival, highlighting our local businesses and artisans and comm ...

September 28th
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9709 Sam Furr Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078
09/29- 29th Annual Latin American Festival

Festival Latinoamericano, Charlotte’s signature cultural event, returns for its 29th year on Septemb ...

September 21st
Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
3800 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC, 28215
10/05 -  19th Annual All American Dog Show

19th Annual All American Dog Show Saturday, October 5, 2019 3-6 p.m. Robbins Park IMPORTANT: R ...

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Hours: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC, 28031
10/05 -  Family Fall Festival at Chestnut Square Park

Join us at Chestnut Square Park as The Town of Indian Trail hosts our first annual Family Fall Festi ...

October 5th
Hours: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Chestnut Square Park, Indian Trail, NC
10/05 3rd Annual Charlotte Kids Festival

The mission of the Charlotte Kid's Fest is to expand educational & entertainment options for the chi ...

Oct 5th, 2019.
Hours: 11:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
9100 Robert D Snyder Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28262
10/05 USNWC Fall Festival

Welcome the Autumn season during Whitewater’s Fall Festival with a full day of races, fall-themed yo ...

Oct 5th, 2019.
Free to attend, open to the public, and does not requir...
U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC, 28214
10/05-  Bags in the 'Burg Cornhole Tournament

In the fall of each year, Harrisburg Parks and Recreation partners with Harrisburg Business Network ...

October 5th
Hours: 11 AM – 3 PM
Harrisburg Town Center, 4350 Main St., Harrisburg, NC, 28075
10/05-11/24 -  Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining o ...

October 5 to November 24, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
$14 - $25; Children under 5 are free.
16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
10/05-11/24 Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Carolina Renaissance Festival is your Source for Premier Live Entertainment! Over 500 Costumed ...

Oct 5th-Nov 24th, 2019.
Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC
10/12 - HOLA Charlotte Festival 2018 at Uptown Charlotte

The 8th annual Hola Charlotte Festival is hosted by Norsan Media in partnership with various Uptown ...

October 12
Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
South Tryon St. from E. Stonewall St. to 4th S, Charlotte, NC
10/12 5th Annual Family Fall Festival at Greater Life Chiropractic

5th Annual Family Fall Fest! Live Music, Food Trucks, Beer, Bouncy Houses, Jump Zone, Pie Eating ...

October 12th, 2019.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Greater Life Chiropractic, 624 Tyvola Rd, Ste 100, Charlotte, NC, 28217
10/18-10/20 2019 Carolina BalloonFest

Carolina BalloonFest is a fun-filled weekend of amazing live entertainment, attractions and family a ...

Oct 18th-20th, 2019.
Hours: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Carolina BalloonFest 531 Old Airport Rd, Statesville, NC, 28677
10/19 - Halloween Happenings at City of Monroe 2019

October is a time to enjoy some fun and “non-spooky” Halloween fun in downtown Monroe. Enjoy carniva ...

October 19th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
N Main St, Monroe, NC, 28112
10/26 - Plaza Midwood Fall Crawl 2019

The weather has cooled off, the kids are back in school, and Plaza Midwood has to squeeze one last p ...

October 26th, 2019.
2100 Wilhelmina Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28205
10/26 - Pumpkin Run 2019


October 26th, 2019.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. Start Time
8K PUMPKIN RUN - $25 by 10/14/18 | 10/15/18 & After - $...
The Mooresville Golf Club, Mooresville, NC
10/26-10/27 3rd annual Charlotte Kids Fashion Weekend

The 3rd annual Charlotte Kids Fashion Weekend is a fun filled weekend for children and teens interes ...

Oct 26th-27th, 2019.
Hours: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites Ayersley, Charlotte, NC
10/26-10/27 Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights 2019

Already the Carolinas' largest costume party, the Carolina Renaissance Festival becomes the place to ...

October 26th-27th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. until 05:30 p.m.
Free Child Admission.
16445 Poplar Tent Rd, Huntersvile, NC
11/14-11/24 Southern Christmas Show 2019

The Southern Christmas Show returns to The Park Expo and Conference Center November 14-24, with Prev ...

Nov 14th-24th, 2019.
Hours: Nov 14th: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM/ Nov 15th: 10:00 AM - 9:00...
The Park Expo and Conference Center 800 Briar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28205
11/16 -  2019 Novant Health Charlotte Marathon

The Novant Health Charlotte Marathon is an annual race that takes place in Charlotte, NC every Novem ...

Sat November 16, 2019
Hours: 7:30 a.m..-2:00 p.m.
Romare Bearden Park 300 S Church St,, Charlotte, NC, 28202
12/04 Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony at Mount Holly

Join us for the annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, December 4 at 4:00 ...

Dec 4th, 2019.
Hours: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Downtown Mount Holly, Mount Holly, NC
12/13-12/22 Magic of Christmas at Knight Theater

Delight in the wonder of the holiday season at the annual Magic of Christmas! Families have been mak ...

December 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st and 22nd, 2019.
Hours: December 13th: 7:30 p.m./ December 14th: 11:00 a.m./ De...
Knight Theater, Charlotte, NC, 28211