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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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
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
11/22 - 01/04- Zootastic Park's Christmas Wonderland of Lights

Drive through reindeer forest, the Christmas Wonderland of Lights, watch the light show dance to mus ...

November 21st to January 1st, 2018.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m./ Friday & Saturday ...
Admission is only $8 a person for everyone 2 and older.
385 Ostwalt Amity Rd, Troutman, NC, 28115
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 ...

November 22nd, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4725 Piedmont Row Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28210
11/23 19th Annual Turkey Trot

The Hickory Foundation YMCA hosts many events each year to bring the community together. Proceeds fr ...

Nov 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Hickory Foundation YMCA 701 1st St NW, Hickory, NC, 28601
11/23 2019 Tree Lighting & Santa Arrival at Blakeney Shopping Centers

Usher in the holiday season at Blakeney Shopping Center this November. Blakeney is kicking off the f ...

Nov 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Blakeney Shopping Centers 9839 Rea Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28277
11/24 66th Annual Union County Christmas Parade

Join the sites and sounds of the Holiday Season. Be part of the longest running holiday tradition i ...

November 24th, 2019.
Hours: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monroe Downtown Historic District, Monroe, NC, 28112
11/26 75th Annual Mooresville Christmas Parade - 2019

The 2019 Annual Mooresville Christmas Parade will be held on Tuesday November 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m a ...

November 26th, 2019.
Hours: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Mooresville 215 N Main St, Mooresville, NC, 28115
11/28 - Annual Mooresville/Lake Norman 5K Turkey Trot

Run to End Childhood Poverty! This year we are bringing back the Super Hero Costume Contest. Dre ...

November 28th, 2019.
Hours: Turkey Trot: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m./Kids Fun Run: 8:30 a....
266 N Broad St, Mooresville, NC, 28115
11/28 University City Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Thanksgiving Day

WAKE... RUN.... FEAST! Join us for the 6th annual University City Turkey Trot. This race is a timed ...

November 28th, 2019.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
3024 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte, NC, 28269
11/29 & 11/30 - Victorian Christmas at Historic Latta Plantation

Experience early holiday traditions including open hearth cooking, horse-drawn wagon rides, mulled w ...

Nov 29th and 30th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
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 ā€œSā€ Gaugers, as we ...

November 29th - December 28th, 2019.
Hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Free admission.
100 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC
12/-01 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Town of Stanley

Join us on Main Street for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Services will begin at 5:00 ...

Dec 1st, 2019.
Hours: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Town of Stanley 416 Highway 27 S (PO BOX 279), Stanley, NC, 28164
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
12/05-12/07 -  Christmas in Davidson

Kick off the holiday season at the Annual Christmas in Davidson festival. Horse-Drawn Carriages, str ...

Dec 5th-7th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Town of Davidson, Davidson, 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 ...

December 7th, 2019.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.
Fun Run is FREE.
5900 Quail Hollow Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210
12/07 Candy Cane Hunt at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Don't miss our Annual Candy Cane Hunt on the Greenway! Meet us on at the Adventure Center and enjoy ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
This event is $12 per child, $10 for Greenway members a...
Adventure Center at Adventure Road Entrance, Fort Mill, SC, 29715
12/07 Christmas in the Park at Stallings Parks and Recreation

Our annual Christmas in the Park is upon us once again! Join us on Saturday, December 7th for holida ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 2:00 p.m. ā€“ 6:00 p.m.
340 Stallings Rd, Matthews, NC, 28104
12/07 Claremont Christmas Parade

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

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m
City of Claremont, Claremont, NC
12/11 Stanley Christmas Parade 2019

Meet us on Main Street for the Annual Stanley Christmas Parade!

Dec 11th, 2019.
Hours: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Town of Stanley 416 Highway 27 S (PO BOX 279), Stanley, NC, 28164
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