Fall Festivals

This page lists fall festivals for families in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
Kids Charlotte: Fall Festivals - Fun 4 Charlotte Kids
09/07-10/29 Chinese Lantern Festival

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden invites you to explore Asian culture during the Chinese Lantern Festival! Large lanterns from Zigong, China will illumin ...

September 7 - October 29, 2017.
Hours: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
$24.95/Adult, $21.95/Senior 60+, $15.95/Child 2-12, Fre...
Area: West
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC, 28012
09/16 - 10/29 - The Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds

It's fall, and that means it is time for spooktacular fun at the Great Pumpkin Fest. During the daytime, Planet Snoopy is transformed into the ultimat ...

The Great Pumpkin Fest runs Saturdays & Sundays from Se...
Hours: Halloween activities are from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Area: South
14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28273
09/21 - 09/24 - Pennzoil AutoFair

Car lovers rejoice! The world’s largest automotive extravaganza, the Pennzoil AutoFair presented by Advance Auto Parts, returns September 21-24, bring ...

September 21st- September 24th, 2017.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Kids 13 & Under Get In Free! with paying adult.
Area: North
5555 Concord Mills Prkwy South, Concord, NC, 28027
09/22 - 09/24 - 53rd Annual Festival in the Park

Festival in the Park, one of Charlotte's longest-running and best-loved community traditions, opens on the third Friday after Labor Day in September a ...

September 22nd-24th 2017.
Hours: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Satu...
Area: Central
1409 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, 28203
09/23 - Indian Trail Cultural Arts Festival

Come out to see what the finest artists, sculptures, designers and more in Indian Trail have to offer at the annual Indian Trail Cultural Arts Festiva ...

September 23rd, 2017.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Area: South
Chestnut Square Park, 320 Chestnut Pkwy.,, Indian Trail, NC
09/23 - Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival

The Annual Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival held in Historic Downtown Elkin the 4th Saturday in September! The festivities begin Saturday morning wit ...

September 23rd, 2017.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Area: North
Main Street of Elkin, yadkin Valley, NC
09/29 - 09/30 -  Carolina Jubilee 2017

Carolina Jubilee is a 2 day music festival that celebrates Carolina Agriculture and is Carolina Farm Trust primary annual fundraiser. We are going int ...

September 29th – September 30th, 2017.
Hours: Opens at 10:00 a.m.
Area: North
742 Jericho Rd, Union Grove, NC, 28634
09/30 - 10/29 - Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch at Lazy 5 Ranch

Fall is in the air which means it is time for our annual Fall festival! The animals at Lazy 5 love this time of year which includes cooler weather a ...

Saturday and Sunday. September 30th - October 29th, 201...
Hours: Saturday: 9:00 a.m. until 1 hour before sunset. Sunday:...
Range $8 - $16
Area: North
Mooresville Rd, Mooresville, NC, 28115
09/30 - Downtown Davidson Fall Arts Festival

The Downtown Davidson Fall Arts Festival returns on Saturday, September 30th, 3:00 – 8:00. Come spend a lovely evening strolling the historic streets ...

Wednesday, September 30, 2017.
Hours: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Area: North
108 South Main Street, Davidson, NC
09/30 4th Annual Tawba Fest

Tawba Fest is Riverwalk's Festival on the Catawba River. Food, Drinks, Music, Shopping, Water activities, Kid activities and much more.

September 30th, 2017.
Hours: 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free admission.
Area: South
998 Riverwalk Parkway, Rock Hill, SC, 29730
09/30 ArtWalk & JazzFest

For over 32 years, we have been putting on a great art show for the community and we are raising the bar even higher in 2017… “ArtWalk & JazzFest”, f ...

September 30th, 2017.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Area: South
210 Matthews Station Street, Matthews, NC, 28106
09/30- 10/01-10/07-10/08-10/14-10/15-10/21-10/22-10/28-10/29 Lewis Farm Fall Festival

Come visit the Fall Festival! Actually Closed until 2017​​. ​Open Every Weekend in October. Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at the ...

Sept 30, Oct 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29, 2017​...
Hours: Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m....
Admission $5 plus tax (children 3 and under free) Pony ...
Area: West
330 Lewis Road, Gastonia, NC, 28054
09/30- 10/29 Fall Frolic

Celebrate fall every weekend in October beginning Saturday, September 30th with the Fall Frolic on the Anne Springs Close Greenway, featuring a myriad ...

Saturdays and Sundays, September 30 - October 29th, 201...
Hours: Event times are Saturday from 10a.m.-6p.m. and Sunday 1...
$10 per person for Greenway members and $12 for non-mem...
Area: Central
1604 U.S. Highway 21, Fort Mill, SC
09/30-11/19 24th Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and cra ...

September 30th - November 19th, 2017.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
$14 - $25; Children under 5 are free.
Area: North
16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
10/04 Mid-Autumn Festival at DSBG

Free with Chinese Lantern Festival Admission Come celebrate the full moon as part of Chinese and Asian tradition as a way to give thanks and gather i ...

October 4th, 2017.
Hours: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Free with Chinese Lantern Festival Admission.
Area: West
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden 6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC, 28012
10/05-10/12-10/19-10/26 University Place Fall Concert Series

FALL Concert Series at The Shoppes at University Place Every Thursday in October At The Shoppes at University Place Located at the corner of Hw ...

Every Thursday in October (5th, 12th, 19th and 26th), 2...
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free admission.
Area: North
The Shoppes at University Place, Charlotte, NC
10/06-10/07 Fall Finale at U.S. National Whitewater Center

Wrap up another great USNWC summer and River Jam Concert Series with us at Fall Finale. This year’s festival features Cider Sampling and the always en ...

October 6th and 7th, 2017.
Hours: Oct 6th: 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. and Oct 7th: 9:00 a.m.-8:0...
Area: West
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC, 28214
10/07 Michaelmas Fall Festival

Celebration of fall with fun activities such as crafts, Kidzone, local vendors, food and music.

October 7th, 2017.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Age: All ages.
2211 Margaret Wallace Rd, Matthews, NC, 28105
10/13-10/14 First Ward Fall Festival

Presented by Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, join us in First Ward park for a FREE Fall Festival. Bring the family and enjoy live Roots & Blue ...

October 13th-14th, 2017.
Hours: Oct 13th: 6:00 p.m./Oct 14th: 1:00 p.m.
Free admission.
Area: Central
pin Show Map First Ward Park 301 E Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
10/14 - 10/15 Autumn Treasures Arts and Crafts Fall Festival

Stroll the streets of downtown Waxhaw during our Autumn Treasures two-day event held annually the second weekend in October. Our biggest festival of t ...

October 14th - 15th, 2017.
Area: South
Downtown Waxhaw, Waxhaw, NC
10/14 - 7th Street Public Market Harvest Fest

7th Street Public Market is a bustling urban food destination in the heart of Charlotte’s Center City! The Market’s mission is to celebrate the foo ...

October 14th, 2017.
Hours: 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
224 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
10/14 - UNCC’s 2017 International Festival

The 2017 UNC Charlotte International Festival will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017. This will mark the 42nd anniversary of this annual campus tr ...

October 14th, 2017.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Area: North
9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28223
10/14 Fall Festival at Greater Life Chiropractic

Join Greater Life Chiropractic in their 3rd annual fall festival! It's a FREE family event and attractions will include: - Rock climbing wall -Boun ...

Oct 14th, 2017.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Free admission.
Area: South
624 Tyvola Rd, Ste 100, Charlotte, NC, 28217
10/15 - Annual Dilworth/South End Chili Cook-off

There will be bluegrass music, games, candy, hayrides and bouncy houses for the kids. Please wear your costumes and bring your trick-or-treat bags. Fo ...

October 15th, 2017.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$10 Per Person - Kids Are Free!
Area: South
Design Center, West Worthington Avenue at Camden Road, Charlotte, NC, 28203
10/20 - 10/21  Pineville Fall Fest

This family oriented outdoor festival will take place on Oct. 20th & 21st, welcoming over 25,000 festivalgoers. Held in the picturesque Lake Park, thi ...

October 20th-21st, 2017.
free but there’s a charge for the carnival rides.
Area: South
Lake Park, Pineville, NC
10/21 - Apple Harvest Festival at Windy Hill Orchard

24th Annual Apple Harvest Festival! The Apples are all picked and that means it is time to celebrate! Come out and enjoy this Fall Family Tradition. ...

October 21st, 2017.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Area: South
1860 Black Highway, York, SC, 29745
10/21 - Harvest at the Haven

It’s Harvest time at the Haven! Time to dig in the dirt to prepare our garden beds for a Winter crop, take "scare" out of scarecrow to provide for our ...

October 21st, 2017.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Fee/Cost: $15 Non-Member Fee/Cost: $20.
Area: South
260 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28209
10/21 Night at the Museums III

Rowan County history comes alive for one special night in two museums located in Salisbury and Spencer. Recognizable characters from the movie Night a ...

October 21st, 2017.
Hours: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
Area: North
Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, Rowan Museum, Charlotte, NC
10/22-10/24 - 53rd Annual Festival in the Park

Since 1964, Festival in the Park has been bringing good music, good art and good times to Charlotteans and visitors from around the world. The sounds ...

September 22nd-24th, 2017.
Hours: Friday, September 22nd 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, ...
Area: Central
1409 East Boulevard, Charlotte,, NC, 28203
10/28 - PumpkinFest & StoryWalk

We invite the surrounding community to join us for this fall special event! Wear your Halloween costume for your chance at the best costume prize. We' ...

Oct 28th, 2017.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Area: East
3200 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28215
10/28 - Trick or Treat Trail Ride and Fall Festival at Saving Grace

Each year Saving Grace hosts a Trick or Treat Festival for children in the surrounding area. Children ages 3 to 14 are invited to come ride one of ou ...

October 28th, 2017.
Hours: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost for the Ride is $12
Area: North
Saving Grace Farm - 725 Jackson Road,, Salisbury,, NC, 28146
10/28 BooTanical at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Live music will drift through the crisp fall air while attendees enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, gather around campfires to make s’mores, play fun g ...

October 28th, 2017.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kids in Costume are Free.
Area: West
6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, NC, 28012