Summer Fun

This page lists the top summer activities to do with kids in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
Kids Charlotte: Summer Fun - Fun 4 Charlotte Kids
05/03 - 09/20 - Music on the Green

Promenade on Providence, is hosting a free summer concert series, Music on the Green. Bring a ...

Fridays and Saturdays.
Hours: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
10844 Providence Road,, Charlotte, NC
05/09 - 09/28 - Stone Crest and Piper Glen Summer Concerts

Stonecrest Summer Concert Series takes place every Friday and Saturday from March 30th, 2019, to Sep ...

05/09 - 09/28
Hours: 7:00 p.m.
7832 Rea Rd, Charlotte, NC
05/15 - 09/18 - Party in the Park at Romare Bearden Park

Romare Bearden’s Party in the Park, a free live music series, returns on May 15th, 2019 and will con ...

300 S Church St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
05/24 - 08/16 - Sounds on the Square

Catch free concerts or movie screenings here during the warm weather months. Or simply enjoy your lu ...

05/24 - 08/16
Hours: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Spirit Square, 345 N. College Street, Charotte, NC
05/25-09/02 -  Lineberger Park Pool Summer 2019

The city of Gastonia Parks & Recreation Department invite you to enjoy Summer at The Lineberger Park ...

Schedule: Session 1: 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Session 2: 3:...
Lineberger Park 632 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC, 28054
05/31-11/15 Food Truck Friday Plaza Midwood with Live Music!

WE'RE BAAAAACK! Bringing Food Truck Friday to Plaza Midwood every Friday through 11/15! Live mus ...

Fridays: May 31st-Nov 15th, 2019.
Hours: 5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Resident Culture Brewing Company 2101 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC, 28205
06/06 - 08/29 - Blakeney’s Summer Concert

Plan ahead for another season of summer fun, live music and family-friendly festivities in the heart ...

June 6th - Aug 29th, 2019
Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Blakeney Shopping Centers 9839 Rea Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28277
06/11-08/08 -  Ayrsley Grand Cinemas 2019 Summer Kids Shows

The moment you've been waiting for: Our 2019 Summer Kids Show program! Every Tuesday and Thursday ...

Every Tuesday and Thursday from June 12th to Aug 9th, 2...
Hours: 10:00 a.m.
$3.70 + TAX= Includes movie and kids combo.
9110 Kings Parade Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28273
06/11-08/31 SouthPark Eats

Come to SouthPark for the only gathering of food trucks in the area. Every Wednesday, a variety of f ...

June 11th-Aug 31st, 2019.
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
5960 Fairview Rd, Charlotte, NC
06/14 -09/13 - Sounds of Summer in First Ward Park

Sounds of the Summer will be back for its third summer here in Charlotte, and we couldn’t be more ex ...

06/14 -09/13
Hours: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
301 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC
06/14/08/09 Matthews Food Truck Fridays & Concert Series

2nd & 4th Fridays, April through September, 5pm-9pm Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade Street Great va ...

June 14th-Aug 9th, 2019.
Hours: 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Free admission.
120 S Trade St, Matthews, NC, 28105
06/15 - 08/24 - Freedom Summer Jazz Series

June 15 (Marqueal Jordan), July 27 (Marcus Johnson), August 24 (Michael Manson)

06/15 - 08/24
Hours: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Freedom Park: 1900 East Boulevard, CHarlotte, NC, 28226
06/23-08/04 Breakfast with the Characters at Carowinds

Chef Snoopy is serving up a heaping helping of fun, giggles and a delicious breakfast for his best b ...

June 23rd, July 21st, and Aug 4th, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC
07/06, 07/13, 07/20 and 07/27 Cool Summer Nights at Tweetsie Railroad

Every Saturday in July the park stays open late, until 9:00 p.m., so you can make more time for fami ...

July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tweetsie Railroad 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC, 28605
07/06-07/27 Cool Summer Nights

Every Saturday in July the park stays open late, until 9:00 p.m., so you can make more time for fami ...

July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC, 28605
07/21 Imagi-Con 2019 at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Join us on Saturday, July 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the ImaginOn building for our 4th ann ...

July 20th
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center 300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
07/27 -  Celebrity Car & Truck Show at N.C. Transportation Museum

Replicas of your favorite cars that were stars in movies and film will be displayed at the N.C. Tran ...

July 27th, 2018
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
N.C. Transportation Museum 1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer, NC, 28159
08/06 National Night Out at Chestnut Square Park

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnersh ...

Aug 6th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Chestnut Square Park 320 Chestnut Parkway, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
08/15 HITs After Six - The Catalinas- Beach Music

IT may not have the sand or water, but ITsparksandrec and GBUSA/Waste Connections is going to bring ...

August 15th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Crossing Paths Park 120 Blythe Dr, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
08/17 -  Family Fun Night - Back to School Pep Rally

Kick off the school year with Independence High School faculty, staff, boosters, marching band, athl ...

August 17th
Hours: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4430 Mint Hill Village Ln, Mint Hill, NC, 28227
Animal Encounters

Spend some time observing and interacting with your favorite animals! Take the kids to the NC Zoo, g ...

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Summer Reading Program for Children and Teens

Enjoy Summer Break with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, June 1 - August 10, 2019! Pre-registratio ...

Frozen Treats

Find your favorite frozen treats location!

Just Kidding Around at Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Join us for Just Kidding Around located at Veterans Park at Main and Maxwell. This Friday morning en ...

June 21st, July 19th and Aug 16th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Huntersville Parks & Recreation PO Box 2879, 105 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28070
Sprinkler and Water Parks

Cool off with the kids at a local sprinkler, splash pad, and water park!

Summer Camps

Fun 4 Charlotte Kids has compiled a complete directory of all the camps in the Charlotte area. Charl ...

Summer Kids Movies

Looking summer kids movies? Check out our list of places offering Summer Kids Movies! Some are free ...

Swimming Pools

Find a public pool or pools with membership packages this summer.