It's almost Fall y'all, and that means time for the many Charlotte Fall Fairs and Festivals. With a big kickoff this weekend, September 14, you can be sure there is no shortage of events to attend this season. From family-friendly, to romantic nights out, to pets galore, there is something fun for everyone. Take a look at what you have to look forward to as the leaves begin to change...
- NoDa Roxx - Rain Makeup day for this local music and arts market, with field day games, breweries, food and more (Saturday from2-8pm, free, Cullman Avenue)
- Festival of India - Experience the culture of India with a large food court, Yoga demo, Henna Tattoos, and dancing to Indian music (Saturday-Sunday from 12-7pm, $7 at the door, Belk Theater on N. Tryon)
- Common Ground Festival - Enjoy music, arts, and Craft Brews in the heart of historic Plaza Midwood (Saturday noon-11pm, free, Commonwealth Ave from Gordon to Thomas)
- Cabarrus County Fair - This is the last weekend to get your "Fair Food Fix," milk a cow, and ride some exhilarating rides (Friday 4-11pm, Saturday 1-11pm, $7 adult entry, 4551 Old Airport Rd)
- Festival in the Park - One of Charlotte's most popular festivals of the year; music, art, and fun in beautiful Freedom Park of Dilworth (Fri 4-9:30, Sat 10-9:30, Sun 11-6, Freedom Park)
- Southern Women's Show - Fashion, Shopping, Health, Beauty, and more (Thurs. 10-7, Fri 10-8, Sat 10-7, Sun 10-5, $10 at the door, Charlotte Convention Center)
- Carolina StepFest - Showcase of competitive step teams from around the country (Sat 6-9pm, $20 admission - fundraiser, Music Factory)
- Charlotte Oktoberfest Beer Festival - Premium craft beer, great food, and fun all in the Imperial style (Sat 12:30-6pm, $40 tickets, Music Factory)
- Carnival for St. Ann's Parish - Rides, games, activities, and food (Sat 10-6, free admission, St. Ann's Parish on Park Rd)
- Fall Finale | US National Whitewater Center - live music, trail races, food, and fun (Sat 9-9, free admission, White Water Center)
- Fall Festival and Bazaar | Raintree Country Club - Come and support the Humane Society of Charlotte by visiting the dozens of vendors, including handmade jewelry, gourmet cheeses, candles, and more (Sat 10am, free admission, Raintree Country Club)
Weekends in October and November
- Renaissance Festival - Step back in time with this 16th Century European style art and entertainment festival (10-5:30, $21 adult admission, Huntersville)
There are so many more things to do in Charlotte this Fall than what is listed here. If you can't find something you like, hop on Google or visit Charlotte's Got A Lot online to see what else is happening in the Queen City. Charlotte has some of the finest weather in the nation during the months of September and October, so get outside and enjoy it.