All Ages | What’s happening in Charlotte

The Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Explore the wildlife of North Carolina and North America, take a trip through the universe through a planetarium show, or enjoy a walk on the Nature Trail. The Schiele inspires wonder and appreciation of the natural world through exciting exhibits, science programs, and family-friendly events.
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia , NC , 28054
Phone: 704-866-6900
35° 15' 11.5848" N, 81° 9' 32.3532" W

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord is a 26,000-square-foot indoor aquarium. This one-of-a-kind attraction allows visitors to experience the magical world beneath our seas with marine habitats, displays, and close encounters with thousands of sea creatures. Take a fascinating journey from the North Carolina coastline to the ocean depths through 10 interactive zones. Get up close to majestic stingrays, take a walk through our mesmerizing 180° Ocean Tunnel, and find out how it feels to touch a sea star in our Interactive Touchpool. SEA LIFE provides a glimpse of the diversity of marine life while also playing an active role in animal and environmental conservation.
8111 Concord Mills Blvd
Concord , NC , 28027 35° 22' 12.2484" N, 80° 43' 26.148" W

CRÉATIF FORT MILL, SC

Créatif Fort Mill is a modern Art Studio for kids and adults, offering Canvas Painting, Rock Painting, Ceramic Painting and other fun surfaces. Prices starting at $15. Walk-in & Paint any time the studio is open - NO STUDIO FEE. Our DiY sessions are a fun experience for Kids and Adults. Host your Birthday Party, Graduation, Bridal Shower, Girls Night Out or any other Art Party in our private party room. Art classes for all age ranges from 2-7, 8-18 and 18+. Registration now available on our website. Weekly Painting Workshops are suitable for kids (8+ yrs) and adults. Our summer and schools-out camps provide campers with the opportunity to participate in artistic exploration.
2879 SC-160
Fort Mill , SC , 29708
Phone: 803-547-8640
35° 2' 27.4884" N, 80° 59' 39.372" W

N.C. Transportation Museum

The N.C. Transportation Museum is a historic site, once home to Southern Railway’s largest steam locomotive repair facility in the southeast, and a museum featuring all types of transportation history – railroading, automotive, aviation, and more. 20-minute train rides are available on Saturdays and Sundays around the 60-acre museum site. The N.C. Transportation Museum is located in Spencer, NC about five minutes off I-85, about an hour’s drive from Charlotte, Greensboro or Winston-Salem.
1 Samuel Spencer Drive
Spencer , NC , 28159
Phone: 704-636-2889
35° 41' 25.1736" N, 80° 25' 46.9488" W

Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil has redefined how the world views the circus; from small town talent to a household name.
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Location:

Matthews Community Center - Matthews, NC
100 E W McDowell St
Matthews, NC, 28105
United States

Phone:

704-618-2222

1/2 day Visual Arts Summer camps!

Dates: 
06/10/2024
06/11/2024
06/12/2024
Time: 
9:00AM, 12:30

Location:

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

(704) 777-5898

14th Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival

Dates: 
06/13/2024
06/14/2024
06/15/2024
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Oak Street Mill - Cornelius, NC
19725 Oak St
Cornelius, NC, 28031
United States

Phone:

(704) 665-7409

2024 2nd Friday Street Festival Series

Dates: 
06/14/2024
07/12/2024
08/09/2024
Time: 
5 pm - 9 pm

Organization:

Location:

4759 NC Highway 49
North Concord, NC, 28025
United States

Phone:

704-786-7221

2024 Cabarrus County Fair

Dates: 
09/06/2024
09/07/2024
09/08/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

2024 Everyday is Coffee Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
09/13/2024
09/14/2024
09/21/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Anne Springs Close Greenway - Lake Haigler Entrance
2573 Lake Haigler Drive
Fort Mill, SC, 29715
United States

2024 Fall Artisan Market

Dates: 
10/05/2024
Time: 
See website for details

Organization:

Location:

2573 Lake Haigler Drive
Fort Mill, SC, 29715
United States

2024 Fall Horse Show - Anne Springs Close Greenway

Dates: 
11/16/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

Cabarrus Arena & Events Center - Concord, N.C.
4551 Old Airport Rd
Concord, NC, 28025
United States

Phone:

(803) 370-2634

2024 North Carolina Juneteenth Festival

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
1 pm - 5 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Location:

Anne Springs Close Greenway - Lake Haigler Entrance
2573 Lake Haigler Drive
Fort Mill, SC, 29715
United States

2024 Winter Holiday Market at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Dates: 
12/07/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

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Matthews & Belmont, NC, .
United States

Phone:

704-846-HYDE

8th Annual Father's Day Cruise for a Cause

Dates: 
06/16/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

A Capitol Fourth

Dates: 
07/04/2024
Time: 
8pm EDT / 7pm CDT / 6pm MDT / 5pm PDT / 4pm AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

AMERICA 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 – Benefitting Homes for Our Troops $20.00

Dates: 
06/29/2024
06/30/2024
07/03/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

PNC Music Pavilion
707 Pavilion Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28262
United States

Phone:

+1 (800) 653-8000

Barbie The Movie: In Concert - Charlotte, NC

Dates: 
07/09/2024
Time: 
8 pm

Location:

Stowe Park, Belmont, NC
24 S Main St.
Belmont, NC, 28012
United States

Phone:

(704) 825-5586

Belmont Juneteenth Celebration 2024

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
2:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

BIGFOOT! 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2

Dates: 
10/05/2024
10/12/2024
10/18/2024
Time: 
9am

Organization:

Location:

243 Third Avenue NE
Hickory, NC, 28601
United States

Phone:

828-322-8169

Bots with Brian

Dates: 
07/06/2024
08/03/2024
Time: 
1:00 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Cat Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2 – Benefitting Alley Cat Allies

Dates: 
08/03/2024
08/04/2024
08/10/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Boyd Tire and Appliance - Clover, SC
110 N Main St
Clover, SC, 29710
United States

Phone:

(803) 222-9495

Clover's Food Truck Thursday

Dates: 
06/20/2024
07/18/2024
08/15/2024
Time: 
6:30 PM - 9 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Cotton Candy Chase 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2- Benefitting Operation Warm

Dates: 
12/06/2024
12/07/2024
12/13/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Day of the Dead 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
10/27/2024
11/01/2024
11/02/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Day of the Dog 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2 – Benefitting Freedom Service Dogs of America $20.00$17.99

Dates: 
08/17/2024
08/24/2024
08/25/2024
Time: 
9am

Organization:

Theatre Charlotte

Location:

501 Queens Road
Charlotte, NC, 28207
United States

Phone:

704.376.3777

Dear Edwina Jr.

Dates: 
07/19/2024
07/20/2024
Time: 
Fri, July 19th, 2024 at 7:00 pm Sat, July 20th, 2024 at 2:30 pm Sat, July 20th, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Location:

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte , NC, 28214
United States

Phone:

704-391-3900

Dynomite Bouldering Competition 2024

Dates: 
09/14/2024
Time: 
8 AM

Organization:

Location:

2573 Lake Haigler Drive
Fort Mill, SC, 29715
United States

Earth Day Campout - Anne Springs Close Greenway

Dates: 
06/22/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd
Ramseur, NC, 27316
United States

Phone:

(336) 824-5263

Eastern Randolph Farmers Market at Millstone Creek Orchards

Dates: 
06/15/2024
06/22/2024
06/29/2024
Time: 
9 AM - 2 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Exercise Your Right to Vote 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
11/01/2024
11/02/2024
11/03/2024
Time: 
9am

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

Family Camp at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
08/30/2024
08/31/2024
09/01/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Father’s Day - Turtley Awesome Father 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
06/15/2024
06/16/2024
06/22/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

First Responders 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2- Benefitting Gary Sinise Foundation

Dates: 
06/15/2024
07/27/2024
08/17/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Tryon Street
Charlotte , NC, 28202
United States

Food Lion Taste of Charlotte 2024

Dates: 
06/09/2024
Time: 
11am-11pm

Location:

Fountain Park - Rock Hill, SC
300 E Main St
Rock Hill, SC, 29730
United States

Phone:

(803) 326-3886

Food Truck Friday at Fountain Park

Dates: 
06/21/2024
07/19/2024
08/16/2024
Time: 
6 pm - 10 pm

Location:

21445 Catawba Avenue
Cornelius, NC, 28031
United States

Phone:

704-892-6031, ext. 160

Food Truck Fridays - Town of Cornelius

Dates: 
06/28/2024
07/26/2024
08/02/2024
Time: 
11:30 am - 1 pm

Organization:

Location:

300 West Crowell Street
Monroe, NC, 28112
United States

Phone:

(704) 282-4500

Fourth of July Celebration in Monroe

Dates: 
07/04/2024
Time: 
5 pm - 9:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
06/19/2024
08/04/2024
09/28/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Friends Forever 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 – Benefitting Soles 4 Souls

Dates: 
07/13/2024
07/20/2024
07/21/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Rotary Centennial Pavilion - Gastonia, NC
107 N South St
Gastonia, NC, 28052
United States

Phone:

704.866.6839

Gastonia Concert Series 2024

Dates: 
06/21/2024
07/19/2024
08/16/2024
Time: 
6 pm - 10 pm

Location:

Rotary Centennial Pavilion - Gastonia, NC
107 N South St
Gastonia, NC, 28052
United States

Phone:

704.866.6839

Gastonia EbonyFest Juneteenth Parade & Festival

Dates: 
06/15/2024
06/19/2024
Time: 
See website for details

Location:

Rotary Centennial Pavilion - Gastonia, NC
107 N South St
Gastonia, NC, 28052
United States

Phone:

704.866.6839

Gastonia Fourth of July Celebration 2024

Dates: 
07/04/2024
Time: 
5 pm - 9:30 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Gobble Til You Wobble 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
11/16/2024
11/17/2024
11/23/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Halfling Hustle 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2- Benefitting Be the Match

Dates: 
09/01/2024
09/07/2024
09/14/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Haunted Halloween 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
10/19/2024
10/20/2024
10/26/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

(206) 452-0030

i-ready test preparation

Dates: 
06/11/2024
06/13/2024
06/18/2024
Time: 
9:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

Phone:

704.568.1774

Organization:

Location:

1150 N. Broome Street P.O. Box 6
Waxhaw, NC, 28173
United States

Phone:

704-843-2195

Independence Day Celebration - Town of Waxhaw

Dates: 
07/04/2024
Time: 
10 am - 1 pm

Location:

Water Tower Community Corner - Waxhaw, NC
Intersection of Hwy 16 and North Main Street, Downtown
Waxhaw, NC, .
United States

Phone:

704-843-2195

Jammin' by the Tracks Summer Concerts - Town of Waxhaw, NC

Dates: 
07/12/2024
08/02/2024
Time: 
7 pm - 9 pm

Organization:

Location:

315 Matthews-Indian Trail Rd
Indian Trail, NC, 28079
United States

Phone:

704-821-5401

July 4th Parade - Town of Indian Trail

Dates: 
07/04/2024
Time: 
11:30 am

Location:

Downtown Park - Waxhaw, NC
301 Givens Street
Waxhaw, NC, 28173
United States

Phone:

704-843-2195

Juneteenth 2024 - Town of Waxhaw

Dates: 
06/14/2024
Time: 
6 pm - 9 pm

Organization:

Ada Jenkins Center

Location:

212 Gamble Street
Davidson, NC, 28036
United States

Phone:

704-896-0471

Juneteenth Celebration - Ada Jenkins Center

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
4 pm - 7 pm

Location:

Crossing Paths Park - Indian Trail, NC
120 Blythe Drive
Indian Trail, NC, 28079
United States

Phone:

704-821-5401

Juneteenth Celebration - Town of Indian Trail

Dates: 
06/14/2024
Time: 
6 PM – 9 PM

Location:

Superstarz - Charlotte, NC
935 S Summit Avenue
Charlotte, NC, 28208
United States

Phone:

(803) 370-2634

Juneteenth Vibes Only: Poetry With Passion

Dates: 
06/19/2024
Time: 
7 pm - 10 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Kindness is Free 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2

Dates: 
11/09/2024
11/15/2024
11/16/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

East Court Square - Lincolnton, NC
East Court Square
Lincolnton, NC, 28092
United States

Phone:

704-736-8980

Lincolnton Alive After Five Concert Series - Sponsored by DDA

Dates: 
06/27/2024
07/25/2024
08/22/2024
Time: 
7 pm - 10 pm

Organization:

Location:

4621 Mt Gallant Rd.
Rock Hill, SC, 29732
United States

Phone:

803-329-2121

Living History Saturday: Independence Day

Dates: 
06/29/2024
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

Historic Brattonsville - Culture & Heritage Museums
1444 Brattonsville Rd
McConnells, SC, 29726
United States

Phone:

803-329-2121

Living History Saturday: Juneteenth

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Merry Christmas 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
12/14/2024
12/15/2024
12/21/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Veterans Memorial Park- Mint Hill, NC (Charlotte)
8500 Fairview Rd
Mint Hill, NC, 28227
United States

Phone:

(704) 545-2335

Mint Hill Madness Festival 2024

Dates: 
10/17/2024
10/18/2024
10/19/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

300 West Crowell Street
Monroe, NC, 28112
United States

Phone:

(704) 282-4500

Monroe Car Cruise-In

Dates: 
06/14/2024
07/12/2024
08/09/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

Veterans Park- Huntersville, NC
201 Huntersville-Concord Road
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

704.875.6541

Movies in the Park 2024 - Huntersville, NC

Dates: 
06/14/2024
07/26/2024
08/09/2024
Time: 
Movies begin at dusk

Location:

McCord Family Park - City of Lowell, NC
Intersection of West First Street and North Main Street
City of Lowell, NC, 28098
United States

Phone:

704-824-3518

Music in the Park Concert Series - City of Lowell, NC

Dates: 
07/20/2024
08/10/2024
09/07/2024
Time: 
See website for details

Location:

Downtown Park - Waxhaw, NC
301 Givens Street
Waxhaw, NC, 28173
United States

Phone:

704-843-2195

Music in the Park Summer Concerts - Town of Waxhaw, NC

Dates: 
06/21/2024
07/26/2024
08/16/2024
Time: 
7 pm - 9 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

National Sock Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2- Benefitting Research to Prevent Blindness

Dates: 
11/23/2024
11/24/2024
11/30/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Wells Fargo Lot - Rock Hill, SC
101 E Main St
Rock Hill, SC, .
United States

Phone:

(803) 326-3886

Old Town Market 2024

Dates: 
06/15/2024
06/22/2024
06/29/2024
Time: 
9 am - 2 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Organization:

Location:

300 E 7th Street
Charlotte, NC, 28205
United States

Phone:

7049732828

Pigs is Pigs

Dates: 
06/09/2024
Time: 
Various times

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
09/28/2024
09/29/2024
10/01/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Race Through Missouri 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2

Dates: 
06/15/2024
06/22/2024
06/29/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte , NC, 28214
United States

Phone:

704-391-3900

River Jam Ride - United States National Whitewater Center

Dates: 
06/13/2024
07/11/2024
08/08/2024
Time: 
6:30 pm

Location:

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte , NC, 28214
United States

Phone:

704-391-3900

River Jam Run - United States National Whitewater Center

Dates: 
06/13/2024
07/11/2024
08/08/2024
Time: 
See website for details

Organization:

Location:

2573 Lake Haigler Drive
Fort Mill, SC, 29715
United States

Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Dates: 
06/13/2024
06/20/2024
06/27/2024
Time: 
See website for details

Organization:

Location:

11205 Lawyers Road, Ste. A
Mint Hill, NC, 28227
United States

Phone:

980-226-5532

Summer Session

Dates: 
06/15/2024
06/17/2024
06/18/2024
Time: 
9:00 am - 8 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

SUNFLOWER 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 – Benefitting Sunshine Kids

Dates: 
08/04/2024
08/10/2024
08/11/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

Bailey Road Park - Cornelius, NC
11536 Bailey Road
Cornelius, NC, 28031
United States

Phone:

(704) 892-6031 x192

Symphony in the Park & Fireworks

Dates: 
06/22/2024
Time: 
6 pm

Location:

Catawba Park
2351 New Gray Rock Road
Tega Cay, SC, 29708
United States

Phone:

803.548.3512

Organization:

Location:

551 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

(704) 547-3700

The Big Read in Charlotte

Dates: 
06/18/2024
06/26/2024
06/27/2024
Time: 
See website for details

Location:

Belk-Tonawanda Park - Monroe, NC
217 I B Shive Dr
Monroe, NC, 28110
United States

Phone:

(704) 282-4500

The People's Juneteenth in Monroe

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
3 pm - 8 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Titanic 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2 - Benefitting Mercy Ships

Dates: 
04/04/2026
04/11/2026
04/17/2026
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

TREKKER 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2- Benefitting American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Dates: 
08/24/2024
08/31/2024
09/07/2024
Time: 
9am

Organization:

Location:

3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

Phone:

704.568.1774

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Ugly Sweater 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2

Dates: 
12/14/2024
12/15/2024
12/21/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., CA, .
United States

Veterans Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2

Dates: 
11/02/2024
11/03/2024
11/09/2024
Time: 
9am

Organization:

Constellations

Location:

30 Cold Spring Rd.
Rock Hill, CT, 06067
United States

Organization:

Location:

551 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

(704) 547-3700

Yoga On The Rooftop - Harvey B. Gantt Center

Dates: 
06/09/2024
06/16/2024
06/23/2024
Time: 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm