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FEATURED EVENTS

Fall Festival - City of Tega Cay - South Carolina

The 2018 Tega Cay Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM at the Tega Cay Golf & Conference Center (15077 Molokai Drive). The festival will feature live music from Sonic Rewind & entertainment performances throughout the day, a free kids' zone, contests, food trucks, beer garden and a wide variety of art, craft and local business vendors.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
11 AM - 5 PM
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Location:

Tega Cay Golf and Community Center - South Carolina
15077 Molokai Drive
Tega Cay, SC, 29708
United States

Phone:

803-548-3512

2018 Muggles Market - Geek Gala

The Muggles Market is a festival of geeky artisans of ALL fandoms (not just Harry Potter). We wanted to bring you a place where you can buy handmade items that you might not find anywhere else – certainly not at those big box-type stores. This year we will have over 50 unique artisans displaying and selling their wares!
Dates: 
11/03/2018
10 AM – 4 PM
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Location:

NOAH'S Event Venue (Charlotte, NC)
2421 Yorkmont Rd
Charlotte, NC, 28217
United States

SCarowinds at Carowinds

Fear rises when darkness falls as Carowinds is transformed from a “theme park” into a “scream park” during the annual haunt of SCarowinds. Experience the thrills of your favorite rides and the chills of terrifying haunted attractions and shows. With over ghastly 500 monsters waiting to feed off your screams, there’s no place to hide during the Carolinas largest Halloween event. Whatever you fear is here during SCarowinds, select nights Sept. 14 - Oct. 28.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10/27/2018
Park Hours-10 am - 5 pm
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Organization:

Carowinds

Location:

14523 Carowinds Boulevard
Charlotte, NC, 28273
United States

Phone:

704-588-2600

2018 Carolina Renaissance Festival

HEAR YE! HEAR YE! It is time to celebrate!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10/27/2018
Varies
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Location:

16445 Poplar Tent Rd
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

(704) 896-5555

Spooky Science: Face Your Fears at Culture & Heritage Museums - Museum of York County

Are you afraid of spiders, snakes, owls or even the dark? Earn your own Bravery Badge by facing your fears as you travel though out the museum’s galleries.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:00 am—4:00 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

Call (803) 329-2121

FOOD TRUCK RALLY at Rural Hill - Huntersville, NC

The Rural Hill Food Truck Rally has something for everyone! Let your kids run wild in the Kids Zone (fee applies), learn about cooking over an open flame at the historic Rural Retreat Cabin. Challenge your friends and family to a round of corn hole. Enjoy live music under the stars. Take a scenic and relaxing hayride around the property (fee applies), or hike off any culinary excesses with a quiet hike along our 2.5-mile trail.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10am – 5pm
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Location:

4431 Neck Road
Huntersville, NC, 28078-8342
United States

Phone:

704.875.3113

CKids Jewish Adventure - Chabad of Charlotte

Religious School gets a bad rap. Nobody wants their precious Sunday sleep-in time taken away from them.
Dates: 
10/21/2018
10/28/2018
11/04/2018
10 AM - 12 PM
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Organization:

Chabad of Charlotte

Location:

6619 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, North Carolina, NC, 28270
United States

Phone:

704-366-3984

Parents Night Out - My Gym Southpark

You deserve a night out so drop your kiddos with us for 3 hours of non-stop fun at our Glow In the Dark parents night out!
Dates: 
10/26/2018
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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Organization:

My Gym Southpark

Location:

5110 Park Rd, Ste 2D
Charlotte, NC, 28209
United States

Phone:

(704) 522-6966

Oktoberfest 2018 - Old Town Rock Hill, SC

Join Old Town in celebrating Oktoberfest with live music, authentic German style beer and food, collectible beer steins, face painting, kids play zone, wiener races, and so much more!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
4 PM – 10 PM
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Location:

157 Main Street
Rock Hill, SC, 29730
United States

Phone:

(803) 326-3886

Charlotte Area Halloween Fest - Sunshine Family Expos

Join us for the Charlotte Area Halloween Fest presented by Funtasticks Charlotte! A unique and safe trick-or-treating experience with over 30 family-friendly local businesses handing out candy.
Dates: 
10/28/2018
11 AM – 3 PM
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Location:

Funtasticks Charlotte
10400 Cadillac Street
Pineville, NC, 28134
United States

Phone:

813-463-2712

Cub Scout Day - North Carolina Transportation Museum

Prepare your Cub Scouts for our popular Boy Scout Rail Camp with our annual Cub Scout Day!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
see website for details
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Location:

411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC, 28159
United States

Phone:

704-636-2889

Germanfest - Rowan Museum

A celebration of Rowan's German Heritage mixing colonial and modern German traditions on the grounds of the Old Stone House.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10 AM – 4 PM
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Location:

Old Stone House - Rowan Museum
770 Stone House Road
Salisbury, NC, 28146
United States

Phone:

(704) 633-5946

Candy Crawl - Concord, NC

Local merchants provide trick-or-treating and family-friendly entertainment on Union Street in Downtown Concord.
Dates: 
10/31/2018
3 PM – 5 PM
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Organization:

Concord, NC

Location:

183 Academy Ave NW
Concord, NC, 28025
United States

Phone:

704-920-5555

Outdoor Market - United States National Whitewater Center

Outdoor Market offers a unique setting for guests to get hands-on experience with gear from top brands in the outdoor industry.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
Varies
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Location:

5000 Whitewater Center Parkway
Charlotte, NC, 28214
United States

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds

During the day, Carowinds puts the “Wee!” in Halloween. The Great Pumpkin Fest has family-friendly Halloween attractions for the little ghosts goblins including a costume parade, foam zone, mazes and more! It’s kid-sized frights that every age will love and of course, all of your favorite rides. It’s all fun and no fear at Carowinds. Join us for a day packed with Halloween activities for kids when The Great Pumpkin Fest returns Saturdays & Sundays Sept. 15 - Oct. 28.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10/27/2018
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Organization:

Carowinds

Location:

14523 Carowinds Boulevard
Charlotte, NC, 28273
United States

Phone:

704-588-2600

Halloween in Huntersville

Join us for Halloween in Huntersville at Rural Hill with free entertainment including live music, balloon twisters, airbrush tattoos, bounce houses, & local craft vendors. Food trucks and beverages will be available for purchase.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
4 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

Rural Hill - Huntersville, NC
4431 Neck Road
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

704.875.6541

Turkish Festival of Charlotte

We welcome you, your family and friends to the 5th Turkish Festival of Charlotte. Save the date and join us to experience and savor Turkish hospitality, culture, heritage, and cuisine through delicious Turkish food and Coffee, fortune telling, live performances of music and dance, cooking demos, bazaar, children's activities and much more.
Dates: 
11/03/2018
11 AM – 5 PM
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Location:

Extravaganza Depot Banquet - Charlotte, NC
1610 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC, 28206
United States

Phone:

(980) 552-1649

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE! CORAL KINGDOMS AND EMPIRES OF ICE

Follow along as David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes dive deep into the unknown.
Dates: 
10/23/2018
7:30 PM
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Location:

MCGLOHON THEATER AT SPIRIT SQUARE
345 North College St.
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

(704) 372-1000

Legends By Lantern - North Carolina Transportation Museum

Enjoy a nighttime walking tour of the museum, exploring Spencer Shops’ historic structures. Legends by Lantern tours feature tellings of North Carolina railroad legends and Spencer Shops, illustrated by our extensive collection of vintage railroad equipment.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/27/2018
7:30 PM - 9 PM
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Location:

411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC, 28159
United States

Phone:

704-636-2889

Veterans Salute 5k/10k - Concord, NC

The City of Concord Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Veteran Salute 5K and the NEW Veterans Salute 10K will take place on Saturday, November 3 in beautiful Historic Downtown Concord.
Dates: 
11/03/2018
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
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Location:

City of Concord Parks & Recreation
147 Academy Ave NW
Concord, NC, 28025
United States

Phone:

704-920-5619

Creepy Crawly Critter-ween at Reedy Creek Nature Center

The park is full of surprises at night especially in October! Come on out and celebrate the diversity of creepy crawlies at Reedy Creek Nature Center at night. We have a host of fun and exciting activities planned including; live animals, costume contest, campfire, marshmallow roast, crafts, hayrides, and night hikes! FREE fun for the whole family!!!
Dates: 
10/26/2018
5 pm - 8:30 pm
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Location:

2900 Rocky River Rd.
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

Phone:

980-314-1119

TRICK-or-TRAIN: North Carolina Transportation Museum

Come and visit North Carolina Transportation Museum for TRICK-or-TRAIN!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
see website for details
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Location:

411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC, 28159
United States

Phone:

704-636-2889

CTeen Jr. 7-8th Grade - Chabad of Charlotte

Meet Chabad’s CTeen Club! We meet in our clubhouse once a week to tackle and debate these secrets from the Torah. We don’t just talk about them, we challenge each other in a fun and kinda crazy way. Contests, races, hunts are just some of the ways to push our limits and learn all about our true potential.
Dates: 
10/21/2018
10/28/2018
11/04/2018
7 PM - 8:30 PM
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Organization:

Chabad of Charlotte

Location:

6619 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, North Carolina, NC, 28270
United States

Phone:

704-366-3984

NOT-TOO-SPOOKY HAUNTED HALL - NASCAR Hall of Fame

Prepare to be not-so-scared at the NASCAR Hall of Fame this Halloween. On October 27, 2018, Champ the Cheetah transforms the Hall of Fame into the Not-Too-Spooky Haunted Hall, complete with trick-or-treating, a pumpkin patch, games with prizes and more. Joining Champ are a few spooktacular characters, who'll be available for meet and greets and photo ops. The frightfully delightful night has been designed with little goblins in mind, making it ideal for kids ages 2 to 8.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
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Organization:

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Location:

400 E Martin Luther King Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

Phone:

704-654-4400

Fall Community Extravaganza - Huntersville United Methodist Church

Join us at Huntersville United Methodist Church for our annual Fall Community Extravaganza! Event includes a pancake breakfast, car show, silent auction, vendor sales, BBQ, children's activities (touch a truck, trick-or-treating, and more).
Dates: 
10/20/2018
8:30 AM – 2 PM
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Location:

14005 Stumptown Rd
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

704-875-1156

National Geographic Live: Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice - Discovery Place Science

Get in on the adventure with David Doubilet and his wife and underwater partner, Jennifer Hayes, who both spent one remarkable year on assignment, exploring three unique marine environments for National Geographic.
Dates: 
10/23/2018
6 PM – 9 PM
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Location:

301 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261

Sunday Fun Day - Art in Motion

It’s family time at the Mint! Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, and family yoga sessions.
Dates: 
11/10/2018
12/21/2018
1 PM – 4 PM
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Organization:

The Mint Museum

Location:

2730 Randolph Road
Charlotte, NC, 28207
United States

Phone:

(704) 337-2000

35th Anniversary Barbecue Festival

Street festival celebrating & serving ONE style of barbecue...Lexington Style! Featuring...7 stages of entertainment, 200+ art & craft exhibitors, special attractions, and lots of family fun!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
8:30 AM – 6 PM
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Organization:

The Barbecue Festival

Location:

1 North Main Street
Lexington, NC, 27292
United States

Hooked on Cornelius Fall 2018 - Town of Cornelius, NC

Join us at the Upper Pond for the fall edition of this free, family fishing event! Participants can enjoy fishing, environmental education, and a skin and fossil-touching station.
Dates: 
11/03/2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Location:

Robbins Park - Cornelius, NC
17738 W Catawba Ave
Cornelius, NC, 28031
United States

Phone:

704-892-6031 x160

Trail-O-Treats: The Schiele Museum of Natural History

Collect treats as you explore the Nature Trail, Catawba Village, PlayS’cape and other outdoor attractions at The Schiele Museum.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
5 PM – 9 PM
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Location:

1500 East Garrison Boulevard
Gastonia, NC, 28054
United States

Phone:

+1 704-866-6900

Trick Or Treat Main Street - Town of Fort Mill, SC

Trick or Treat Main Street is one of the most exciting times in Fort Mill where families can release their little monsters for an evening of safe Halloween fun. With a steady attendance of 1,500, children can trick-or-treat vendors and participate in costume contests as live music plays in the bandstand.
Dates: 
10/31/2018
5 PM
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Organization:

Town of Fort Mill, SC

Location:

200 Tom Hall St
Fort Mill, SC, 29715
United States

Phone:

803-547-2116

Tikvah Tots Shabbat and Challah Making

A Shabbat experience specifically for our youngest daveners and their families. Age 0-5'ish. Songs, Stories, and/or Shabbat Craft! We'll also share a Shabbat-Shalicious Snack. We will start with Challah making and then share in a song, story, and/or activity.
Dates: 
11/09/2018
12/14/2018
01/11/2019
5 PM - 6 PM
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Location:

605 South St.
Davidson, NC, 28036
United States

Phone:

704.987.9980

Pineville FALL FEST 2018

Come out and enjoy a long-time Pineville tradition!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
Friday - 6:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday - 10:00am to 10:00pm
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Location:

Pineville Lake Park, NC
1000 Johnston Dr
Pineville, NC, 28134
United States

Phone:

704-889-2291

Spirits & Stories at Culture & Heritage Museums - Historic Brattonsville

3-9pm Ongoing self-discovery activities/demonstrations
Dates: 
10/20/2018
3:00 pm—9:00 pm
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Location:

1444 Brattonsville Rd.
McConnells, SC, 29726
United States

Phone:

(803) 684-2327

Trick or Treat Street 2018 - Blakeney Shopping Centers

Join us Saturday, October 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for our signature Halloween event, Trick or Treat Street!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
2 PM – 4 PM
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Location:

9839 Rea Road
Charlotte, NC, 28277
United States

Phone:

980-474-1660

Marauder’s Map - Discovery Place Kids - Huntersville

Do you think you can find all the magical objects hidden around the Museum? Use our map as a guide to find all the objects.
Dates: 
10/24/2018
10/26/2018
10/31/2018
WEDNESDAY @ 11:15 A.M. FRIDAY @ 11:15 A.M.
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Location:

105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

704.372.6261

Stallings Fest 2018

Join us for the biggest, best Stallings Fest yet!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
1 PM - 9 PM
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Location:

Stallings Municipal Park
340 Stallings Road
Stallings, NC, 28104
United States

Phone:

704-821-8557

Boo-seum at Culture & Heritage Museums - Museum of York County

Come dressed in your costume and join us for games, activities and a craft. March along in our costume parade. No tricks – only treats! No registration necessary.
Dates: 
10/31/2018
2:00 pm—4:00 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

Call (803) 329-2121

6th Annual Laketoberfest - Town of Cornelius, NC

This annual community event features: •Area's top bands •Beer from local NC breweries •A variety of great food trucks •Kid's zone with crafts and games •Free admission and parking •And more!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Location:

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

Phone:

704-892-6031 ext. 192

Dogs' Day Out - Concord, NC

Dogs, Owners and pet lovers are all welcome to join in our sweet 16th celebration of Dogs Day Out!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10:30 AM – 2 PM
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Location:

Les Myers Park - Concord, NC
338 Lawndale Ave SE
Concord, NC, 28025
United States

Phone:

704-920-5555