Best time to visit Charlotte, NC

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Charlotte, NC

3 THINGS TO DO IN CHARLOTTE, NC (NOVEMBER 02 - NOVEMBER 11)

North Carolina Fall Colors

North Carolina Fall Colors

October–early November • nature

Stunning fall foliage wraps North Carolina's landscapes from the Appalachian Mountains in the west to the Atlantic plains in the east

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

early November–early January • event

Amazing light displays in the Southeast that will make your Christmas unforgettable

High Shoals Falls

High Shoals Falls

all year round • nature

The No. 1 attraction in South Mountains State Park

23 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Carolina Balloon Fest

Carolina Balloon Fest

unconfirmedOctober 18–20, 2024 • event

A fun hot air balloon festival in the Southeast

Liberty Antiques Festival

Liberty Antiques Festival

out of rangeApril 28–29, 2023 | September 29–30, 2023 • event

One of the most famous antique fairs in Eastern U.S.

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Carolina Renaissance Festival

out of rangeSeptember 30–November 19, 2023 (on Saturdays and Sundays) • event

Go back in time watching dozens of costumed characters enjoying music and feasting on ale and turkey legs

Carolina Panthers Fan Fest

Carolina Panthers Fan Fest

out of rangeAugust 2, 2023 • event

One of the favourite football fan events in Charlotte

Barbecue Festival

Barbecue Festival

out of rangeOctober 28, 2023 • event

Find out why Lexington is called the barbecue capital of the world

North Carolina Apple Festival

North Carolina Apple Festival

out of rangeSeptember 1–4, 2023 • event

A premiere family event in North Carolina

Hot Air Affair

Hot Air Affair

out of rangeAugust 30–September 2, 2024 • event

The annual balloon festival, which benefits a cancer charity

4th of July

4th of July

out of rangeJuly 2–July 4 • event

Old-fashioned small-town celebrations and massive street parties

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Usher in the New Year in the Queen City

Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas Lights

Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas Lights

out of rangeNovember 17, 2023–January 7, 2024 • event

A spectacular drive-thru made of four million LED lights

Charlotte Comicon

Charlotte Comicon

out of rangeDecember 10, 2023 • event

A one-day family-friendly comic and toy show

Christmas Made in the South

Christmas Made in the South

out of rangeOctober 20–22, 2023 • event

The finest arts and crafts show in the southern United States

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

out of rangeDecember 1–2, 2023 • event

One of the most impressive holiday celebrations in North Carolina

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

out of rangeNovember 17, 2023–January 1, 2024 • event

A spectacular holiday display located just a 10-minute drive west of Winston-Salem

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

out of rangemid-November–early April | February–mid-March • activity

Consider North Carolina as a lovely place for your active family getaway

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

out of rangeMarch 16, 2024 • event

A beloved annual event in Uptown Charlotte

North Carolina Folk Festival

North Carolina Folk Festival

out of rangeSeptember 8–10, 2023 • event

A free, locally-produced multicultural event

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

out of rangeearly March–mid-April • nature

Spring is an enchanting time in North Carolina thanks to massive tree blossoms

Circle K Speed Street

Circle K Speed Street

out of rangeMay 26–28, 2023 • event

A beautiful Memorial Day Weekend, with racing stars, live music, and plenty of food in the Queen City

Charlotte Christmas Village

Charlotte Christmas Village

unconfirmedlate November–late December 2024 • event

A sweet European-inspired celebration in Uptown Charlotte

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 10–24, 2024 • event

Ring in Lunar New Year with dances and delicious food in Charlotte

Jacksonville Winterfest

Jacksonville Winterfest

unconfirmedearly December 2023 • event

One of the best family-friendly events in North Carolina

Carowinds WinterFest

Carowinds WinterFest

out of rangeNovember 17, 2023-January 1, 2024 • event

A myriad of Christmas activities and holiday attractions parkwide promise a joyful family getaway

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