Best time to visit Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC

5 THINGS TO DO IN CHARLOTTE, NC (NOVEMBER 28 - DECEMBER 07)

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

mid-November–early April | February–mid-March • activity

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

Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas Lights

Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas Lights

November 21, 2020–January 17, 2021 • event

A spectacular drive-thru made of four million LED lights

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

early November–early January  • event

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

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

November 13, 2020–January 1, 2021 • event

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

Charlotte Christmas Village

Charlotte Christmas Village

November 27–December 23, 2020 • event

A sweet European-inspired celebration in Uptown Charlotte

11 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Carolina Balloon Fest

Carolina Balloon Fest

October 16–18, 2020 (no public attendance; balloons up in the sky) • event

A fun hot air balloon festival in the Southeast

Liberty Antiques Festival

Liberty Antiques Festival

April 24–25, 2020 • event

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

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

4th of July

4th of July

most events are canceled for 2020 • event

Old-fashioned small-town celebrations and massive street parties

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Carolina Renaissance Festival

October 02–November 21, 2021 (Saturdays and Sundays) • event

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

Barbecue Festival

Barbecue Festival

October 23, 2021 • event

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

Carolina Panthers Fan Fest

Carolina Panthers Fan Fest

August 02, 2019 • event

One of the favourite football fan events in Charlotte

North Carolina Folk Festival

North Carolina Folk Festival

September 11–13, 2020 • event

A free, locally-produced multicultural event

North Carolina Apple Festival

North Carolina Apple Festival

September 04–07, 2020 • event

A premiere family event in North Carolina

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

December 06, 2019 • event

One of the most impressive holiday celebrations in North Carolina

Jacksonville Winterfest

Jacksonville Winterfest

February 20, 2021  • event

One of the best family-friendly events in North Carolina

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