Weekend of 10/21/22
Looking for something to do around Charlotte Metro areas this weekend? We’ve got you covered!
Carolina Renaissance Festival – Huntersville: Take a travel through time to the greatest party since Camelot! Food, drink, costumes, jousting, comedy, and more! This event is fun for the whole family and runs all weekend, rain or shine. Details here.
Boo at the NC Zoo – Asheboro: Join the zoo for its annual event with daytime family-friendly fun! This event includes trick-or-treating, costume contests, and games. Boo at the Zoo is not included with general admission so make sure you check out the full details here.
Woods of Terror on Church Street – Greensboro: Back for its 31st season with an all-new attraction “Brookhaven Memorial Hospital”. The event features 12 houses with all sorts of scares and treats and MERCH! Check out full details and tickets here.
Scarowinds – Charlotte: You like rides? You like scares? You’ll love this! “Hordes of hungry zombies and blood-thirsty vampires eagerly wait to make guests their next meal. There is no escaping their wicked screams that fill the park. Add Carowinds’ world-class thrill rides in the darkness under the moon, which creates supreme Halloween – dare we say it? – FUN.” Details and tickets here.
The Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds – Charlotte: Hooray for fall, y’all! Hop on your tractor, pirate ship, or witch’s broom and hurry on over for a super-sized celebration of all things fall at Carowinds’ The Great Pumpkin Fest. Details here.
Annual Pumpkin Patch at Hodges Family Farm – Charlotte: Come get your pumpkins, enjoy hayrides, and the Farm Shop! Details here.
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge – Concord: Featuring spook-tacular special events and unmissable treats for the entire family. Bring your costumes and scare up some joyful memories. Details here.
Scarrigan Farms – Mooresville: “This is not a trail for kids! If you’re under 12 come back when you’re old enough. We’ll be waiting. If someone hasn’t peed in their pants by the end of the night we know we haven’t done our job.” RESERVATION REQUIRED. Details and tickets here.
Friday – 10/21
Daydream Music Fest at Suffolk Punch Brewing – Southend: Celebrate the release of their new lager, DAYDREAM, with a free concert by Atlas Road Crew and other various performances! Details here.
David Cook at Booth Playhouse – Charlotte: David Cook (season 7 winner of American Idol) makes his fall tour stop in Charlotte, so get your details and tickets here.
Country Night at The Horseshoe – Southend: Enjoy country tunes and drinks. Details here.
Skiptown’s Halloween Cult Classics Drag Show – Southend: See some of your Halloween movie favorites brought to life like never before! Details here.
Demi Lovato – Holy Fvck Tour at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre – Charlotte: Check out this outdoor concert to listen to pop and rock classics performed by Demi Lovato. Tickets here.
Charlotte Hornets vs. New Orleans Pelicans at Spectrum Center – Charlotte: Come root for the Hornets as they play against the Pelicans. Tickets start at just $15! Details here.
Goodies & Goblins at Promenade – Charlotte: Calling all goblins, ghosts, and princesses! Join for trick-or-treating and showing of movie Coco on The Green. Details here.
Saturday – 10/22
Colonel’s Club Boil & Brew – Fort Mill: Enjoy yummy food, craft beer samples, family-friendly live entertainment. Details here.
Metropolitan Market – Midtown: Enjoy and open-air market featuring local business with products ranging from home décor to jewelry and more! Details here.
Bourbon For Booty at Swinerton – Charlotte: Join for an exceptional evening of curated bourbons, whiskeys, and chef-prepared food pairings while supporting the local cancer community. Details here.
Nevins 5th Annual Chili Cook Off & Cornhole Tournament – NoDa: Taste 14 of the best chili dishes paired with some of the best local beer while up to 40 teams compete in a cornhole tournament. Details here.
Pumpkin Carving at Divine Barrel Brewing – Charlotte: Bring your kids & friends to carve pumpkins! We have the pumpkins & supplies, so just reserve your $5 pumpkin today. Details here.
Arts & Drafts 22 at Protagonist LoSo – Charlotte: Arts & Drafts is celebration of the local Charlotte arts scene with some of the best local artists showcasing what they do best, along with the damn delicious beer you know and love from Protagonist! More details here.
Eric Roberson at Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Charlotte: Vibe to music from the Grammy award-nominee, singer, songwriter and producer. Details here.
Fall Festival at Ronald McDonald House – Charlotte: Participate in a pumpkin decorating contest, haunted playground, trunk or treat and games as this benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Charlotte. Details here.
Frank’s Chili Fest at Commonwealth Ave and Thomas Street – Plaza Midwood: Enjoy live music, local beer and chili tasting from local chefs. All funds will go toward undetermined pediatric death research and bereaved family support services. Details here.
Create an herb garden at the Gantt Center – Charlotte: Learn how to build your own mini herb garden, which is meant to encourage healthy cooking. The class is open to ages 13-and-up. Details here.
Official Halloween Bar Crawl – multiple locations: Visit several bars with spooky themed drinks and a costume contest throughout the day to get you in the Halloween spirit. More details here.
Sunday – 10/23
Steve Vai: Inviolate Tour at The Fillmore – Charlotte: All Ages Welcome Doors: 7PM Show: 8PM. Details and tickets here.
Hocus Pocus Drag Brunch – Rock Hill: Join 2020 & 2019 National Entertainer of the Year Buff Faye and her Divas for a SPECTACULAR DRAG BRUNCH – the best in the Carolinas! Voted #1 Drag Brunch by Charlotte Magazine 2020! Details here.
Travis Tritt & Chris Janson: The Can’t Miss Tour – Charlotte: Doors 6pm. Show 7pm. Parking is included in the ticket price. Ticket delivery will be mobile only. Details and tickets here.
Brunch & Live Music at Harry’s Grille & Tavern Quail Corners – Charlotte: Start your day with a brunch and live performances every Sunday. Details here.
The Crown Live at Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Charlotte: Watch the Netflix Parody by Daniel Clarkson as two actors rediscover how Elizabeth Windsor became Queen Elizabeth II. Tickets and more details here.
Anything but Morrissey 80’s Party at Canopy Cocktail – Southend: Party with 80’s tunes and signature cocktails for Canopy Cocktails’ first themed night. Details here.
Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Bank of America Stadium – Charlotte: Cheer on the home team as they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tickets here.
Alley Hoops Jam Basketball Clinic and Community Hang Out at Victoria Yards – Uptown: Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy free basketball clinics, food trucks, vendors, DJ, live music, podcast, speakers and an open mic. Details here.