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2023 Fall Festival Season at Almond Farm | Now through Nov 5

Featuring special activities like: Pumpkin Patch, Corn Mazes, Hayrides, Trike Track, Cori’s Corn Box, Sandy’s Sand Land, Pipe Slides, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Inflatable Slide, Toddler Zone, Bubble Station, Farm Games, Wildflowers, Grain Bin Basketball and MUCH MORE!

Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge | Sept 28-Oct 31

Just one night of Halloween isn’t enough. This year, make sure to gather your whole pack—and their costumes— for Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge. All throughout October, they’re featuring frightfully fun special treats and events to celebrate the season.

Festival of Tables | Sept 29, 11am-1pm

The Community Free Clinic’s annual luncheon fundraiser. Bid on tables and items in the silent auction while enjoying a delicious lunch at McGill Baptist Church.

Fall Kickoff at Lifeline Charlotte Centre | Sept 30, 10am

Join Charlotte Centre‘s Fall Kickoff to have some fun, meet others, and make a difference in the world. You will pack meals, check out the Centre and learn about additional ways to be involved. All ages and all abilities are welcome, so bring your friends and family!

Sudlicher Stamm Oktoberfest Celebration | Sept 30, 12pm

Enjoy festive music, mouthwatering cuisine and of course plenty of Festbier flowing at Southern Strain Brewing Company! Purchase a stein or bring one from previous years to enjoy the $6 stein fills for all lagers on draft!

Concord International Festival | Sept 30, 12pm

Third annual Concord International Festival hosted by the City of Concord and El Puente Hispano in Downtown Concord from 12 pm to 6 pm to bring an exciting celebration of culture and community.

Uncorked Experience Wine Fest | Sept 30, 2pm

The Uncorked Experience Wine Festival is a full-day event at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center featuring 50+ wine tastings, live music, DJs, VIP village, pop-up VIP cigar lounge, vendor village, and more!

Spooky Seas at Sea Life | Oct 6-31

Dive into SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord to celebrate Halloween! Experience the aquarium as you have never seen before all decorated for Spooky Seas! From giant inflated pumpkins, witches, and even a life-size wizard; SEA LIFE dives into Halloween with FINtastic decorations around every corner!

Vintage Market Days of Charlotte presents “Grateful” | Oct 6-8

Discover a world of interior design, vintage goods, handmade treasures, and more with 85+ dealers and over 70,000 square feet of shopping space at this indoor market taking place at Cabarrus Arena & Events Center.

Oktoberfest Dinner | Oct 7, 5-9pm

Oktoberfest is back at Table 11! Join them for this special dinner featuring delicious German cuisine. Reservations required. 980-255-8596 

Play Dead! | Oct 7, 12-11pm

A benefit concert in celebration of dogs and Grateful Dead at GreenLife Family Farms with help from friends at Habitual Roots to raise money for K9’s For Warriors. Live music, adoptable dogs, local vendors, a silent auction, and food trucks.

CABCO Movie Night – Hocus Pocus | Oct 7, 7:30pm

Join in the fun at Cabarrus Brewing Company for a free screening of HOCUS POCUS. The festivities kick off at 6pm with free-to-play arcade games and throwback music. You can also indulge in delicious food, drinks, and concessions available for purchase.

Three Part Series Seasonal Pop-Up Market | Oct 8, Nov 5, Dec 10

Sunny Day Markets will be at the Pharr Mill Brewing & BBQ Concord location on 10/08, 11/05 & 12/10 from 12:00 – 4:00pm. Ring in the holiday spirit this season with wonderful crafts from local vendors.

Foxtoberfest 2023 | Oct 10, 5pm

Foxtoberfest has been extended to 5 days with Friday & Saturday as car show days at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Foxtoberfest is the original All-Fox event and is the largest collection of 1979-93 Foxes anywhere.

Fall Festival Special Needs Day | Oct 12, 10am-2pm

Almond Farm invites special need families to join them for a day prepared just for them! There will be hayrides and events coordinated by In Bloom Advocacy.

A Murder Mystery, Dinner & Costume Ball Affair | Oct 13, 7pm

Dress to impress while trying to solve a mystery and staying alive at USVI Winc Co.‘s annual Halloween Costume Ball. It’s going to be a night full of great music, delicious food, role playing, and great wine.

Terror Toss Disc Golf Tournament | Oct 13, 5:30-10pm

It’s a night of ghoulish fun at Frank Liske Park! This doubles, captains choice tournament tests your skills as you have a great night of fun. Each team registration fee is $30 and the first 25 teams will receive a custom disc provided by Dynamic Discs. Registration required. Visit or call 704-920-2702 for more information!

Prime Rib Dinner | Oct 14, 5-9pm

Table 11 is hosting an October evening Prime Rib Dinner you do not want to miss. Reservations required. 980-255-8596

Family-Friendly Halloween Party | Oct 14, 2-5pm

GreenLife Family Farms is throwing an epic family-friendly party in a wholesome environment, without scary and dark decorations. Tickets include a pumpkin, trick-or-treating, costume parade, dance party, and access to shop vendors and crafts.

Fall Food Drive Festival | Oct 14, 10am-2pm

Young Memorial Baptist Church invites you to their inaugural Fall Missions Festival – a day of free food and fun for the whole family! They’re serving up complimentary BBQ, chips, and drinks with endless entertainment for all ages, including a bounce house, inflatable obstacle course for the kids, as well as engaging fall games and crafts. Bring a bag of canned goods to help Baptist Sharing House with restocking their food pantry to help those in our community in need.

Pits, Pints, and Pumpkins | Oct 14, 2-5pm

2nd annual Pits, Pints, and Pumpkins Vendor Event at Cabarrus Brewing Company. Local vendors, food trucks, raffles, and of course, pups of all kinds. All proceeds from booth fees and raffles will be donated to Cabarrus Animal Shelter and the Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County.

Autumn Farm to Table Dinner | Oct 21, 6-8pm

Indulge in the flavors of autumn with a four-course meal curated by Chef Treasure Williams, including kale, apple, and pumpkin, at Dover Vineyards and seize the exclusive opportunity to be among the first to sample and purchase their new wine releases.

20th Annual Dogs’ Day Out Festival | Oct 21, 12:30-4pm

Dogs, owners, and pet lovers alike are invited to join together at Les Myers Park for this day designed for the dogs! Play off-leash in the doggie fun zone, enter one of the contests for a chance to win cool prizes, and visit information alley to see cool vendors and veterinarians.

Trunk of Treat | Oct 27, 6-8pm

Second annual trunk or treat at Providence Presbyterian Church. Bring the whole family. Tons of candy, Mottzarellas and Food Factory food trucks, bounce house and more. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume!

Fall Cruise-In and Trunk-or-Treat | Oct 28, 9am-1pm

Join AutoBarn Classic Cars for their Annual Fall Cruise-In and Trunk-or-Treat! Kids can trick-or-treat, and there’s a chance to win prizes for the Best Costume and Best Trunk-or-Treat Car. Enjoy free registration, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Cabarrus County, and explore the AutoBarn showroom. DJ Gary Walter will provide music, and local food vendors will be on hand.

Sea Life Frightful Fun | Oct 28-30, 6-10pm

Get ready for some late-night frights at Scary Seas at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord! Dive into a scarier Aquarium as fog lurks throughout and dash past scary decorations like clowns, spiders, and snakes around every corner.

Jack O’ Lantern Jaunt 5K and Fun Run | Oct 28, 5pm

The 22nd Annual Jack O’ Lantern Jaunt 5K is back at Frank Liske Park. Enjoy a race through the park on a fall Halloween Eve as the sun is setting. Award for the best dressed “Halloween Outfit” for male and female.

River Rock at Odell’s Fall Festival | Oct 28, 8am-2pm

River Rock at Odell Church is hosting an event with vendors from around NC, a bake sale, kids activities, and an antique car show!

Fall Festival at Roberta | Oct 28, 11am-2pm

Roberta Baptist Church warmly welcomes you to their Fall Festival. Enjoy an evening filled with delicious food, delightful fun, and meaningful fellowship. Activities include hayrides, face painting, bouncy houses, and treats like cotton candy and popcorn.

TRACK-OR-TREAT 2023 | Oct 28-29

Join Almond Farm for the third annual Tract-or-Treat Weekend! Explore the farm with large equipment like bobcats, combines, bulldozers, tractors, and more, all stationed with candy treats. A Candy Dump is happening on both Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., where candy drops from an excavator or front-end loader.

Second Annual Tricks, Treats & Sips | Oct 31, 5pm

USVI Wine Co. ss celebrating their second Halloween on Union Street South! They’ll have treats to give out to the kids and for the adults there will be complimentary snacks on deck and mature beverages on sale to sip on while enjoying live music by DJ Rock-Cee Entertainment.

Annual Candy Crawl | Oct 31, 5-8pm

Spend your Halloween at Cabarrus Brewing Company and Gibson Mill Market‘s 2023 Candy Crawl! Trick-or-treating and so much more!

Kannapolis Events

End of Summer Luau | Sept 23, 4-11pm

Hula summer away with Old Armor Beer Company at their Luau ON THE LAST DAY OF SUMMER! Wear your Hawaiian best!! Hawaiian Cocktail Special’s will be available.

Kantoberfest with Blue Monday | Sept 29, 8-10pm

The Swanee Theatre presents Blue Monday, a tribute to the MTV generation…The MTV Golden era of the 80’s into the early 90’s. Originally hailing from New York City they moved to Charlotte NC and quickly had success climbing the ladder of playing shows around the south east. Tickets start at $10.

Kantoberfest | Sept 29-Oct 1

Old Armor Beer Company’s 4th annual Kantoberfest. There is going to be rides, games, music, tons of food, and tons of beer!

4th Annual Cannon Baller Oktoberfest | Oct 6-8

The Cannon Ballers are hosting their 4th Annual Oktoberfest at Atrium Health Ballpark! New this year will be a live band on Friday night at the Outfield Bar, a Petting Zoo on Saturday, Face Painters for the kids all three days, and much more! Best of all, their On-Field Pumpkin Patch will be the biggest one yet!

Fall Festival | Oct 14, 12-4pm

Free event at Clermont Free Will Baptist Church with a bounce house, food, games, live performances, and more.

Halloween Party | Oct 27, 8pm-2am

The Halloween Party will start at 8pm at Old Armor Beer Company then move down to Kingpin Underground at 11pm to 2am hosted by Dj Able 1.

INDOOR Trick or Treat Event | Oct 28, 2-6pm

Bring your family and friends to the Keller Williams Premier Office for an exciting afternoon of trick-or-treating indoors. Don’t let the weather dampen your Halloween spirit – have fun come rain or shine! Free and open to the public.

Halloween Through the Decades | Oct 28, 8pm-12am

Get ready for a spooky 21+ Halloween Social filled with costumes, music, and fun. The event will take place at Nostalgia Hollow. Dress up in your best costumes from the decades and dance the night away to the hottest hits. $100 COSTUME CONTEST!

Sweet Street Trunk or Treat & Festival | Oct 31, 5-8pm

Sweet Street is a trunk or treat and festival held annually in Downtown Kannapolis to provide a fun, safe, family friendly event for the children in our community. Expect live music, inflatables, and games, lots of candy, free cotton candy, free hot chocolate and coffee, and much more!

Harrisburg Events

Fall Festival and Craft Fair | Oct 7, 9am-2pm

Start your holiday shopping plus free samples at Harrisburg Presbyterian Church.

Town of Harrisburg’s 50th Anniversary Celebration | Oct 14, 2pm

Join together at Harrisburg Park for the town’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. There will be a National Headlining Performer, a drone show, the world’s largest bounce house and SO much more!

Bags in the Burg | Oct 21, 12-5pm

In the fall of each year, Harrisburg Parks & Recreation partners with Harrisburg Business Network (HBN) for a friendly, community-wide cornhole competition, raising funds for a different local charity. The event comes alive with children’s activities, vendors and rows of cornhole boards for the annual cornhole tournament.

Bugtoberfest | Oct 21, 2pm

Percent Tap House is hosting a family-friendly Oktoberfest in Harrisburg with live music, stein hoisting contest, stein carrying race, axe throwing, costume contests, face paint, vendors, and German food. They’re also partnering with Harrisburg Parks & Recreation for a friendly, community-wide Cornhole Competition, raising funds for the new Harrisburg YMCA!

Trick or Treat in the Park | Oct 27, 4:30-9pm

The 13th annual Trick or Treat in the Park event provides a safe, family friendly environment at Harrisburg Park for children to Trick or Treat and to raise awareness and publicity for local businesses.

Mount Pleasant Events

Convicted Spirits Tour at Whiskey Prison | Sept 30, 8pm

Southern Grace has enlisted the expertise of three seasoned paranormal investigators to lead nocturnal excursions through the 90-year-old prison grounds. Whether you bring your own ghost hunting gear or simply come to observe the professionals, you’ll have the chance to witness varying levels of supernatural activity in different areas of the campus, based on past detections.

Fall at the Farm | Oct 7, 9am-4pm

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ruffin’s Roost at their Fall at the Farm Antiques Market, featuring over 50 prime vendors showcasing their finest wares on this historic farm. Enjoy free entry and parking, plus live music by John Sullivan (The Voice, Team Blake Finalist), making it a fantastic day of shopping, delicious food, and live entertainment.

Convicted Spirits Tour at Whiskey Prison | Oct 7, 7pm

Southern Grace has enlisted the expertise of three seasoned paranormal investigators to lead nocturnal excursions through the 90-year-old prison grounds. Whether you bring your own ghost hunting gear or simply come to observe the professionals, you’ll have the chance to witness varying levels of supernatural activity in different areas of the campus, based on past detections.

Mount Pleasant NC Fall Festival | Oct 14, 10am-3pm

Welcome Fall at the Mount Pleasant’s Fall Festival, located on Main Street between Hwy 73 and Walnut Street. Craft Vendors, food vendors, and kids activities with local restaurants and shops open!

Convicted Spirits Tour at Whiskey Prison | Oct 21, 7pm

Southern Grace has enlisted the expertise of three seasoned paranormal investigators to lead nocturnal excursions through the 90-year-old prison grounds. Whether you bring your own ghost hunting gear or simply come to observe the professionals, you’ll have the chance to witness varying levels of supernatural activity in different areas of the campus, based on past detections.

Boos & Brews Halloween Party | Oct 27, 7pm

Start your Halloween weekend off at Tuscarora TapHouse!

Fall Harvest Grand Buffet | Oct 29, 11am-4pm

73 & Main Restaurant invites you to their first ever Fall Harvest Grand Buffet. The menu will be full of cozy, seasonal dishes. Menu and pricing coming soon. Save the date.

Midland Events

Midland Farms Fall Festival | Oct 7, 10am-3pm

The Midland Farms Fall Festival is back and bigger than ever for two special days this October. October 7th & 14th, 10am-3pm they’ll be hosting their Fall Festival Events at Midland Farms. Purchase your tickets now and enjoy a fun day at Midland Farms!

Fall Harvest Festival | Oct 14, 10am-6pm

Join Freedom Acres Farm for this fun-filled event featuring free BBQ, live music, face painting, a photo booth, and a delightful array of fall treats including apples, cider, caramel apples, and more. This all-ages event promises a fantastic time for everyone!

Annual Fall Festival | Oct 21, 12-6pm

Celebrate the harvest and the end of growing season at Rocky River Vineyards! You can pack a picnic and blanket or grab a table under the pavilion. Bring your dancing shoes, shop from artisan craft vendors and browse their Christmas wines!

Trick-or-Treat Trail | Oct 21

Children up to age 13 can enjoy a safe, family friendly Halloween event to collect candy on a trick or treat trail through the underground mine at Reed Gold Mine. The trick or treat trail will feature several stops to ask costumed event staff for candy. Small non-food treats will also be available.