Loving the fall weather that REALLY feels like fall (finally). This is a great week to get and about with the kids. So many things to do and see, not too hot and not too cold…that means less complaining, right? Perfect time of year for family fun.


Providence Day School Open House (TK-5th)

October 25 @ 6:30-8pm (also November 6 @ 3pm for TK-12)

Providence Day School


Don’t miss out on learning more about PDS. You can register for the Open Houses HERE on their admissions page.


Nature Story Corner

October 24 @ 10am

Reedy Creek Nature Center


This is the perfect time of year to grab the jacket and enjoy storytime and fun outdoors. For ages 3 to 7.


Pumpkin Spice Glazed Day

October 26 – All Day

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts


One day only…Krispy Kreme serves up glazed doughnuts, Pumpkin Spice style.


Fun with Flashlights

October 27 @ 10-11am

Museum of York County


Ages 3 to 6 and their grown ups are invited to bring flashlights and explore the dun of flashlights in the planetarium.


Uptown Crawl

October 28 @ 6-9pm

MINT Uptown, Gantt Center, UNCC Center City and more


Rescheduled from September, don’t miss this fun and FREE Uptown Gallery crawl this evening.


Kellog’s Tour of Gymnastic Champions 2016

October 28 @ 7:30pm

Time Warner Cable Arena


Don’t miss 2016 Summer Olympic medalists as they showcase their gold medal routines for you.


Spinning Spiders & Creepy Crawlers

October 29 @ 9am-12pm

Discovery Place Nature


Don’t miss this Halloween themed Creature Feature…learn about spiders, scorpions, bats, bees and more.


Running Scared 5 Miler & Monster Mile

October 29 @ 9am

Romare Bearden Park

Halloween For Kids In Charlotte running-scared

Put on your costume, lace up your shoes (kids, too), and burn some Halloween candy calories in Uptown.


All Hallows Eve Family Day

October 29 @ 10am-2pm

Historic Latta Plantation


You can trick or treat around the plantation, experience historical demonstrations, see farm animals and more.


Chemistry Day

October 29 – All Day

Discovery Place Science


Today is Chemistry Day at DP Science. Don’t miss fun (and spooky) experiments, demonstrations and more.


Trick or Treat at Quail Corners

October 29 @ 11am-2pm

Quail Corners Shopping Center


Put on your costume and trick-or-treat with the merchants of Quail Corners. Live music, crafts, contests and more.


Not-So-Spooky Halloween

October 29 @ 11am-2pm

Stumptown Park


Head to Matthews for some Halloween festivities perfect for those 10 and under.



October 29 & 30 @ 11am-3pm

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden


Children wearing costumes are admitted FREE…horse drawn carriages and giant trebuchet for punkin’ chuckin’ and more.


NoDaWeen 2016: KiDaWeen

October 29 @ 1-4pm

Johnston YMCA in NoDa


Check out this FREE event for families in NoDa.



October 29 @ 4-8pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History


Trick or Treat around the trails at the Schiele and enjoy some other Halloween fun.


Hoot & Howl

October 29 @ 4:30-6:30pm

Carolina Raptor Center


With a costume contest, a Halloween bird festival, and pumpkin painting, this event is not to be missed.


HALL-O-WEEN at The Hall

October 29 @ 5:30-9pm

NASCAR Hall of Fame


A family fun night of Halloween fun including a movie, games, trick-or-treating and crafts. Please register.



October 30 @ 1-5pm

Discovery Place Kids


Celebrate early with DP Kids. Wear your costume, go trick or treating and play Halloween games.


Pumpkin Carving Fun

October 30 @ 2-4pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History


Get your porch ready for Halloween today…pumpkins and all the tools you need included. Please register.


Carved 2016

October 30 @ 4-7pm

Lenny Boy Brewing


The Piedmont Culinary Guild’s pumpkin carving contest is not to be missed, and includes TONS of family fun.

Save the Date:

November 4: Odd Squad Live @ Knight Theater

November 12: Charlotte Symphony Lollipops @ Knight Theater