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Top 10 Things To Do In Charlotte This Fall

Fall in Charlotte is a special time of year. There are a few warm days left to say goodbye to summer and then it is on to pumpkins, football, and festivals around the Queen City. We have put together a list of the top 10 things to do in Charlotte this fall for you to enjoy!

Eat + Drink

Make your way to South End on October 30th for the Fall Craft Crawl. Board the free vintage trolley busses as they take you around South End to all your favorite craft brew spots.

Camp North End is the place to be this fall! Stop in on Wednesdays from 4-8 pm to pick up fresh, local food for the week. While there, visit one of the fourteen food and drink spots, 11 shops and art collectives, and 50+ murals,


The Carolina Renaissance Festival is back again this year every weekend from October 2 – November 21, 2021. This family-favorite event takes you back in time with the artisan’s market, jousting knights, and so much more.

The Hunter Farm, Hall Family Farm, and Aw Shucks are all great places for pumpkin picking, wagon rides, and corn mazes. The whole family will enjoy the daytime events and the brave ones will enjoy the haunted wagon rides and mazes available at dark. See their websites for more information.

Circle K Speed Street will be rocking Romare Bearden Park during race weekend October 7-9, 2021. This event features live entertainment, access to racing’s brightest stars, giveaways, and interactive displays.

Don’t miss the 21st Annual Asian Festival at Ramsey Creek Park in Lake Norman. This annual festival celebrates Asian cultures, diversity, ethnicity, roots, and history. Don’t miss the Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival race. This exciting competition is a team event and is so much fun to watch.

Outdoor Adventures

Hike to the top of Crowders Mountain. Cooler temperatures and changing foliage make this a popular hike for those in the area. See a view of uptown Charlotte on a clear day from the overlook.

Runners love this time of year! Sign up now for the Strides For Shelter 5K annual run. This run was started by one of our real estate agents and will be celebrating its 5th year in 2021. More information here.

Biketoberfest benefitting Sustain Charlotte is also a great way to get outside. This annual event shows hundreds of people how easy it is to get around Charlotte by bike.

Stay tuned for more information about the Novant Health Thanksgiving Parade. We are crossing our fingers the parade is back this year. There is no better way to kick-off the holidays than by attending one of Charlotte’s best holiday traditions since 1947.

Whether this is your first fall in Charlotte, or you are a native, try something new this season and enjoy all that the Queen City has to offer.