With the pandemic winding down, and fall weather ramping up, event organizers around the Queen City have kicking things into high gear.
This weekend, the Charlotte region will feature number of concerts, art events, and festivals.
Here are the top 10 that we know of happening over the next few days (as well as 6 extra honorable mentions):
This year, the Cabarrus Fair has officially partnered with the Queen Charlotte Fair to hold a massive fall fair at the Route 29 Pavilion in Concord (5650 Sandusky Blvd., Concord, NC).
This year’s event will highlight local vendors for all aspects of the fair, including a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, carnival rides, live music, and all the fried fair food you can eat.
Gates will open Thursday, October 21 at 4pm. Ticket prices for this season’s event will be $8 online and $10 at the gate. Kids ages 6-12 will be $5 online and at the gate. Kids 5 and under are free.
You can find out more information or buy your tickets here.
Mint Hill Madness has been scheduled for Fall 2021. Mint Hill Madness is a festival to celebrate the founding of the Town. Mint Hill Madness has something for everyone in the family; delicious food; great music ranging from country to rock; a fantastic family carnival; and of course, a spectacular firework show. Mint Hill Events Inc. has been working hard to plan another great event.
Find out the full schedule and more info here.
Live music takes place throughout the year at a one-of-a-kind outdoor venue in the middle of the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Genres including roots rock, Americana, bluegrass, folk, and funk are featured on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at the Whitewater Center’s main stage.
For more info click here.
#6 2021 BooFest
Rising Pop stars LANY (acronym for “Los Angeles New York”) will be performing live in Charlotte this weekend at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre.
They’ll be taking the stage this Saturday starting at 8pm.
Join the City of Dallas’ Second Annual Fall Festival this weekend.
Get out into the great fall fresh air for this two day event and enjoy music, games and activities for the kids and tons of craft, art and amazing food vendors on Saturday and Sunday.
#9 Steely Dan
Steely Dan is a legendary Jazz band originally founded in the 70s. They were ranked by VH1 among the “Greatest Musical Artists of All Time” and by Rolling Stones as one of the “Greatest Duos of All Time”.
They will be performing live in Charlotte this Friday at the Ovens Auditorium.
Start your weekends unwinding with live musical performances in The Grove every Friday starting at 6pm from April to October! No tickets or reservations are required.
Check out more information here.
Honorable mentions for other events happening this weekend include:
- Gilberto Santa Rosa Tickets at the Ovens Auditorium on Saturday
- Los Tigres Del Norte at the Ovens Auditorium on Sunday
- Charlotte Checkers vs Hershey Bears at Bojangles Coliseum on Friday
- BlueMonday at Lake Norman Brewery’s OKTOBERFEST this Saturday
- Skate With Pride events on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
- Tauren Wells at Forest Hill on Sunday
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