October 1, 2022
Downtown - Randleman, NC
Covers 1 mile area of Main Street and new Commerce Square Park in hometown of the "King" of NASCAR Richard Petty and the Petty Family. Randleman is home to 4 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees. Petty Fan Club meets at the Petty Museum and the Victory Junction Camp built by the Petty family for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses is also located in Randleman. Food, fun, arts, crafts, music, car show and more all in Randleman, NC. Three stages of bands. The dinosaur expo will return again this year. Most of the proceeds from the car show go to support 3 area nonprofit projects.
October 7 - 29, 2022
Silvermont Park and Mansion - Brevard, NC
Pumpkin Fest 2022, FUN fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont. Fridays & Saturdays October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28, 6-9 PM. Saturday October 29 5-9 PM. Pumpkin Fest Trail with 19 lighted displays, a Giant White Squirrel and costumed characters roaming the trails, Storytelling, face painting. Nonscary Halloween fun for all ages. $5/person admission, Cash or check with ID. $5.25 for credit/debit. Onsite parking $5/car. Free parking nearby. Live Music: 10/7 and 10/8: Nikki Talley & Jason Sharp, 10/14 McIntosh& the Lionhearts, 10/15 Big Eyed Rabbit, 10/21 Two Step Too, 10/22 Unpaid Bill & the Bad Czechs, 10/28 Byrd & Crows, 10/29 The Outside Dogs.
October 15, 2022
Ballantyne's Backyard - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte's 1st Das Best Oktoberfest - the theme is Oompah, Oompah, Oompah! Hundreds and hundreds of ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE craft beer, wine, cider and schnapps will fill up your souvenir glass as you enjoy this day-long festival in beautiful Ballantyne's Backyard. Fun and more fun!!
October 15, 2022
Uptown Shelby Courtsquare - Shelby, NC
VISIT Cleveland County NC, Carolina's Land of Rhythm & Roots, celebrates the rich music, history and food traditions of the region. We host the annual Mush, Music & Mutts Festival, which started as a celebration of local food staple, liver mush which is in the true farm to table history. Complete with live music, lots of Liver Mush, Cornerstone Dental Kid Zone with costume parade, Will Parker Music for Kids 1-100, pumpkin painting, cornhole and more! RollOver Pet Festival with well behaved pets welcome and YMCA Activity Zone. The festival has been recognized in regional and national media including Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods.
October 21 - 23, 2022
Cabarras Arena & Events Center - Concord, NC
Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine artisans and craftspeople vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa's elves hard at work.
November 18 - 20, 2022
Davis Event Center WNC Ag Center - Fletcher, NC
'Tis the Season Holiday Fair is a festive shopping event featuring fabulous art, crafts, adornments for the home as well as delectable holiday food and NC wines. Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be November 18th -20th, 2022 at the WNC Ag Center in the Davis Event Center located near beautiful Asheville, NC.
November 23 - December 23, 2022
Truist Field (Formerly BB&T Ballpark) of the Charlotte Knights - Charlotte, NC
Held at Charlotte's uptown ballpark, Truist Field, simultaneously with Light the Knights. Now featuring an ice skating rink, snow tubing, and light and music displays. The Charlotte Christmas Village continues to be a shopping market based on the centuries-old traditions of a city-center holiday market. The Village brings shopping and gifts from around the world, traditional flavors of German Christmas, unique handmade gifts, and live entertainment.
Events in Polkton, NC — upcoming
October 22, 2022
Downtown behind Town Hall, Polkton, NC
Status: Updated 8/22/2022
This North Carolina Family & Kids Festival will have crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 11am-6pm. This event will also include: children's parade, pet show, dunking booth, bounce houses, car show.