September 09 • Oktoberfest Beer Festival
Going 18 years strong, patrons can sample beverages from more than 100 breweries from across the region and around the world while enjoying games, live entertainment and food vendors. This event sells out quickly, so grab your tickets today!
September 07-10 • Yiasou Greek Festival
Experience the sights and sounds of Greece at the 40th Annual Yiasou Greek Festival, which features Hellenic cultural exhibits, authentic Greek cuisine and pastries, entertainment, art, shopping and more.
September 22-24 • Festival in the Park
Festival in the Park is celebrating its 52nd year! As Charlotte’s oldest and longest running free festival, Festival in the Park brings a variety of foods, live music and performing and visual arts to Freedom Park.
September 30 • Great Grapes!
Bring your friends and family to Symphony Park for this annual wine, arts and food festival featuring hundreds of your favorite wines and wineries, vendors, food and live music.
October 03 • Taste the Mint
Find art, food, and cocktails all in the same place at this brand new version of Taste of the Mint, featuring a new collaboration with Evoke Restaurant. Enjoy crafted cocktails and dine on small bites, all inspired by the Schiff-Bresler Family Fiber Art Gallery.
October 20-22 • Carolina BalloonFest
Bring your cameras, lawn chairs and blankets to bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather as the backdrop to all the sights and sounds of over 50 colorful hot air balloons, which are scheduled to launch twice daily.
October 21 • Yadkin Valley Grape Festival
This 14th annual Yadkinville festival features the wines of the Yadkin Valley Appellation, in addition to wine tastings, entertainment, food, and specialty vendors.
October 28 • Lexington Barbecue Festival
For the 33rd year running, Lexington, NC, will be filled with arts & crafts vendors, entertainers, street performers and delicious festival food. Vendors serve up thousands of pounds of legendary barbeque sandwiches freshly made from the festival’s official area restaurants.