October 2016 EVENTS in Charlotte & Lake Norman

It is finally beginning to cool off!  Welcome, FALL!  Some would argue this is the best time of year in the Carolinas.  Get out, enjoy the fall festivals, football & your community.  Here are our top October events in the Charlotte & Lake Norman areas.

1.  Carolina Renaissance Festival

  • October 1 – November 20, Saturdays & Sundays only, 10am – 5:30pm
  • At 16445 Poplar Tent Rd, Huntersville, NC (at NC73 & Poplar Tent)
  • Festival admission is $24 adults, $14 kids 5-12, $21 senior/military **Get discount tickets at Harris Teeter
  • Check the website for special events
  • Feast on a turkey leg, tons of entertainment including Jousting & Falconry, shopping and lots of fun
  • You should at least go once, if you have never been.  The weather in October and November is fantastic for a festival outdoors.  Enjoy!  HUZZAH!

    Carolina Renaissance Festival Huntersville

    Carolina Renaissance Festival

 2.  Laketoberfest Music & Brew Festival

  • October 15th, 4-9pm
  • at Bailey Road Park
  • Hosted by Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists
  • This event keeps getting bigger and better every year.  Bring a blanket/chairs, sit on the field and enjoy friends, live music, food trucks & the star of the show…local craft beer

    Laketoberfest Music & Beer Festival Cornelius Event

    Photo from Laketoberfest Music & Beer Festival Facebook page

Carolina BalloonFest Statesville hot air balloons

Pic from Carolina BalloonFest FB page

3.  Carolina BalloonFest

  • October 21-23
  • Ok, this one is is close enough from CLT/LKN to enjoy a day trip to this festival
  • Check out the video from 2015 on the website
  • Over 50 hot air balloons with two flights each day
  • Entertainment, kid’s zone, crafts, craft beer, wine & so much more
  • Check out the website for the details on parking, tickets & what items are permitted

 

 

 

 

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