Weekdays 12:00PM-3:00PM


Food Truck Friday Plaza Midwood

  • Resident Culture Brewing
  • The Dumpling Lady, Streamline Kitchen, What The Fries CLT, Food Truck: My Sausage Buddy, Libretto’s Pizzeria Charlotte, Waffle Tastries and Hip Hop Smoothies.
  • 4-9 p.m.
  •  Free

Food Truck Friday South End

  • Sycamore Brewing
  • TIN Kitchen, OooWee BBQ, Gyro Twins Truck, GOGI, Chef Ray’s Cuban Cuisine, Chilaka Tacolab and Rollicious Ribs & More.
  • 4-10 p.m.
  • Free.

Brantley Gilbert: Not Like Us Tour

  • PNC Music Pavilion
  • 7 p.m.
  • $38-$78.

Whitewater Center Film Series

  • U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • This week they’re showing “Mountainfilm on Tour” which is compilation of documentaries shown at the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado.
  • 6:53 p.m.
  • Free, $6 parking.

Friday Nights at Camp North End

  • 1824 Statesville Ave.
  • Every Friday, they’ll have food, music and a few surprises for a laid-back hangout. Note: Kids and leashed pets are welcome.
  • 5-10 p.m.
  • Free

Opening Night for the Charlotte Checkers

  • Bojangles’ Coliseum
  • 7 p.m.
  • $18.50+




Oyster & Seafood Fest!

  • Sycamore
  • Expect oysters, food trucks, Sycamore brews and rosés and education on why preserving the coast is important.
  • Noon to 11 p.m.
  • Free.

Mixology with Bob Peters – Halloween Cocktails

  • Earl’s Grocery
  • Bob is teaching you all the tricks to creating a scary good cocktail, just in time for Halloween parties.
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Free.

South End Craft Crawl 2019

  • Enjoy the best of South End’s craft beer scene via the signature historic trolleys and hit spots like Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop, Pop the Top Craft Beer Shop, Lenny Boy Brewing Co., The Unknown Brewing Company, Wooden Robot Brewery, Hoppin’, Suffolk Punch and Triple C Brewing Company.
  • 1-7 p.m.
  • Free.

Family Cooking Class

  •  Flower Child Charlotte
  • Matthew Willey will lead a conversation on the importance of bees to our food while Flower Child’s Chef Eddie teaches healthy cooking recipes.
  • 4-5:30 p.m.
  • RSVP required

Bridge Fest at Arts+

  • 4100 Raleigh St.
  • Expect art demons, performances and hands-on crafts. You can help artist Julio Gonzalez create paper flowers, which will be used in a collaborative installation project called Dia de Los Casi Muertos (Day of the Almost Dead). And local jewelry maker Kimberly Turner will teach you how to make your own jewelry.
  • 1-4 p.m.
  • Free

Mimosas Nail Bar grand opening

  • 2320 N. Davidson St., Suite 2
  • The first 150 customers of the day to bring in a piece of clothing get a free manicure card (redeemable after Oct. 14). Mimosas, coffee, tea, beer, Champagne and other drinks are complimentary, btw.
  • All day.
  • Services start at $20

Ties & Tails Gala hosted by Humane Society of Charlotte

  • The Westin Charlotte
  • Join the Humane Society of Charlotte for their 11th annual black-tie, dog-friendly Ties and Tails Gala. Larry Sprinkle and Michelle Boudin will be the guest emcees, and you can expect silent and live auctions, dinner, drinks and dancing.
  • 6-10 p.m.
  • $225 per person or $1,600 for a table of 8 & $50 per canine.

6th Annual Takes on Cancer

  • VBGB
  • Your ticket includes Includes an auction, raffle, dedicated “No Hair Don’t Care” IPA from Resident Culture and tons of games. Proceeds will go toward the Taylor Soloff Memorial Endowment.
  • 1-5 p.m.
  • $25



Hola Charlotte Festival

  • Uptown
  • This Hispanic heritage festival features nationally recognized entertainers and a Latin American cultural village highlighting 15 Latin American countries through fashion, dance, art, etc.
  • Noon to 7 p.m.
  • Free

Hickory Oktoberfest

  • October 11th
  • 5pm
  • 34th annual celebration of Hickory’s German heritage




Creek Fest

  • Tyber Creek Pub
  • The three-day music fest is packed with 10 performances, including local bands and DJs
  •  6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Free.

Pumpkin picking

  • Hall Family Farm
  • 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Pumpkins are $0.64 per pound.

Pumpkin picking

  • Wise Acres
  • Pumpkins: are$0.69 per pound.
  • 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pumpkin picking

  • Carrigan Farms
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • $11 (pumpkin + hayride)


  • Carowinds
  • Carowinds transforms from “theme park” to “scream park” for its annual SCarowinds Halloween attraction. The event features 500+ monsters, ghosts and goblins roaming the grounds plus haunted attractions and shows.
  • 7 p.m. to midnight.
  • $32+

Carolina Renaissance Festival

  • 16445 Poplar Tent Road
  • The festival is every weekend through Nov. 24. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • $15 kids, $25 adults

Festival of India

  • Uptown Charlotte
  • Celebrating 25 years, this family-friendly event features Indian dance, food, art music and Bollywood entertainment.
  • Noon to 8 p.m.
  • Free