October 29th, 2018

November Events Around Charlotte


Day of the Dead Feast & Fiesta

November 2, South End

Spend your night in South End and celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, with a Friday night feast and fiesta. Guests will enjoy authentic Mexican dishes, live Latin music, drink specials, and fun and games in The Music Yard. The event is open to the public, find more information and ticket sales online.


Pizza Fur a Paws Fundraiser

November 3, Inizio Pizza Dilworth

Bring the whole family (four legged friends included) to the Dilworth location of Inizio Pizza for the second annual Pizza Fur a Paws Fundraiser. Contributions from every pizza sale will be donated to the Greater Charlotte SPCA to help foster dogs find a home. They will have a costume contest for dogs, adoptable dogs, local vendors, live music, and much more! Details can be found online.


Boutique Belmont Christmas Market

November 17, Stowe Manor

Tour the historical Stowe Manor and start your holiday shopping! Premier artisan and antique vendors will be on site to help cross presents off this year’s holiday shopping list. Enjoy food, drinks, and live holiday music! More information on tickets and vendor participation is on their event page.



November 18-December 31, Carowinds

With the holiday season approaching, WinterFest returns to Carowinds on November 18 for the remainder of the year. The amusement park transforms into a winter wonderland with themed activities, lights, and events.


University City Turkey Trot 5K

November 22, 3024 Prosperity Church Road

Join runners and walkers at the University City Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning before your holiday celebrations. After the morning’s 5K Run and Fun Run, cool down and enjoy post-race snacks, drinks, and music! Register online.


One Hundred Years of Christmas

November 23, Latta Plantation

Spend the day at Historic Latta Plantation to get in the holiday spirit. See the plantation home and buildings, built circa 1800, decorated in holiday decor of the time and how traditions have evolved since then. Admission details can be found at this link.


Christmas in Davidson

November 29-December 1

A classic small town tradition, Christmas in Davidson returns to downtown Davidson for the last weekend of November. There will be Santa visits, horse-drawn carriage and hay rides, an ugly Christmas sweater contest, and the annual Christmas Parade. You won’t want to miss this popular event!


McAdenville, Christmas Town USA

November 30-December 26

The town of McAdenville is commonly known as Christmas Town, USA. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be December 1 but you can see the spirit of Christmas come alive as early as November 30. The town’s streets become filled with elaborate Christmas lights and decorations. Parking, directions, and other information can be found online.