August 27th, 2019
September Things to Do in Charlotte
Yiasou Greek Festival
September 5-8, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
The Yiasou Greek Festival kicks off fall festival season in Charlotte. This Charlotte classic began in 1978 and since then has become one of the Queen City’s largest cultural events. The weekend is filled with authentic Greek dancing, cuisine, cultural exhibits, and more.
Cabarrus County Fair
September 6-14, Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
Rides, food, and fun are coming to the Carolinas this fall with state and county fairs. The Cabarrus County Fair will be open for nine days and tickets can be found online. Guests will be able to see livestock, participate in different competitions, and explore the fairground rides and entertainment.
Charlotte Vegfest 2019
Saturday September 7 at 11:00 a.m. at The Park and Expo Conference Center
Charlotte Vegfest is an annual gathering at The Park and Expo Conference Center that allows visitors to explore plant-based food and learn about cruelty-free lifestyles. Guests can listen to speakers and chefs from around the world, embracing the benefits of healthy and sustainable living.
Carolina Panthers vs Los Angeles Rams
Sunday, September 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Bank of America Stadium
Football is back! The NFL 2019-2020 regular season starts this month with the Panthers hosting the LA Rams at Bank of America Stadium. Tickets are available online for this game and the rest of the season’s games.
2019 Back 2 School Pop-Up Shop
Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m. at Carolina Place Mall
The school year is back and if you are looking for exclusive items, rare finds, and hot deals for school supplies – look no further. The Back 2 School Pop-Up Shop at Carolina Place Mall has all of your back to school items in one place. More information can be found online.
The Great Pumpkin Fest
September 14-October 27, at Carowinds
This family-friendly fall event features seasonal activities like a corn maze, hay bale maze, and additional Halloween activities for kids. Visit the park and get in the fall spirit with spooky Halloween trails, a better-than-ever pumpkin patch, and season themed games and activities.
OMB’s 11th Annual Mecktoberfest
September 20-22 at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
Kick off the fall season with beer, pretzels, and other seasonal treats! This year’s event will even feature some games and competitions including a beard and mustache competition, costume contest, beer stein race, and more. Details can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
Festival in the Park
September 20-22, Freedom Park
The 55th Annual Festival in the Park returns this month, bringing good music, good art and good times to Charlotteans and visitors. Guests can expect local art, live entertainment, food, drinks, and classic Charlotte culture. This festival has been a staple in the Charlotte area since 1964 – it’s something you don’t want to miss.
UNC Charlotte International Festival
Saturday, September 21 at UNC Charlotte campus
The International Festival is centered around representing the cultures of over 50 nations. The booths are staffed by UNC Charlotte international students and members of Charlotte’s international community and feature art, crafts and costumes from each participating country. Festival entry and parking is free but guests are encouraged to bring cash for food, drink, and crafts vendors.
September 21-22, at U.S. National Whitewater Center
Flow into a weekend full of centering the mind, feeding the soul, and inspiring self-discovery at the Whitewater Center’s annual Flow Fest. As with all Whitewater festivals, Flow Fest is free and open to the public. The majority of the practices and workshops have no cost, but participation in Flow Fest programming requires a festival registration and wristband. For event schedule and details, visit the center’s website.