Fall Transitions: Outdoor Activities for Kids in Charlotte & Surrounding Areas




It’s fall in the Carolinas! You may not be reaching for your scarves and boots just yet, but the temperatures have taken a much-appreciated dip making it irresistible to be outdoors. So, before the days turn grey and the warmth gives way to winter, let’s get those kiddos outside to enjoy a Carolina fall!

10/14: Curtin Farm Fest 10-4pm Clover, SC

Find quality, hand-crafted and unique treasures, eat local foods, and enjoy live music.

$5, adults and children over 10.

$1, children 2-9

Free, children 2 and under.


10/14 – 10/15: Autumn Treasures; downtown Waxhaw, NC

Browse local crafters and enjoy local musicians. The Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ cook-off is taking place Friday, Saturday & Sunday–so come root on the 25 pro teams and 18 backyard teams as they compete for cash prizes and state titles!


10/21: Baxter Village Fall Festival; Market Street Fort Mill, SC

Come enjoy local vendors and fun for the kiddos as you stroll through Fort Mill’s Baxter Village. Be sure to stop by our booth and say hello!


10/22 South Park Mall Boo Bash; 1-5PM Symphony Park @ South Park Mall

Bring the family out for some Halloween fun! Activities include: trick or treating, costume parade, costume prizes, arts & crafts, face painting, characters, DJ, and more!


10/21 & 10/28 Pumpkin Patch Train Rides @ South Carolina Railroad Museum

Ride the train to Greenbrier for the little one’s to select their very own pumpkin! Train trips departing at 10AM, 11AM, 12PM, 2PM, and 3PM only! $15 for each rider!


Not up for a community event? Host a backyard campout complete with a s’mores bar or an outdoor dinner party with friends while the kids run out their energy. If you opt for an at-home outdoor activity, make sure the exterior of your home is nice and clean (read: let’s get rid of those cobwebs ;)). Book an appointment with us!

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