Get Carried Away by Charlotte Culture at This Beloved Local Festival
Festival in the Park, one of the longest-running and best-loved community traditions in Charlotte, opens on Friday, September 21st and runs through Sunday, September 23rd. Festival in the Park is a lively and inviting celebration of the things that make Charlotte so special - its unique heritage, its strong sense of community and the accomplished artists and performers who add so much to the city's exceptional quality of life.
Since 1964, Festival in the Park has been bringing good music, good art and good times to Charlotteans and visitors from around the world. The three-day event is so popular that it has become a September tradition, drawing more than 85,000 visitors each year to Freedom Park, in the heart of the historic Dilworth neighborhood.
When you attend Festival in the Park, you can expect to experience a few notable sensations. The sounds of big band music drift across Freedom Park’s lake, whose still surface reflects the lights strung from Camelot exhibit tents. The scents of a variety of food fill the air, as small children with painted faces happily produce their first art work. Others find the many talented artists who can create an original work of art to grace their home or to give as the perfect gift.
First time visitors are taken by the simple, relaxed atmosphere. Old timers marvel at the freshness of each year’s offerings, as memories from long ago festivals are revisited. Unlike most festivals our lighting system allows us to continue into the night.
Festival in the Park is family-oriented, festive, and free. Concessions are available for purchase. Limited parking is available inside of the park.
Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why CityPark View South Apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina is urging you to join in the all of the excitement at this event!
Thursday, September 21, 2018—4:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
1409 East Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202