50 Free Things To Do With Your Kids In Charlotte This Summer

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Hi Charlotte Moms!

School is out until August.

 Don’t worry if you missed the deadline for summer camp.

There are plenty of free activities around town to keep your little ones busy.

Here are the top 50 free things to do with your kids in Charlotte today!

50 FREE , Familyfriendly things to do with your kids in Charlotte NC this summer: 



As a Charlotte Mom myself, I am constantly looking for things to do in Charlotte and the surrounding area. Especially during the summer when school is out:)

Summer camps are 1-2 week programs, so what’s next after summer camp is over?

Me personally, I create a weekly agenda to keep my kids busy.

We are Charlotteans who truly enjoys exploring Charlotte as a hobby.

There are so many fun places to explore free things do with your kids in Charlotte today and everyday!





Free things to do in Charlotte this summer


1.  Music at The Fountain | Stonecrest

2.Summer Music Series| Blakeney

3. Music & Movies On The Green| Promenade on Providence

4.Spring Concert Series| Shoppes at The University Place

5. Tega Cay Concert Series| Fort Mill – Tega Cay

6. Movies Under The Stars | Premium Outlets

7. Family Fun Nights | Mint Hill

8. Mingling on the Greens| Birkdale 

9. Movies In The Park | Huntersville

10. Summer Entertainment Series | Kannapolis

Eat Free 


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11. Cantina 1511from 4pm-10pm Kids Eat Free

12. Rocky’s Pizza | Huntersville – every Tuesday Kids Eat Free

13. Mc Allister’s Deli – Tuesdays from 4pm-9pm kids eat free. Ages 12 & under. Dine in only.

14. Dilworth Neighborhood Grille – Monday-Thursday – kids eat and drink free

15. Matthews Food Truck Friday’s

16.Rea Farms – Bring your own food, watch a movie and have a picnic on the greenway!

17. Smashburger – Every Wednesday after 4pm | Cotswold Village, Park rd., Fort Mill

18. Tryon House Restaurant – Free kids’ meal with purchase of adult entree after 4pm.

19. Q Shack – kids eat free after 4pm

20. Crunch Bistro – on Sundays, kids eat free; includes kids’ entree, side and drink, with purchase of adult entree.




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21. Explore Uptown Charlotte

22. New Gallery of Modern Art  | 10am-6pm, Tuesday-Friday. Saturday, 11am- 5pm.

23. Go to the Mint Museum on Wednesdays from 5-9pm.

24. Schiele Museum Of Natural History – From 4pm-8pm every second Tuesday of the month, drive 15-20 minutes away from Charlotte into Gastonia. 

25. Wells Fargo History Museum President

26.  James K. Polk Historic Site Mc Coll Center for Art and  Innovation 

27. Museum Of The Alphabet | Waxhaw

28. ASC Culture Blocks : Art & Science

29. Imaginon. Terrific Tuesdays : Free shows for kids 

30. First Ward Walking Tour




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31. YouTube Yoga ?

32. Mountain Bike through Colonel J. Francis Beaty Park

33.  Skate For Free at Kate’s 

34. Make origami to stimulate creativity

35. Kids Bowl For Free All Summer (shoe rental required) 

36.  Free Swim Lessons at Double Oaks Family Aquatic Center

(register June 15th for ages 3-12) 

37. Play tennis at Veterans Park 

38. Walk your pet or hike at the White Water Center

39. Jog around Charlotte Premium Outlet

40. Kickball in the park




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41. Romare  Bearden Park

42. Volunteer at Shining Hope Farms (13 NC This Summer ) 

 43. The SprayGrounds 10am-8pm. Captain Jack, Little Sugar Creek

 44. Ramsey Creek Park : Public Beach in Lake Norman 

 45. Teach them how to cook their favorite dish

46. Set up an iPhone photoshoot in Southend

47. Check out the Free trolley schedule

48. Sculptures and parks in the city

49. Volunteer at the Humane Society

50. Freeze juice and make popsicles like in the 80’s.


With all these fun free things to do with your kids in Charlotte this summer… you shouldn’t have to worry about ‘breaking the bank’ to make summer plans exciting:)

Enjoy your summer! Please don’t forget to join our email list to receive exclusive discounts to your favorite places;)

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