59th Annual Festival In The Park 9-22 to 9-24
The most admired family-friendly Festival is back this weekend beginning today! The 59th Annual Festival In The Park Boasts Arts and Crafts will show out with world-inspired cuisine, and a beer garden, along with live performances and a kids’ zone. Charlotte North Carolina prides itself on this particular three-day jamboree taking place in Freedom Park from September 22nd to September 24th. The Jamboree boasts more than 700 visual and performing artists, food flavors from around the globe, wine and beer, and family entertainment. Shout out to the Festival in the Park Board President, Mark Boone for keeping the tradition alive.
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS ARE WORTH THE WAIT!
Artists and Artisans Festival goers will have a chance to stroll through the park to view and purchase a wide range of arts and crafts including paintings, jewelry, woodwork, and photography. The beer garden is returning by popular demand with a wide selection of beer, wine, and alcoholic seltzer options. New this year are the wine slushies.
Calling All Food Lovers! Enjoy cuisine from around the world with more than 40 food vendors that will feature everything from bratwurst, barbeque, curry chicken, and egg rolls to falafel, funnel cakes, and ice cream. Limited dairy-free and gluten-free options are available.
Family Fun Zone For Kids! Every little person and their families can explore, and create fun times doing arts and crafts. Plus, a rock-climbing wall, including the Rapid Slide, Fun House, and Way Out Swing ride.
LIVE Performances! This year, an incredible line-up of local musicians will take center stage including the Fleetwood Mac tribute band, The Chain, R&B artist Nitara Reaves, and acoustic duo Munn & Nunn.
Parking: Parking is available for $10 at Atrium Health Myers Park, located directly across from the Freedom Park entrance in the 1900 block of East Boulevard. They will also have rideshare locations for Uber or Lyft customers, with recommended drop-off points at 2435 Cumberland Avenue or 1600 Princeton Avenue.