Festival in the Park

Festival in the Park
1908 East Blvd,
704-338-1060

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 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.

The Festival is made possible by many groups and individuals. A sampling of the organizations who actively participate in bringing art and entertainment to the Festival are Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Carolina Raptor Center, the Carolina Clowns, the Magicians' Stage and the Jazz Arts Initiative. We welcome them and the many others who help make the Festival possible.

Recent News

55th Annual 'Festival in the Park'

Welcome to Festival in the Park! We are glad you are here!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 sounds of “big band music” drift…

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54th Annual Festival in the Park

No DogsNo skateboardsNo roller-bladingAnd bikes must be walkedSince 1964, Festival in the Park has been bringing good music, good art and good times to Charlotteans and visitors from around the world. The sounds of “big band music” drift…

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53rd Annual Festival in the Park 2017

Schedule of Events September 22, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm : Shannon Lee 8:00pm - 9:15pm : The Bill Miller Band Location: Main Stage September 23, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm : Reinaldo Brahn 12:30 - 1:30pm : Carolina Gator Gumbo 2:00pm -…

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Festival in the Park 2016

Festival in the Park has been bringing good music, good art and good times to Charlotteans and visitors from around the world. The sounds of "big band music" drift across Freedom Park's lake whose still surface reflects the lights strung from…

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Festival in the Park 2014

50th anniversary Festival in the ParkScheduleSeptember 19, 2014Main Stage5:00pm - Madison Lucas & Modern Moxie6:30pm - Analog Daze8:00pm - Grown Up Avenger StuffClown Stage6:00 to 8:30 - Open6:00 to 6:30 - Clown Games and Skits6:30 to 7:00 -…

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