Charlotte - Leisure Activities - Festivals


The Charlotte area is home to many festivals throughout the year. Festival goers celebrate the seasons, local and regional arts and crafts, and the area’s diverse culture. 

Come-See-Me: This Spring celebration takes place in Rock Hill and features home and garden tours, concerts, art exhibits, a craft market, road race, and fireworks display.

Main Street Alive: After work street concerts and celebrations with live entertainment, food, and refreshments take place the first Thursday of the month, May through October. 

Summerfest: This street festival in York has everything from sports events, crafts, and food to live entertainment and a classic car show.  

Jubilee-Harvest of the Arts: Rock Hill ’s Harvest of the Arts is an annual arts festival that brings music, dance, arts, and a multi-cultural program to the community. 

Hillarity: This event takes place in Chester and celebrates heritage, cultural diversity, and the town’s unique geography "on the hill." The festival features four music stages, food, storytellers, crafts, a car show, and a road race. 

Yap Ye Iswa (Day of the Catawba): This event explores the lifestyles and history of the Catawba Indians. Exhibits include pottery making, beadwork, basket making, storytelling, and Native American cuisine.