Five events in charming Belmont to top your calendar this fall

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Looking ahead to your busy fall calendar, don’t miss these five events in charming Belmont, just a short drive from Charlotte. There are tons of arts, culture, food and festivals to experience in this picturesque town where you and your favorite costumed creatures can enjoy all the season has to offer.

From movies under the stars, fall festivals, and fire pits to beer crawls, costume parades and much more, you are sure to find a new fave in one of Charlotte’s favorite burbs. Happy exploring!

Curl up under the stars with a special Halloween feature

What: Movies in the Park
Date: Oct. 17, 7 p.m.
Where: Stowe Park, 24 S Main St., Belmont, NC 28012
New Fall Fave! Watching a movie under the wide open sky with people you love under a cozy blanket is one of the highlights of the season. Gather your ghosts and goblins and head to Stowe Park and see the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus.
Don’t Miss! The delicious popcorn for sale from Tastebuds Popcorn.

Enjoy a classic fall festival in a festive atmosphere

What: BooFest
Date: Oct. 26, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Stowe Park, 24 S Main St., Belmont, NC 28012
New Fall Fave! If cooler weather and falling leaves make you long for classic fall festival fun with live music, activities for the kids, food, games, rides and candy, grab your well-dressed costumed friends and get your crew to BooFest.
Don’t Miss! Get picture perfect in the spooky photo booth.

Treat yourself to adult spirits with a bar crawl through Belmont

What: Nightmare on Main
Date: Oct. 26 following BooFest (6 p.m.)
Where: Stowe Park, 24 S Main St., Belmont, NC 28012
New Fall Fave! As the sun goes down, the fun factor heats up with the adult-friendly Nightmare on Main event following BooFest. Spend a memorable night out with food, fun AND a bar crawl through downtown Belmont.
Don’t Miss! Live music performances where you can show off your “thriller” moves.

Tons of family fun in a magical garden

What: Bootanical
Date: Oct. 26 and 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012
New Fall Fave! Your favorite place to play outdoors transforms into a not-so-scary place to spend the day with live music at the Beer Garden, family-friendly fall activities, campfires, s’mores and games. The Bootanical experience is free for garden members and children in costumes or with general garden admission.
Don’t Miss! Costumed kids are invited to be part of a parade.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

What: Dia de Los Muertos
Date: Nov. 2 and 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012
New Fall Fave! Be part of one of the most important and beautiful celebrations in Mexico and Latin America. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) honors loved ones in a festive atmosphere. Celebrate with live entertainment, crafts, activities and food and beverages for purchase.
Don’t Miss! Honor your loved ones by making a paper marigold and placing it on the altar of honor.

Check out these and other wonderful events happening in Belmont that are sure to make your Halloween memorable. You’ll be glad you came!

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