Best Upcoming Events Near Burlington, NC

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Don’t blink! Before you know it, summer will be long gone. But as the hot afternoons and late nights start to come to an end, the most refreshing thing to remember is that fall is on the way. And with fall comes lots of fun events and activities that everyone will be able to enjoy. To help you get a head start on making some fun plans, following are a few of the best upcoming events happening near Burlington, NC.

Burlington Carousel Festival

September 15 & 16

You definitely do not want to miss the largest event that takes place in the city of Burlington! The 31st Annual Burlington Carousel Festival will take place on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. This community event will feature fun and excitement for attendees of all ages. Burlington’s City Park will be full of live music, arts and crafts, amusement park rides, face painting, delicious food, and a beer garden for the adults. Best of all, admission is free for everyone. Just don’t forget to bring along some money for shopping, food, and some of the other fun activities. Visit for more information.

Gibsonville Fall Festival

October 13 from 10 am – 4 pm

Put together by the Gibsonville Merchants Association, the 2018 Gibsonville Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 13. This family-friendly event attracts thousands of attendees each year, and it is a fun time for all. There will be business exhibits, activities for children, the Gibsonville Garden Railroad, arts and crafts, food, live entertainment, and more. Visit to learn more about this event.

Halloween Spooktacular

October 26 from 3 pm – 5 pm

The 8th Annual Burlington Downtown Halloween Spooktacular will take place on Friday, October 26. This event is the perfect way for the entire community to come together for some safe and family-friendly Halloween festivities. The evening will kick off with a costume parade, and everyone is welcome to participate. There will then be trick-or-treating at all the participating downtown businesses. Visit for additional details on this Halloween event.

We hope to see you around town this fall!

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