7 Things To Do In August With Kids

Plus your free August calendar printable from Macaroni KID!

July 31, 2022

Where is this summer going? It's hard to believe it's August already. We've rounded up a list of 7 things you can do in August with your kids in Charlotte to make the most of the month!

1. Spend time with your neighbors

National Night Out, Aug. 2, is all about COMMUNITY! 

2. Sneak some zucchini onto your neighbor’s porch

Did you know there's actually a "holiday" for this? Yep, Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day is Aug. 8. Celebrate by ... well you know what to do. 

Don't miss our FREE printable August calendar to hang on your fridge to fill with family fun in Charlotte

3. Read a book

There's never a bad time to pick up a book, but if you're looking for an excuse, National Book Lovers Day is Aug. 9. 4. Go thrifting!

National Thrift Shop Day is Aug. 17. Stock up on school clothes and get something fun for yourself, all while supporting the locally-owned 

5. Feast on a sandwich 

It's National Sandwich Month! Here are some of our local favorite shops.  

Katz Deli 

The Loyalist Market 


Cheat's Cheesesteaks

6. Ride a roller coaster

Kids never say no to a visit to Carowinds. Surprise them with a trip to celebrate National Roller Coaster Day on Aug.16. 

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7. Go geocaching!

Kids love the thrill of the treasure hunt and you'll love that it's a chance to explore the outdoors in Charlotte. with your kids on Aug. 20, National Geocaching Day. Geocaching is simple with a smartphone!  Find out how to do it here.