Ballantyne Festival is Ballantyne's signature autumn event. Activities include Charlotte's Best Oyster Roast, Celebration of Service Featuring Chili Cook-off, the Harvest Bowl, Kids' Zone, Kids' Craft Patch, carved pumpkin contest, hayrides, arts and crafts, music, food, beer, wine and more. Businesses and residents alike participate as sponsors, volunteers, artisans, musicians, exhibitors, contestants, and more. As a 501(c)(3) charity, our mission is to build relationships and strengthen our community. Your support will allow us to produce an entertaining, wholesome, family-friendly experience that benefits all of Charlotte.