EVENT OVERVIEW Charlotte Parent and and Charlotte magazine invite you to meet one-on-one with representatives from Charlotte's top private schools and the CMS School Choice Lottery— all in one afternoon! Choosing a school for your child is a big decision. As parents, we know you might not have the time to visit each school individually. That is why our annual School Fair introduces you to the top schools, grades pre-K—12, all in one family-friendly, fun-filled afternoon uptown.

Parking and Directions
There is another event happening nearby on N. Tryon St at the same time as the School Fair. Please plan to arrive from N. College St. or from E. 7th St (by 7th Street Station) to avoid any traffic delays. Click here to download a map.

Convenient parking is available at these locations:

  • 7th Street station parking deck

  • LAZ Parking Lot - 408 N Tryon St

  • Preferred Parking Lot - 219 E. 7th St

  • Hearst Tower Garage – 161 E. 6th St. 

Participating Private and Public Schools:
British International School
Cabarrus Charter Academy
Cannon School
Carmel Christian School
Charlotte Christian School
Charlotte Country Day School
Charlotte Latin School
Charlotte Preparatory School
CMS School Choice Lottery
Gaston Day School
Guidepost Montessori School
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School
John Crosland School
Kannapolis Charter Academy
Metrolina Christian Academy
Northside Christian Academy
Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School
Palisades Episcopal School
SI Global Academy
SouthLake Christian Academy
St. Ann Catholic School
St. Anne Catholic School
St. Mark Catholic School
St. Matthew Catholic School
St. Michael Catholic School
St. Patrick Catholic School
The Fletcher School
The Oaks
Trinity Episcopal School
United Faith Christian Academy
UpROAR Leadership Academy
Woodlawn School

Read Related Articles on Private School:
Making the Switch from Public to Private School
Acing the Private School Interview
Covering the Price of Private School
7 Factors Great Schools Have in Common


Are you a local or national business looking to get in front of our sought after audience of Charlotte-area parents and be a part of a promotional campaign that extends beyond the actual event? Email us to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.


See photos from a previous school fair below:

2018 School Fair Sponsors









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