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NoDaWeen 2024

Three Spooktacular Events! Every year, NoDaWeen hosts several celebrations throughout Halloween Weekend. See below for all the scary details.

Freaky 5K Road Race

Saturday 10/26 - Race Starts at 5pm


2023 Race Results

NoDa Downtown Candy Crawl

Sunday 10/27 5pm - 7pm

35th Street Trick or Treat

Halloween! Thursday10/31 6pm - 9pm

2023 35th Street House Decorating Contest Winners:

Eddie & Jeannette Watt

Freaky 5K
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Start & Finish Line


The Company Store

3221 Yadkin Ave
Charlotte, NC US 28205

Race Day Details


The NoDaWeen Freaky 5K is a fun run hosted by the NoDa “NBA” – Neighborhood and Business Association. Come run though one of Charlotte’s most historic and spookiest neighborhoods. Participants are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes as prizes will be handed out for best costumes and for fastest runners. A post-run party will be held at NoDa Company Store. This race is great for experienced and beginner runners or walkers and for families, friends, teenagers, kids, and strollers! Leashed and well trained dogs are also welcome to join the fun.

Pre-register by Monday, October 21st, 2024 and receive a stylish t-shirt and swag bag with local goodies with your race package!

As a 501C3 non-profit organization, net proceeds from the Freaky 5K benefit NoDa NBA community projects. For more about the NBA visit and for race questions please contact

Race Date

Saturday, October 26, 2024 (rain or shine)

5k Race Start Time: 5pm

Course Description: Relatively flat, small hills, city road terrain and great course for spectators

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Packet Pick up

Friday, October 25th from 4pm-6pm

Saturday, October 26th from 3pm – 4:45pm at NoDa Company Store (3221 Yadkin Avenue)

Day of Registration

3pm-4:45pm at NoDa Company Store.

Prizes and Costume Contest

Starting at 5:45pm at NoDa Company Store – Prizes for race participants only but spectators are welcome!

2024 Prize Categories:

To be announced in Summer 2024!

Post Race Party

6:00pm - Close at The Company Store (3221 Yadkin Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205). Costumes are encouraged! More details to come.

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2023 Race Shirt

2024 Race Shirt will be announced Summer 2024

NoDa Downtown Candy Crawl

NoDa Downtown Candy Crawl

The NoDa Downtown Candy Crawl is back for it's 5th year! We invite all of you young goblins and ghouls to our family-friendly trick or treating adventure in downtown NoDa on Sunday, October 27th starting at 5pm. Participating businesses are listed in the interactive map below, with pop-up businesses at the YMCA front lawn. 

If you're a business in NoDa or a Friend of NoDa business who would like to participate, please visit back in Summer 2024 for more details on how to get involved!


2023 Candy Crawl Map

35th Street

35th Street Trick or Treat

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35th Street Halloween Decoration Contest

Our house decorating contest for 2023 was so spooktacular that we're bringing it back for 2024! Music, decorations, and props are encouraged. We're on the *haunt* for the spookiest, best decorated house on the block. Winner receives bragging rights until the following year as well as a $200 prize!


Check back in Summer 2024 for more details to participate!

Congratulations to 2023's Winners,

Eddie & Jeannette Watt!

Thank You to our 2023 Sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring NoDaWeen in 2024? Email us at

Independent Picture House
Kindred Realty
Sweat 440
Stella Dental
Food Lion
Reigning Donuts
Drip Med Spa
Divine Barrel
Kaleido NoDa
Scrap Daddy
Ultimate Crossfit
Wooden Robot
Local Loaf
Four Dogs
Billy Jacks
Zambies Pizza
Noda Company Store SPONSOR LOGO
NoDa Summit Coffee
The Goodyear House
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