Fall has arrived in Rowan County, and there is no better time than now to visit outdoors. Our fall attractions are working harder than ever to modify their activities to keep families safe so they can enjoy everything this season has to offer. Book your Rowan County hotel or Air Bnb, join us for the day or visit local! No matter how you visit, we can promise quality family fun! Check out the activities happening this October in Rowan County.


Fall Fun on the Farm: Patterson Farm is known for their weekend fall celebrations! New Experiences. Same Fun! Fall Fun on the Farm Weekends start Friday, September 25 and run through November 1. Saturdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 – 6 p.m. Patterson Farm is following health & safety guidelines have as many of their activities open as they safely can. Currently, admission includes: barnyard, playground, corn maze, pumpkin patch and more! For Fall 2020 ALL tickets must be purchased in advance due to limited daily attendance availability. For more information, visit Patterson Farm's website.


Farmers' Market: The Salisbury/Rowan County Farmers’ Market happens every Saturday at the Railwalk Pavillion in Downtown Salisbury. The market has a wide variety of products from season produce including pumpkins and squash, to local meat, eggs, flowers, bread, and other baked goods. For more information, visit the Salisbury/Rowan County Farmers' Market Facebook page.


Drive in MOOvies: Country nights in Rowan County are getting the Hollywood treatment with the new drive-in experience at Patterson Farm. Take in the stars on screen and in the sky at this beautiful countryside setting. You’ll be able to see clearly with vivid projections and enjoy your farm favorite concessions like kettle corn, fresh squeezed lemonade, and much more! Movies begin at 8 p.m. October 9-10, 23-24 and 30-31. For more information, visit Patterson Farm's Facebook page.


Virtual October Tour: OctoberTour is one of the oldest annual historic home tours in the South and has featured more than 200 houses and historic properties in Salisbury and Rowan County. Join them as they celebrate 45 years of OctoberTour. The tour will be virtual this year in order to keep sponsors, visitors and volunteers safe and healthy. This new, virtual, and interactive tour will allow you to enter some of the wonderful private historic properties of Salisbury and Rowan County from the comfort of your own home. A few live experiences such as an OctoberTour scavenger hunt and a social distancing patrons porch will be offered to complete the 45th anniversary experience. The tour will be held OCtober 9 from 6 - 9 p.m., October 10 from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and October 11 from 12 - 5:30 p.m. Go online anytime during the above dates and times to experience the virtual tour! Tickets are not required this year, but donations strongly encouraged and can be made online before, during or after the tour. For more information, visit Historic Salisbury Foundation's website.


Scarecrow Stroll at the N.C. Transportation Museum: Join in the fall festivities at the N.C. Transportation Museum during their Scarecrow Stroll. Local businesses and attractions will be decorating and entering their scarecrows in the Scarecrow Stroll contest. Each museum guest will be given an opportunity to explore the outside scarecrow displays and vote on their favorite. For more information, visit the N.C. Transportation Museum's Facebook page


Live Music at Morgan Ridge Railwalk: Morgan Ridge Railwalk is continuing their live music with full force! Catch concerts at the Railwalk Pavillion or live music on their patio all month long. From Motel Soap and Josh Tenery to Exit 180 Band with Big Daddy Love, there's live music for everyone! Check out Morgan Ridge Railwalk's Facebook page for dates, times and more information.