Freedom Festival

Friday, May 24th, 2019


Saturday, May 25th, 2019


Freedom Festival Logo


Harold Rankin Park, 715 N. Main Street

Festival Pricing:

Admission to the festival is FREE! 

Ride Ticket Pricing:

Sheet of 50 Tickets: $30

Sheet of 30 Tickets: $20

Sheet of 14 Tickets: $12

Single Tickets: $1 each


Ride Specials for Sneak Peek Friday:

ONLINE PRESALE - All You Can Ride on Friday Armband $16

Sale Dates: Tuesday, March 5 - Thursday, May 23 at 6:00pm on

ONE DAY IN-PERSON PRESALE - All You Can Ride on Friday Armband $15 (cash only)

Sale Date: Monday, May 20 from 12:00pm-7:00pm at the Lowell Community Center (501 West First Street) 

DAY OF/AT THE WINDOW - All You Can Ride on Friday Armband $20 

Sale Date: Friday, May 24 from 6:00pm-9:45pm at Freedom Festival Ticket Window

Freedom Festival Paratrooper


Adult & Teen:
Sea Ray Pirate Ship
Kick Bootie Swings
Family Fun:
Super Slide
Berry Go Round
Motorcycle Jump
Circus Train

Pirate Ship

Free Shows and Performances:

Friday, May 24th

Dakota and Friends Dinosaur Shows

6:30pm and 8:30pm

Saturday, May 25th

Dakota and Friends Dinosaur Shows

1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm, and 9:30pm

Dinosaur Show

Saturday, May 25th

Carolina Spotlight Dance Studio Performance


Main Stage

Carolina Spotlight Dance Studio

Live Music:

Saturday, May 25th

Caleb Davis


Main Stage


Caleb Davis

Saturday, May 25th

The Night Move Band


Main Stage


Night Move Band

Free Mobile Gaming:

Saturday, May 25th 

6:00pm - 10:00pm

XCITE Mobile Gaming Truck

● Up to 28 players at the same time on the Game Truck
● 7 Widescreen HD TVs with all of the latest gaming systems and popular games
● Climate Controlled all year round
● Newest games and systems

XCite Mobile Gaming Truck


Food trucks, local craft brews, rolled ice cream, funnel cakes, cotton candy, candy, and more!

Friday Food Truck Line-Up:
Will's on a Roll, Caribbean Buzz, Killer B's Yellow Truck, Jive Turkey Legs, and XCITE's Sweet Connections

Wills on a Roll - Fri
Killer B's - Fri
XCite Sweet Connections - Fri and Sat
Festival Food

Saturday Food Truck Line-Up:

Caribbean Buzz, Two Chicks & a Truck, Taco Green Go, Renaldo's Culinary Experience, Yummi Bahn Mi, Jive Turkey Legs, and XCITE's Sweet Connections

Caribbean Buzz - Fri and Sat
Two Chicks - Sat
Taco Green Go - Sat only
Renaldos - Sat
Yummi Banh Mi - Sat
XCite Sweet Connections - Fri and Sat
Festival Food

Local Craft Brews

Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cavendish Brewing Company and Rivermen Brewing Company



Vendor Community Showcase on Saturday 1:00pm-10:00pm featuring arts & crafts vendors and local small businesses.


Freedom Festival is presented to you by the City of Lowell and the Lowell Parks and Recreation Department. Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!

Patriot Sponsor

Jack's Towing

Jacks Towing

Big Diesel Truck & Trailer

Big Diesel

Liberty Sponsors:

The Gaston Gazette

Gaston Gazette

Saluting Sponsors:

McKenney Chevrolet


Weichert, Realtors®-PMI Group

WR-PMI Group

Providence Management


Colonial Sponsor:

Zero Waste Recycling LLC.

Zero Waste

Renewal by Andersen of Greater Charlotte

Renewal by Andersen

Enterprise Fleet Management

Enterprise Fleet Management

Kate's Skating Rinks

Kate's Skating Rinks

Friend of Lowell Sponsor:


Numbers Etc.

Numbers Etc.

Blvd Import

Blvd Import


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

ID is not required to enter the event. There is no minimum age requirement to enter the event. 


What are my parking options for this event?

Free onsite parking will be available on Rogosin Boulevard, which is the street to the right of Harold Rankin Park. Additional parking is only a 5 minute walk in both directions at both Woodlawn Baptist Church and in Downtown Lowell (Second Street, North Main Street, West First Street, and at City Hall.)


Will alcohol and tobacco products be allowed?

No outside alcoholic beverages. Harold Rankin Park is a tobacco free and smoke-free facility. 


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email or call the Parks and Recreation Department at (704) 824-0099.


What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds. 


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please be prepared to show either your digital ticket, your printed ticket, or your ID. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

If you do not have your digital or printed ticket, you must show ID to redeem your ticket and that ID must match the name of the person that ordered the tickets. If you have your digital or emailed tickets, the name of the person attending does not have to match the person that ordered the tickets.