Lake Wylie Events and Activities

Are you looking for things to do around Lake Wylie, Charlotte, Rock Hill, Tega Cay, Clover and Belmont? There are always fun activities for the whole family to enjoy

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Ongoing Events

Saturdays 10-4 pm: Historic Brattonsville  Experience "Living History" and witness life in the Carolina Backcountry during the 18th and 19th centuries. Weekly activities and demonstrations vary. 

Sundays: Museum of York County | Receive free admission.

Every first Tuesday of the month at noon: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  First Tuesday Presentations bring a bag lunch to enjoy while learning about a variety of topics. Presentations are free with regular Garden admissions and are held in the Visators Pavillion. 

Every second Tuesday of the month: Free concerts in Fewell Park in Rock Hill. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair.  See  for list of performers through August.

First and third Thursdays: Allison Creek Bluegrass   | 5780 Allison Creek Road in York, located at the corner of Hands Mill Road and Allison Creek Road. Different bands are featured each night, along with open jam sessions. Food is available. Doors open at 6:00 and show begins at 7:00. 

Thursdays and Saturdays: US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte kicks off "River Jam", live music performed regularly during the summer months.  Every Thursday 7-10pm. See website for schedule and bands performing. 

Weekends: Camp Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour | Take a zipline tour over the Catawba River. High flying adventure takes you through the treetops for a unique and thrilling perspective. 

Thursday 6-8pm - Sip and Paint at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Wine, light snacks and a painting class at the Garden!   

Every Thursday night – Summer concert series at Ann Springs Close Greenway  in Fort Mill.  Bring the family, a blanket and a picnic!  

Every Thursday 6:30 pm, June -August - Summer Sailboat eventsCatawba Yacht Club   Watch from the lake or from the shorelines or bring your sailboat and join the fun!

Weekends April - September - Kayyak, tube or canoe down the Catawaba River. Self guided tours, with shuttle service by Catawba River Expeditions

 Every Friday 7pm - Weekly ski shows at Windjammer Park in Tega Cay. Come watch amazing wakeboarding, skiing and team events. Events weekly throughout the summer by the  Carolina Show Ski team .

 

August 2018 

August 1 - Wednesday 7:00pm- Wednesday night concert series at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair, picnic baskets and enjoy a relaxed evening of music in the park

August 3 -Friday 6-10pm:  Come out to the Fountain Park on East Main Street in Rock Hill for Speakeasy Jazz.  Live music, children’s activities, bring a picnic or eat from the food truck, presented by  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

August 4-5 Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wild about Wings from 9am - 1pm Join expert biologist Susan Campbell as she captures, bands and releases hummingbirds for research. Learn about the hummingbirds and participate in fun activities.

August 10 - Friday 7:30  - Movies in the park at Fountain Park  Only in Old Town Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening 

August 11 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

August 11-12 Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wild about Wild Life from 9am - 1pm Join experience staff and deepen your connection to nature by getting close to wild life. 

August 12 Sunday 6:30pm - Summer Concert Series:   Lyle Lovett & His Large Band  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

August 18-19 Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wild Wonders from 9am - 1pm JLearn about unique, bizzar and interesting adaptations that plants develop in order to survive in different habitats. 

August 22 - Wednesday 7:00pm- Wednesday night concert series at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair, picnic baskets and enjoy a relaxed evening of music in the park

August 25 9am-5pm Saturday-  Annual  York Summerfest . Craft & art show, food, Classic car show and more in historic downtown York. 

August 25 Saturday 8:30 - Movies under the stars. Bring your blanket and lawn chair, movie begins at dusk, located near Just Fresh and the Fountain present by  River Gate 

August 31- September 3 -Labor Day Weekend  - Take a little road trip from Lake Wylie to Hendersonville, NC for the annual  NC Apple Festival , held on Labor Day Weekend.  Entertainment, parade, street dance, and more.

August 31- September 3 Not too far from Lake Wylie on Labor Day weekend, Matthews Alive!   Festival celebrating Labor Day with food, music, family activities all weekend long.  Labor Day Parade at 10am on Saturday

 

 September 2018 

September 1 - Saturday - Labor Day celebration/ Fall Pursuit Regatta  Catawba Yacht Club 

September 2 - Sunday - Labor day celebration- outdoor adventures, yoga, live music and fireworks at US National Whitewater Center

September 3 - Monday  -  Have your own Labor Day on Lake Wylie picnic at McDowell Nature Center With miles of walking trails, lakeside picnic tables, and a nature center, it's a great place to spend the day.

September 3 - Monday 11am  -  Annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade in uptown Charlotte, 10am.  Largest Labor Day parade in the Southeastern U.S.! Begins at Tryon St and ends at College St

September 7 -Friday 6-10pm:  Come out to the Fountain Park on East Main Street in Rock Hill for Speakeasy Jazz.  Live music, children’s activities, bring a picnic or eat from the food truck, presented by  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

September 8 - Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00pm - Fiddle 'n Pig Shindig at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Annual Bluegrass and BBQ festivale

September 8 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

September 8 -10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday- By the Sweat of Our Brows - Annual event to honor the legacy of  African American who were ensalved at Brattonsville, as well as their decendants.  Historic Brattonsville 

September 15- October 28 Saturday & Sunday -  “The Great Pumpkin Fest" at   Carowinds  .   New for the younger set, Carowinds offers kid-friendly rides, games, shows and attractions during the daytime, 11am - 5pm. 

September 14- October 28 Friday & Saturday 7pm until midnight —  "Scarowinds" at   Carowinds  .   The annual Halloween fest at Carowinds.  Not for the faint of heart . . .  

Septemeber 18 Tuesday 8:00 pm - Twin Kennedy - Twin sisters from Canada, their unique music is a fusion of country, jazz, folk and classical music presented by Clover School District Auditorium

September 22 Saturday 8:30 - Movies under the stars. Bring your blanket and lawn chair, movie begins at dusk, located near Just Fresh and the Fountain present by  River Gate 

September 22 Saturday - Flow fest. Flow,relax and enjoy a day full of yoga and other activities at US National Whitewater Center

September 22 -10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday- Piedmont Pottery and Pickin - Enjoy pottery made by some of the best poters in Carolina Piedmont, and enjoy live music and Southern barbecue  Historic Brattonsville 

September 23 Sunday :   "Farm to Fork in the Garden"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Chef farmer pairing - a celebration of year round local food. Attendees will enjoy the wonderful tasting event as they stroll through the Garden, enjoy live music, and listen to speakers who talk about food related subjects.

September 28-29 Friday - Saturday: Rock the Grill - KCBS BBQ grill competition. Main street downtown will be lined with some of the best BBQ of the region, as well as entertainment, car cruises and kids activities. Proceeds will benefit the construction of the Rock Hill Miracle Park.  Only in Old Town 

September 29 Saturday 9:00am- 2:00pm - Paws in the Park  at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Pet friendly fun day with art, photos, education and other great entertainment.

 

 October 2018 

October 1 Monday 8:00 pm - Chapter 6 - A professional a-capella ensemble comprised of 6 male vocalist and one arranger. Their style consists of a bland of pop/jazz harmonies in tongue and cheeck lyrics, presented by Clover School District Auditorium

October 6 - Saturday - Fall Festival - outdoor adventures, yoga, and live music at US National Whitewater Center

October 6 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

October 13-28 - Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00pm - Fall Frolic at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Celebrate fall the last three weekends in October featuring a myriad of fall festival fun from wagon rides and a homemade pumpkin patch to the kiddie corn maze. 

Ocotber 19-21 - Friday -Sunday - Outdoor Market- Hands on experience with gear, outdoor adventures, yoga, movies and live music at US National Whitewater Center

October 20 - Saturday 3:00pm-9:00 pm - Spirit and Stories- Take a candlelit tour with costumed interpretures; hear spooky stories of Brattonsville and enjoy fall family fun. Historic Brattonsville 

October 20 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

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