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

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. 

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. 

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. 

Every Thursday July 16- October 29 6 pm – 9pm, Music at the Met. Live music by local singer-songwriters at Metropolitan, Charlotte

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. 

May- September: 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. 

 

Due to the enduring health issue several of the events listed have been postponed or rescheduled in an effort to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  

 

June 2021

Every Tuesday 6 pm June thru August – Summer Series Sailboat events, Catawba Yacht Club . Watch from the lake or from the shorelines, or bring your sailboat and join in the fun

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 

 

June 2 Wednesday 5:30 – 10:00 pm  Movies on the Lawn Family favorites (The Lion King) with food truck and beverages available. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

June 3 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring Natty Boh (Acoustic)

June 3 Thursday 6 pm – 8 pm  Jazz at the Garden First Thursday of each month April – October. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

June 10 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring The Hitman (Variety)

June 10 Thursday 6 PM  York Summer Concert Series at City Market, 55 N Congress St Featuring Kids in America

June 11 Friday 6 PM  Gastonia Summer Concert Series at Rotary Pavilion 111 N South St. Featuring Cat5 Band

June 16 Wednesday 5:30 – 10:00 pm  Movies on the Lawn Family favorites (Finding Nemo) with food truck and beverages available. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

June 17 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring 70s Kids

June 18 Friday dusk  Movies in the park “Aladdin” hosted by Town of Clover at Clover Amphitheater

June 18 Friday 6-9 pm: Food Truck Friday. Every 3rd Friday starting June 18 at Fountain Park in Old Town Rock Hill  Featuring food trucks, restaurants, beverages, children’s activities, and live music!   Only in Old Town   in Rock Hill.

June 19 Saturday 4:00 – 7:00 Allison Creek Music Series In Fort Mill at Walter Elisha Park Bring a chair and enjoy music, food, fun, and fellowship. Featuring Thurston Howell Band

June 19 Saturday 7-10 pm  - Come out to Runde Park for the  Tega Cay Concert series.  Featuring music by "U-Phonik", food & fun

June 19 Saturday 6:00 – 9:00 Summer Concert Series Bring a chair and enjoy music, food, fun, and fellowship.

June 23 Wednesday 5:30 – 10:00 pm  Movies on the Lawn Family favorites (The Goonies) with food truck and beverages available. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

June 24 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring Todd Johnson (Classic Rock)

June 24 Thursday 6 PM  York Summer Concert Series at City Market, 55 N Congress St Featuring Late Night Special

June 30 Wednesday 5:30 – 10:00 pm  Movies on the Lawn Family favorites (A Bug’s Life) with food truck and beverages available. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

 

July 2021

July 1 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring KRVE

July 1 Thursday 6 pm – 8 pm  Jazz at the Garden First Thursday of each month April – October. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

July 2-4 Tega Cay 4th July Celebration  Friday July 2 6pm Carolina Ski Team at Windjammer Park. Saturday July 3 9 am Land Parade  6 pm Model Concert at Runde Park. Sunday July 4 9:30 Fireworks

July 3-4 Saturday and Sunday - Fourth of July celebration at the US National Whitewater Center  in Charlotte!  Independence Day festivities with live music, fireworks on the 3rd and 4th of July.  Watch from the Center or from Lake Wylie.

July 2-4 Friday – Sunday – Charlotte Knights – Enjoy fireworks and ball game

July 3-4 Saturday and Sunday - Fourth of July celebration at the US National Whitewater Center  in Charlotte!  Independence Day festivities with live music, fireworks on the 3rd and 4th of July.  Watch from the Center or from Lake Wylie.

July 3-4 Saturday and Sunday 8:45 pm - Fourth of July celebration at Carowinds – Reservations required

July 3 Saturday 2-10:30 pm – Red, White and Belmont  - Annual firework downtown, 24 S Main St, Belmont

July 3 Saturday 5-9:30 pm – Town of Fort Mill Independence Day Celebration – Enjoy music, vendors, food, and children’s games and activities along Main St. Fort Mill

July 3 Saturday 2-10:30 pm – Red, White and Boom - Annual firework is Back at Old Town, Rock Hill. Enjoy music, food, drinks, fireworks & plenty of fun.

July 3 Saturday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm – Independence Day Celebration – Ballentine Building Lake Wylie, 3958 Elks Park Rd Rock Hill.   Come out and enjoy the day at the lake to celebrate 4th July. Bring chairs, blanket, tent or umbrella and enjoy games, food, Kona Ice, and music from Rumor Mill.

July 4 Sunday 4 - 9 pm – Fourth of July Celebration at Rotary Centennial Pavilion Gastonia enjoy food trucks, vendors, entertainment, and fireworks

July 4 Sunday 9:30 am – Fourth of July Parade at Baxter Village. Decorate your vehicle, float, golf cart, bike, or scooter. Registration not required just show up at 9 am in the parking lot behind Killington’s Restaurant in Baxter Village, 900 Market St. Fort Mill

July 4 Sunday 7 - 10 pm – Fourth of July Celebration hosted by the City of York. Come out and enjoy music, games, face painting and fireworks. Event will be held at York School District 1 property, 1010 Devinney Rd

July 8 Thursday 6 PM  York Summer Concert Series at City Market, 55 N Congress St Featuring Haley Mae Campbell

July 8 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring U-Phonik

July 9 Friday 6 PM  Gastonia Summer Concert Series at Rotary Pavilion 111 N South St. Featuring On the Border

July 10 & 11 – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – The Battle of Huck’s Defeat  at Historic Brattonsville  : Historic interpreters, costumed volunteers, and reenactment. 

July 15 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring Who Rescued Who

July 16 Friday 6-9 pm: Food Truck Friday. Every 3rd Friday starting June 18 at Fountain Park in Old Town Rock Hill  Featuring food trucks, restaurants, beverages, children’s activities, and live music!   Only in Old Town   in Rock Hill.

July 16 Friday dusk  Movies in the park “Mona” hosted by Town of Clover at Clover Amphitheater

July 17 Saturday 4:00 – 7:00 Allison Creek Music Series In Fort Mill at Walter Elisha ParkBring a chair and enjoy music, food, fun, and fellowship. Featuring Darrell Harwood

July 22 Thursday 6 PM  York Summer Concert Series at City Market, 55 N Congress St Featuring Carolina Soul Band

July 22 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring Coming Up Brass

July 24 Saturday 6-10 pm Rockin The Lake 2021 Concert Series – featuring Emerald Empire Band. Event by Rock Hill Elks Lodge, 3958 Elks Park Rd, Rock Hill 

July 29 Thursday 6 PM  Summer Concert Series at Anne Springs Close Greenway Featuring Terence Young Experience

 

  

August 2021

August 5 - 7   7 PM  Broadway in the Park – The Spongebob Musical at Stowe Park, Belmont

August 12 Thursday 6 PM  York Summer Concert Series at City Market, 55 N Congress St Featuring REO Survivor

August 13 Friday dusk  Movies in the park “Jumanji” hosted by Town of Clover at Clover Amphitheater

August 21 Saturday 4:00 – 7:00 Allison Creek Music Series In Fort Mill at Walter Elisha Park. Bring a chair and enjoy music, food, fun, and fellowship. Featuring Kids In America

August 26 Thursday 6 PM  York Summer Concert Series at City Market, 55 N Congress St Featuring Michael Cosner & The Fugitives

August 28 9am-5pm Saturday- Annual  York Summerfest  Craft & art show, food, Classic car show and more in historic downtown York.