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. 

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. 

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. 

 

  

May 2019

May 6  -Monday - River Hills/Lake Wylie Lions Club golf tournament.  Call the River Hills Pro Shop  to register. 

May 10 Friday 7pm-10pm  - Friday Night Live!  Every other Friday night thru the summer.  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

May 11  Saturday  - 10am -4pm, "Sheep Shearing".   Historic Brattonsville : Learn about shearing Gulf Coast sheep with in-depth demonstrations of how people procedded wool into useable fabric for clothing.

May 11 & 12 9:00- 9:00 pm – Mother’s Day Weekend at  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Shop from local vendors, crafts, live music, food truck, and more 

May 11 Saturday 9-5  - Boating Safety Course at Clover SD Community YMCA offered by Lake Wylie Coast Guard Auxiliary.  Classes give you the basic knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or saftey certificate.  To register or get more information U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 

May 11 - Saturday 9:00 – 11:00pm  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

May 16 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours – Summer Kick-off Business After Hours at Catawba Nuclear Station Park!

May 16-18 - Thursday thru Saturday Italian Festival at St. Philip Neri's in Fort Mill.  Cannoli Run on Saturday, food and games for all ages.  Silent auction, live entertainment, which is better than a live auction with silent entertainment, unless you're into mimes.  Just making sure you're paying attention here.

May 17 -Friday 6-10pm:  Come out to the Fountain Park on East Main Street in Rock Hill for Food Truck Friday.  Live music, children’s activities, bring a picnic or eat from the food truck, presented by  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

May 18 -Saturday 6:00-10:00 pm  - Tega Cay Concert  series at Runde Park.  Featuring "Kids in America", food & fun.

May 18 Saturday, 9am - 3pm  - Bloomfest at Glencairn Gardens  in Rock Hill. Plants, garden art, activities and crafts for the whole family.

May 18 Saturday 8:00-10:00 am – Cars and Coffee: Enjoy a cup of coffee while checking out classic cars at Lake Wylie Assisted Living in Lake Wylie, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber.

May 24 Friday 7pm-10pm  - Friday Night Live!  Every other Friday night thru the summer.  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation

May 26 Sunday  - Memorial Day celebration at the  US National Whitewater Center   in Charlotte!  Free live music, fireworks, food and fun.  You can see the fireworks from the north end of Lake Wylie. 

 

June 2019

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

Every Thursday 6:30pm, June thru August - Summer 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 

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

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. 

 

June 7 Friday 6pm-10pm  - Friday Night LiveEvery other Friday night thru the summer.  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

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

June 8 Saturday 8am – Splash Dash 5K and 10K race at Camp Thunderbird with the Lake Wylie Chamber

June 13 Thursday 6-8pm - Sip and Paint at  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Wine, light snacks and a painting class at the Garden!   

 June 15 Saturday 8:00-10:00 am – Cars and Coffee: Enjoy a cup of coffee while checking out classic cars at Lake Wylie Assisted Living in Lake Wylie, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber

June 15 -Saturday 7-10 pm  -   Tega Cay Concert  series at Runde Park.  Featuring "Kids in America", food & fun.

June 15-16 Saturday thru Sunday – Father’s Day Weekend – Celebrate with family crafts and activities, live music and so much more at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

June 16 Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesTom Rigney and Flambeau Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

June 21 Friday 6pm-10pm - Friday Night LiveEvery other Friday night thru the summer.  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

June 21 Friday 6pm - Summer Concert Series:   The Robert Cray Band, Marc Cohn and The Blind Boys of Alabama  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

June 21 -Friday 6-10pm:  Come out to the Fountain Park on East Main Street in Rock Hill for Food Truck Friday.  Live music, children’s activities, bring a picnic or eat from the food truck, presented by  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

June 23 Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesWhiskey Hill Billies  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

June 28 - Friday  - The  Town of Clover  presents Movies in the park Bring a lawn chair, blanket  and enjoy a great evening of film and laughs under the stars. located at 5501 Memorial Dr. 

June 30 Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesThe Fred McCarty Band  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

  

 

JuLY 2019

July 3-4 Wednesday and Thursday - 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 Wednesday 5:30pm-10pm  - Independence Day Celebration!  Red White and Boom! Live music, food, drinks, and plenty of fun for the family sponsored by Only in Old Town 

July 4 Thursday 6pm-10pm  - Independence Day Celebration!  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

July 4 Thursday 9:30pm – Annual 4th of July fireworks display celebrating Independence Day, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber.

July 4 Thursday 9:00 am -10:00 pm Tega Cay 37th Anniversary CelebrationLand parade, boat parade, Carolina Ski team performance, fish fry, Fireworks and so much more.

July 7 Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesMichelle Lambert  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

July 13 Saturday 6-8pm - Sip and Paint at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Wine, light snacks and a painting class at the Garden!   

 July 13 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

July 14  Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesTinman  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

July 19 -Friday 6-10pm:  Come out to the Fountain Park on East Main Street in Rock Hill for Food Truck Friday.  Live music, children’s activities, bring a picnic or eat from the food truck, presented by  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

July 20 Saturday 8:00-10:00 am – Cars and Coffee: Enjoy a cup of coffee while checking out classic cars at Lake Wylie Assisted Living in Lake Wylie, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber

 

July 20- 21 - Saturday/Sunday:  "Wild About Summer" at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .  Bee Wild from 10am - 2pm by viewing honeybees and talking to local beekeepers. 

July 21 Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesHighwater Blues  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

July 27 -28 Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wild about Color  from 10am - 2pm Celebrate the color and artistry of plants, gardening, nature and the environment.

July 26 - Friday - The  Town of Clover  presents Movies in the park Bring a lawn chair, blanket  and enjoy a great evening of film and laughs under the stars. located at 5501 Memorial Dr. 

July 28 Sunday 1pm-4 pm  - Summer concert SeriesBlue  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .