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. 

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. 

  

 

May 2018

May 4 -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.

May 5 & 26 - Saturday 1 pm - Sip and Paint at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Wine, light snacks and a painting class at the Garden!   

May 12 -Saturday 7-10 pm  - Kick off the summer at Runde Park with the  Tega Cay Concert  series.  Featuring "U-Phonik", food & fun.

May 12 - Saturday 11-5pm  - Garbaldifest Outdoor Festival with approximately 100 vendors lined up on Main St. and in Stowe Park. Variety of vendors from arts and crafts, jewelry, beauty products, non profit and businesses.    Belmont Parks and Recreation

May 14  -Monday - River Hills/Lake Wylie Lions Club golf tournament.  Call the River Hills Pro Shop  to register. 

May 17-19 - 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 18 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 19 Saturday, 9am - 3pm  - Bloomfest at Glencairn Gardens  in Rock Hill. Plants, garden art, activities and crafts for the whole family.

May 19 Saturday 9-5   - Boating Safety Course at Cabela's in Fort Mill 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 19 Saturday 8:00-10:00 am – Cars and Coffee: car enthusiasts can bring their cars to dislay in the parking at Fred Caldwell Chevrolet, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber.

May 20 Sunday 1:00-3:00 pm - Open House 2084 Lake Forest

May 27 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 2018

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 6:30pm, 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.  

June 1 -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.

June 1 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 .

June 2 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

June 9 Saturday 8am – Splash Dash 5K and 10K race at Camp Thunderbird with the Lake Wylie Chamber

June 16 Saturday  - Brew Stash Bash craft beer tastings and free live music at the US National Whitewater Center  in Charlotte!  Fun filled day prior to the sampling with a 6K trail race.

June 16 -Saturday 7-10 pm  -   Tega Cay Concert  series at Runde Park.  Featuring "Big Bamboo Band", food & fun.

June 22 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 .

June 28 Thursday 6pm -  Summer Concert Series:   Rick Springfield  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

 

July 2018 

July 3-4 Tuesday and Wednesday - 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 4 Wednesday 9:30pm – Annual 4th of July fireworks display celebrating Independence Day, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber.

July 4 Wednesday 7pm-10pm  - Independence Day Celebration!  Live music, food & drink, sponsored by Belmont merchants.   Belmont Parks and Recreation .

July 4 Wednesday  - 10am -4pm, "Independence Day at Hightower Hall".   Historic Brattonsville : 1850 celebration of Independence Day, cooking demonstrations, military drills, games, toys and so much more. 

July 6 -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.

July 21- 22 - Saturday/Sunday:  "Wild About Summer" at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Bee Wild from 9am - 1pm by viewing honeybees and talking to local beekeepers. 

July 26 Thursday 6pm -  Summer Concert Series:   Michael McDonals  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

July 28 -29 Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wild about Color  from 9am - 1pm Celebrate the color and artistry of plants, gardening, nature and the environment.