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. 

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. 

 

OCTOBER 2019

Each week Saturday & Sunday -  “The Great Pumpkin Fest" at   Carowinds  .   For the younger set, Carowinds offers kid-friendly rides, games, shows and attractions during the daytime, 11am - 5pm. 

Friday & Saturday 7pm until midnight —  "Scarowinds" at   Carowinds  .   The annual Halloween fest at Carowinds.  Not for the faint of heart . . .  select nights thru 10/27

 

October 3 – Thursday 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm - The  Town of Clover  presents Blues and Jazz festival  with “Groove Masters”  playing funk, neo soul and smooth Jazz  located at 103 N Main St Clover

October 3 Thursday 8:00 pmMark O’Connor Band – Blending rich aural folk tradition and classic music presented by Clover School District Auditorium

October 3 – Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 pm  -Thursday Night Pops  Belmont Parks and Recreation  Snap – Rock, funk and pop.

October 3 –Thursday 7:00 – 10:00 pm Blues & Jazz Festival – at The Larne Building 103 North Main St Clover

October 5 - Saturday - Fall Festival - outdoor adventures, yoga, and live music at US National Whitewater Center

October 5 - Saturday  - Tails and Ales Celebration at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Live music, vendors, activities and fun

October 5 -6 Saturday/Sunday 11am - 2pm   20th Anniversary Celebration at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  Live music, petting zoo, crafts and more

October 10 – Thursday 6:00 pm - The  Town of Clover  presents Nights @ New Centre Bring a lawn chair, blanket  and enjoy a great evening of music  under the stars located at 499 Memorial Dr

October 10 – Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 pm  -Thursday Night Pops  Belmont Parks and Recreation  Parks Brothers – 90’s, beach music and country western .

October 10 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours hosted by  Lake Wylie Chamberat BenchMark Physical Therapy !

October 10 – Thursday 6:00 pm - The  Town of Clover  presents Nights @ New Centre Bring a lawn chair, blanket  and enjoy a great evening of music  under the stars located at 499 Memorial Dr

October 11-13 - Friday -Sunday - Outdoor Market- Hands on experience with gear, outdoor adventures, yoga, movies and live music at US National Whitewater Center

October 12 – 13 Saturday- Sunday :   " Music Fest Fall 2019"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden The Garden welcomes a lineup of talented musicians with roots in bluegrass and beyond the Hillside Theater at Lost Hollow . Enjoy music food trucks, the Garden scenery and more!

October 12-27 - 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. 

October 17 Thursday 8:00 pmHelen Welsh: Superstar – Celebrating all the songs you know and love along with stories about the number one selling act of the 1970s presented by Clover School District Auditorium

October 18- Friday 7:30  - Food Truck Friday at Fountain Park  Only in Old Town Bring a lawn chair and enjoy music, food, and a beautiful fall evening 

October 19 - Saturday 10:00am-4:00 pm – Harvest on the Homestead - Brattonsville Enjoy fall family fun exploring farm related activities that occur in fall to prepare for Winter during 19th century. Historic Brattonsville

October 19 - Saturday 4:00 -10:00pm - Octoberfest at Fountain Park  Only in Old Town Food, music and activities 

October 19 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful fall evening

October 19 – 20 Saturday- Sunday :   " Fairy Fest"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Join us for a fun fairy day full of activities and crafts.

October 24 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours hosted by  Lake Wylie Chamberat Kasby’s By The Lake !

October 24 -  Pumpkin Carving Contest   Town of Clover  

October 25 - Friday 7:30  - Movies in the park at Fountain Park  Only in Old Town Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful fall evening 

October 26 – 27 Saturday- Sunday :   "Bootanical"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  The Garden will offer live entertainment, crafts, food and fall activities. Come dressed in your favorite costume

October 26 – Saturday 11:00 am- 5:00 pm – Tega Cay Fall Festival Live music, kids zone, contests, food trucks, and wide variety of art, crafts and local vendors, Philip Glennon Community Center

October 26 - Saturday 3:00- 9:00 pm  - Belmont Boo Fest at Stowe Park & Main St Belmont Parks and Recreation  An annual festival filled with spooktacular fun for all ages!

October 31 – Wednesday 5:00 pm – Trick or Treat Main Street and the Town of Fort Mill. Trick or Treat and participate in costume contest as live music plays in the bandstand.

  

 

 

November 2019 

November 2 – 3 Saturday- Sunday :   "Dia De Los Muertos"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  Day of the Dead, this tradition honors loved ones who have departed in a festive atmosphere. The Garden will offer live entertainment, crafts, food and activities.

November 7 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours hosted by  Lake Wylie Chamberat DRB group in Paddlers Cove !

November 9 Saturday  3:00-8pm – Colonel’s Club Boil & Brew at Ann Springs Close Greenway  in Fort Mill.  Live music, great food, and family fun!  

November 9 - Saturday 9:30 am– Greenway Fall Horse Show at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Open to all riders, food vendor available for purchase.

November 12 Tuesday 8:00 pmThe Drifters – Back on tour, a lineup of veterans and new voices who have between them over a century of making and recording the most meaningful song in Rock N Roll.  presented by Clover School District Auditorium

November 15 – January 21  Ice skating in Rock Hill? Oh yes there is! 205 Saluda Street. Celebrate the holidays on ice at the Founders Holiday Ice Rink in downtown Rock Hill Only in Old Town  

November 24-December 31 -  “Winter Fest" at   Carowinds  .   Rides, games, shows and attractions

November 24 & 25  9:00 am – 4:00pm The Garden Café, York – Open house and Market place – Over 55 Local Vendors & Artisians! Coffee, hot cider and homemade cookies

November 29 FridayPenland Tree Farm – Open for the season! Hayrides, roasted marshmallows, and choose and cut your own tree. Enjoy this family tradition.

November 30 - Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00pm – Winter Wonderland Holiday Market at Ann Springs Close Greenway  More than 150 artist and crafters from Charlotte region will offer unique holiday gifts and decorations. 

November 30 – Saturday- all day Grinchmas Crafts Day. Sponsored by Clover Chamber of Commerce.

 

  

December 2019 

December 2- December 26 -Christmastown USA presented by the town of McAddenville .   2018 is the 63th anniversary year of this spectacular display, ranked as one of the top ten Christmas events in the whole country!  If you've never seen it, make it this year!

December 1 Sunday  4:30 pm – The Best of Ray & Big Daddy Laugh-A-Lot presented by Sylvia Theater  in York

December 1 – Sunday 3-4:30 Clover Highland Christmas Parade. Sponsored by Clover Chamber of Commerce.

December 2 – Monday 5:30  - Christmas tree lighting Belmont Parks and Recreation  Join in the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in front of City Hall

December 5 6:30- 11:5 Holiday Gala hosted by  Lake Wylie Chamberat River Hill Country Club !

December 5 – December 8 - " Christmasville"   in downtown Rock Hill!  A charming holiday village and outdoor walking festival in Rock Hill's historic Old Town.  Events include the Reindeer Romp 5K, carriage rides, historic tours, carolers, theater, and much more!  

December 5– Thursday– Fort Mill Tree Lighting – at Main St band stand

December 6 – Friday 6:30 – Rock Hill Christmas Parade 

December 7 - Christmas Village at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  An annual festival filled with fun for all ages!

December 7 – Saturday 11:00 – Fort Mill Christmas Parade – at Tom Hall St

December 10 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours hosted by  Lake Wylie Chamber

December 14 Saturday 5:30 Christmas by the Lake & Annual Lake Wylie Boat parade.  Boats will meet at Papa Docs on the Lake to line up, and the route spans both sides of the Buster Boyd Bridge.  Best viewing is from the deck at T-Bones and the boat landing.