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. 

First Thursday of each month April – October. Bring your lawn chair and picnic to enjoy the show. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

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).

  

 

 

September 2021

September- November 6:00 – 9:00 pm Fall Concert series  Enjoy live music Only in Old Town   in Rock Hill

September 17- October 31  "Scarowinds" at   Carowinds  .   The annual Halloween fest at Carowinds.  Not for the faint of heart . . .  select nights thru 10/31.

 

September 3 6 pm – 9 pm Sunset Sessions Enjoy an evening of good food and music (featuring Savannah Harmon) as the sun is setting on the Greenway Gateway Lawn and Domtar Forest Porch Ann Springs Close Greenway

September 4-5 - - Labor Day celebration- outdoor adventures, yoga, live music and fireworks at US National Whitewater Center

September 4 6 pm – 9 pm Sunset Sessions Enjoy an evening of good food and music (featuring John Linker) as the sun is setting on the Greenway Gateway Lawn and Domtar Forest Porch Ann Springs Close Greenway

September 9  Thursday 5-9pm - Sip and Paint at  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Bring your own subject matter and the Garden surroundings will provide the inspiration, relax with a glass of wine as you create your work of art.

September 10 6 pm – 9 pm Sunset Sessions Enjoy an evening of good food and music (featuring Chris Suter) as the sun is setting on the Greenway Gateway Lawn and Domtar Forest Porch Ann Springs Close Greenway

September 10 Friday 6 PM  Gastonia Summer Concert Series at Rotary Pavilion 111 N South St. Featuring Decarlo

 

September 11 – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – By the Sweat of our Brows  at Historic Brattonsville  : Historic interpreters, costumed volunteers, traditional cooking, kids activities, and reenactment

September 11 6 pm – 9 pm Sunset Sessions Enjoy an evening of good food and music (featuring Caleb Davis) as the sun is setting on the Greenway Gateway Lawn and Domtar Forest Porch Ann Springs Close Greenway

September 16 Thursday 6-9 pm: Clover Concert Series: Carolina Soul Band. Enjoy music, food, games and the splash pad at Clover Amphitheater, 499 Memorial Dr  

September 17 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.

September 18 Saturday 4-9:30 pm  End of Summer Beach Bash – Enjoy an evening filled with music, dancing and fun as the Town of Fort Mill celebrates the grand opening of its new Amphitheater at Walter Y. Elisha Park 345 N. White St

September 18 Saturday 5:00 – 8:00 Allison Creek Music Series Come and enjoy a night of great music, food, fun and fellowship at Allison Creek

September 19– Sunday Fall Season Kickoff at Windy Hill Orchard, York. Music, hayrides, food and more.

September 30 - Thursday 5:30- 7:30 pm  Lake Wylie Chamber Business after Golf at River Hills Country Club

September 9  Thursday 5-9pm - Sip and Paint at  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Bring your own subject matter and the Garden surroundings will provide the inspiration, relax with a glass of wine as you create your work of art.

 

October 2021

October 2-16 – Second Annual Scarecrow Walk The Schiele Museum of Natural History. Part of the Schiele’s Fundraiser. Take a stroll along the nature trail to see Scarecrows that are created by the community : https://schielemuseum.org/happening/508-holidaysfarm.html

October 4-31 – Seventh Annual Fort Mill Scarecrow Crawl. Take a stroll in Downtown Fort Mill to see all the amazing Scarecrow entries created by individuals, schools, businesses, organizations, churches, and more.

 

October 1-4 Friday thru Sunday  - Tuck Fest Outdoor competitions and live music at the  US National Whitewater Center   in Charlotte!  Land and water races, by foot, bike, raft and kayak!  Come to watch or come to win.

October 7 Thursday 6:00 – 10:00 pm Main Street Live Live music, food, and vendors hosted by Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

October 16 Saturday 5:00 – 8:00 Allison Creek Music Series Come and enjoy a night of great music, food, fun and fellowship at Allison Creek

October 16 Saturday 4:00 – 10:00 Oktoberfest .   Bavarian Street Festival celebrating the season, featuring music, German food, kids zone, and more at Fountain Park Only in Old Town Rock Hill

October 16 – Saturday 9:30 am 28th Annual Apple Harvest Festival at Windy Hill Orchard, York. Music, hayrides, food and more.

October 16 - Saturday  - at the US National Whitewater Center  in Charlotte!  Build Your Own Boat competition. See if your boat building and maritime skills can withstand the Whitewater Center’s seas. obstacle race, and free live music.

October 22-November 7 Moonlight on Main 3 weekends of art-centric fun in Belmont, NC learn more at www.moonlightonmain.com  

October 23 Saturday 2:00 – 7:00 pm BooFest Come and enjoy a fun evening full of music, activities, vendors, rides, and plenty of candy hosted by City of Belmont at Stowe Park

October 24 Sunday 7:00 – 9:00 pm Charlotte Jazz Band Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy jazz, swing, ragtime, bebop and other styles at Stowe Park Amphitheater, Belmont

October 30 - Saturday 11:00 am -10:00 pm BooHAHA is back at Fountain Park. Costume contests, trick or treating, and vendors.   Only in Old Town Rock Hill

October 30 – Saturday 11:00 – 5:00 pm Tega Cay Fall Festival Enjoy music , arts & crafts, food trucks, vendors as well as kid’s Zone and Costume Parade at The Glennon Community Center, 15077 Molokai Dr