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. 

 

  

JULY 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. 

 

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

July 11 – 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

July 12 Friday  9:00 pm – Beatlesque a Tribute Concert to The Beatles at The  Sylvia Theater  in York

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

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

 

 

AUGUST 2019

August 3 Saturday 7pm - Summer Concert Series:   Bret Michaels – Unbroken World Tour  Only in Old Town  in Rock Hill.

 

August 8 – 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

August 10 -11 Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wildlife  from 10am - 2pm Get out in the Garden and investigate the wildlife that coexists with plants and flowers

August 10 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

August 16 -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.

August 17 -18  Saturday/Sunday:   "Wild About Summer"  at the  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden .   Wild Wonders  from 10am - 2pm The wild is full of surprises around every corner.  Learn about the unique, bizarre and interesting adaptations plants develop in order to survive different habitats. 

August 18 Sunday  6:00 pm – The Life presented by Mrs Mary and the Boys  Sylvia Theater  in York

August 23 - Friday 7:30  - Movies in the park at Fountain Park  Only in Old Town Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening 

August 30- September 2 Not too far from Lake Wylie on Labor Day weekend, Matthews Alive!   Festival celebrating Labor Day with food, music, family activities all weekend long.  Labor Day Parade at 10am on Saturday

August 31 - Saturday - Labor Day celebration/ Fall Pursuit Regatta  Catawba Yacht Club 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

September 1 - Sunday - Labor Day celebration- outdoor adventures, yoga, live music and fireworks at US National Whitewater Center

September 2 - Monday  -  Have your own Labor Day on Lake Wylie picnic at McDowell Nature Center With miles of walking trails, lakeside picnic tables, and a nature center, it's a great place to spend the day.

September 2 - Monday  Annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade in uptown Charlotte, 10am.  Largest Labor Day parade in the Southeastern U.S.! Begins at Tryon St and ends at College St

September 12 – 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

September 14 - Saturday dusk  - Movies in the park at Stowe Park Belmont Parks and Recreation  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening

September 19 - Thursday 1:00- 5:30 pm  Lake Wylie Chamber Golf Tournament

September 20 -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.

September 27 - Friday 7:30  - Movies in the park at Fountain Park  Only in Old Town Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful summer evening