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. 

 

 

March 2019

March 2 - Saturday 6:00pm – Green Gala: The Greatest Gala on Earth at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Hosted by the Greenway Ladies Guild, all proceeds benefit the Anne Spring Close Greenway and FLYERS assistant programs. Enjoy an evening of entertainment with LIVE music, dancing delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres, and auction

March 3  Saturday 9:00 pm – ABACAB Tribute to  Genesis  at The  Sylvia Theater  in York

March 8 8:00 pm & Saturday March 9 2:00 pm– Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert – Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter’s second year at school like never before. Presented by  Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 

March 9 Saturday - 7:30-9:30 pm, The Steel Drivers – Bluegrass with rock-n-roll edge part of the Southern Sounds Series at  McCelvey Center  in York

March 9 Saturday -10:00 am -4:00 pm Harry Potter Science – A day of activities and information featuring real science based on the popular Harry Potter series, presented by  Museum of York County

March 9 Saturday – 12:00 – 6:00 pm, York County family Food Truck Festival at the Heritage Conference Center Ballroom Parking lot in Fort Mill. Enjoy a variety of food options, shop in the market place and have fun with the bounce houses, photo both, face paining, balloon animals and more!

March 16 Saturday 1:00- 3:00 pm - Sip and Paint at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Wine, light snacks and a painting class at the Garden!   

March 16 Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm - Green River Revival at the  US National Whitewater Center   in Charlotte!  St. Patrick’s Day celebration with the 5K “Color Me Green” run, corn hole tournaments, live music and a Shamrock Green river!

March 16  Saturday 4:00 – 9:00 pm  - St Patrick’s Day on Main  Only in Old Town Live Irish music, Kid’s Play Zone, photo booth and plenty of food & beverages. 

March 16 Saturday 10:00am-4:00 pm – Town of Clover St Patrick’s Day Festival Come celebrate the luck of the Irish. Music, food and much more

March 14 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours – St. Patrick’s Day celebrated early at this Business After Hours.  Wear green! Location: Carolinas Trust Bank 5196 Charlotte Hwy Lake Wylie

March 19 Tuesday 8:00 pmNext Generation Leahy  - Young multi-instrumentalists, ranging in age from seven to fifteen, perform high energy, infectious Celtic based music, presented by Clover School District Auditorium

March 29 Friday 11:00 am – Tega Cay 8th Annual Mayors’ Cup  - A fun action packed day of golf.

March 29 – 31 & April 4-7 -  Rock Hill Community Theater presents the Dixie Swim Club a Jones Hope Wooten comedy

March 30 - Saturday 7:30 am - 3:30pm – Blue Star Blitz at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Kick off spring with some adventure by joining the 3rd annual Blue Star Blitz Outdoor Recreation Festival! Enjoy mountain bike course, 5k/10k trail courses, kids scavenger hunt and live music.

March 30 – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm - Children's Day on the Farm at Historic Brattonsville  : The annual family event focuses on farm life in the 18th and 19th centuries. This historic learning opportunity offers a wide variety of hands-on activities demonstrating the work and play of our Carolina Piedmont ancestors. Children of all ages can help with candle-dipping, blacksmithing, cooking and much, much more

March 31 Sunday 5:00 pm – Mrs Mary & The Boys- a musical comedy at The  Sylvia Theater  in York

 

 

April 2019

April 2 Tuesday 8:00 pmIn The Mood  - A 1940’s musical revue creates a nostalgic atmosphere that transports you back in time. Period costumes, choreographed dance routines, and songs from the 30’s and 40’s deliver sheer American pizzazz , presented by Clover School District Auditorium

April 4 – 13 Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill – Ten days of food, music, sports, frogs and fun this award winning festival is unique as is the city it showcases.

April 6 & 7 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Peter Rabbit’s Garden at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Celebrate spring along with Peter Rabbit and his friends! Enjoy family activities, crafts, live music and more.   

April 6 Saturday  9:00 pm – Interstellar Overdrive a Tribute Concert to Pink Floyd at The  Sylvia Theater  in York

April 13 Saturday - 7:30-9:30 pm, Sierra Hull – A virtuoso mandolin-player with a lustrous voice part of the Southern Sounds Series at  McCelvey Center  in York

April 13 & 14 11:00- 3:00 pm – EARTHFEST at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Celebrate an early Earth Day with family crafts, activities, games and so much more   

April 18 Thursday 5:30- 7:30 Business After Hours – Location TBA

April 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.

April 20 Saturday 5:00pm - Water Lantern Festival - Witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water at Symphony Park Charlotte

April 25-28 Thursday 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.

 April 27 Saturday 11:00 am – Earth Day Celebration at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Events and activities include vendor exhibits, border collie demonstrations, cane pole fishing, canoeing & kayaking, face painting, lead-line horse rides and farm animals

April 27 Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  Butts Cook-off & Music FrenzyClover Community Park come enjoy the music, food, arts & crafts and kids corner

April 27 Saturday 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm – Kick off the summer at Runde Park with the  Tega Cay Concert  series.  Featuring "U-Phonik", food & fun.

April 27 Saturday 1:00- 3:00 pm - Sip and Paint at   Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  .  Wine, light snacks and a painting class at the Garden!   

April 27 Saturday -10:00 am -3:00 pm Earth Day Celebration – A day of activities, games and information with hands-on environmental message , presented by  Museum of York County

April 27 - Saturday 11:00-4:00pm  - 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

April 27 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 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.