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. 

Every Thursday July 16- October 29 6 pm – 9pm, Music at the Met. Live music by local singer-songwriters at Metropolitan, Charlotte

Every Thursday 6:30pm – 9:30, June thru October Music on the Lawn at Ann Springs Close Greenway  in Fort Mill.  Bring the family, a blanket and a picnic!  

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. 

 

 

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).

 

October 2020

October 2 – Nov 28 6 pm – 9 pm Sunset Sessions Enjoy an evening of good food and music as the sun is setting on the Greenway Gateway Lawn and Domtar Forest Porch Ann Springs Close Greenway

October 1 - Thursday 1:00- 5:30 pm  Lake Wylie Chamber Golf Tournament at River Hills Country Club

October 1-2 –Thursday- Friday 16th annual Blues & Jazz Festival, York County

October 2 – 4 North Carolina balloon Festival. Hot air balloons, food trucks, vendors and activities for the family. Event held outside of Charlotte

October 6 Tuesday 7 – 10:30  pm  Dock side Movies at Papa Doc’s. Pull up your boat or seat at the patio and enjoy a night of entertainment

October 9 Friday 6:30 pm Taste of York County. Glennon Center at Tega Cay Golf Club. 2nd annual Taste of York, guest will enjoy live music, food and beverages from all over York County.

October 11 6pm Sunday – Music at The Hot Hole . Enjoy live music at the Allen Fishing Access Area (425 Hot Hole Rd, Belmont)

October 13 Tuesday 7:30 – 10:30 pm  Dock side Movies at Papa Doc’s. Pull up your boat or seat at the patio and enjoy a night of entertainment

October 15 – Thursday 6 pm Chinese Lantern Festival 2020 at  Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

October 15 – Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 pm  -Thursday Night Pops  Belmont Parks and Recreation  Parks Brothers -

October 17 - Saturday 10 am Curtin Farms Fest. Community gathering for those that appreciate quality, handcrafted, and unique treasures 

October 17 – Saturday 10 am 27th Annual Apple Harvest Festival at Windy Hill Orchard, York. Music, hayrides, food and more.

October 17 – 9:00 am Saturday Brew Dash 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.

October 17-18 - Saturday 10 am - 4:00pm - Fall Frolic at Ann Springs Close Greenway  Celebrate fall featuring a myriad of fall festival fun from wagon rides and a homemade pumpkin patch to the kiddie corn maze. 

October 20 Tuesday 7 – 10:30  pm  Dock side Movies at Papa Doc’s. Pull up your boat or seat at the patio and enjoy a night of entertainment

October 23 Friday 6pm Trunk or Treat & outdoor movie. Treats and activities with movie to follow. Costumes welcomed but not required. 8160 Regent Pkwy Fort Mill.

October 24 Saturday 5 pm – 8 pm Spook-Tacular Boo Bash at New Centre Park 501 Memorial Dr. Clover  Come join the fun: Costume contest, Talent Show, pumpkin painting,music and more.

October 24 Saturday 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Family Fun Day at Steele St Park, Ft Mill.   Games, crafts, activities, and more!

October 25 – Sunday 3pm – 5 pm Trunk or Treat at New River Church 136 Carroll Cove Rd Clover

October 27 Tuesday 7 – 10:30  pm  Dock side Movies at Papa Doc’s. Pull up your boat or seat at the patio and enjoy a night of entertainment

October 30-31 Friday & Saturday Boo at Ballantyne Get ready for Fall for The Ballantyne! Hayrides, cookie baking and decorating class, pumpkin carving contest, Trick or Tea Afternoon, costume parade, and a dive-in movie of Hocus Pocus. Hosted by Ballantyne, Luxury Collection Hotel Call 888-627-8048 for more info

October 31 – Saturday 5:00 – 6:30 pm Drive thru Trunk or Treat at York Recreation Complex

October 31 Saturday 6 pm  Boos or Boats at Papa Doc’s. Family fun event. Bring the kiddos to trunk or treat where they can hop from car to car or boat to boat.

October 31 - Saturday 10:30 am -12:30 pm BooHAHA This year will be a Drive thru event cars will enter Main St and once at Fountain Park volunteers will hand out FREE prepackaged bag of candy for each child. Only in Old Town Rock Hill

October 31 - 9 am-3 pm Trick or Treat at Field Day Park, Lake Wylie. Dedication ceremony and meet the folks who worked behind the scene 9-11am. Bring the kids for safe treats 1-3 pm

October 31 6pm -8pm Creepy Campout Trick or Treat Ebenezer Park will be hosting annual Creepy Campout Halloween Event. Come dressed in your costume, Trick or Treat through the campground, and vote on your favorite campsite decorations. 4490 Boatshore Rd Rock Hill

 

November 2020

October 2 – Nov 28 6 pm – 9 pm Sunset Sessions Enjoy an evening of good food and music as the sun is setting on the Greenway Gateway Lawn and Domtar Forest Porch Ann Springs Close Greenway

November - February 17th– Ice Skating. Located on the upper pond of White water center at US National Whitewater Center

 

November 7 Saturday 3 pm The Colonel’s Club Boil Brew – Low country boil at Anne Springs Close Greenway

November 7 Saturday 9 am – 2 pm Fall Craft and Vendor Fair at Grace Chapel Baptist 475 S Shiloh Rd York

November 7 Saturday 9 am Market at The Barn on Cactus Lane – The Christmas Market 2nd annual Event Crafts and food. The Barn Market on Cactus Ln. Clover

November 13 – 15 South Carolina’s Christmas Show in Historic Downtown York, SC. Enjoy a day of shopping inside and out with lots of Christmas and Holiday Merchandise.

November 14 – 16 Chinese Lantern Festival 2020 Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

November 27 – 10 am Post Thanksgiving Hayrides, fire pits and Cider at Windy Hill Orchard, York. Music, hayrides, food and more.

November 27 FridayPenland Tree Farm – Open for the season! Hayrides, roasted marshmallows, and choose and cut your own tree. Enjoy this family tradition.

Nov 30 Monday 6:30 PM Christmas Tree Lighting Meet in front of City Hall for annual tree lighting ceremony. Then stroll down Main St for the kickoff of the Festival of Trees in Stowe Park, Belmont

 

December 2020

December 1- December 26 -Christmastown USA presented by the town of McAddenville  2020 is the 65th 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 3 6- 11 pm Holiday Gala hosted by  Lake Wylie Chamberat River Hill Country Club!

December 4 Friday 5:30 pm ChristmasVille Drive-In Movies “Polar Express” 158 west White St. Rock Hill.  Showings are at 6:15, 8:15 and 9:00 in Williams and Fudge parking lot. $20 per car to the movie and get a Free $10 gift card to downtown business.

December 5 Saturday 8 am – 4:45 pm - Winter Wonderland Holiday Market - Dairy Barn at the Anne Springs Close Greenway

December 5 Saturday 2020 Christmas Tree lighting. This event features Christmas Carols, tree lighting, cookies, hot chocolate and visit from old Saint Nick!

December 12 Saturday 6:30 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.