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. 

Every second Tuesday of the month: Free concerts in Fewell Park in Rock Hill. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair.  See  for list of performers through August.

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 2018

March 3 - Saturday - The Green Gala: Midnight at the Garden at Ann Springs Close Greenway  in Fort Mill.  Join the Greenway Ladies Guild for a signature fundraising event benefiting the Anne Springs Close Greenway Summer Camp & Recreation scholarship.

March 13- Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am: Bird Walking at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Stroll through the gardens, Meadowwood walk and Persimmon Trail to scout for seasonal birds and observe nesting patterns and establish a basis for bird counts. Birding Walks are lead by Garden volunteers . 

March 15 Thursday 5:30pm St. Patricks Day Business After Hours with the Lake Wylie ChamberHeld at the Clover Community Bank.

March 17- Saturday 7:30-10:00  "Mark O'Connor and the O'Connor band" at McCelvey Center in York. O'Connor focuses on bluegrass and country tunes, along with jazz and classical.

March 17- Saturday  - 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 23 - Friday 8pm - “ The Three Redneck Tenors" at the Clover School District Auditorium .  A brand new bread in the "tenor genre" - their musical comedy featuring classically trained vertan artist is like Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall- down home laughs with big city music!      

March 24 - Saturday - " Blue Star Blitz" at Ann Springs Close Greenway  in Fort Mill.  Get Your trail shoes ready! A fundraising trek along the 7.2 mile Blue Star trail.

 March 24 - Saturday - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Children's Day on the farm at Historic Brattonsville  Focuses on farm life in the Carolina Piedmont during the 18th and 19th centuries. 


April 2018

April 1 - Saturday  12-3 pm - " Blitz Bierggarten" at Ann Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Come enjoy local craft brew and cheer on the Blue Star Blitz hikers. Wide variety of food trucks, live music, good beer and good company all on the beautifull Greenway grounds.

April 10 Thursday 5:30pm  Business After Hours with the Lake Wylie ChamberHeld at the Iron Gate Farms

April 19-22 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.

April 21 - Saturday 10am - " Earth Day Celebration" at Ann Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Festivities will kick off at the Dairy barn, activities will include border collie demonstrations,  cane pole fishing, canoeing and kayaking, face painting, lead-line horse rides and farm animals. 

April 27- Saturday 7:30-10:00  "Rhiannon Giddens" at McCelvey Center in York. A powerful soprano who emits soulful emotion through music. Her two solo albims are "Tomorrow Is My Turn' and "Freedom Highway"


May 2018

May 17-19 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 19 Saturday, 9am - 3pm  - Bloomfest at Glencairn Gardens  in Rock Hill. Plants, garden art, activities and crafts for the whole family.

May 27 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.