Special Events


The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department offers a wide array of special events throughout the year, including
  • Cultural programs
  • Dedication ceremonies
  • Free outdoor movies and concerts
  • Seasonal celebrations

Pets (except at the All American Dog Show) and smoking are prohibited at special events per Town ordinances.

Symphony in the Park 2016
Outdoor Cinema Series

Back 2 School Bash and Star Wars: The Last Jedi

  • Saturday, August 25
  • Family activities begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • Movie starts at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m.
  • Robbins Park
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justice league

Outdoor Cinema Series: Justice League*

  • Saturday, September 15
  • Family activities begin at 6 p.m.
  • Movie starts at dusk, approximately 7:45 p.m.
  • Smithville Park
  • *This movie showing has been rescheduled from the original date of August 7
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All American Dog Show

Save the date for this family favorite and get ready to enter your dog in our fun contests!

  • Saturday, October 6
  • 3 -6 p.m.
  • Robbins Park
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