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
FD Station 1
Fire Prevention Week Open House
Join the Cornelius PARC Department and the Cornelius Fire Department for this free event.  It's sure to be fun and educational for the entire family!
  • Saturday, October 15
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Cornelius-Lemley Fire Station #1, 19729 S. Main Street
Festivities include water target practice, face painting, station tours, and more!

Laketoberfest 2015
Laketoberfest Music & Brew Festival
 The Cornelius PARC Department and LNWC invite you to enjoy this annual community event featuring some of the a
rea's top bands, beer from local NC breweries,  food trucks, kid's zone, and more!
  • Saturday, October 15
  • 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the festivities! Please remember no pets, no smoking, and no open flames allowed.

**A portion of the event proceeds benefits Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists**