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
AA Dog Show 2016

Laketoberfest Music & Brew Festival

Join us for this annual family-friendly event featuring local craft breweries, food trucks, kid's zone and live music!  Get all the details here.
  • Saturday, October 21
  • Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road
  • 4-9 p.m.

All American Dog Show

Hundreds of animal lovers and their dogs attend this event each year!  There will be contests, children's activities, and concessions available for purchase.  Get all the details here.
  • Saturday, October 7
  • Robbins Park, 17738 W Catawba Avenue
  • 3-6 p.m.
  • NEW this year: Pre-Registration Social at D9 Brewing Co. on Thursday, October 5, 6-8 p.m. Register early and skip the line!