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
Veterans Day 2015

Veterans Day Celebration

Join the Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 for our annual Veterans Day Celebration at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza and the Cornelius Town Hall. This program honors military veterans and those currently serving in our Armed Forces.

  • Friday, November 11
  • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.
LUC Tree Photo

5th Annual Light Up Cornelius

Festivities will include holiday songs by local performers, children's activities, carriage rides, train display, refreshments, and a visit from Santa!
  • Saturday, November 26
  • 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.