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

All American Dog Show

Get ready to enter your dog in our fun contests, such as Best Kisser, Best Dressed, and Most Ear-Resistible Ears, or just come enjoy the show and pet-related vendors!

  • Saturday, October 6
  • 3 -6 p.m.
  • Robbins Park
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Laketoberfest 2017


Bring your family and join us for a fun afternoon including craft beers from NC breweries, food trucks, live music, local artisans, family play zone, and more!

  • Saturday, October 20
  • 4-9 p.m.
  • Bailey Road Park
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