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
Earth Day

Caldwell Station Creek Greenway Celebration

Please join us for a special celebration that will include the Cornelius PARC Department's 2nd Annual Trail Run, a community bicycle ride, and the Lake Norman Bike Expo.

 Be the first to run, walk, and bike with us on the greenway. There will be a ribbon cutting and fun-filled activities along the greenway for the entire family!

  • Saturday, May 13
  • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (the community bike ride begins at 8:30 a.m.)
  • 18801 Old Statesville Road

Earth Day Celebration

PARC's annual Earth Day Celebration offers free "green" activities for all ages, including arts & crafts, tree planting demonstrations, nature walks and more!

  • Saturday, April 22
  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Robbins Park, 17738 W Catawba Avenue
This year's event will be held in conjunction with Hooked on Cornelius!
Cornelius 2nd Annual Race
Bike Expo Logo