You don't want to miss these fun-filled events that will get you in the perfect mood for cooler weather
Lake Norman provides easy access to these top racing attractions in the greater Charlotte area
Hosted by Our State Magazine, enter to win a weekend getaway at Lake Norman! The winner will receive a two-night stay at Comfort Suites Lake Norman - Huntersville , four tickets to the Carolina Renaissance Festival (ends November 24), a waterfront restaurant gift card to Port City Club , four tickets to the Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze (ends November 4), and an Oakley travel backpack.
Don't miss out on the annual Cornelius Food Truck Invitational
September 7
Celebrate 1/2 Way to St. Patrick's day at the Galway Hooker Irish Pub
September 14
Get a Taste of Birkdale featuring your favorite dining spots
September 22
Come out to Primal Brewery's Oktoberfest featuring live music and costume contest
September 21
Kick off race weekend with first ever Pints for Petty Family Foundation at Eleven Lakes
September 26
The Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Head of the Horseman, makes its anticipated return at D9 Brewing
Join us for the return of the Fall edition of the lake's most action-packed, fun-filled festival featuring an all-local cast of talent that is sure to get your creative juices flowing! 
Don't forget to get your tickets for Gala at the Lake being held October 10 at Hello, Sailor in support for Pounding for Parker Foundation. Stay tuned on our Facebook page for ticket giveaways!
We're celebrating Family Reunions! Family reunion planners can win Visit Lake Norman’s “Reunited & It Feels So Good” prize package including a two-night hotel stay ($300 value) and a $100 credit towards any family reunion catering need.

To be entered into the contest, planners have to contact  Rodrigo Carreon   with Visit Lake Norman to assist with any family reunion hotel accommodation needs and utilize a Cornelius, Davidson or Huntersville hotel.
Come out to the Wildcats football season opener as they take on Georgetown
August 31, Sept. 7 & 14
The 27th Annual Peninsula Cup Regatta returns to the Peninsula Yacht Club
September 20-22
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Southeast Tourism Society recognized the Amazing Maize Maze, Carolina Renaissance Festival and Christmas in Davidson to the Top 20 event list. Travel industry experts select 20 events per month and publicizes them throughout the United States. Check out more spectacular annual festivals and events !
Bonjour Y'all Bakery opens next door to Kindred this month. Owner, Justin Burke-Samson has been named one of the top 10 Southern bakers by Bake from Scratch. Previously pastry chef for Hello, Sailor and Kindred, he wants to create a perfect mix of "Southern desserts with only a touch of Paris."
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