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Whether you are in search of fine dining, a great pub, thrilling nightlife, or a family-fun meal, Lake Norman has it all. Offering a variety of local restaurants and well-know chains, there is...View

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Events

September
12
November
2

Amazing Maize Maze

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October
2
October
4

Bassmaster Bass Pro Shops' So...

Event will feature 400 of the top professional anglers from around the world.  Boats will launch from Blythe Landing, weigh-ins held...more

November
8
November
9

19th Annual Rural Hill Sheepdo...

The 19th Annual Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival will be held November 8-9 at Rural Hill, and will include events such as the...more

November
15
November
15

Birkdale Village's Santa Arriv...

Join Santa Claus for Birkdale Village's annual holiday tree lighting ceremony. Enjoy music, food, and more starting at 5 p.m. This year's...more

December
13
December
13

Huntersville Half Marathon & H...

We are a proud in-kind sponsor of the Huntersville Holiday Half Marathon & 5K on December 13 at Birkdale Village.  See link for...more

June
6
June
6

Warrior Dash North Carolina

Warrior Dash is the world's largest obstacle race series, held on the most rugged terrain in more than 50 locations across the globe....more


Town of Cornelius

Photo of Cornelius Town Hall Courtesy of Visit Lake Norman

Cornelius was established in 1905 and originated as a mill and farm community. Originally incorporated as ‘Liverpool', the town's name was changed to Cornelius to honor Joseph Benjamin Cornelius. When Lake Norman was formed, Cornelius added 54 miles of shoreline. Today, Cornelius is a laid-back town offering unique attractions, restaurants, lakeside parks and shopping. Cornelius Seal

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Cornelius Photo Gallery

Photos of the Cornelius area are available on this page for download. Photo credit MUST read Courtesy of Visit Lake Norman. If you need a high resolution image please email Travis Dancy, Director of Sales at tdancy@lakenorman.org. Purchase fee may apply. For more photos of Lake Norman's landscapes, attractions, events, and more check out Visit Lake Norman's Photo Gallery or visit us on Visit Lake Norman's Facebook Page!

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Town of Cornelius' Visit Lake Norman (VLN) Board of Directors Representation:

Commissioner John Bradford; Alternate is Commissioner Woody Washam

  • John BradfordVLN Board of Directors' town representative is appointed by the town Mayor for each Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30), and serves a one-year term.
  • Visit Lake Norman sends bi-monthly reports to the VLN Board of Director representative. 
  •  If you have questions, please email Commissioner John Bradford.
  • Cornelius Advisory Boards & Commissions with Visit Lake Norman (VLN) Representation and/or Participation:
    • Town of Cornelius PARC Advisory Board Commissioner - Member Seat:  Travis Dancy, Director of Sales