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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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August
30
August
30

Family Campfire

Join us after dinner around the campfire with marshmallows, songs, and stories. Please bring your own chairs and blankets. ...more

September
1
September
7

Chiquita Classic

This year’s Chiquita Classic will be the second of four prestigious tournaments in the newly created Web.com Tour Finals which will...more

September
5
September
5

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park – (Sept 5) FREE outside entertainment featuring popular family movies.  FREE drinks and popcorn too! ...more

September
9
September
10

Torrence Creek Greenway Openin...

Please bring walking shoes, refreshments will be provided. ...more

September
12
November
2

Amazing Maize Maze

...more

September
21
September
21

Ramblin' Rose Women’s Triathlo...

The Ramblin’ Rose Charlotte takes place in September at the beautiful Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatic facility in...more

September
26
September
26

Rural Hill Fall Food Truck Ral...

Join us as over 15 of Charlotte's best food trucks drop by the farm for a celebration of food, fun, and friends. Live music by the Moonshine...more

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

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


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