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What's New in Lake Norman for 2024

Lake Norman has many great things and happenings in store for 2024. New restaurants and shops are coming to the area and we've compiled a list of some of the things that have recently opened and what's coming soon! Now Open Ed's Tavern Open November 21, 2023 17044 Kenton Dr, Cornelius After…

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Where to Go Shopping in Lake Norman

With the holidays coming up, we encourage you to shop locally for gifts and treats for yourself! Lake Norman has so much to offer, from clothing boutiques and antiques to home decor and gift shops. Before heading out on your holiday shopping spree, here's everything you need to know! Boutiques…

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Final 2023 Photo Contest Results!

Since 2016, Visit Lake Norman has run an annual photo contest, sharing some of the best moments of the lake ever captured. This year was the 9th Annual Capture LKN Photo Contest , where we received hundreds of entries throughout September. Participants entered their photos by posting them on social…

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Holiday Events in Lake Norman

‘Tis that time of the year again! Whether you’re looking to get festive inside or you want to enjoy the holiday spirit outdoors, Lake Norman has you covered with a variety of winter and holiday events in the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville, guaranteed to give you those warm fuzzy…

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Family Fun Bucket List

Are you looking to get away from home or planning a getaway to Lake Norman? Well, lucky for you, the area has much to offer regarding family entertainment! From mini golf and axe throwing to historic sites and paddle boarding, we have highlighted some favorites to make deciding on a family activity…

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A Guide to Hiking & Biking in Lake Norman

Walk, bike, run, or hike! Lake Norman has all your hiking and biking needs covered, whether you’re stopping in or you call the area home. Our local parks offer paved and natural trails for hikers and cyclists. We’ve got you covered with a guide to various parks and shops to secure the things you…

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The Most Bewitching Halloween Events in Lake Norman

It's almost that time of the year again! Halloween is the holiday everyone looks forward to. It is full of cheap scares, hayrides, horror movies, jack-o-lanterns, and candy! These Halloween events are guaranteed to have something fun for every member of the family to enjoy. What better way to spend…

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Fall Events & Festivals Happening in Lake Norman

As cooler weather approaches, fall marks the return of some of our favorite events & festivals you don’t want to miss. From getting lost in one of the giant mazes in the Southeast to local fall festivals and the Carolina Renaissance Festival. This season brings some of the best signature events to…

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Labor Day Events & Activities in Lake Norman

For some people, Labor Day indicates summer's end and signals the beginning of fall. For others, it's a weekend full of picnics and cook-outs or the start of football season. Labor Day Weekend is a time-honored tradition that celebrates the workforce that has helped grow our Lake Norman area to be…

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Travel Back in Time at the Renaissance Festival

Want to explore the Middle Ages with knights, fairies, and other enchanted characters? Don't miss out on the return of the Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival, celebrating 30 years! For the 2023 year, the festival will be held every Saturday and Sunday starting September 30 to November 19. Gates…

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