Food Trucks, Jazz Fest, Free Ice Cream. What’s Going on at the Lake this weekend.

Don’t let the dog days of summer fly by without a little bit of “me” time. Get moving with our guide of what to do and where to go in Lake Norman this weekend.


Rural Hill Summer Food Truck Rally
Friday, July 15
Rural Hill

where to go in Lake Norman this weekend

The whole family will love a Friday night out when dinner is served from one of the many food trucks booked for Rural Hill’s Summer Food Truck Rally. Enjoy live music, children’s activities, hayrides and more.


Hooked on Fridays
Friday, July 15
Galway Hooker

where to go in Lake Norman this weekend

Jam out with HC Oakes as the duo performs rock, soul, country and folk favorites from your favorite Friday night hangout spot.



LIVE! at Oak St Mill feat. Dane Page Band & The Hwy with special guest Adam Reid Wilson
Friday, July 15
Oak Street Mill

where to go in Lake Norman this weekend

Old Town Cornelius will be rockin’ into the weekend with live music from The Hwy and the Dane Page Band, with a special appearance by Adam Reid Wilson. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.


Festival of Food Trucks
Saturday, July 16
Downtown Mooresville

fest food trucks

No need to fret over your Saturday night dinner plans. In Downtown Mooresville, eleven food trucks will be lining up to serve everything from BBQ to tacos to gourmet grilled cheese. Bring your own chairs, hum along to live music and sip on craft beer from Lake Norman Brewing Company.



Old Town Cornelius Jazz Festival
Saturday, July 16
Smithville Park

jazz use this one

Smithville Park will be filled with the smooth of five jazz performances at the second annual Old Town Cornelius Jazz Festival. The night kicks off at 4 pm with food trucks, craft beer, a Kid Zone and face painting. Then, live performers take the stage at this free, family-friendly event. Proceeds benefit Smithville CommUNITY Coalition, Kiwanis Splash Pad, and Send-A-Kid-To-Camp. Here’s what we picked out to wear, from our favorite LKN boutiques.


National Ice Cream Day
Saturday, July 16
Huntersville Growers’ Market

ice cream day

We all scream for ice cream on National Ice Cream Day at the market. Make sure to get there early, Kool Cat Ice Cream will be on-site from 10am-12pm serving up free ice cream to the first 300 customers.