From the looks of it, the Lake’s got its priorities straight this weekend: beer, food trucks, live music and lots of green for St. Patty’s. Dine and cheers from any of our top picks of where to go this weekend in Lake Norman:


🍀Friday, March 17🍀

Shamrock Sale at LAVENDER Boutique

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Lucky You Indeed. Swing by Lavendar in Mooresville to pick your lucky charm and see how much you’ll save. 10-15-20% off plus an extra 15% off sale.

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St. Patrick’s Day Party
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius
2 p.m.

where to go this weekend in Lake Norman

Don’t own any green? No problem. Grab a pint of green beer at D9’s St. Patrick’s Day Party to avoid being pinched. Sales Roadside Eatery will be on-site from 2 p.m.- 8 p.m. and The New Local will be playing live throughout the day. Plus, they’ll have T-shirts. Check out the design on their Facebook page.


Leprechaun Loop 8K
Summit Coffee, Davidson
6:30 p.m.

where to go this weekend in Lake Norman

Lace up before you fill up at the 6th Annual Leprechaun Loop 8K. Whether you join in on the full route or opt for the 1-mile fun run, all are welcome to sip on Sierra Nevada beer, dine a la food truck and jam to live music afterwards at the Leprechaun Loop Festival. Proceeds support the Team Summit Foundation, which  helps bring summer camp and educational opportunities to area teens.


1st Food Truck Friday & 1 Year Anniversary Cabarrus Brewing Co
Cabarrus Brewing Company, Concord

where to go this weekend in Lake Norman

Come wish Cabarrus Brewing Company a very ‘hoppy” birthday at their first anniversary celebration going on all weekend. They will have special beer releases and live music throughout the weekend, kicking off with a food truck rally on Friday. They’re also planting a tree in Cabarrus County for every pint sold, so drink up! read up on all the weekend happenings here.



St. Patrick’s Day Kegs & Eggs, Irish Dancers and Live Music
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius
All day

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Gear up for a full day of Irish festivities at Galway Hooker. Rise and shine with kegs and eggs at 8 a.m. followed by live music and Irish dancers performing throughout the day.


St. Paddy’s Day Bash
Mac’s Speed Shop, Cornelius
Begins at 11 a.m.


Prefer BBQ to corned beef? Head to Mac’s for a Southern twist on St. Patrick’s Day, featuring live music and drink specials all day.


2nd Annual St. Patricks Day Party
The Harp & Crown
All day

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Shenanigans are welcome at The Harp & Crown’s Party on the Patty-O. Join them for lunch or dinner to enjoy a special holiday menu, then stick around for Irish dancers and music throughout the weekend.



St Paddy’s@Bayne
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius
2 p.m.

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The whole family can join in the fun at Bayne Brewing. Let the kids run loose in the bounce house and kids activities, while you enjoy music, hourly raffles and drink specials.


Paddy’s Day Par-tay
Cork and Cask, Cornelius
4 p.m.

Feast on classic Irish dishes and enjoy a flight at Cork and Cask. on tap will be specialty beers brewed just for the holiday.


St. Paddy’s Day at Twenty Six Acres
Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company, Concord
12 p.m.


Everyone will be seeing green at Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company. Don’t miss your chance to try their limited release Irish Stout.


St. Paddy’s Day Celebration
bottled & tapped
6 p.m.

bottled & tapped

Bring your best side dish and you favorite homebrew for a potluck and bottle share, St. Patrick’s Day style. When you get there, sip on great beer specials.


Saturday, March 18

Spring Food Truck Rally
Rural Hill, Huntersville
4 p.m.

RH food truck rally

Bring your appetite to the Spring food truck rally at Rural Hill, where over twenty food trucks will be serving up their specialties. After digging in, kids can roam through the Kids Zone and families can play corn hole or take a hike around the property. Check the line-up for your favorite truck here. The event is free, parking is $5.


Hop on the Brew Bus
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius
7 p.m.

brew bus

Want to explore the area’s bottle shops and taprooms without the hassle? Hop aboard the Brew Bus for unlimited rides to and from four of Lake Norman’s best spots for just $10. Begins at 7 pm and runs until 12 am. $10.