Welcome to Old Town Cornelius!

Old Town Cornelius (OTC) is quickly becoming a hub for a vibrant and flourishing arts scene just outside of Charlotte, NC. Known for its popular local breweries, OTC is making a name for itself as a destination for culture of all kinds: from boutique stores and bottle shops, to farm-to-fork restaurants and live music venues. So what are you waiting for?! Come out and experience the scene for yourself!

Upcoming Events in #OTC

Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4:00 pm
Join the Cornelius PARC Department on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Bailey Road Park for the return of Laketoberfest! This […]
Bailey Road Park
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2:00 pm
Halloween in OTC is back! Get ready for an all-out block party BASH on Saturday, Oct 28 at Oak St Mill featuring: -Live Bands // Craft […]
Oak St Mill



August 10, 2017

It’s 2nd Friday!

Ladies and Gentlemen, 2nd Friday has arrived! Pick up your activity map at any participating location and let the fun begin! The 2nd Friday Street Festival […]
August 4, 2017

Bike Safety Matters

We love the initiatives being taken to lead Cornelius to a more bicycle friendly town. Take note of the new bike safety laws in effect for […]
August 2, 2017

Get your ‘lobster roll’ on, tickle those funny bones and tap into your emotional freedom…This Week in the OTC!

The inside scoop on a few of the best happenings in OTC each week. Lobster Dogs Food Truck at OTPH Wednesday, August 3 5:00 p.m. – […]

Our Partners

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Cornelius Cultural Arts Group

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Bella Love, Inc.

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Lake Norman YMCA

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Oak St Mill

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Habitat for Humanity

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Pita Pit Citizen

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Old Town Public House

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Kadi Fit

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School of Rock

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My Creative Team

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Warehouse PAC

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Lake Norman Realty

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Learn Music

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Lake Norman Citizen

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Studio 13

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Love Lake Norman

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Korak Design

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LKN Savings

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SharpFinn Creative