- TripBuzz found 135 things to do with kids in or near Cornelius, North Carolina, including 123 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Concord, Mooresville, Charlotte and Huntersville.
- From Visit Lake Norman to Lake Norman (LKN) Miniature Golf, the Cornelius area offers 71 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Dog Park, Mini Golf and Playgrounds.
- Cornelius is situated along the shore of Lake Norman in North Carolina with many water-related recreation opportunities to enjoy. The town celebrates many events with activities designed to strengthen and build a community including: Earth Day celebrations, Parents' Night Out, 'Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival, and Symphony in the Park.
Bolin's Fishing Lake is a fully stocked carp-fishing lake catering to the avid fisherman featuring lakeside covered fishing for rain, weigh scale and cleaning station. Special prices for early morning fishing and regular contests are available.
A scenic golf course that includes specials, membership, various events, lessons, and clinics is the Waterford Golf Club. Seasonal and holiday deals are available; Pin High Cafe is a food and beverage service for customers.
Cherry Park features a baseball complex, a playground, picnic areas, tennis courts, and walking/running trails for kids and adults. At the entrance to the complex stands a statue of Mighty Casey, a well-known baseball player in Ernest Thayer's poem.
Hatley's Skating Rink is a roller skating rink that provides roller skating lessons, public skating sessions, and roller hockey clinics. The facility is available for birthday parties, holiday parties, and corporate events.
Regal Manchester Stadium 14 is a 14-theater cinema multiplex that screens first-run movies. It features digital video and sound, reclining seats, and 3D for select films. The theater also offers a variety of matinees and discounts.
A 70-acre sports complex, Manchester Meadows Park features lighted natural and synthetic turf fields as well as a soccer pavilion. The park also offers a children's playground, walking and biking trails, a small lake and picnic areas.
Southeast Cinemas is a multiscreen theatre that shows first run movies. The theatre offers movies in 3D and features state of the art technology in picture quality and sound. Southeast provides plush seating and both traditional and nutritional concession selections.