- Our list of the best things to do in Shelby, North Carolina, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shelby, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Shelby, NC , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gastonia and Gaffney
Shelby City Park contains over 150 acres of baseball and softball fields, a playground, aquatics center, nine hole golf course, tennis courts, volleyball court, and a croquet court. Visitors can also ride on a restored Herchell Spillman Carrousel, and ride on a miniature train, or attend activities in the gymna…
Offering a variety of wines, the Owl's Eye Vineyard and Winery is known for its Chardonnay, which won the silver medal in the NC State Fair. The winery includes an outdoor patio surrounded by vistas of the South Mountains.
Named after famous banjo player and local resident Earl Scruggs, the Earl Scruggs Center is a museum dedicated to the Blue Ridge area music. The museum is filled with exhibits and information that teaches about local music life and culture.
Over 50 years of entertainment has been provided by the Sunset Drive-In Theatre. It is open on the weekends during the summer months for first-run showings of popular films, and there is a comprehensive on-site concession stand.
The Cleveland County Arts Council is an organization dedicated to promoting art in the local community. Art classes, summer camps, and scholarships for artistic students are among the many services the council provides to the community.
Offering craft beers, everyday wines, and fine wines, The Dragonfly Wine Market also features a wine bar and weekly wine tastings, along with beer tastings. A small selection of cigars, cheeses, and chocolates are also available.
Buffalo Creek Gallery sells paintings, prints, crafts and jewelry made by local artists using such diverse mediums as clay, oil, wood, soap and fiber. They also feature in-house studio space with working artists.
Kate's Skating Rink is an indoor rink that offers roller skating sessions for the public and is open year round. They feature arcade games and avail their facility for birthday parties, holiday parties and corporate events.