Experience Lake Norman

One winner will receive a prize package that includes:

  • a two-night stay at a Lake Norman area hotel
  • four tickets to the Carolina Renaissance Festival
  • a gift card at Port City Club restaurant, located on the Lake Norman waterfront
  • an Oakley travel backpack

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Experience Lake NormanNestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Norman are the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville. These charming towns provide adventures of all shapes and sizes including living history, upscale shopping, and of course, plenty of water play! Located only 20 miles from uptown Charlotte, Lake Norman is the Lake Side of Charlotte – and Visit Lake Norman is your ultimate resource!

Not only will art and culture enthusiasts and great outdoor lovers experience Lake Norman’s small town southern charm feel, the number of attractions and offerings will change your pit stop to a great LAKE destination. Check out visitlakenorman.org to start planning your next adventure.

Experience Lake NormanIn Huntersville, the 23rd annual Carolina Renaissance Festival is upon us. The Festival is a medieval amusement park, a twelve stage theater, a 25-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tourney and a feast – all rolled into one non-stop, day long adventure. The Festival is held on Saturdays and Sundays from October 1st through November 20th. Festival visitors experience their best day out in history as they enjoy the unique mix of arts and crafts, food and drink, music and comedy, jousting knights and hundreds of costumed characters. For more details visit carolina.renfestinfo.com.

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