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Special Events


Carolina Raptor Center

Historic Rural Hill VISIT LAKE NORMAN COMPLIMENTARY MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS SERVICES: • Venue Selections - Assistance with prospecting venues • Securing Discount Hotel Room Blocks • Catering Selections - Ask for our preferred catering list • Meeting/Special Events gift bags with official visitor guides included (bags are complimentary if VLN assists with any hotel needs)

For more information & booking details:


Visitor Services & Marketing Coordinator (704) 987-3300 rcarreon@lakenorman.org


1 WATERFRONT Aloha Studio Carolina Grace Jetton Park Kings Point North Harbor Club Peninsula Yacht Club

7 HISTORIC Beaver Dam Historic House Carolina Raptor Center Historic Latta Plantation Historic Rural Hill Cultural Center 11 COUNTRY CLUBS Birkdale Golf Club NorthStone Country Club River Run Country Club The Peninsula Club 15 OTHER Brick Row Davidson College Frankie’s Kadi Events Magnolia Woods Out of Time Escape Spare Time Lake Norman Studio 13 Sweet Magnolia Estate The Range at Lake Norman Waterford Hall 23 HOTELS Clarion Inn Comfort Inn & Suites Comfort Suites Country Inn & Suites Davidson Village Inn Four Points by Sheraton Hampton Inn & Suites Holiday Inn Express & Suites Homewood Suites Residence Inn

Peninsula Yacht Yacht Club Peninsula Club


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Aloha Studio Carolina Grace Jetton Park Kings Point North Harbor Club Peninsula Yacht Club

Aloha Studio

400B North Harbor Place Drive, Davidson, NC

Waterfront Room: 40 seated, 80 cocktail This single suite located waterfront on Lake Norman is equipped with an open studio, bathroom, kitchenette, and patio. Rob Bennett: (704) 412-2999 ext. 3 rob@alohapaddlesports.com www.alohapaddlesports.com

Carolina Grace 18020 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius, NC

Luxury Yacht: 120 people

Beautiful 100-foot luxury yacht is the largest in the Carolinas, providing the perfect venue for weddings, corporate events, and celebrations of all kinds. Can accommodate groups from 10 up to 120 guests, and with our heated upper deck, we are perfectly suited for rental year-round, seven days a week. Kim Branum: (704) 778-6885 kim@chartersforcharity.com



Jetton Park


19000 Jetton Road, Cornelius, NC

Lakefront Pavilion: 120 people The 2,500 square-foot building offers a kitchen and restrooms complete with stunning sunset views. Levette Burney: (980) 314-1001 levette.burney@mecklenburgcountync.gov www.charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/ParkandRec/ Parks/ParksByRegion/NorthRegion/Pages/Jetton.aspx

Kings Point morningstar marinas

18020 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius, NC Clubhouse (560 ft²): 50 people theatre style 30 people rounds Seating for 70-100 people including outside patio The clubhouse offers a kitchen and large meeting and event space complete with tables and chairs. Jon Dalton: (704) 892-3223 jdalton@morningstarmarinas.com www.kings-point.morningstarmarinas.com


North Harbor Club 100 North Harbor Place, Davidson, NC


Boathouse Dining Room: 65 people seated 110 cocktail From cocktail parties to formal dining, to the ambiance of the dining rooms to the view of the harbor from the wall of windows, not to mention their patio, you will love the experience of the North Harbor Club. In-house catering required. Todd Offchiss: (704) 896-5559 toffchiss@northharborclub.com www.northharborclub.com

Peninsula Yacht Club 18501 Harbor Light Boulevard, Cornelius, NC

Lawn: 350 people Half Dining Room/Deck: 60 people seated 100 cocktail, 100 theater Library: 40 people; 50 theater Commodores: 80 seated, 100 theater Main Dining Room/Deck: 140 seated inside 200 seated with deck & cocktail Stateroom: 4-12 people Projector and screen, wi-fi, and speaker system available. In-house catering required. Emily Bolton: (704) 892-9858 ext. 2022 events@peninsulayacht.com



North Harbor Landing

Beaver Dam Historic House


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Beaver Dam Historic House Carolina Raptor Center Historic Latta Plantation Historic Rural Hill Cultural Center

Beaver Dam Historic House 19600 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson, NC

Historic House: 50 people Grounds: 250 people Please call for rate info, pre-event tours available, A/V equipment available. Weddings, meetings, etc. Armins Catering required. Armins Catering: (704) 761-6821 confirmation@arminscatering.com www.beaverdamdavidson.com

Carolina Raptor Center 6000 Sample Road. Huntersville, NC

Full Facility: 500 people Festival Area: 300 people Outdoor Amphitheatre: 65 people Step off the beaten path at Carolina Raptor Center. Our eagles, falcons, ospreys, owls, hawks and vultures will welcome you to the Raptor Trail located within Latta Plantation Nature Preserve in Huntersville. 2-hour facility rental minimum, full facility rental available, flight shows available, trail tickets included in the full facility rental. Jim Warren: (704) 875-6521 jwarren@carolinaraptorcenter.org



Historic Latta Plantation Historic

5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC

Grounds: up to 350 people The circa 1800 plantation house, sprawling grounds and reproduction barn make a naturally beautiful and memorable backdrop for any special event. Conveniently located within the Latta Nature Preserve. Annmarie Reiley-Kay: (704) 875-2312 areiley@lattaplantation.org www.lattaplantation.org

Historic Rural Hill cultural center

4431 Neck Road, Huntersville NC May Davidson Hall: 128 banquet, 300 cocktail Scottish Heritage Library: 30 classrooms, 16 conference The Historic Rural Hill Cultural Center blends into our surrounding 265 acre farmland in a graceful manner. Featuring a caterer’s kitchen and more, our charming facility is designed to host a variety of functions -- weddings, receptions, reunions, cultural & educational programs, corporate meetings or your special event. Jessica Bustamante: (704) 875-3113 | jessica@ruralhill.net www.myrhevent.com


River Run Country Club


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Birkdale Golf Club NorthStone Country Club River Run Country Club The Peninsula Club

Birkdale Golf Club Country Club

palmer pavillion

16500 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville, NC Palmer Pavillion (5,000 ft²): 200 seated, 250 cocktail Conference Room (890 ft²): 45 people Club Room (660 ft²): 20 people Birkdale Golf Club overlooks the beautiful 18th green, perfect for wedding ceremonies or gatherings. The Palmer Pavillion comes equipped with tables, chairs, white linen tableclothes and napkins, glassware, flatware, and all barware. In-house catering available. Tara Creedon: (704) 579-7061 tthigpen@boukmanagement.com www.birkdale.com

NorthStone Country Club 15801 NorthStone Drive, Huntersville, NC


Whole Ballroom: 350 people 3 Divided Ballrooms: 70 people Surrounded by woodland, a golf course, and a beautiful lake, NorthStone Country Club is a spectacular setting for your wedding or special event. In-house catering required. Laurie Hartis: (704) 949-1281 lhartis@northstoneclub.com www.northstoneclub.com

19125 River Falls Drive, Davidson, NC

Ballroom: 150 seated 200 cocktail Fairway Room: 20-50 seated 40-60 cocktail

Country Club

RiverRun Country Club

The Club’s beautifully renovated ballroom, with high ceilings, private terrace and stunning views, provides the perfect setting for your wedding or special event. River Run provides all your food, beverage and bar needs. Tricia Johnson: (704) 892-4633 tjohnson@riverruncc.com www.riverruncc.com

The Peninsula Club 19101 Peninsula Club Drive, Cornelius, NC

Ballroom: 300 people seated, 500 cocktail Lakeside Room: 10-50 people Our elegant clubhouse with its panoramic views of beautiful Lake Norman is the perfect setting for the most romantic day of your life. Elegance, style, and sophistication are our forte. In-house catering available. Elizabeth Benton: (704) 439-2918 elizabeth.benton@thepeninsulaclub.com www.thepeninsulaclub.com


Davidson College


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Brick Row

19725 Oak Street #9, Cornelius, NC

Other Capacity: 100 people Rustic and artistic atmosphere with a built-in bar and sound system. Rent by the hour at an affordable rate. Jessica Boye: (704) 665-7409 info@brickrowgallery.com www.brickrowcornelius.com

Davidson College Davidson, NC

Lilly Family Gallery: 300 Theatre, 200 Banquet Conference rooms and other event spaces are available to meet every need. Situated in the quaint town of Davidson, the beautiful, historic Davidson College campus offers multiple venue options for your next event. In-house catering is required and available to provide classic, sophisticated menus with characteristic Southern charm and hospitality. Available in June and July for wedding receptions, corporate meetings, or special events. Availability of spaces is contingent upon the college calendar. Technology available.


Cissi Lyles: cilyles@davidson.edu www.davidson.edu


Event Room: 250+ people Patio: 60+ people Patio Bar: 40 people


10621 Bryton Corporate Center Drive, Huntersville, NC

Frankie’s is the perfect place to meet, eat, drink and play all under one roof. With over 84,000 square feet indoor space and 20 acres of fun outside. Frankie’s can accommodate groups of any size in the private event areas of the Lounge, Event Room and our enclosed temperature-controlled Patio. Desarae Powers: (704) 875-7888 dpowers@frankies.com www.frankies.com/charlotte/

Kadi Events

19725 Oak Street Unit 3, Cornelius, NC

Capacity: 325 people 150 seated

A 5,000 sq ft authentic rustic venue that hosts small or large events right in the heart of downtown Cornelius. We offer a large rustic bar, vendor tables, folding chairs, cocktail tables and unique charm. Aissa Vesely: (704) 577-1283 events@kadifit.com www.kadifit.com/events


Magnolia Woods 12125 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC


Banquet Hall: 238 people seated Patio: 200 people

Interior event space offered with a casual elegant feel and a large covered patio with stone wrapped columns for a comfortable feel. The open interior space and large patio gives you the opportunity to use for multiple configurations and offers separate rooms for the bridal party and groomsmen. In-house catering required. Heather Scovel: (704) 274-9303 contact@magnoliawoodsevents.com www.magnoliawoodsevents.com

Out of Time Escape 16325 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC

Conference Room: 50 people seated

Spacious, elegant and affordable conference room. Ideal for business meetings, corporate luncheons, training seminars, holiday parties, receptions and family gatherings. Features include drop down projection screen, high speed internet and wi-fi. Joseph Alimo: (980) 689-2296 hello@outoftimeescape.com



Spare Time Lake Norman Meeting Room: 50-100 people Lounge Room: 175 people


16317 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC

Celebrations are a joyful occassion and there is no better way to mark a happy event than with a bowling party! Spare Time offers a fun, unique experience for people 4 to 104 all under one roof! Projection screen and Wi-Fi available. In-house catering available. Karen Forster: (704) 892-7177 ext. 14 kforster@bowlne.com www.sparetimelakenorman.com

Studio 13

19725 Oak Street #13, Cornelius, NC

Capacity: 75 people

Concert and Performance Hall with stage, professional lighting and sound system. Flexible seating arrangements, private parties, shows, workshops and rehearsals. Jessica Boye: (704) 665-7409 info@studio13nc.com www.studio13nc.com


Sweet Magnolia Estate 10101 Bailey Rd, Cornelius, NC


Building: 200+ people Garden: 50+ people

Rustically elegant, the 9,000 sq. foot building features all the modern facilities you need, yet the cozy charm you want. Featuring separate wedding party quaters, ample parking, the latest A/V technology, prep kitchen, and an open vendor policy. Kerry Rathmann: (704) 728-4440 info@sweetmagnoliaestate.com www.sweetmagnoliaestate.com

The Range at Lake Norman 10913 Bailey Rd, Cornelius, NC

Meeting Room: 50 people Classroom space with overhead projector and surround sound. Standard desk seating for 30. Additional lounge/entertainment area with sectional sofa, high top tables and bar. Brian Sisson: (704) 895-3250 bsisson@therangeatlakenorman.com



Waterford Hall Other

17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius, NC

Waterford Hall: 40-150 people Patio: 20-40 people Full privacy for your group; A/V & sound system included; linens, china, and glassware provided; full service bar packages; onsite convenient parking. Samantha Delahanty: (704) 895-1782 samantha@boukmanagement.com www.waterfordhall.com


Comfort Suites Lake Norman


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Clarion Inn Comfort Inn & Suites Comfort Suites Country Inn & Suites Davidson Village Inn Four Points by Sheraton Hampton Inn & Suites Holiday Inn Express & Suites Homewood Suites Davidson Residence Inn

Clarion Inn

19608 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius, NC

Hotels Theatre: 100 people Classroom: 60 people Nilay Patel: (704) 896-0660 gm.nc607@choicehotels.com www.choicehotels.com/clarion

Comfort Inn & Suites 19521 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius, NC

Theatre: 35 people Classroom: 30 people Pragna Patel: (704) 896-7622 comfortinnln@yahoo.com



Comfort Suites Room A & B (divisible into two rooms)

Reception: 156 people Theater: 147 people Banquet: 117 people


14510 Boulder Park Drive, Huntersville, NC

Classroom: 97 people U-shaped: 39 people Conference Boardroom: 35 people

An award winning all suite hotel, conveniently located off I-77 in Huntersville. All suites with either a king or two queen beds in each room. Room amenities include a microwave, refrigerator, coffee makers, iron, iron boards, sofa pullout, flat screen televisions, dual phone in each room, and a hot breakfast buffet including meats, eggs and waffles. Indoor heated pool, hot tub, and state of the art fitness center. Shopping and restaurants nearby just minutes away. Alex Burnham: (704) 875-6220 alex.burnham.cs@gmail.com www.choicehotels.com/comfort-suites

Country Inn & Suites 16617 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC

Lake Norman Room: 100 theatre 60 classroom 80 banquet

Executive Boardroom: 10 people

Outside catering is available, and alcohol is permitted with an Executed Alcohol Waiver on file. Bobby Prestwood: (704) 895-6565 bobby.prestwood@countryinns.com www.countryinns.com/huntersvillenc.com


Davidson Village Inn 117 Depot Street, Davidson, NC


Meeting Room: 16-18 people Classroom: 22-24 people Reception: 30-40 people Our 600 square foot conference room is perfect for smaller meetings looking for something out of the ordinary. Our conference room opens out onto a covered patio which is the perfect place for lunch or a casual hang out. We can provide food & beverage services along with A/V set-ups. Best of all, the conference room is within walking distance to all the restaurants and shops in Downtown Davidson. Mariano Doble: (704) 892-8044 mariano@davidsoninn.com www.davidsoninn.com

Four Points by Sheraton 16508 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC Guest Rooms: 101 Rooms Meeting/Event Space: 2,200 sq. ft. Get what you’re looking for with the style and service you want, all at a great price at the brand new Four Points by Sheraton Charlotte Lake Norman. We have what matters most to you like a comfortable bed, a delicious cook to order breakfast and fresh coffee. You’ll also find complimentary Internet, great local beer with Best Brews™ long with our Chef Inspired Dinner Menu, and the friendly service that only Four Points can provide. Whether you’re in town for work or just for fun, you’re in for a great stay with us. Christine Dingmann: (704) 766-2500 cdingmann@hotelequities.com



Hampton Inn & Suites Room Theater: 40 people U-Shape: 18 (2 per table) 27 (3 per table) Classroom: 18 (2 per table) 27 (3 per table) Boardroom: 18 people (3 per table)


10305 Wilmington Street, Huntersville, NC

625 square foot meeting room perfect for corporate meetings, small training sessions, or product display. Daily rate includes all set-up fees. F&B and AV available for additional charge. Ashlie Newman: (828) 461-8091 ashlie.newman@hilton.com www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Express & Suites 16905 Caldwell Creek Drive, Huntersville, NC Boardroom: 10-12 people Perfect and convenient for small business meetings, training classes or gathering family and friends visiting for a wedding or family reunion. A/V and free WIFI available. Debra Schmidt: (704) 892-9487 hiexpress_birkdale@yahoo.com www.hiexpress.com


Homewood Suites 125 Harbour Place Drive, Davidson, NC


The Lodge Banquet: 100 people seated Whether you’re tying the knot or celebrating a milestone, The Lodge is the perfect combination of class and elegance for your special day. Rental includes tables, chairs and black linens. Bar Packages available; licensed catering companies required. Meeting options to accomoodate up to 40 people available as well. Cristal Moncur: (704) 987-1818 ext. 4904 cristal.moncur@hilton.com www.davidson.homewoodsuites.com

Residence Inn

16830 Kenton Drive, Huntersville, NC Room: 30 people Consider our Residence Inn Lake Norman hotel for your next meeting or social event. Our meeting space can accommodate up to 30 people in a variety of formats. Call us today to reserve your space! Anja Kruger: (704) 949-1034 sales.lakenorman@sree.com



19900 West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC (704) 987-3300

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