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2022 VLN photo contest winner by David Weber

Submit your best photo for Visit LKN’s annual tourism photo contest

Aug. 22. Visit Lake Norman’s 9th Annual “Capture Lake Norman” photo contest, which runs from Sept. 1 to Sept. 30, 3, is open to photographers 18 years or older. Contestants may enter by completing a photo submission on VLN’s website or using #capturelkn on Facebook or Instagram. The essence of the contest is to reveal […]

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Top fishing contest coming to LKN next year

July 14. Major League Fishing says Lake Norman will host Redcrest IV, the Bass Pro Tour championship event, as well as the MLF Outdoor Sports Expo Mar. 10-12, 2023. It will feature the 2022 Bass Pro Tour’s top 40 anglers and a $300,000 top prize. Lake Norman has hosted MLF events in the past, but […]


VLN photo contest begins July 1

June 30. Visit Lake Norman (VLN) launches their 8th Annual “Capture Lake Norman” photo contest tomorrow. The contest, which runs for one month, is open to any photographer 18 years or older. The essence of the contest is to reveal what parts of Lake Norman capture visitors, from a lake sunset to upscale shopping or […]

Carowinds: Spring is in the air

Feb. 10. If you have daffodils popping up, here’s another sure sign of spring: Carowinds just said it will open for the 2022 operating season on Saturday, March 12. And if you’re all about advance planning, SCarowinds runs Sept. 16 to Oct. 30 on select nights this year. News background Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN), the […]


7th annual VLN photo contest is open

July 19. Visit Lake Norman’s 7th annual photo contest is open through noon Sunday, Aug. 15. Along with being featured in the Lake Norman Official Visitors Guide, prizes include: Grand Prize: $200 VISA Gift Card and LKN Sweatshirt Second Place: $100 VISA Gift Card and LKN Shirt Third Place: $50 VISA Gift Card and LKN […]

Volunteers opportunities for tennis championships

June 15. More than 100 volunteers will help the Lake Norman Tennis Association and Visit Lake Norman host the US Tennis Association Adult State Championships this week. More than 90 teams and over 1,000 players from across the state will compete in the four-day tournament that starts June 17. Interested in volunteering? Visit lnta.org or […]


College bass tournament coming to Cornelius

Dec. 29. In fish news, the nationwide Bassmaster College Series will open March 5-6 on Lake Norman right here in Cornelius. It will then include two more springtime events on Lewis Smith Lake in Cullman, Ala., Apr. 16-17 and Lake Cumberland in Russell County, Ky., Apr. 30-May 1. The trail’s final stop June 9-10 will […]


Visit Lake Norman announces photo contest winners

Sept. 27. The third edition of Visit Lake Norman’s Official Visitor Guides were recently published. The destination marketing endeavor with Lake Norman CURRENTS Magazine is a 5 x 8” full color, glossy publication that includes listings of area hotels, restaurants and attractions, in addition to locator maps, annual events, weather, and group services offered to those […]