New Dates for Mint Hill’s Annual Festivals

Fireworks are bound to be a favorite at this year's Mint Hill Madness.

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MINT HILL, NC – There are many Mint Hill events and festivals that have been rescheduled and/or cancelled due to COVID-19.  Below are several events scheduled in the warmer months ahead.

Mint Hill Madness is now scheduled for August 6-8.  “All of our Family Fun Nights are going on as planned,” Sheryl Smith, Executive Director of Mint Hill Events, said.  Sponsored by Novant Health, this family-fun festival will take place at Veterans Memorial Park (8500 Fairview Road).  There will be a new fireworks display at this year’s event on Saturday, August 8 at 10pm.  Bring the family out and celebrate the founding of Mint Hill with great food, fun music, and arts/crafts.  Admission is free.  Tickets for carnival rides and food selections are an additional fee.  All you can ride wristbands will be available Thursday or Friday night for $20.  Wristbands purchased on Thursday are not valid for Friday. Individual ride tickets are $1 each and can be purchased in bulk ($25 for 30 tickets or $50 for 70 tickets).  The hours to enjoy Mint Hill Madness are as follows:



Thursday, August 6 (4pm-11pm)

Friday, August 7 (4pm-11pm)

Saturday, August 8 (11am-11pm)

If you are interested in being a vendor, applications and further information can be found online at https://www.minthillevents.org/madness.

This year’s tea and brunch

Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Annual Spring Tea and Brunch which is now scheduled for Saturday, May 30th (10:00am – 12:00pm) at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church (Kerr Building).  The church’s address is 11501 Bain School Road in Mint Hill.  This is a great time for ladies to come out and join the second annual gathering where a silent auction will also be held.  Attendees can set up decorative tables, and themes are expected to be creatively wide-ranging and celebratory.

(Update: Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce Spring Tea and Brunch has been cancelled for 2020 but rescheduled for April 3, 2021)

Sheri Lynch is also the co-host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Bob & Sheri Show

Sheri Lynch, an award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author, will be this year’s special guest speaker.  It will be a time to celebrate women in your life and in local businesses throughout the Mint Hill Community.  This is a fundraiser meant to continue the expansion and impact of the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce.  For further questions, Paige McKinney is available at paige@minthillchamberof commerce.com.

Blessed Assurance’s 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament is now scheduled for August 12 at Olde Sycamore Golf Club in Mint Hill.  There is a 10:30am Shot Gun Start.  This annual event is dedicated to supporting disabled veterans, seniors and other adults with elderly diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Mint Hill Historical Society was planning on having this year’s Rodeo take place April 24-25.  As of right now, the event has been cancelled and it is uncertain whether or not the South Carolina High School Rodeo Association will be able to reschedule.  This family event is an action-packed thrill ride for contestants and spectators and would have been Mint Hill’s fourth annual rodeo show.

Mint Hill Rodeo
Mint Hill Rodeo

The Mint Hill Farmers Market (7601 Matthews Mint hill Road) was scheduled for May 2 but is now scheduled to open May 16 (8am-12pm).  This will be the perfect event to buy locally grown produce, peruse arts and crafts and celebrate the area’s history.

Tours of the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village have been cancelled for adults and students.  And the annual Discover Mint Hill festival, originally scheduled for May 2, has also been cancelled.

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Brodie was awarded the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Fellowship in Fiction. He was a finalist of The Broad River Review's Ron Rash Award in Fiction and Still: The Journal's Literary Contest in Fiction. His stories have appeared in The Broad River Review, Mystery Tribune, The Bark Magazine, Eastern Iowa Review, The Mark Literary Review, The Windhover, and elsewhere. He lives in South Carolina.