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Lake Norman’s Largest Arts & Music Festival

The ‘Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival is your all-access pass to discovering the area’s premiere talent! Held twice per year (spring & fall) in the heart of Old Town Cornelius (downtown), the ‘Tawba Walk features two stages of live bands, special performances, multiple food truck courts, local craft breweries, street art, a kid zone and over 100 local artists, craftsmen and businesses!

Now in it’s 10th year, the ‘Tawba Walk is set to bring even more exciting to the street of Old Town. There’s always something new to experience and plenty to do for the entire family so bring the kiddos, leash up your pups and get ready to have a blast here in Old Town at ‘Tawba Walk 2022!


2022 ‘Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival


Oak Street Mill / Cornelius Town Hall / Catawba Ave


Saturday, April 23 (spring edition)

Saturday, September 24 (fall edition)

2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Two Stages of Live Performances

Because one just isn’t enough!

The ‘Tawba Walk is always jam-packed with talent and this year is no exception! Don’t miss out on the action as we host two stages of top-notch tunes at Cornelius Town Hall and Oak Street Mill including the debut of Waves Entertainment’s “Big Boy” stage!


Which will you choose?!

There are plenty of excellent food options for everyone to enjoy at this year’s ‘Tawba Walk! From tacos and burgers to dumplings, BBQ, lobster rolls and even Vegan cuisine, we’ve got you covered! With over a dozen unique food options, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for even the pickiest of eaters! Check out our 2022 food truck lineup below.


Support local arts!

There’s no shortage of unique local artisans to peruse at this year’s ‘Tawba Walk. Find that special gift for the loved ones in your life or treat yourself to something one-of-a-kind! From fine art, pottery, & wood working to local honey, homemade soaps, custom jewelry and everything in-between, you’ll find here at the ‘Tawba Walk!

Giving Back

Each year, the ‘Tawba Walk partners with a local charitable cause here in our community to be the beneficiary of alcohol sales from the event. A portion of the beverage sales proceeds will benefit Cool Kids Clubhouse!

Cool Kids Clubhouse Mission

Our mission is devoted to improving the quality of life for pediatric oncology patients, survivors and their families by focusing on the academic, social and emotional needs brought on by a cancer diagnosis.


2022 'Tawba Walk Sponsors


Old Town Cornelius, Inc. is a non-profit community organization created to expand the economic and cultural opportunities in OTC through events and initiatives that enhance local business viability, preserve its history and heritage, inspire innovation, and enhance the quality of life for all.

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