Spring Kaleidoscope Fest – Is held each year in downtown Waxhaw in the Spring and celebrates all things art from the fine arts, musical and performing arts, culinary arts, martial arts and more.
Jammin’ by the Tracks – Kick the summer off right with some great tunes downtown by the tracks. Every Friday night June – August. Starts at 7:00 p.m. under the Water Tower
Independence Day Celebration – Waxhaw is perhaps best known for its Independence Day parade and fireworks show. The parade takes place on Main Street in Waxhaw beginning at 10 a.m. and is attended by over 12,000 enthusiastic revelers. The celebration continues with the Waxhaw Beach Party and culminates with a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m
Autumn Treasures – Second Week of October – There is something for everyone during Autumn Treasures. This event features the Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned “Grill’n & Chill’n’” BBQ cook-off. In addition, the town offers live entertainment and booths with various arts and crafts. A kid zone and array of concessions are enjoyed by participants as well.
Holiday Festival of Lights – The holiday season begins the first Saturday in December when downtown is lit up with over 500,000 white lights adorning downtown trees, buildings, park and streetscapes. Musical entertainment, carriage rides, a visit with Santa Claus and living storefront windows are sure to put you in the festive mood.
Christmas Parade – The Waxhaw Christmas Parade is a little slice of Americana. School marching bands, hundreds of parade entries, and a visit by Jolly Old St. Nick bring Christmas spirit to all who visit.