Upcoming Events

Grove Park/Ravenwood Garden Tour, Sunday, May 21, 1-5 pm: Each year the Grove Park/Ravenwood Garden Club hosts a FREE public Garden Tour with arts and crafts exhibitors and a plant sale. This year’s event will be on Sunday, May 21, from 1-5 pm. The event will kick off at the Triangle (Lakeside Drive and Terry Lane) and will provide an opportunity for participants to enjoy a number of private gardens in the Grove Park and Ravenwood neighborhoods.

Annual Events

Spring Grove Park Garden Tour

In May of each year, the Grove Park-Ravenwood Garden Club hosts a free public tour of private gardens in Grove Park and Ravenwood. The tour kicks off at the Triangle (Terry Lane and Lakeside Drive). The event also includes an arts & crafts and plant sale. Be a garden host and share your beautiful garden with visitors, volunteer to help with planning, coordination or brochure design, or just visit & enjoy the gardens each year.

Hickory Grove Fourth of July Parade

Grove Park neighborhood parade float & kazoo band

Believed to be the longest running annual July 4 parade in Char
lotte, the Hickory Grove Parade and day-long celebration have been taking place in our community for over 45 years. Bring your lawn chair and watch the parade with your neighbors at Grove Park’s entrances on Harris Blvd (between Robinson Church & Williams Roads). Better yet, gather your neighbors, family and friends and decorate a pickup truck or your family bicycles and participate in the parade itself! Prizes are awarded for best parade float and kids bicycle décor. Volunteers are also needed to help with fundraising, logistics and more.

National Night Out

Meet your neighbors on the first Tuesday of August for National Night Out. Grove Park and Ravenwood have been co-ho
sting this annual event at the Triangle for years, usually accompanied by ice cream, watermelon and kids activities. Who doesn’t love free ice cream? Volunteers needed to help plan, serve ice cream, and facilitate kids’ activities.

Fall Fest / Tree Banding

Grove Park Neighborhood Association has played an important role in helping protect our tree canopy from the harmful effects of the fall cankerworm. Join your neighbors in saving our trees.

 

Winterfest

In December, join Grove Park and Ravenwood neighbors for a winter celebration at The Grove church on Harris Blvd. Volunteer opportunities available for door prize donations, event planning, table decorations and more.