Local celebrities will mix it up June 9

Politicians, leaders and others will duel for tips at the Seventh Annual Celebrity Bartending event for Big Day at the Lake on Thursday June 9 at Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails in Cornelius.  All tips go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte (BBBS). The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Celebrities on deck during the three-hour fundraiser include Mecklenburg […]

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Thank you Big Day sponsors!

We are proud to have so many loyal sponsors supporting Big Day At The Lake 12. Presenting: Admiral:            Captain:                 Commander: AlphaGraphics Lake Norman, Law Firm of Bentz & Associates, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Association, Dan & Donna Brown, Chris & Robbie Davis, […]

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Become A Boat Host

BOAT HOST REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! No alcohol prior to or during the event on July 23. Provide life vests for your Big Brother(s)/Big Sister(s) and the Little(s) Please, no personal watercraft Travel to The Explorium is by land only. Duke Energy discourages docking for this event. The next formal communication with Boat Hosts will come […]

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The “Big Day” itself

On July 23, 2016, people will open their boats and hearts for deserving “Littles” and their “Bigs.” The “Boat Hosts” tube and swim with their guests who arrive by car at the chosen meeting place: A marina, public ramp, boat club or a private home. The mornings are full of fun, and Boat Hosts often […]

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Our Partners

We’re proud to be associated with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. This well-run non-profit is a United Way agency devoted to providing fully vetted and trained mentors for at-risk children throughout Mecklenburg County. Big Day at the Lake connects children from Big Brothers Big Sisters with volunteers from Lake Norman and Mountain Island […]

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Our Team

Big Day at the Lake was founded 11 years ago by Dave Yochum with the help of friends, neighbors and businesses. His vision was to share the lake with children who would not otherwise experience Lake Norman, and, as of three years ago, Mountain Island Lake. It takes a village to run Big Day at […]

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