Event Planning

Special Occasions

The USNWC is the most unique place to host your special event. We offer a full service event planning team, unique event venues and an on-site restaurant with full service catering. No matter what your event’s needs are, let us handle the planning for your special event.

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We specialize in all types of events, including:

  • Wedding receptions
  • Wedding ceremonies
  • Bachelor/bachelorette parties
  • Family reunions
  • Birthdays
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvah
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The USNWC specializes in providing unforgettable experiences for all types of organizations. We cater to corporations and small businesses, youth groups and scout troops and even bachelors and bachelorettes. Whether you are interested in bringing a group for work or for play, the USNWC in Charlotte, NC is the perfect destination for all types of events and organizations including:

  • Business meetings
  • Conferences
  • Corporate picnics
  • Team-building
  • Family reunions
  • Birthday
  • Church outings
  • Military organizations
  • Boy and Girl Scout troops

Event Venues

Conference Center

Movable partitions allow the Conference Center to be sub-divided into 3 different sized rooms to suit your group’s specific needs. The Conference Center can be setup with complete audio/visual packages (projector, computer, screen, speakers), microphone hook-ups, and appropriate lighting. Various sizes and styles of setup configurations include:

Adventure Pavilion

The Adventure Pavilion is a 1,400 square foot open-air, covered venue that overlooks the USNWC and can be setup for a capacity of up to 150 people.

River’s Edge Bar & Grill

Overlooking the whitewater rapids, the River’s Edge Bar & Grill offers a variety of configurations throughout the indoor, open air, and covered patio space. The outstanding views of the Competition Channel and an unparalleled sunset over the Catawba River make the River’s Edge Bar & Grill a unique space for your event.


The River’s Edge Terrace offers an unparalleled view of the USNWC. Looking down onto the rapids, the River’s Edge Terrace is roughly 300 square feet and can be configured for a capacity of up to 40 people.

Tented Sites

A wide range of group sizes can be accommodated under our tented sites, an ideal way to enjoy the warm weather for any group outing at the USNWC. Please call 704.391.3900 for sizing and capacity information.