November 17, 2020
These one-of-a-kind holiday events are sure to keep your family entertained, cozy and connected while staying safe this season.
From a superspeedway illuminated with over four million lights to snow showers inside the lobby of an indoor waterpark resort, here’s a roundup of this year’s holiday happenings in Cabarrus County.
Online – Virtual Event
Tune to Channel 22 (CabCoTv) for virtual Christmas Tree lightings, musical performances, holiday cooking tips, a special reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and a visit from Santa Claus.
Village Park – Kannapolis
Take in over 250,000 lights, go on a train ride through the illuminated park, see the Kannapolis Singing Bears perform a Christmas Carol, roast marshmallows for s’mores and visit with Santa!
Online – Virtual Event
Ignite the holiday spirit with a journey through time, highlighting unforgettable memories of years past. Join for tidings of joy and a possible check-in from a special guest zooming in from the North Pole!
SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium – Concord Mills
Journey through over 10,000 holiday lights as they sparkle across 5,000 fishy friends! Take part in self-led crafts, boogie it up with socially-distanced dance parties, and write letters to your favorite animals.
Charlotte Motor Speedway – Concord
In its 11th year, this spectacular drive-through light course features over 4 million LED lights along a four-mile course around the legendary track, through the infield and under the concourse. Plus, enjoy the all-new 5,400-square-foot real ice rink open daily and catch drive-in holiday movies on the 16,000-square-foot Speedway TV every Thursday-Sunday!
Concord Mills – Concord
Make your reservation today for this socially-distanced Santa photo experience! Visit the state’s largest outlet and value retail shopping center to share your wish list and get your picture taken with Santa.
Cabarrus Brewing Company – Concord
This COVID-safe edition of the CBC Annual Holiday Market includes several local vendors featuring handmade crafts, jewelry, artists, a variety of services and more to help you find that perfect gift.
Great Wolf Lodge – Concord
Great Wolf Lodge indoor waterpark resort transforms into a magical winter wonderland! Bring your pack to enjoy activities like Unique as a Snowflake Story Time and the Snowball Family Dance Party!
Cabarrus County Visitor Center – Concord
Make a pit stop at the cozy and festive Visitor Information Center! Discover holiday fun across Cabarrus and shop for locally-made gifts while enjoying complimentary hot cocoa and classic Christmas movies.
sip co. – Concord
From 3pm-9pm, sip co. and Sweetest Beginnings invite you to join in on holiday festival fun! This socially-distanced outdoor event features local vendors, s’mores, crafts, Santa and more! Plus, enjoy food trucks and live music from local artist Lauren Light.
Dorton Park – Concord
Ths outdoor holiday event takes you on a flashlight adventure through the park’s fields in search of candy canes! Plus, enjoy a trackless train ride, artificial snow machines, and an onsite Christmas craft.
In need of a Christmas vacation? Select a place to stay and start planning your holiday adventure to Cabarrus County, North Carolina.