Father’s Day Fun in Cabarrus County, NC

June 13, 2017

Celebrate Dad’s special day with one of these top picks in Cabarrus County.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Treat Dad to the rush of a real dragster on June 25th at zMax Dragway in Concord! Choose from an exhilarating Ride Along or jump in the driver’s seat and control your own destiny behind the wheel of a real Dragster. Or challenge Dad to a Camaro drag race, where you can compete side by side for bragging rights! Space is limited and riders must register ahead of time, so learn more here and book your seats here.

Golf under the Carolina Sun

Take Dad out for a swing, beer and a bite at one of the local golf courses, including Rocky River Golf Club at Concord. Designed by Dan Maples, Rocky River is one of North Carolina’s Top 100 courses. The scenic greens are a great spot to spend the day with Dad, then retire to the Clubhouse for a cocktail and a bite to eat. See a complete list of Cabarrus area golf courses here.

Race To Taste

Over 21 and looking for a relaxing day with Dad? The #RaceToTaste Coaster set makes it easy to find local favorite pubs and breweries in Concord. Pick yours up for free in the Visitor Center, select a spot and buy Dad a local brew. From laid-back patios to sports-themed ale houses, Cabarrus is home to a variety of craft beer pit stops. Check out a full list here.

Root for the Home Team

Celebrate Father’s Day at the ball park in Kannapolis, home of NASCAR Legend Dale Earnhardt. The Kannapolis Intimidators MILB have a home game vs West Virginia at 2:05 p.m. Arrive early for the Father’s Day promotions, including a pregame catch on the field starting at 1 p.m. and pregame batting practice for just $20 starting at noon. Get more details here.

U.S. National Whitewater Center

More adventure is just around the corner in Charlotte. Less than 30 minutes south of Cabarrus County, you’ll find this amazing outdoor recreational center. The park’s main attraction is a whitewater river for rafting and canoeing/kayaking. Additional features are mountain biking and running trails, a climbing center, and a challenge course on more than 300 acres of woodlands along the scenic Catawba River. Set up a guided kayaking tour for you and Dad and then challenge each other to a race on one of the trails!

Which adventure will you and your Dad enjoy most? Share your photos of Father’s Day fun with us using #WhereRacingLives.

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