2017 Cabarrus County, NC Holiday Events


From an illuminated superspeedway to train rides in the hometown of a NASCAR legend, put a “Where Racing Lives” twist on tradition this year. With Snowland, Speedway Christmas and plenty of visits from Santa, Cabarrus County, North Carolina is one of the most unique holiday destinations in the Southeast. So pour some hot cocoa, pull…

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Dashing to Downtown: Tree Lightings & Parades in Cabarrus County, NC


Revel in the merriment of Christmas tree lightings, festive parades and more holiday traditions in the downtown districts of Cabarrus County.  HISTORIC DOWNTOWN CONCORD TREE LIGHTING – Nov 17Historic Downtown Concord Kick off the season in Concord, winner of the NC League of Municipalities Inaugural Hometown Showdown. Enjoy music, horse-drawn wagon and trolley rides, Santa Claus…

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10 Most Instagrammable Spots in Cabarrus County, NC


On vacation and searching for a picturesque spot to grab a family photo for this year’s holiday card? Or maybe your Instagram account is a work of art and you’re looking for a unique shot to share with friends and followers. No matter your motivation, we put together a list of 10 Instagrammable spots in…

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Get Dirt Race Ready for Textron Off Road World Finals


All dirt roads lead to Concord, North Carolina If you’re visiting for the World of Outlaws World Finals this weekend at The Dirt Track, you’re in for a weekend full of heart-pounding, clay-slinging action! This Charlotte Motor Speedway show is unlike any other, bringing together the top series in the sport, including the World of…

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Spooktacular Halloween Family Fun in Cabarrus County, NC


As October brings golden leaves, full moons and an unmistakable chill in the air, now is the time for the kind of family fun that’s only here for the fall season. With Halloween just around the corner, select your costume, grab your pumpkin carving tools and look no further than Cabarrus County for a spooky…

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Cabarrus County Fall Beer Releases & Brewery Events


Fall is officially here! As autumn brings crisp air and bright colors to the Carolinas, master brewers in Cabarrus County are offering up amber-hued glasses of malty goodness. New releases pair perfectly with brewery events to keep your calendar full of flavor and fun all season long. Many area breweries are family and dog friendly,…

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10 Tips for Your Bank of America 500 Weekend


The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America 500 is quickly approaching on October 8. For the first time since 2002, the race will begin at 2pm, and weekend events will operate on a Friday-Saturday-Sunday schedule that’s ideal for families. Here are some race weekend tips for both seasoned NASCAR fans and first-timers: Find…

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Let’s Talk NHRA: A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Racing


The NHRA Carolina Nationals return to zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina this weekend, September 15-17. Brush up on your drag racing knowledge and be in the know! Are you a first time fan who’s wanted to experience a race? Or maybe you’ve been to an event but never fully understood the ins and outs. The National Hot Rod Association…

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2017 Cabarrus County Fair Visitor’s Guide – September 8-16


Nothing compares to the Cabarrus County Fair! This classic fall event features more than just funnel cakes and a Ferris wheel. Held in the home of racing country, the CabCo Fair is known for fast rides, Robinson’s Racing Pigs, and like a lot of other spots around town, you may even catch a NASCAR driver…

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Unique Catering in Cabarrus County, NC


With its charming, home-sweet-home feeling, it’s no surprise that Cabarrus County’s catering scene knows how to fill a plate. From trendy to family-style, these options will leave guests full of good food and memories. Doughgirls Catering A Cabarrus county favorite since 1998, Doughgirls Catering carries an array of options to satisfy any palette. Try out the…

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