Treat Yourself in Cabarrus County, NC

January 5, 2019

Single or taken, Valentine’s Day is the perfect reason to indulge.

Whether you’re planning a day of self-care or an entire weekend to unwind, celebrate this sweet holiday with these special spirits, artful desserts and designer deals here in Cabarrus County.

Pair Bourbon and Chocolate in Prison

Looking for an alternative to traditional date night ideas? You found it. Celebrate Valentine’s Day behind bars at Southern Grace Distilleries, America’s first distillery located inside a former prison. On February 14th, they’re offering tours that include a special bourbon and chocolate pairing. Learn the history of the facility (built in 1929) and how their award-winning whiskey is crafted.


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Have Dessert in Downtown

Downtown Concord is an oasis for indulgent desserts. Satisfy even the sweetest tooth at The Sweet Life and enjoy a hand-dipped delight with a scoop of homemade ice cream from Cabarrus Creamery. Then, stop at Chocolatier Barrucand to drool over the display case and take home decedent chocolates, pastries and cakes prepared by husband-and-wife team, Jean Luc & Ann Marie.


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Splurge (and Save) at Concord Mills

See a movie, have dinner and spend hours browsing at the largest shopping and entertainment destination in the Carolinas. From a new novel or luxe handbag to the perfect pair of shoes or an outfit that makes you feel like a million bucks, you’ll find it at Concord Mills. Did we mention there’s more chocolate here, too?


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Looking for more ways to relax in Cabarrus County? Book a spa treatment or experience the “Adrenaline and Zen” wellness trend with these ideas.

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