From great shopping and dining to thrilling motorsports events, we’ve got it all. You can even learn about the deep-rooted history in our region through museums, landmarks, and self-guided tours. And when it’s time to cool your heels, consider unwinding at our tranquil retreats or wineries throughout the county.
In Cabarrus County you’ll find nearly 30 hotels and more than 2,700 rooms, including hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, campgrounds, RV parks, and rental homes. As one of the fastest-growing destinations, we feature accommodations at nearly every style and price point.
Visitors will have no problem finding places to eat in Cabarrus County. We have a diverse restaurant scene with more than 45 locally owned and operated spots to grab some grub in Concord, Harrisburg, Kannapolis, Midland and Mount Pleasant.
Cabarrus County has an unequaled concentration of motorsports attractions, making us a true destination for all race fans. Nicknamed Speed City USA, Concord is home to Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMAX Dragway, The Dirt Track and top NASCAR race shops including Hendrick Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing.
Cabarrus County is located just 20 minutes north of Charlotte, North Carolina. Comprised of Kannapolis, Midland, Mount Pleasant, Concord and Harrisburg, N.C. We are home to Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMAX Dragway, The Dirt Track, and 90 percent of the race teams in the area, truly making us “Where Racing Lives.”
Are you planning a visit to Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg, Mt. Pleasant, or Midland, NC? Then you don’t want to miss these top five upcoming events in Cabarrus County. Here’s all of the information you need to incorporate these must-see activities into your trip itinerary!
Catch a Kannapolis Intimidators home game – Now-Aug 30 Root, root, root for the home team at Intimidators Stadium! The 24th season of professional baseball in Kannapolis runs through September with special promotions and fun all spring and summer long. more details
Movies on the Campus – May 4 Bring your family, friends and a few blankets for an evening under the stars and a free showing of Disney’s Cars 3! Part of the 600 Festival that kicks off race weekend, this event is just one of the many happenings in Downtown Kannapolis. VIEW DETAILS
Zucchini 600 – May 5 Build a Zucchini car at the Kannapolis Farmer’s Market Pit Stop Workshop on Thursday, May 3 and then bring your healthy creation to the Jiggy With The Piggy Kid’s Zone to compete against other imaginative racers! The green flag drops at noon on Saturday, May 5. ! LEARN MORE
Jiggy With The Piggy – May 4-5 Barbecue, entertainment and fun for the whole family! This year, the free festival will feature even more barbecue vendors, and North Carolina natives, The New Familiars highlight the lineup of live music that will rock the stage. VIEW DETAILS
Carolina Rebellion – May 4-6 Speaking of rocking the stage—If you’re a fan of rock music, Carolina Rebellion is a three-day music festival you’ll want to check out. Heavy metal tunes are the star of the show with food, drink and merchandise vendors onsite. SEE THE LINEUP