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.”
Planning a trip to Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg, Mt. Pleasant, or Midland, NC? You don’t want to miss these five upcoming events in Cabarrus County! Here’s all of the information you need to incorporate these must-see activities into your visit.
Exhibit: Clay – Nov 8-Jan 28 The Cabarrus Arts Council’s most popular exhibit is back at The Galleries! This annual pottery exhibition and sale features the works of 28 North Carolina potters. The impressive display includes a variety of sizes, styles and glazes, and both functional and decorative pieces. ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Eggnog Jog 5K – Nov 17 Racing under the lights isn’t just for NASCAR at Charlotte Motor Speedway! Set your own pace on the same superspeedway as stock car greats during this holiday-themed 5k fun run through the dazzling lights of Speedway Christmas, complete with costumed runners and fireworks! SIGN UP
Carolina Renaissance Festival – Sep 29-Nov 18 History comes alive on Saturdays and Sundays through November 18 with non-stop, day long entertainment on twelve stages, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more. Each day is filled with an abundance of attractions and entertainment for all ages. The Village pathways are bursting to life with over 500 costumed villagers that interact with you for your amusement. Huzzah! GET TICKETS
Speedway Christmas – Nov 18-Dec 31 (Closed Dec 25) Speedway Christmas returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the ninth year featuring over 3 million lights and lights-to-music displays along a 3.75-mile course! The light show is open nightly, and every Thursday through Sunday visitors can the explore the infield Christmas Village including a petting zoo, Bethlehem village, photos with Santa, drive-in style movies on the giant Speedway TV, and a new 50-foot Ferris Wheel! GET THE DETAILS
Cabarrus Christmas – Throughout November & December Searching for an unforgettable holiday getaway in the Southeast? Reconnect with family and friends and be filled with wonder in North Carolina’s ultimate motorsports destination. Bookmark this post and get inspired by these Christmas events in Cabarrus County. READ THE BLOG