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!
Skate it up at Ice Park – Through Jan 15
Located directly behind Concord Mills at Neighborhood 7, The Speedpark adds over 4,200 square feet of real ice making it the perfect pit stop for ice skating, go karts, mini golf and more. Spend an afternoon on the ice or pick up an unlimited wristband for access to all the fun! MORE INFO
Catch the Martha Redbone Roots Project in concert – Jan 20 Influenced by her Native American and African American heritage, Redbone’s music is a stunning culmination of Native American, funk, Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues. Plan to grab dinner in Downtown Concord before the show. BUY TICKETS
Jumpstart wedding plans at Carolina Bridal Fair – Jan 21 Speedway Christmas returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the eighth 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, and drive-in style FOX 46 Movie Nights on the giant Speedway TV. MORE INFO
Taste Cabarrus during Queen’s Feast Restaurant Week – Jan 19-28 More than 130 of the best restaurants in the metro Charlotte area offer 3 courses at dinner for a deal! Here in Cabarrus County, 73 & Main, Rocky River Grille, The Speedway Club and Union Street Bistro are all participating. GET THE DETAILS
Celebrate National Pie Day – Jan 23 Cabarrus County is dotted with lots of sweet spots! Bakeries, dessert shops, ice cream and more. We’ve rounded up some of the best locations to grab a slice (or a whole pie — we won’t judge) based on the most mouthwatering photos we could find on Instagram. TAKE A BITE