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 75 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.
Cabarrus Brewing’s 3rd Beerthday – Mar 15-17 CBC is turning three and you’re invited to celebrate the occasion with live music, special beer releases and fun for the entire family. Start the St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a cold one and good eats during Food Truck Friday, and then take more of your favorite brew home with you. SEE DETAILS
Cars & Coffee Concord – Mar 16 New for 2019, Charlotte Motor Speedway will host free, monthly “cruise-in” style events as part of the growing Cars and Coffee phenomena that’s become a global sensation. Gather with other car owners and enthusiasts to celebrate a shared passion for cars and showcasing prized classics, customs and hot rods. LEARN MORE
Experience Concord’s Favorite Day – Mar 21 Hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County, Pancake Day has been a tradition for decades. Join the locals at the 62nd Annual event for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime in between. The flapjacks will be flipping from 6am to 7:30pm, and there’s plenty of syrup and Sun Drop to go around. CHECK IT OUT
Go car crazy at AutoFair – Apr 4-7 The world’s largest automotive extravaganza returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway this spring! See thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, exotic sports cars and classic rides, then discover special displays like the Euclid Beach Park Rocket Ship Car, a Ghostbusters tribute car, an exhibit featuring the Bonneville Salt Flats racers and more! GET TICKETS
See Arthur Trace: The Artful Deceiver perform live – Apr 6 You won’t want to miss this unique magic act! Arthur Trace is the eighth magician in the history of magic to be awarded The International Brotherhood of Magicians Gold Medal. Take the whole crew to the 4pm Family Show or make it a night out on the town and attend the 8pm show after dinner. BUY TICKETS