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!
Southern Alpaca Celebration – Feb 16-18 Three days of adorable alpaca fun! Bring the family to Cabarrus Arena and see alpacas from all across the Southeast compete for top honors. Then, enjoy fiber arts demonstrations including hand spinning, dyeing and weaving. You can even take home your favorite alpaca products from the vendor area. Get the details
Score super savings at Concord Mills – Feb 16-19 Find blow-out deals on top of 70% off every day savings during the first big shopping weekend of 2018! Concord Mills invites shoppers to save big at the President’s Day Super Sale. Stock up at more than 200 brand-name retailers including adidas, Banana Republic, The Disney Store, Eddie Bauer, Forever 21, Lucky Brand, Nike, Steve Madden, Vera Bradley and more. Get the details
Make a new friend at Repticon – Feb 17-18 Alpaca’s aren’t the only creatures taking over Cabarrus Arena! This Reptile & Exotic Animal Show features live animal encounters, exhibitors and vendors displaying all types of reptile and exotic pet products and merchandise, and hands-on live animal presentations that are educational and fun for the whole family. buy tickets
Experience Concord’s favorite holiday – Mar 15 Hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County, Pancake Day has been a tradition for decades. Join the locals at the 61st 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
Sip local – Year-round Winter is the perfect time to explore indoors and warm up with a seasonal craft beverage. From beer and wine to small-batch bourbon, sample the flavor or Cabarrus County with #RaceToTaste. This free coaster set doubles as a self-guided tour to local breweries and wineries, and one distillery located inside a former prison. CHEERS