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!
Movies in the Park – June 22 Start the weekend on a high note! “Sing” is this week’s featured film showing under the stars. Every other Friday night in the summer, you and your crew can catch a free outdoor movie in Kannapolis. MORE DETAILS
Family Day at Cabarrus Arts Council – June 23
The free fun continues! Kiddos will love crafting, participating in the ISpy scavenger hunt, and watching Troupe 801’s Barnyard News puppet show at Cabarrus County’s epicenter for the arts. START PLANNING
PopUP DOWNtown – June 23 Part of the annual Summer Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Concord, this open street market brings even more crafters and vendors right onto Union Street. Browse an array of local, handcrafted goodies and take home one-of-a-kind finds. LEARN MORE
Summer Shootout Series Racing – Now – July 31
See the future stars of motorsports battle it out on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s frontstretch quarter-mile oval! Along with exciting Legends and Bandolero racing, this family-friendly summer racing series features fireworks and fun exhibitions like school bus and mascot races. SEE THE DETAILS
Ticket to Family Fun – Now – August 31 The Concord Mills Family Fun Ticket is a limited-time offer that includes SEA LIFE Aquarium, The Speedpark and Dave & Buster’s. Enjoy special savings and make memories with the entire family! LEARN MORE