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.
Catch a Kannapolis Intimidators home game – Now-Aug 29 Root, root, root for the home team at Intimidators Stadium! Join in on the fun during the 25th season of professional baseball in Kannapolis! Enjoy the game and special promotions including post-game fireworks all spring and summer long. SEE THE SCHEDULE
Visit the Mustang Owner’s Museum – Open May 3 Officially open to the public on May 3, 2019, the Mustang Owner’s Museum welcomes enthusiasts from around the world to the only museum solely dedicated to the iconic American car. The museum houses over 50 Ford Mustangs and exhibits showcasing the vehicle’s history and heritage including the 1964 NY World’s Fair Mustang. LEARN MORE
Haulers on Union Parade & Fan Fest – May 16 Welcome NASCAR teams for the May races at Charlotte Motor Speedway during Haulers on Union! More than 30 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series haulers will parade down Union Street through Historic Downtown Concord en route to America’s Home for Racing! Enjoy live music, food trucks, race cars on display, kids activities, Q&A with driver, Joey Logano and more! SEE DETAILS
NASCAR All-Star Race Weekend – May 17-18 Epic motorsports excitement kicks off at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the NC Education Lottery 200 and the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race! See the stars of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series take on Charlotte Motor Speedway under the lights, then see NASCAR Cup Series greats battle it out during the biggest All-Star event in sports! GET TICKETS
Cars & Coffee Concord – June 15 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