Trip Ideas

Find travel inspiration all around Cabarrus County, North Carolina whether you’re visiting for a weekend or a few days.

We’ve got ideas for your next getaway, whether you’re planning a family getaway, an action-packed weekend with friends or a reunion with old pals. Cabarrus County has plenty of places to put on your must-visit list for every type of trip — from craft breweries and quaint downtowns to race shops and one of the country’s best minor league stadiums.

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Nov 17 – Dec 31, 2023

Movie Nights at Speedway Christmas
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord

Enjoy watching a bevy of Christmas movies while experiencing the lights at Speedway Christmas!

Nov 20 – Dec 30, 2023

Celebration of Lights 
Village Park
Kannapolis

Experience the festive atmosphere of Christmas in Kannapolis, North Carolina throughout the entire month with the Celebration of Lights. This dazzling event, held at Village Park, showcases over 250,000 lights from November 18 to December 30 (excluding Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).

Nov 20, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024

Speedway Christmas
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord

Get ready for one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Southeast. Speedway Christmas, presented by Atrium Health, features five-million Christmas lights strewn across a four-mile course.