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From weekly events to annual festivals, there’s always something fun going on in Cabarrus County.

On top of the adventures and experiences available at any time in Cabarrus County, our area’s year-round events are not to be missed. From the roar of the racetrack to the strumming of a steel guitar, tune up your itinerary and plan your trip around the happenings on our calendar.

Spring brings four-wide drag racing, baseball games and unforgettable Memorial Day weekend festivities. Summer features fireworks and more racing during the Summer Shootout Series plus outdoor concerts and Independence Day celebrations. In the fall, come and celebrate NC Beer Month (October) with a variety of Oktoberfests, check out pumpkin-picking experiences and more. When winter arrives, Cabarrus County shines with epic lights displays and hometown parades.

Experience the excitement of every season in Cabarrus County with these special events.

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Events Calendar

From races and rock concerts to art exhibitions, car shows, family-friendly festivals and more, check out the full events calendar for details on all of the upcoming happenings across Cabarrus County.

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Upcoming Events

Jun 7 – Aug 2, 2024

Movies in the Park
Village Park
Kannapolis

Grab a blanket and head to Kannapolis, North Carolina for family-friendly summer fun under the stars with outdoors movies at Village Park!

Jun 8 – Oct 12, 2024

Rockin’ The Burg Summer Concert Series
Harrisburg Park
Harrisburg

Head over to Harrisburg Park for the local favorite Rockin' The Burg outdoor concert series! Enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer garden and more.

Jun 8, 2024

Family Day: Art Walk Pop Up & Performance
Cabarrus Arts Council
Concord

Create unique jewelry with alternative materials in The Galleries, explore wearable art from local makers at the Art Walk Pop-Up, and enjoy a sensory-friendly chamber music concert.