1120 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: (704) 788-2150
Fax: (704) 788-4133
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center is one of the important and largest event venues in town. The unlimited space, modern amenities and noteworthy services makes it a favorite amongst event organizers. Trade expos, conferences, trade fairs, conventions, concerts, art shows and the list of events hosted here is endless. The staff assists you at every stage right from event planning to execution; you can also avail the on-site catering services. For complete details about the arena and other information, check website or call ahead.
A 1.5 mile long track located in a Northeastern suburb of Charlotte, this super speedway was the first track to offer night-time racing and full-time residential condominiums by the track. The speedway's nearly year-round calendar of events, including monster truck rallies, auto fairs, dirt track racing and vintage car shows, makes it an irresistible magnet for visitors across the state. This is a good place to take the kids for a smaller event, or a way to soak up Southern sporting culture and excitement during the races. Nearby campgrounds are well-equipped, so you can stay for more than a day if you like.
A high-tech sound system, comfortable new seats and its convenient location have made the AMC at Concord Mills one of the most popular theatres in the city. Its 24 large screens, offer a wide range of entertainment to movie fanatics. Come the weekend and long queues assemble at the cinema's ticket booth. Call for a movie schedule instead, and book tickets online. Check the website for admission details.
This festival site hosts the colorful and cultural event namely, the Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace. Food stalls, live music concerts, display of art & crafts, theatrical performances and much more makes a trip to this festival site worthwhile.
The PNC Music Pavilion (former Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre) in Charlotte hosts many concerts by headliners such as Dave Matthews Band, Def Leppard, and Ozzy Osbourne. Check their website for a calendar of events and ticketing information.
Frequently shortened to merely Halton Arena, this indoor sports center serves as the home of the Charlotte 49ers men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams. Located on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the stadium was named after a former CEO of a Charlotte Pepsi bottling company and opened in 1996. The 9,305 capacity arena was also the location of the 2005 Conference USA women's basketball tournament.
The UNC Memorial Hall is one of the most vibrant venues in all of Charlotte that has been consistently hosting some interesting events in the form of contemporary live gigs, theatricals, musicals and art events. It can also be rented out for business, community and social events while the facilities offered are top-notch to say the least. Call ahead for details.
McKnight Hall in the Cone University Center is the auditorium of the University of North Carolina and is used mainly for student meetings and performances. There are often visiting troupes and bands performing here as well as lectures by eminent speakers. Call ahead to find out more about what's happening.
Located within the Davidson College, the Baker Sports Complex is a huge sports arena that is the center point of all the sporting events taking place in the college. Housing a tennis court, a swimming pool, a wrestling center and several smaller arenas in its premises, the Baker Sports Complex is indeed a haven for every sport lover. The complex has witnessed several upcoming sportsmen practice in its premises from the time it has opened its doors in 1989. The center plays host to various sporting events, mainly local fixtures, meetings, training sessions and other similar gatherings. Check website to know more.
The Green Room is a hookah lounge and concert space in downtown Huntersville. Touted to be the only waterpipe joint in the area, this eclectic venue has a laidback ambiance. Puff on the flavored shishas and listen to some good music by talented musicians. Improve your art by joining their comedy and improv classes held every Sunday and Monday. It is a great place to hang out with friends. Some of their previous listings are 5th Vices, Black Mask and Vices & Vessels.
The Washington Redskins coach and his team organize regular racing events since 1991 to collect money for various charities. Fans can come and watch some wild action on the course as they cheer on the very professional drivers. The posh venue also features the odd workshop that educates aspiring racers on the nitty-gritties of the sport, while guiding them toward a glamorous future in motor-racing. Those interested can also run a hand over the various models of race-cars, or even hire them for a personal show! Check the website for upcoming events and other details.
Located in North Charlotte, AMC Northlake shows the latest Hollywood flicks on 14 huge screens. Select your favorite star's movie and experience unrestricted entertainment. Come the weekend and long queues assemble at the cinema's ticket booth, so call for a movie schedule instead, and book your tickets online. Check the website for admission details.