Featured Events

Art Walk

The Cabarrus Arts Council organizes Art Walks in Downtown Concord in conjunction with their exhibitions. Galleries and shops display visual art and host artists' demonstrations. 

Events Calendar

«May 2016»
5/14/2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Spring into Arts Festival

The Spring Into Arts Festival is an annual family-friendly event in Downtown Concord that showcases and promotes the visual and performing arts. Enjoy the juried art show, musical entertainment, fantastic food, and a children's area that inspires the artistic side of all of us! New to the 2016 festival - we will be celebrating the art of wine-making and the art of brewing with tastings from select area wineries and breweries!


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5/19/2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Haulers on Union

The Haulers on Union parade features the haulers of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams Thursday, May 19 in Concord. En route to Charlotte Motor Speedway to load in for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, the drivers will transport the race cars down Union Street in downtown Concord – arrival time is expected around 6 p.m. Event is 5-9 p.m. Come out and line the streets to welcome the teams to Charlotte! Stick around for performances by the Tams and Acoustic South!
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Small Business Saturday

The 4th Saturday of the month is Small Business Saturday - Historic Downtown Concord. Make a purchase at any of the participating businesses and entry a drawing to win $100 Downtown Concord Dollars to be spent at participating businesses.

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Virtual Tour

Downtown Concord

Where the Arts, History, Shopping & Dining come together.

Nestled in the center of fast-paced Concord, North Carolina is Downtown Concord, a pedestrian-friendly historic shopping and business district. Stroll through shops, restaurants, galleries, museums, gardens, event spaces, and more. Here you’ll discover Cabarrus County’s finest collection of independently-owned and surprisingly unique experiences. Located just a short drive from Charlotte, Downtown Concord is conveniently located less than five miles off Interstate 85.

Sponsor an Event

All Downtown Concord promotions and events are made possible by sponsorships from area businesses and organizations. Meet and support our sponsorship partners.


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Apply for a Grant

Historic Downtown Concord is the only location in Concord, NC where a grant is available for a new or existing business. Learn about the CDDC’s available grants.  


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Make a Donation

The Historic Concord Preservation Trust (HCPT) is managed by the CDDC. Click on the link below to learn more about the projects and events supported by this non profit. 


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