Festivals/Special Events


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Please check out the current copy of the LEISURE TIMES (located in the right column)for a complete listing of current classes and activities.

For more information on any events on this page, please email us HERE.      


Saturday, 10/22
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Les Myers Park
338 Lawndale Ave, SE

Dogs, Owners and Pet lovers alike are invited to join us at Les Myers Park for this day designed especially for dogs!

To kick everything off, we welcome everyone and their pets to join in a Fun Run/Walk down the greenway at 10:30 am.

Play off-leash in the Doggie Fun Zone and enter one of our contests for a chance to win some great prizes! Visit our sponsoring veterinarians to ask questions and get current medical information. And be sure to visit Information Alley, packed with great vendors selling pet products, non-profits and rescue organizations.

Hot dogs and refreshments will be offered by Concord Youth Council.

Mount Pleasant Animal Hospital, PA
South Ridge Veterinarian Hospital
Subaru Concord
Animal Care Clinic
Swiftdogz, Inc
McDonald's General Store
Paws in Motion Canine Rehabilitation Center

10:30 AM - Fun Run/Walk
11:30 am - "Obey for Praise" Obedience Contest
12:00 pm - "Tricks for Treats" Talent Contest
12:30 pm - "Mug to Mug" Dog owner Look-a-Like Contest
1:15 pm - "Strut Your Mutt" Costume Contest


Friday, November 18th
An evening of fun and festivities! 
Bicentennial Plaza, Downtown Concord

6:00 Children's Activities
Trolley and Carriage Rides

6:30 Family Entertainment

8:00 Tree Lighting and Fireworks!

6:00 - 9:00- Enjoy Cabarrus Arts Council's Art Walk


Union Street is closed so all the little spooks and goblins can trick-or-treat with local merchants and businesses in a safe environment. Join us for FREE family-friendly amusements, arts & crafts and entertainment on Union Street in Downtown Concord.
Day: Monday, 10/31
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Union Street, Downtown Concord


Make your reservation today for children to participate in the Gingerbread Candy Hunt ($10) so they can collect candy and decorations from Historic Downtown Concord merchants and businesses to decorate a gingerbread house. Begin your Candy Hunt by checking in at headquarters located at 11 Union St S. Enjoy free horse-drawn wagon rides and face painting!
Day: Saturday, 12/3
11:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Fee: $10; payable to CDDC
Location: 11 Union St S